COS 171 - Wetlands

Thursday, August 9, 2012: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
F149, Oregon Convention Center
1:30 PM
 The biogeography of Mid-Atlantic CEAP wetlands
Thomas F. Ducey, Agricultural Research Service, USDA; Jarrod O. Miller, Agricultural Research Service, USDA; Patrick G. Hunt, Agricultural Research Service, USDA
1:50 PM
 Relationships between soil properties and Spartina alterniflora dieback patchiness in an Atlantic salt marsh
John T. Crawford, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Amanda G. Stone, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Benjamin M. Kraemer, University of Wisconsin-Madison
2:10 PM
 Effects of simulated drought on physiological activity of Everglades short-hydroperiod marsh
Sparkle Malone, University of Alabama; Gregory Starr, University of Alabama; Christina L. Staudhammer, University of Alabama; Steven F. Oberbauer, Florida International University; Michael G. Ryan, Colorado State University
2:30 PM
 Hydrology versus ecology: The effectiveness of constructed wetlands for improving wastewater quality in an arid climate
Laura Turnbull, Arizona State University; Daniel L. Childers, Arizona State University; Nicholas A. Weller, Arizona State University; Jorge Ramos Jr., Arizona State University; Ben Warner, Arizona State University; Christopher A. Sanchez, Arizona State University; Eric Chapman, Arizona State University; Austin Evert, Arizona State University; Lea Wilson, Arizona State University; Olga Epshtein, Arizona State University
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Local to latitudinal variation in flowering phenology in the salt marsh foundation species Spartina alterniflora
Sarah S. Corman, Brown University; Morgan Ivens-Duran, Brown University; Mark D. Bertness, Brown University; Linda A. Deegan, Marine Biological Laboratory; Heather M. Leslie, Brown University
3:40 PM
 Hurricane effects on cryptic fungi in wetland plants
Demetra Kandalepas, Tulane University; A. Elizabeth Arnold, The University of Arizona; Gary P. Shaffer, Southeastern Louisiana University; William J. Platt, Louisiana State University
4:00 PM
 A five year study of hardpan vernal pools at Mather Field, CA:┬áResponses of vernal pool plant species to variability in hydroperiod
Mairgareth A. Christman, Institute for Ecohydrology Research; Niall F. McCarten, Institute for Ecohydrology Research; Ruben Rosas, Institute for Ecohydrology Research
4:20 PM
 The effects of canopy cover and leaf litter species on macroinvertebrate diversity in vernal pools
Michael A. Plenzler, Bowling Green State University; Helen J. Michaels, Bowling Green State University
4:40 PM
 Using LiDAR and object-based image analysis to map wetlands in Mt. Rainier National Park
Meghan A. Halabisky, University of Washington; L. Monika Moskal, University of Washington