COS 96 - Urban Ecosystems II

Wednesday, August 8, 2012: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
E145, Oregon Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Loam, lead, and land use in Oakland, California: Towards an interdisciplinary study of urban soils
Nathan McClintock, Portland State University; Garrison Sposito, University of California; Nathan Sayre, University of California
8:20 AM Cancelled
 Plant-arthropod-bird relationships in a desert city
Christofer Bang, Arizona State University; Stanley H. Faeth, University of North Carolina Greensboro; John L. Sabo, Arizona State University
8:40 AM
 The effect of Sedum species on stormwater retention by greenroofs
Olyssa Starry, University of Maryland, College Park; John Lea-Cox, University of Maryland
9:00 AM
 Heavy metal bioaccumulation and avian frugivory in an urban forest
Megan E. Litwhiler, New Jersey Institute of Technology/Rutgers University; Peddrick Weis, UMDNJ - New Jersey Medical School; Frank J. Gallagher, Rutgers University; Claus Holzapfel, Rutgers University
9:20 AM
 Hot in the city: Urban warming drives pest insect abundance
Emily K. Meineke, North Carolina State University; Steven D. Frank, North Carolina State University; Robert Dunn, NCSU; Joseph O. Sexton, University of Maryland
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Urban soil heterogeneity and plant-soil interactions in New York City parkland
Sanpisa Sritrairat, The New School; Timon McPhearson, The New School; Matthew I. Palmer, Columbia University; Richard Karty, The New School
10:10 AM
 Impact of land use change on biogeochemical cycling in the Florida Panhandle
Heather A. Enloe, Auburn University; Graeme Lockaby, Auburn University; Wayne Zipperer, USDA Forest Service
10:30 AM
 Effects of recreational land use on an urban fringe stream ecosystem
Jennifer J. Cornell, Idaho State University; Colden V. Baxter, Idaho State University
10:50 AM
 Nutrients and nitrophiles: Effects of treated wastewater on dryland riparian plant communities
Margaret White, Arizona State University; Juliet C. Stromberg, Arizona State University