COS 30
Modeling I

Tuesday, August 6, 2013: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
L100J, Minneapolis Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Making it fit: The water quality consequences of providing the world with food, fuel and stuff to consume in 2050
Joseph Pignatello Reid, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities; Kate A. Brauman, University of Minnesota; Steve Polasky, University of Minnesota
8:20 AM
8:40 AM
 Predicting aboveground forest biomass potential within the Missouri River corridor
Christopher W. Bobryk, University of Missouri; Shibu Jose, University of Missouri; Hong S. He, University of Missouri
9:00 AM
 Perennial possibilities: a theory for yield differences between annual and perennial grains
Richard Barnes, University of Minnesota; Clarence Lehman, University of Minnesota; Michael Kantar, University of Minnesota; Lee DeHaan, Land Institute; Donald Wyse, University of Minnesota
9:20 AM
 Application of scaling in ecological engineering
Omar I. Abdul-Aziz, Florida International University; Bruce N. Wilson, University of Minnesota; Khandker S. Ishtiaq, Florida International University
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Restoring connectivity: A holistic approach for multiple species
Sara Torrubia, University of Washington; Joshua J. Lawler, University of Washington; Brad McRae, The Nature Conservancy; Sonia A. Hall, The Nature Conservancy
10:10 AM
 Search strategies are a critical aspect of settlement decisions within a variable landscape
John Curtis Burkhalter, Rutgers University; Julie L. Lockwood, Rutgers University
10:30 AM
 A cost:benefit analysis of lignocellulose decomposition based on energetic tradeoffs
Daryl L. Moorhead, University of Toledo; Gwenaëlle Lashermes, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique; Robert L. Sinsabaugh, University of New Mexico; Michael N. Weintraub, University of Toledo
10:50 AM
 Comparing predictions of forest aboveground biomass of LINKAGES v2.2, PnET-II, and ED2 with long-term field data in temperate forests of the United States
Wenchi Jin, University of Missouri; Hong S. He, University of Missouri; Frank R. Thompson III, USDA Forest Service; Stephen R. Shifley, USDA Forest Service
11:10 AM
 Modeling ecosystem processes in the human-dominated exurban landscape
Sarah Kiger, University of Michigan; William S. Currie, University of Michigan; Daniel G. Brown, University of Michigan; Derek Robinson, University of Waterloo