COS 64
Sustainability: Agriculture/Forestry

Wednesday, August 7, 2013: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
M100HC, Minneapolis Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Tradeoffs in agronomic, energetic, and environmental performance of prairie and corn bioenergy cropping systems
Meghann E. Jarchow, University of South Dakota; Matt Liebman, Iowa State University; Shashi Dhungel, University of Wisconsin; Ranae Dietzel, Iowa State University; David Sundberg, Iowa State University; Robert P. Anex, University of Wisconsin; Michael L. Thompson, Iowa State University; Teresita Chua, Iowa State University
8:20 AM
 Legume cover crops affect rhizosphere properties and soil phosphorus fractions but do not increase phosphorus availability in California plots
Gabriel Maltais-Landry, Stanford; Kate M. Scow, University of California-Davis; Peter M. Vitousek, Stanford University
8:40 AM
 The effects of African Green Revolution on nitrogen losses from two contrasting soil types in sub-Saharan Africa
Katherine L. Tully, Columbia University; Jonathan Hickman, The Earth Institute at Columbia University; Cheryl Palm, Earth Institute at Columbia University
9:00 AM
 Landscape impacts of potential biofuel production scenarios in North Carolina
Jennifer K. Costanza, North Carolina State University; Robert C. Abt, North Carolina State University; Todd S. Earnhardt, North Carolina State University; Alexa McKerrow, United States Geological Survey; Jaime A. Collazo, North Carolina State University
9:20 AM
 Viewing agricultural trade networks in terms of land and water resource sustainability
Graham K. MacDonald, University of Minnesota; Kate A. Brauman, University of Minnesota; Nathan D. Mueller, University of Minnesota; Emily S. Cassidy, University of Minnesota; Shipeng Sun, University of Minnesota; Paul C. West, University of Minnesota; James S. Gerber, University of Minnesota; Matt Johnston, University of Minnesota; Deepak K. Ray, University of Minnesota; Jonathan A. Foley, University of Minnesota
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Direct and indirect effects of livestock grazing intensity on a grassland food web
Tracey Johnson, University of Wyoming; Patricia L. Kennedy, Oregon State University; Sandra J. DeBano, Oregon State University; Robert V. Taylor, The Nature Conservancy; Timothy DelCurto, Oregon State University; Ryan Limb, Oregon State University
10:30 AM
 Evaluating environmental effects of managing loblolly pine (Pinus taeda L.) plantations intercropped with switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) for biofuel production
Zakiya H. Leggett, Weyerhaeuser Company; Darren Miller, Weyerhaeuser Company; Jami Nettles, Weyerhaeuser Company; Eric B. Sucre, Weyerhaeuser Company; Jessica A. Homyack, Weyerhaeuser Company
10:50 AM
 Evaluating the interacting effects of forest management and spruce budworm outbreaks on broad-scale, long-term forest conditions in the Northern Forest of the northeastern U.S
Erin Simons-Legaard, University of Maine; Kasey Legaard, University of Maine; Aaron Weiskittel, University of Maine; Steve Sader, University of Maine
11:10 AM
 Mapping forest-cultivation transition using spatial-temporal classification of multi-temporal Landsat images: The Maya forest of southern Belize
Joel Wainwright, Ohio State University; Shiguo Jiang, Ohio State University; Kristin L. Mercer, The Ohio State University; Desheng Liu, Ohio State University