COS 122

Friday, August 9, 2013: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
L100C, Minneapolis Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Ants as regulators of mite biodiversity in conservation grasslands
Kaitlin U. Campbell, Miami University; Thomas O. Crist, Miami University
8:20 AM
 Tree recruitment in relation to climate and disturbance in northern Mexico
Jed Meunier, Colorado State University; Peter M. Brown, Rocky Mountain Tree-ring Research, Inc.; William H. Romme, Colorado State University
8:40 AM
 Influence of burn intensity and vegetation type on recovery of soil nitrogen cycling
Kathleen A. Lohse, Idaho State University; Emily Charaska, Idaho State University; Paul Brooks, University of Arizona; Jon Chorover, University of Arizona
9:00 AM
 Forest wildfire effects on coarse woody detritus in the US Pacific coast states
Bianca N.I. Eskelson, Oregon State University; Vicente J. Monleon, USDA Forest Service; David L. Azuma, USDA Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station
9:20 AM
 Field evidence of recent bark beetle outbreaks affecting fire severity in subalpine forests: The importance of time since outbreak and burning conditions
Brian J. Harvey, University of Wisconsin; Daniel C. Donato, Washington State Department of Natural Resources; William H. Romme, Colorado State University; Monica G. Turner, University of Wisconsin, Madison
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 The changing nature of fire-climate relationships in the U.S. Northern Rocky Mountains, 1902-2008
Philip E. Higuera, University of Idaho; John Abatzoglou, University of Idaho; Jeremy S. Littell, USGS; Penelope Morgan, University of Idaho
10:10 AM
 Fire regime responses to climate and vegetation in Alaskan boreal-forest and tundra ecosystems: Using the historic record to predict the 21st century
Adam M. Young, University of Idaho; Philip E. Higuera, University of Idaho; Paul A. Duffy, Neptune and Company, Inc.; Feng Sheng Hu, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
10:30 AM
 An extension of the Mutch hypothesis: does age influence relative flammability in fire adapted and non-fire adapted pines?
Kevin J. Badik, University of Nevada, Reno; Elizabeth A. Leger, University of Nevada, Reno
11:10 AM
 Fire severity effects on forest soil C and N in northern Minnesota, USA
Jessica R. Miesel, Michigan State University; Randall K. Kolka, USDA Forest Service; Philip A. Townsend, University of Wisconsin - Madison; William C. Hockaday, Baylor University