COS 60
Forest Habitats: Temperate

Wednesday, August 7, 2013: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
L100H, Minneapolis Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Patterns in tree water extraction depth at the Susquehanna Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory in central Pennsylvania
Katie P. Gaines, Pennsylvania State University; David M. Eissenstat, Pennsylvania State University; H. Lin, Penn State University
8:20 AM
 Effects of parasites and forest attributes on Chaffinches
Swen Renner, Ulm University; Bruntje Lüdtke, Ulm University
8:40 AM
 In situ quantification of experimental ice accretion on tree crowns using terrestrial laser scanning
Charles A. Nock, University of Quebec at Montreal; David F. Greene, Concordia University; Sylvain Delagrange, UQO; Matt Follett, University of Quebec at Montreal; Richard Fournier, Centre d'Applications et de Recherches en Télédétection; Christian Messier, Université du Québec à Montréal
9:00 AM
 Most forest ecosystem variables in Yellowstone NP are more stable than in adjacent logged forests
Sumayyah S. China, McMaster University; Matthew P. Hammond, McMaster University; Jurek Kolasa, McMaster University
9:20 AM
 A hierarchical analysis of tree growth across eastern US forests
Joshua A. Mantooth, Boston University; Michael Dietze, Boston University
9:40 AM
10:10 AM Cancelled
 A salamander perspective on earthworm invasions of north temperate forest ecosystem
John C. Maerz, University of Georgia; Timothy J. Fahey, Cornell University; Melany C. Fisk, Miami University of Ohio; Peter M. Groffman, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies; Patrick J. Bohlen, University of Central Florida; Joseph B. Yavitt, Cornell University; Jayna L. DeVore, The University of Sydney; Joseph R. Milanovich, United States Environmental Protection Agency
9:50 AM
 Assimilating PALSAR remote sensing data to reduce uncertainty in ED2 predictions of forest biomass dynamics following disturbance
Brady S. Hardiman, Boston University; Shawn P. Serbin, Brookhaven National Laboratory; Joshua A. Mantooth, Boston University; Robert Kennedy, Boston University; Michael Dietze, Boston University
10:30 AM
 Fungal functioning in a pine forest: Evidence from a 15N-labeled and 13C-labeled global change experiment
Erik A. Hobbie, University of New Hampshire; Kirsten S. Hofmockel, Iowa State University; Linda T.A. Van Diepen, University of New Hampshire
11:10 AM
 The age of trees in old-growth temperate rainforests on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada
William J. Beese, Vancouver Island University; Jeffrey S. Sandford, J.S. Sandford and Associates; Tara McCormick, BC Hydro