COS 142
Temperate Forests

Friday, August 15, 2014: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
317, Sacramento Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Functional groups affected differently by disturbance and landscape
Ashley L. Kissick, Purdue University; Jeffrey D. Holland, Purdue University
8:20 AM
 Spatial and temporal characteristics of recent bark beetle outbreaks and wildfire in the forests of the western United States
Jeffrey A. Hicke, University of Idaho; Arjan Meddens, University of Idaho; Craig D. Allen, Fort Collins Science Center, Jemez Mountains Field Station; Crystal Kolden, University of Idaho
8:40 AM Cancelled
 Avian response to fuels management in the Lake Tahoe Basin: importance of treatment intensity
Traynor G. Biasiolli, US Forest Service; Patricia N. Manley, USDA Forest Service; Angela M. White, US Forest Service
9:00 AM
 Does the overabundance of native White-tail deer (Odocoileus virginianus) facilitate non-native earthworm invasions?
Colin G. Cope, Case Western Reserve University; Jean H. Burns, Case Western Reserve University
9:20 AM
 Spatial and temporal nitrogen deposition and processing in a mediterranean mountain forest, California
Carolyn T. Hunsaker, USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station; Dale W. Johnson, University of Nevada, Reno; Pamela Padgett, USDA Forest Service
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Lichen-substrate dynamics: influence of lichens on nutrient cycling and biological communities
Natalie M. Howe, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; John Dighton, Rutgers University
10:10 AM
 Temporal shifts in tree species dominance of forest stands at a landscape scale
James F. Rosson Jr., USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station; Anita K. Rose, USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station
10:30 AM
 A novel approach to mapping and quantifying age classes of forest habitat to support avian habitat management in the upper Great Lakes
Brian G. Tavernia, U.S. Geological Survey; Mark D. Nelson, USDA Forest Service; Charles H. Perry, USDA Forest Service; James D. Garner, USDA Forest Service; Brian F. Walters, USDA Forest Service
10:50 AM
 Response of the herbaceous layer of contrasting forest ecosystems to excess nitrogen deposition
Frank S. Gilliam, Marshall University; Xiankai Lu, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Jiangming Mo, Chinese Academy of Sciences
11:10 AM Cancelled
 Flammability and fire feedbacks across North American woodlands and forests
J. Morgan Varner III, Mississippi State University; Jeffrey M. Kane, Humboldt State University
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