COS 57
Community Disturbance And Recovery II

Wednesday, August 13, 2014: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
309/310, Sacramento Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Disturbance regimes and "thermophilization" of understory plant communities
Jens T. Stevens, University of California; Hugh D. Safford, Regional Ecologist, USDA Forest Service; Susan P. Harrison, University of California, Davis; Andrew M. Latimer, University of California Davis
8:20 AM
 Impacts of emerald ash borer infestation on forest understory dynamics
Isabelle Aubin, Natural Resources Canada; Krista Ryall, Natural Resources Canada; Craig Zimmerman, Natural Resources Canada; Françoise Cardou, Natural Resources Canada; Dave Kreutzweiser, Natural Resources Canada; Idaline Laigle, Université de Sherbrooke; Taylor Scarr, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources
8:40 AM
 Future woodland composition in a changing climate: Abiotic and biotic controls on tree regeneration in piñon-juniper woodlands
Miranda D. Redmond, University of Colorado; Neil S. Cobb, Northern Arizona University; Michael J. Clifford, Lehigh University; Nichole N. Barger, University of Colorado Boulder
9:20 AM
 Response of whitebark pine stands to mountain pine beetle outbreaks in the southern Sierra Nevada, California
Marc D. Meyer, USDA Forest Service; Beverly Bulaon, USDA Forest Service, Forest Health Protection; Martin MacKenzie, USDA Forest Service, Forest Health Protection; Hugh Safford, Regional Ecologist, USDA Forest Service
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Biodiversity effects on community functioning shift along a toxicity gradient
Jan M. Baert, Ghent University; Colin R. Janssen, Ghent University; Koen Sabbe, Ghent University; Frederik De Laender, University of Namur
10:10 AM
 Increasing fire frequency effects on butterfly communities of southeastern Amazon forests
Rafael B. Andrade, Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Unicamp); Jennifer K. Balch, University of Colorado-Boulder; Junia Y. O. Carreira, Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Unicamp); André V. L. Freitas, Universidade Estadual de Campinas
10:30 AM
 Fire and climate interact to foster an expansion of seedling aspen after the 1988 Yellowstone fires
Winslow D. Hansen, University of Wisconsin, Madison; William H. Romme, Colorado State University; Monica G. Turner, University of Wisconsin, Madison
11:10 AM
 Influence of disturbance regimes on the metabolic activity and diversity of benthic bacterial communities
Thomas Pollet, ISMER; Olivier Cloutier, ISMER; Christian Nozais, Université du Québec à Rimouski; Christopher McKindsey, Pêche et Ocean Canada; Philippe Archambault, Université du Québec à Rimouski
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