COS 45
Ecosystem Services Assessment

Tuesday, August 12, 2014: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
Regency Blrm F, Hyatt Regency Hotel
1:30 PM
 Research questions to identify ecological indicators most useful for linking ecosystems and human wellbeing
Paul L. Ringold, US EPA, Western Ecology Division; James Boyd, Resources for the Future; Alan J. Krupnick, Resources for the Future; Matt Weber, US EPA; K. Hall, Oregon State University; Michael Papenfus, US Environmental Protection Agency; Mary C. Barber, Research Triangle Institute International
1:50 PM
 Emergence and spatial dynamics of ecosystem service interactions in south-eastern Québec from 1960 to 2006
Delphine S. Renard, McGill University; Jeanine M. Rhemtulla, McGill University; Elena M. Bennett, McGill University
2:10 PM Cancelled
 Linking livelihoods and land through ecosystem service interactions in a tropical landscape in México
Mónica Ribeiro Palacios, Universidad Autónoma de Querétaro; Elisabeth Huber-Sannwald, Instituto Potosino de Investigación Cientifica y Tecnológica; Luis García Barrios, El colegio de la frontera sur; Francisco Peña de Paz, El colegio de San Luis
2:30 PM
 Conserving Amazonia’s ecosystem services in the face of expanding agriculture
Christine S. O'Connell, University of California, Berkeley; Kimberly M. Carlson, University of Minnesota; Santiago V. Cuadra, Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation - Embrapa; Kenneth J. Feeley, Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden; Paul C. West, University of Minnesota; Steve Polasky, University of Minnesota; Jonathan Foley, University of Minnesota
2:50 PM
 Tradeoffs in water and carbon services with land-use changse in grasslands
John H. Kim, Duke University; Esteban Jobbágy, Universidad Nacional de San Luis & CONICET; Robert B. Jackson, Stanford and Duke universities
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Scenarios, services, and society: Stakeholder-defined land use scenarios and their consequences in Massachusetts, USA
Jonathan R. Thompson, Harvard University; Kathleen Fallon Lambert, Harvard Forest (Harvard University)
4:00 PM
 Optimizing ground-penetrating radar for measurement of coarse root biomass and its application in determining elevated CO2 legacy effects in an 11-year Florida experiment
John C. Bain, Old Dominion University; Frank P. Day, Old Dominion University; John R. Butnor, U.S. Forest Service
4:20 PM
 Carbon storage and long-term dynamics in old-growth forests across the Central Hardwood Region
Bradley D. Graham, Purdue University; Michael A. Jenkins, Purdue University; Stephen R. Shifley, USDA Forest Service; Christy A. Lowney, Purdue University; Martin A. Spetich, USDA Forest Service; John M. Kabrick, USDA Forest Service
4:40 PM
 Does diversity matter? Farm- and landscape-level vegetation diversity and structure effects on biocontrol
Aaron Iverson, University of Mchigan; Damie Pak, University of Mchigan; David J. Gonthier, University of Michigan; Katherine K. Ennis, University of California, Santa Cruz; John H. Vandermeer, University of Michigan; Ivette Perfecto, University of Michigan; Robyn Burnham, University of Michigan
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