COS 13

Monday, August 10, 2015: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
336, Baltimore Convention Center
1:30 PM
 Robustness of Taylor's law under spatial hierarchical groupings of forest tree samples
Meng Xu, University of New Haven; William S. F. Schuster, Black Rock Forest Consortium; Joel E. Cohen, Rockefeller University and Columbia University
1:50 PM
 Ecoaesthetics as actionable and practical ecological wisdom in small city development
Xin Fu, University of Cincinnati; Xinhao Wang, University of Cincinnati
2:10 PM Cancelled
 A hierarchical framework for incorporating tree scale uncertainty into national foliage biomass estimates
Brian Clough, University of Minnesota; Matthew Russell, University of Minnesota; Christopher W. Woodall, USDA Forest Service; Grant M. Domke, USDA Forest Service, Northern Research Station; Phil Radtke, Virginia Tech
2:30 PM
 Assessing a 60-year red spruce radial growth chronology relative to pollution critical load exceedance values
Paul G. Schaberg, USDA Forest Service; Benjamin J. Engel, University of Vermont; Gary J. Hawley, University of Vermont; Shelly A. Rayback, University of Vermont; Jennifer A. Pontius, University of Vermont; Alexandra M. Kosiba, University of Vermont; Eric K. Miller, Ecosystems Research Group, Inc.
2:50 PM
 Defining reference conditions and determining change using discrete vegetation attributes at landscape scales
Megan J. McNellie, New South Wales Office of Environment and Heritage; Simon Ferrier, CSIRO; Ian Oliver, New South Wales Office of Environment and Heritage; Graeme Newell, Arthur Rylah Institute; Matt White, Arthur Rylah Institute; Philip Gibbons, The Australian National University
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Agent-based models can predict behavioural and physiological responses of top predators to environmental change: A case study with Weddell seals (Leptonychotes weddellii)
Roxanne S. Beltran, University of Alaska Anchorage; Jennifer M. Burns, University of Alaska Anchorage; J. Ward Testa, National Marine Mammal Laboratory, Alaska Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
4:00 PM
 Modelling phenology and vegetation growth in tropical dry forest: relating coordination and trade-offs among functional traits to vegetation responses to water stress
Xiangtao Xu, Princeton University; David M. Medvigy, Princeton University; Jennifer S. Powers, University of Minnesota; Justin Becknell, University of Alabama
4:20 PM
 Improving process-based modeling of CO2 and CH4 exchange from managed wetlands in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta
Patricia Y. Oikawa, UC Berkeley; Sara Knox, University of California, Berkeley; Cove Sturtevant, University of California, Berkeley; Joseph Verfaillie, University of California - Berkeley; Iryna Dronova, University of California at Berkeley; Christina Poindexter, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab; G. Darrel Jenerette, University of California; Dennis Baldocchi, University of California, Berkeley
4:40 PM
 Optimal management of spatial-dynamical natural resource systems: The addition of dispersal controls to traditional metapopulation models
Kailin Kroetz, Resources for the Future; James N. Sanchirico, University of California-Davis
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