COS 52
Modeling: Communities, Disturbance, Succession

Tuesday, August 11, 2015: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
339, Baltimore Convention Center
1:30 PM
 Modeling landscape ecological integrity to support mitigation planning for renewable energy development
Lee J. Walston Jr., Argonne National Laboratory; Katherine E. Rollins, Argonne National Laboratory; Heidi M. Hartmann, Argonne National Laboratory; John R. Krummel, Argonne National Laboratory
1:50 PM
 Scaling forested ecosystem processes under disturbance regimes and forest management: Case study of Southeast
Afshin Pourmokhtarian, Boston University; Jaclyn Hall, University of Florida; Justin Becknell, University of Alabama; Ankur R. Desai, University of Wisconsin Madison; Paul Duffy, Neptune and Company, Inc.; Jerry Franklin, University of Washington; Christina L. Staudhammer, University of Alabama; Paul Stoy, Montana State University; Michael Bindford, University of Florida; Lindsay R. Boring, Joseph W. Jones Ecological Research Center; Michael Dietze, Boston University
2:10 PM
 MANTRA: A coupled vegetation competition and groundwater simulation model to study effects of sea level rise and storm surges on coastal vegetation
Su Yean Teh, Universiti Sains Malaysia; Donald DeAngelis, U. S. Geological Survey; Michael Turtora, U. S. Geological Survey; Jiang Jiang, University of Tennessee; Leonard Pearlstine, South Florida Natural Resources Center; Thomas Smith, U.S. Geological Survey; Hock Lye Koh, UCSI University
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Effects of increasing impervious surface cover on macroinvertebrate taxonomic and trait diversity
Thomas R. Barnum, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center; Meghan N. Williams, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center; Donald E. Weller, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
3:40 PM
 Quantification of niche breadth, contraction, and overlap in multispecies assemblages. A case study with allochthonous and autochthonous herbivores in Chilean Patagonia
Juan Traba, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid; Esperanza C. Iranzo, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid; Carlos PĂ©rez, University of South Bohemia; Juan E. Malo, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
4:00 PM
 Species interactions and their role in niche models: A study on two sympatric mustelids in the Northeast U.S
Jamie M. Kass, The Graduate Center, CUNY; City College of New York; Robert P. Anderson, City College of New York, City University of New York; Paul G. Jensen, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
4:20 PM
 Regulation of carbon allocation and turnover on the responses of soil carbon storage to drought and irrigation
Xuhui Zhou, East China Normal University; Lingyan Zhou, East China Normal University; Zhenggang Du, East China Normal University
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