COS 37
Sustainability: Agriculture/Forestry

Tuesday, August 11, 2015: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
350, Baltimore Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Evolution of the global seafood trade network and regional vulnerabilities to shocks
Jessica A. Gephart, University of Virginia; Michael L. Pace, University of Virginia; Åke Brännström, Umeå Universitet; Elena Rovenskaya, Lomonosov Moscow State University; Ulf Dieckmann, International Institute of Applied Systems Analysis
8:20 AM
 Identifying the relative C benefits of biofuels and forests across a range of land use changes
Ethan B. Davis, The Pennsylvania State University; Erica A.H. Smithwick, The Pennsylvania State University; Thomas L. Richards, Pennsylvania State University; Armen Kemanian, Penn State University
8:40 AM
 Biodiversity utilization and productivity in agriculture
Liangliang Hu, Zhejiang University; Xin Chen, Zhejiang University; Jean W.H. Yong, Singapore University of Technology and Design; Weizheng Ren, Zhejiang University; Jianjun Tang, Zhejiang University
9:00 AM
 The challenges and potential of insects as sustainable protein for animal feed
Philip G. Taylor, Duke University; Alan R. Townsend, Duke University
9:20 AM Cancelled
 Addressing uncertainty in emissions and emissions reductions from deforestation and forest degradation taking into account natural variability and measurement capabilities: Case study for Panama and Zambia
Johanne Pelletier, The Woods Hole Research Center; Catherine Potvin, McGill University; Jonah Busch, Center for Global Development, USA,; Scott Goetz, Woods Hole Research Center; Nadine Laporte, NASA Servir project
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 The phosphorus “tax” imposed by tropical soils is a barrier to increasing global food production
Eric D. Roy, Brown University; Peter D. Richards, Brown University; Luiz A. Martinelli, University of São Paulo; Luciana Della Coletta, University of Sao Paulo; Silvia Rafaela M. Lins, University of Sao Paulo; Felipe Ferraz Vazquez, Universidade do Estado de Mato Grosso; Edwin Willig, Brown University; Leah K. VanWey, Brown University; Stephen Porder, Brown University
10:10 AM
 The "need" for food in 2050: How much is 9 1/2 billion?
Douglas H. Boucher, Union of Concerned Scientists
10:30 AM
 Recent land cover change to agriculture in the Lake States, USA: Implications for natural lands loss and potential perennial cellulosic biomass production
David Mladenoff, University of Wisconsin; Ritvik Sahajpal, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; Christopher Johnson, University of Wisconsin; David E. Rothstein, Michigan State University
10:50 AM
 Interacting effects of harvest gap size, competing vegetation, and deer browse pressure on the growth and survival of 15 tree species in northern hardwood ecosystems
Michael B. Walters, Michigan State University; John Willis, Michigan State University; Evan J. Farinosi, Michigan State University; Kurt W. Gottschalk, USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station
11:10 AM
 Choosing your partner: Trade-offs in dynamic carbon and nitrogen exchange between plants and their fungal symbionts
Chantal D. Reid, Duke University; Calvin Howell, Duke University; Alex Crowell, Duke University; Andrew Weisenberger, Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility; Seungjoon Lee, Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility; Greg Bonito, DUke University; Larry Cumberbatch, Duke University; Rytas Vilgalys, Duke University
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