Community Disturbance And Recovery I

Monday, August 10, 2015: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
320, Baltimore Convention Center
1:30 PM
 Socioeconomic benefits of large carnivore restoration in the Eastern United States
Sophie L. Gilbert, University of Alaska, Fairbanks; Kelly J. Sivy, University of Alaska, Fairbanks; Casey B. Pozzanghera, University of Alaska, Fairbanks; Adam DuBour, University of Alaska, Fairbanks; Kelly Overduijn, University of Alaska, Fairbanks; Matthew Smith, University of Alaska, Fairbanks; Jiake Zhou, University of Alaska, Fairbanks; Joseph Little, University of Alaska, Fairbanks; Laura R. Prugh, University of Alaska, Fairbanks
1:50 PM
 Changes in local to landscape tree species diversity from large catastrophic wind disturbance events in the Northwestern Amazon
Sami Walid Rifai, University of Florida; Stephanie A. Bohlman, University of Florida; Jose David Urquiza Muñoz, Universidad Nacional Amazonía Peruana; Fredy F. Ramírez Arévalo, Universidad de la Amazonía Peruana; Robinson Negron-Juarez, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab; Jeffrey Q. Chambers, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, University of California Berkeley
2:10 PM Cancelled
 Sugar maple and black cherry crown health and seed production in response to contrasting defoliators in northern Pennsylvania
Robert P. Long, USDA Forest Service; Thomas J. Hall, PA DCNR; Ernie Wiltsie, USDA Forest Service
2:50 PM
 Multi-taxa community response to disturbance: taxonomic vs. functional diversity responses to forest management
Bryan D. Murray, Purdue University; John B. Dunning Jr., Purdue University; Jeffrey D. Holland, Purdue University; Michael A. Jenkins, Purdue University; Joy M. O'Keefe, Indiana State University; Michael R. Saunders, Purdue University; Keith S. Summerville, Drake University
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Fish community reassembly after a coral mass mortality: Higher trophic groups are subject to increased rates of extinction
David Alonso, Spanish Council for Scientific Research; Aleix Pinyol-Gallemi, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas; Teresa Alcoverro, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas; Rohan Arthur, Nature Conservation Foundation
3:40 PM
 Size structure and stand density in south Florida slash pine stands: Influence of recent disturbance history
Michael S. Ross, Florida International University; James R. Snyder, US Geological Survey; Joseph J. O'Brien, USDA Forest Service; Nilesh Timilsina, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point; Jay P. Sah, Florida International University
4:00 PM
 Gone with the wind: Effects of a tornado blowdown on the small mammal assemblage inhabiting eastern deciduous forest in western Pennsylvania
Steven R. Sheffield, Bowie State University; Carlos A. Iudica, Susquehanna University; John W. Wenzel, Powdermill Nature Reserve, Carnegie Museum of Natural History
4:20 PM
 Effects of canopy gap size and deer herbivory on tree seedling dynamics and diversity in a north temperate deciduous forest
Julia I. Burton, Oregon State University; David J. Mladenoff, University of Wisconsin; Jodi A. Forrester, University of Wisconsin; Murray K. Clayton, Univeristy of Wisconsin-Madison
4:40 PM
 Evidence for accelerated carbon cycling following disturbance from an insect outbreak in southern Appalachian forests
Kelsey A. Ream, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Jennifer M. Fraterrigo, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Jennifer D. Knoepp, Coweeta Hydrologic Laboratory
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