COS 108
Land-Use And Land-Use History

Thursday, August 13, 2015: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
339, Baltimore Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Recent land use change is a substantial component of the forest carbon sink in the eastern US
Christopher W. Woodall, USDA Forest Service; Grant M. Domke, USDA Forest Service, Northern Research Station; Anthony W. D'Amato, University of Minnesota
8:20 AM
 Edge influence on vegetation communities in the Sylvania Wilderness, Upper Peninsula of Michigan
Kristin K. Michels, University of Wisconsin; Sara C. Hotchkiss, University of Wisconsin; Erin Jonaitis, University of Wisconsin; Andrew Thurman, University of Iowa
8:40 AM
 Disentangling the role of environmental filters and spatial processes in structuring plant functional communities in urban riparian forests
Marie-Hélène Brice, Université de Montréal; Stéphanie Pellerin, Université de Montréal; Monique Poulin, McGill University
9:00 AM
 Variable effects of timber harvest on the survival, growth, and reproduction of American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius L.)
Jennifer L Chandler, West Virginia University; James B. McGraw, West Virginia University
9:20 AM
 Long-term forest carbon storage and structural development as influenced by land-use history
Andrea R. Urbano, University of Vermont; William S. Keeton, University of Vermont
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Beyond carbon: The net climate impact of forested, agricultural, and residential land cover in a suburbanizing landscape
Alexandra R. Contosta, University of New Hampshire; Scott Ollinger, University of New Hampshire; Serita D. Frey, University of New Hampshire; Ruth Varner, University of New Hampshire; Changsheng Li, University of New Hampshire; Zaixing Zhou, University of New Hampshire; Lucie Lepine, University of New Hampshire; Andrew P. Ouimette, University of New Hampshire
10:10 AM
 Spatiotemporal variation and the role of wildlife in seasonal water quality declines in the Chobe River, Botswana 
John Tyler Fox, Virginia Tech; Kathleen A. Alexander, CARACAL: Centre for Conservation of African Resources
10:30 AM
 Effects of endangered species management on jack pine (Pinus banksiana Lamb.)-dominated ecosystems in northern Lower Michigan
Madelyn M. Tucker, Wayne State University; Daniel M. Kashian, Wayne State University; R. Gregory Corace III, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
10:50 AM
 Effects of land use and field margins on ant community composition in agroecosystems
Hannah J. Penn, University of Kentucky; James D. Harwood, University of Kentucky
11:10 AM
 Effects of institutional and geographic boundaries on conservation land acquisition over the last 150 years in California
Maria J. Santos, Utrecht University; Iris Hui, Stanford University; Jon Christensen, University of California Los Angeles
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