COS 151
Urban Ecosystems IV

Friday, August 14, 2015: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
347, Baltimore Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Constraints and challenges with urban forest health and mortality in the Oklahoma City metro region
Heather R. McCarthy, University of Oklahoma; Jonathan Giddens, University of Oklahoma
8:20 AM Cancelled
 A coo story: Both oscine and non-oscine birds adjust their songs in noisy cities
Caroline Dingle, The University of Hong Kong; Fengyi Guo, University of Hong Kong; Wing Fung Lo, The University of Hong Kong; Timothy C. Bonebrake, The University of Hong Kong
8:40 AM
 The biotic and abiotic effects of urban habitats on an herbivorous pest of street trees
Adam Dale, North Carolina State University; Steven D. Frank, North Carolina State University
9:00 AM
 Different social drivers, including perceptions of urban wildlife, explain the ecological resources in front vs. back yards
J. Amy Belaire, St. Edward's University; Lynne Westphal, USDA Forest Service; Emily Minor, University of Illinois at Chicago
9:20 AM
 Replumbing cities from gray to green: Exploring controls on stormwater infrastructure transitions
Kristina G. Hopkins, National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center; Nancy B. Grimm, Arizona State University; Abigail M. York, Arizona State University
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Convergence of arthropod hydration across US cities with divergent climate
Kevin E. McCluney, Bowling Green State University; Steven D. Frank, North Carolina State University
10:10 AM
 Typology of NYC parks based on park amenities and social characteristics
D. S. Novem Auyeung, NYC Department of Parks & Recreation; Erika Svendsen, USDA Forest Service; Lindsay K. Campbell, USDA Forest Service; Michelle L. Johnson, USDA Forest Service; Nancy F. Sonti, USDA Forest Service; Clara C. Pregitzer, Natural Areas Conservancy; Helen Forgione, Natural Areas Conservancy
10:30 AM
 Enhanced tree growth within an urbanizing landscape offsetting carbon losses associated with land cover change?
Andrew B. Reinmann, Boston University; Lucy Hutyra, Boston University; Brittain M. Briber, Boston University
10:50 AM
 Avian diversity and abundance on a suburban university campus: Are trees enough to make a forest from a bird’s point of view?
Kara L. Belinsky, SUNY New Paltz; Eric Keeling, SUNY New Paltz; Dakota Snyder, SUNY New Paltz
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