COS 94

Wednesday, August 12, 2015: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
349, Baltimore Convention Center
1:30 PM
 Evaluating impacts of the 2010 Macondo oil spill on Louisiana coastal marshes using Landsat data
Yu Mo, University of Maryland; Michael Kearney, University of Maryland; Alex Riter, University of Maryland
1:50 PM
 Mangrove encroachment speeds the rate of belowground carbon cycling
Heather Tran, Villanova University; J. Adam Langley, Villanova University; Ilka C. Feller, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center; Glenn Coldren, Villanova University; Samantha K. Chapman, Villanova University
2:10 PM
 Reporting on the ecological condition of the nation’s wetland resource: Results from the first National Wetland Condition Assessment
Mary E. Kentula, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; Gregg Serenbetz, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
2:30 PM
 Nutrient-driven plant invasions in wetlands around the Michigan coastline: Using satellite and field data to test a model linkage across scales
William S. Currie, University of Michigan Ann Arbor; Laura Bourgeau-Chavez, Michigan Technological University; Kenneth J. Elgersma, University of Northern Iowa; Nancy H. F. French, Michigan Technological University; Deborah E. Goldberg, University of Michigan; Stephanie K. Hart, University of Michigan; David W. Hyndman, Michigan State University; Anthony D. Kendall, Michigan State University; Sherry L. Martin, Michigan State University; Jason P. Martina, Our Lady of the Lake University
2:50 PM
 Influence of an experimental sheet flow regime on aquatic food webs of the central Everglades
Sarah C. Bornhoeft, Florida International University; Joel C. Trexler, Florida International University
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Changes in abundance and seedling survival of Terminalia carolinensis, an endemic tropical freshwater wetland tree on Kosrae, Micronesia
Silke Buschmann, Northern Arizona University; James A. Allen, Northern Arizona University; Ken W. Krauss, U.S. Geological Survey; Erick E. Waguk, Kosrae Island Resource Management Authority
3:40 PM
 How bad are wetland burps? Quantifying methane emission via ebullition in a temperate emergent marsh
Gavin McNicol, University of California, Berkeley; Whendee Silver, University of California
4:00 PM
 Nutrient enrichment effects on co-occurring Avicennia germinans and Spartina alterniflora: Implications for mangrove expansion within the Northern Gulf of Mexico
Carolyn A. Weaver, Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi; Anna R. Armitage, Texas A&M University at Galveston
4:20 PM
 Effects of shoreline hardening on waterbird community use: Influences of geography, scale, and season in the Chesapeake Bay
Diann Prosser, USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center; R. Michael Erwin, USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center and University of Virginia; Daniel Day, USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center; Paul R. Marban, USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center; HoSung Lee, USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
4:40 PM
 Everglades hydrology influences population dynamics of wood storks in the southeastern U.S
Rena Borkhataria, University of Florida; Peter Frederick, University of Florida; A. Lawrence Bryan, University of Georgia; James Beerens, U.S. Geological Survey; Jaime Collazo, US Geological Survey; Colin Saunders, Individual
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