COS 124
History

Thursday, August 13, 2015: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
325, Baltimore Convention Center
1:50 PM
 Using John Muir’s 1911 sketches to reconstruct a century of change in an Araucaria forest in Chile
Bruce A. Byers, Bruce Byers Consulting; Jonathan Byers, Alpine of the Americas Project; Mauro González, Universidad Austral de Chile; Aníbal Pauchard, Universidad de Concepción, Instituto de Ecología y Biodiversidad (IEB)
2:10 PM
 Invasion history preserved in a bird song: Is Yellowhammer memory more reliable than ours?
Pavel Pipek, Charles University in Prague; Adam Petrusek, Charles University in Prague; Petr Pysek, Institute of Botany, The Czech Academy of Sciences; Lucie Diblíková, Charles University in Prague; Tereza Petrusková, Charles University in Prague; Tim Blackburn, Centre for Biodiversity & Environment Research
2:30 PM
 Modeling 63 years of salinity condition in Galveston Bay, Texas: From historic to recent drought events
Carla G. Guthrie, Ph.D., Texas Water Development Board; Caimee A. Schoenbaechler, Texas Water Development Board; Solomon Negusse, Texas Water Development Board; Junji Matsumoto, Ph.D., P.E., Texas Water Development Board
3:10 PM
3:20 PM Cancelled
 The power of a faceless organism: The use of bivalves as indicators and mitigators of environmental change
Chelse M. Prather, Radford University; Jennifer Schellinger, Florida State University
3:40 PM
 A coastwide perspective on defining and characterizing drought events in Texas estuaries
Caimee A. Schoenbaechler, Texas Water Development Board; Carla G. Guthrie, Ph.D., Texas Water Development Board; Tyler McEwen, P.E., Texas Water Development Board; Solomon Negusse, Texas Water Development Board
4:00 PM
 Two centuries of forest change observed using a topographically-based presettlement map
James M. Dyer, Ohio University; Todd F. Hutchinson, USDA Forest Service
4:20 PM Cancelled
4:40 PM Cancelled
 Historical biological archives and collections: framing cooperation and biodiversity knowledge with Africa
Helena Freitas, UNESCO Chair in Biodiversity Safeguard for Sustainable Development, Center for Functional Ecology; António C. Gouveia, UNESCO Chair in Biodiversity Safeguard for Sustainable Development, Center for Functional Ecology
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