COS 49 - Urban Ecosystems III

Wednesday, August 10, 2016: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
Floridian Blrm D, Ft Lauderdale Convention Center
8:00 AM
8:20 AM
 Historical land use and past remediation efforts shape post-industrial brownfield plant communities of today
Julia A. Perzley, Rutgers University; Claus Holzapfel, Rutgers University
9:00 AM Cancelled
 Urban stream maintenance program best practices may not be the best way to ensure that freshwaer turtles thrive
Nicole M. Karres, Sonoma State University; Nicholas R. Geist, Sonoma State University
8:40 AM
 Bumble bees in urban environments: Using land use history and natural history to investigate the effects urban spaces on bees in the genus Bombus
Paul R Glaum, University of Michigan; Maria-Carolina M. Simao, University of Michigan; Gordon Fitch, University of Michigan; Chatura Vaidya, University of Michigan; Ben Iuliano, University of Michigan
9:20 AM
9:50 AM
 Seasonal and long-term nutrient cycling dynamics in green (vegetated) roof ecosystems
Mark E Mitchell, University of Cincinnati; Tobias Emilsson, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences; Ishi Buffam, University of Cincinnati
10:10 AM
 The influence of soil heavy metal burdens on community composition in urban vacant lots
Nicole C. Hoekstra, The Ohio State University; Mary M. Gardiner, The Ohio State University
10:30 AM
10:50 AM
 Mine tailings and metals in fisheries: A case study of the Tisza River in Central Europe
Jenny, S. Paul, Southern Illinois University; Amanda Marshall, Southern Illinois University; Marjorie L. Brooks, Southern Illinois University; Brian Small, University of Idaho
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