COS 68 - Community Disturbance And Recovery I

Thursday, August 11, 2016: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
222/223, Ft Lauderdale Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Origins of alternate ecosystem states? Effects of 21st-century drought on postfire regeneration of a widespread Rocky-mountain conifer
Winslow D. Hansen, University of Wisconsin, Madison; Monica G. Turner, University of Wisconsin, Madison
8:20 AM
 Regeneration responses to management for old-growth characteristics in northern hardwood-conifer forests
Aviva J. Gottesman, University of Vermont; William S. Keeton, University of Vermont
8:40 AM
 Evaluating the impacts of trail building on wildlife: A before-after control-impact experiment using camera traps
Anna B. Miller, North Carolina State University; Roland W. Kays, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences; Yu-Fai Leung, North Carolina State University
9:00 AM
 Changes in the ground spider guild community in post-wildfire jack pine forests of northern Lower Michigan
Sarah J. Rose, The Ohio State University; P. Charles Goebel, The Ohio State University
9:20 AM
 Plant community resistance and resilience to local scale perturbations
Erik A. Lehnhoff, New Mexico State University; Bruce D. Maxwell, Montana State University; Kimberley Taylor, Montana State University; Lisa J. Rew, Montana State University
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Field experiment testing for the effect of fire season on plant regeneration rate and on species composition in Mediterranean woodland
Anat Tsafrir, Ben-Gurion university of the Negev; Hagai Shemesh, Tel-Hai College; Yagil Osem, Agricultural Research Organization, Volcani Center; Yohay Carmel, Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Technion; Ofer Ovadia, Ben-Gurion university of the Negev
10:30 AM
 Megaherbivores promote a state-shift from riparian woodland towards shrubland in northern Botswana
Gabriella Teren, University of the Witwatersrand; Norman Owen-Smith, University of the Witwatersrand; Barend F.N Erasmus, University of the Witwatersrand
10:50 AM
 The effects of ancient human disturbance on Amazonian vegetation
Crystal McMichael, University of Amsterdam; Dolores Piperno, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute; Mark B. Bush, Florida Institute of Technology; Eduardo Góes Neves, Universidade de São Paulo
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