COS 184 - Fire Management

Friday, August 11, 2017: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
B116, Oregon Convention Center
8:20 AM
 Pathways to post-fire tree mortality: Structural equation modelling reveals drivers of delayed mortality
Jason Barker, USFS; Jeremy Fried, USFS; Andrew N. Gray, USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station
8:40 AM
 An alternative characterization of forest fire regimes: Incorporating spatial patterns of stand-replacing patches
Jens T. Stevens, University of California Berkeley; Brandon Collins, UC Berkeley; Jay D. Miller, USDA Forest Service, Fire and Aviation Management, Pacific Southwest Region; Malcolm P. North, USFS Pacific Southwest Research Station; Scott Stephens, University of California, Berkeley
9:00 AM
 After wildland fire, what happens to watershed water yield in the United States?
Ge Sun, USDA Forest Service; Dennis Hallema, USDA Forest Service; Peter V. Caldwell, USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station; Steve Norman, US Forest Service Southern Research Station; Erika Cohen, USDA Forest Service; Yongqiang Liu, USDA Forest Service; Steve G. McNulty, USDA Forest Service
9:20 AM
 Law and policy drive biome-level transformation of grassland to juniper forest
Carissa L. Wonkka, University of Nebraska; Dirac Twidwell, University of Nebraska
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Increasing fire severity challenges forest resilience in California's mid-elevation mixed conifer forests
Kevin R. Welch, University of California, Davis; Hugh D. Safford, University of California; Truman P. Young, University of California, Davis
10:10 AM
 When to burn? The role of fire seasonality and residence time in controlling two invasive shrubs: Common buckthorn (Rhamnus cathartica) and honeysuckle (Lonicera spp.)
Timothy R. Kuhman, Edgewood College; Jed Meunier, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources; Nathan Holoubek, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources; Michael Pleimling, Edgewood College; Ben Pratscher, Edgewood College
10:30 AM
 Anthropogenic fire regimes of the US-Mexico borderlands
Miguel L. Villarreal, U.S. Geological Survey; Sandra L. Haire, Haire Laboratory for Landscape Ecology; Travis B. Poitras, US Geological Survey; José M. Iniguez, USDA FS; Citlali Cortés Montaño, Centro Interdisciplinario de Investigación para el Desarrollo Integral Regional Unidad Durango, Mexico
10:50 AM
 Lessons learned from applying decision support tools to fire adaptation strategies in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks
Mark W. Schwartz, University of California, Davis; Koren Nydick, Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks, National Park Service; James H. Thorne, University of California, Davis; Patrick R. Huber, University of California, Davis
11:10 AM
 Pyromes of the US: Delineating fire regimes
Megan E. Cattau, University of Colorado-Boulder; Adam Mahood, University of Colorado-Boulder; Kai Kresek, University of Colorado-Boulder; Nathan Mietkiewicz, University of Colorado-Boulder; Carol A. Wessman, University of Colorado-Boulder; Jennifer K. Balch, University of Colorado-Boulder
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