COS 80 - Communities: Disturbance And Recovery I

Wednesday, August 9, 2017: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
B112, Oregon Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Exotic and native ungulate foraging pressures along Texas Hill Country streams: Impacts on riparian structure and function
Maggie S. Yarnold, Loyola University Chicago; Tom Arsuffi, Texas Tech University
8:20 AM
 Soil crusts, vascular plants and disturbance in Northern Rocky Mountain grasslands
Mandy L Slate, The University of Montana; Ragan M. Callaway, The University of Montana
9:00 AM
 Temporal changes in leaf area index within an urban brownfield
Frank Gallagher, Rutgers University; Allyson B. Salisbury, Rutgers University; Jason C. Grabosky, Rutgers University
9:20 AM Cancelled
 Above- and belowground recovery after high-severity wildfires in ponderosa pine forests
Suzanne M. Owen, USDA FS; Carolyn Hull Sieg, USDA FS; José M. Iniguez, USDA FS; Andrew J. Sánchez Meador, Northern Arizona University; Adair M. Patterson, Northern Arizona University; Catherine A. Gehring, Northern Arizona University; Paula J. Fornwalt, USDA FS; Michael A. Battaglia, USDA FS; Peter Z. Fulé, Northern Arizona University
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Patterns and drivers of stream thermal response to wildfires in the Pacific Northwest
Elliot D. Koontz, University of Washington; Ashley Steel, U.S. Forest Service; Julian D. Olden, University of Washington
10:10 AM
 Lightning is the primary cause of large tropical tree mortality
Evan M Gora, University of Louisville; Phillip M. Bitzer, University of Alabama in Huntsville; Jeffrey C Burchfield, University of Alabama in Huntsville; Stephen P. Yanoviak, University of Louisville
10:30 AM
 Environmental fluctuation mediates metacommunity structure
Carina Rauen Firkowski, University of Toronto; Marc W. Cadotte, University of Toronto - Scarborough; Marie-Josée Fortin, University of Toronto
10:50 AM
 Disturbance legacies and the post-fire dynamics of an emerging, introduced forest disease
Allison Simler, University of California Davis; Margaret R. Metz, Lewis & Clark College; Ross K. Meentemeyer, North Carolina State University; Kerri M. Frangioso, University of California, Davis; Tyler. B. Bourret, University of California, Davis; David M. Rizzo, University of California, Davis
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