COS 176 - Communities: Succession

Friday, August 11, 2017: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
B112, Oregon Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Historical patterns and current influences on soil carbon and nitrogen dynamics on Mount St. Helens
Rebecca Evans, School of Biological Sciences Washington State University; R. Dave Evans, Washington State University; John Bishop, Washington State University, Vancouver; Jonathan J. Halvorson, USDA-ARS
8:20 AM
 Impacts of herbivory, forest composition, climate, and topography on stable aspen (Populus tremuloides) regeneration
Jordan D Maxwell, Brigham Young University; Aaron Rhodes, Brigham Young University; Samuel B. St. Clair, Brigham Young University
8:40 AM
 A foundation of ecology re-discovered: 100 years of succession on the William S. Cooper plots in Glacier Bay, Alaska
Brian Buma, University of Alaska Southeast; Sarah Bisbing, California Polytechnic State University; John Krapek, University of Alaska Fairbanks; Glenn Wright, University of Alaska Southeast
9:00 AM
 Divergent responses of species during 36 years of succession in forest understories buried by tephra from Mount St. Helens
Joseph A. Antos, University of Victoria; Dylan G. Fischer, The Evergreen State College; Donald B. Zobel, Oregon State University; Abir Biswas, The Evergreen State College
9:40 AM
10:10 AM Cancelled
 Fires caused by slash-and-burn decreased the population of slow-growing Thuja koraiensis in a temperate deciduous forest
Jong Bin Jung, Seoul National University; Hyun Jung Kim, Seoul National University; Pil Sun Park, Seoul National University
10:30 AM
 Meta-analysis of fungal succession: The pattern of community composition change in soil decomposition
Sasha Vivelo, Boston University; Jennifer M. Talbot, Boston University
10:50 AM
 Does plant-soil feedback drive woody encroachment in hill prairie remnants?
Anthony C. Yannarell, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Samantha J Chavez, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
11:10 AM
 Structure, biomass, and leaf area of old-growth Douglas-fir forests in the western Olympic peninsula and the western Cascade Mountains of Washington
James A. Freund, University of Washington; Robert Van Pelt, Humboldt State University; Stephen C. Sillett, Humboldt State University; Sean M.A. Jeronimo, University of Washington
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