COS 113 - Forests: Boreal And Subalpine

Wednesday, August 9, 2017: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
E145, Oregon Convention Center
1:30 PM
 Forest disturbances and breeding birds: Do thinning treatments and insect outbreaks change the avian community in subalpine forests of Colorado?
Julia J. Kelly, University of Colorado; Quresh S. Latif, U.S. Forest Service; Victoria A. Saab, U.S. Forest Service; Thomas T. Veblen, University of Colorado
1:50 PM
 Rapid change at treeline in Alaska: Insights from remeasurement of permanent plots
Andrea H. Lloyd, Middlebury College; Christopher L. Fastie, Middlebury College
2:10 PM
 Habitat quality and ecological assessment of Natura 2000 forest habitats in Estonia
Teele Paluots, Estonian University of LIfe Sciences; Henn Korjus, Estonian University of Life Sciences; Jerry F. Franklin, University of Washington
2:30 PM
 Climatic and biotic drivers of long-term growth trends of the dominant coniferous and deciduous tree species in interior Alaska
Sean M.P. Cahoon, University of Alaska Anchorage; Robert R. Pattison Jr., Bureau of Land Management; Patrick F. Sullivan, University of Alaska Anchorage
2:50 PM
 Predicting the vulnerability and resilience of boreal forest growth to climate change
Anna T. Trugman, Princeton University; David M. Medvigy, Princeton University
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Forests of the interior Alaska: Results of the 2014 pilot inventory
Robert R. Pattison Jr., Bureau of Land Management; Hans-Erik Andersen, USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station; Andrew N. Gray, USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station; Bethany K. Schulz, USDA Forest Service; Sarah Jovan, US Forest Service; Robert J Smith, Oregon State University; Kristen L. Manies, U.S. Geological Survey
3:40 PM
 Black spruce growth dynamics in northwestern Canada: Contrasting trends and climatic drivers from tree-line to tree-line
Anastasia E. Sniderhan, Wilfrid Laurier University; Steven D. Mamet, University of Saskatchewan; Jennifer L. Baltzer, Wilfrid Laurier University
4:00 PM
 Molecular diversity of foliar fungal endophytes in relation to defense strategies and disease in whitebark pine
Lorinda Bullington, University of Montana and MPG Ranch; Ylva Lekberg, University of Montana and MPG Ranch; Richard Sniezko, Forest Service; John McCutcheon, University of Montana; Diana Six, University of Montana; Beau G. Larkin, MPG Operations LLC
4:20 PM
  Contrasting mycorrhizal guild responses across shared habitats and hosts in boreal forested peatlands
Peter G. Kennedy, University of Minnesota; Louis Mielke, University of Minnesota; Nhu H. Nguyen, University of Hawaii
4:40 PM
 Seedling mortality responses to climate variability in the Sierra Nevada
Emily V. Moran, UC Merced; Adrian Das, USGS Western Ecological Research Center; Jon E. Keeley, U.S. Geological Survey; Nathan L. Stephenson, United States Geological Survey
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