COS 137 - Forests: Temperate I

Thursday, August 10, 2017: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
E146, Oregon Convention Center
8:20 AM
 Oak decline dynamics across the eastern United States
Martin A. Spetich, USDA Forest Service; Zhaofei Fan, Auburn University; Hong S. He, University of Missouri; Wen J. Wang, University of Missouri; Michael K. Crosby, Shorter University; Stephen R. Shifley, USDA Forest Service
8:40 AM
 The effect of increasing forest density and compositional shifts on seedling survival in a Sierra Nevada mixed-conifer forest
Marissa A. Vossmer, California Polytechnic State University; Sarah Bisbing, California Polytechnic State University; Eric E. Knapp, USDA Forest Service
9:00 AM
 Evaluating trends and environmental drivers of red oak growth in the north of its range
Rebecca L. Stern, University of Vermont; Paul G. Schaberg, USDA Forest Service; Paula F. Murakami, USDA Forest Service; Christopher F. Hansen, University of Vermont; Shelly A. Rayback, University of Vermont; Gary J. Hawley, University of Vermont
9:20 AM
 An evaluation of the extent and structural components of longleaf pine (Pinus palustris Mill.) primary regeneration in forests across the southern USA
James F. Rosson Jr., USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station; James M. Guldin, Supervisory Research Ecologist and Project Leader, Southern Research Station
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Seasonal patterns of nitrous oxide and methane emissions from vernal pools in a northeastern Ohio forest
Paul Ayayee, Kent State University; Alescia Roberto, Kent State University; Joseph D. Taura, Kent State University; Christopher B. Blackwood, Kent State University; Laura G. Leff, Kent State University
10:10 AM
 An integrated ecological-economic approach to modeling forest landowner decisions and wildlife responses under climate change in the Pacific Northwest
John C. Withey, The Evergreen State College; David J. Lewis, Oregon State University; Yukiko Hashida, Oregon State University; Tara Newman, The Evergreen State College
10:30 AM
 California spotted owls select nesting and foraging sites based on tall tree densities
Van R. Kane, University of Washington; Malcolm P. North, USFS Pacific Southwest Research Station; Jonathan T. Kane, University of Washington; Derek Churchill, University of Washington; Gregory P. Asner, Carnegie Institution for Science
11:10 AM
 Assimilation of tree-ring and forest inventory data to understand the influences of climate, tree size, and stand density on tree growth: A regional analysis of Pinus ponderosa
Margaret E. K. Evans, University of Arizona; R. Justin DeRose, Rocky Mountain Research Station; Alexis H. Arizpe, University of Arizona; Jacob D. Aragon, University of Arizona; Andrew T. Gray, University of Arizona; Michiel D. Pillet, University of Arizona; John D. Shaw, USDA Forest Service; Stefan Klesse, University of Arizona; Michael C. Dietze, Boston University
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