COS 24 - Urban Ecosystems I

Monday, August 7, 2017: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
E146, Oregon Convention Center
1:50 PM
 Urban greenspace design influences the taxonomic and functional composition of ground-dwelling beetle communities
Yvan A. Delgado, The Ohio State University; Caitlin E. Burkman, US Environmental Protection Agency; Mary M. Gardiner, The Ohio State University
2:10 PM
 Homogenization of vegetation structure across US residential neighborhoods: Effects of climate, urban morphology, and socio-economics
Alessandro Ossola, United States Environmental Protection Agency; Matthew E. Hopton, United States Environmental Protection Agency
2:30 PM
 Transpiration of trees growing in paved land and its relation to tree growth
Xiaoke Wang, Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Yuanyuan Chen, Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, CAS; Xuming Wang, Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences; Zhiyun Ouyang, Chinese Academy of Sciences
2:50 PM
 Exotic trees contribute to urban forest diversity and ecosystem services in inner-city Cleveland, OH
Christopher B. Riley, The Ohio State University; Daniel A. Herms, The Ohio State University / OARDC; Mary M. Gardiner, The Ohio State University
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Sloths in the city: Unexpectedly high density of pale-throated three-toed sloths (Bradypus tridactylus) found in an urban forest patch in Paramaribo, Suriname
Monique Pool, Green Heritage Fund Suriname (GHFS); Ruby Boateng, Howard University; Ann-Marie Ako-Adounvo, Howard University; Rachelle Allen-McFarlane, Howard University; Henri Paturault, Howard University; Diana Elizondo, Howard University; Haifa Alhawas, Howard University; George Middendorf, Howard University
3:40 PM
 Green roof and photovoltaic panel integration: Effects on diversity and electricity production
Bracha Y. Schindler, University of Haifa; Merav Seifan, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev; Shay Levy, University of Haifa; Gyongyver Kadas, University of East London; Leon Blaustein, University of Haifa
4:00 PM
 Impacts of urban land-use on ecosystem services and management implications
Feng Li, State Key Laboratory of Urban and Regional Ecology, Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Xiaolin Dou, Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Yu Tao, Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences
4:20 PM
 Impact of native plant restoration in urban yards on arthropod and bird abundance in Portland, Oregon
Marion Dresner, Portland State University; Andrew Gibbs, Portland State University; Andrew Moldenke, Oregon State University; Michael Murphy, Portland State University
4:40 PM
 Design strategies to promote ecosystem services in urban landscapes¬†¬†
Heather L. Bass, Botanical Research Institute of Texas; J. Amy Belaire, St. Edward's University; Heather Venhaus, Regenerative Environmental Design; Keri Barfield, Botanical Research Institute of Texas
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