COS 136 - Fire II

Thursday, August 10, 2017: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
B116, Oregon Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Chunks in the peanut butter: Patches of high-moisture fuel disrupt creamy spread of grassland fire
Devan Allen McGranahan, North Dakota State University; Sally Archibald, University of the Witwatersrand; Kevin P. Kirkman, University of Kwazulu-Natal; Tim O'Connor, South African Ecological Observation Network (SAEON)
8:20 AM
 Examining effects of forest fire on woody carbon pools in coastal forests of British Columbia, Canada: Boulder Creek Fire case study
Kate F. Peterson, University of British Columbia; Bianca N.I. Eskelson, University of British Columbia; Vicente J. Monleon, USDA Forest Service; Lori D. Daniels, University of British Columbia
8:40 AM
 Socioecological transitions trigger fire regime shifts and modulate fire-climate interactions in the Sierra Nevada, USA, 1600-2015 CE
Alan H. Taylor, The Pennsylvania State University; Valerie Trouet, University of Arizona; Carl Skinner, USDA Forest Service; Scott Stephens, University of California, Berkeley
9:00 AM
 How well do fire-adaptive traits in Ceanothus species correspond to historical and recent fire regimes?
Alexandra M. Weill, University of California, Davis; Andrew M. Latimer, University of California Davis
9:20 AM
 Refugia under fire: the impacts of climate change on wildfire refugia persistence and resilience
Crystal A. Kolden, University of Idaho; Arjan Meddens, University of Idaho; John Abatzoglou, University of Idaho; C. Alina Cansler, University of Washington; James A. Lutz, Utah State University
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Fire history of coast redwood (Sequia sempervirens) forests in northern California
Katherine Hayes, University of Oregon; Daniel Gavin, University of Oregon
10:10 AM
 Alternative grass: Woody states correspond to changing large wildfire patterns
Victoria M. Donovan, University of Nebraska; Dirac Twidwell, University of Nebraska; Carissa L. Wonkka, University of Nebraska
10:30 AM
 Effects of low- to moderate-severity fire on snag dynamics in an old-growth forest, Sierra Nevada, California, USA
Kendall M. L. Becker, Utah State University; James A. Lutz, Utah State University
10:50 AM
 Chaparral succession during drought conditions and linking field measurements with hyperspectral imagery
Stephanie A. Ma, University of California, Santa Barbara; Susan Meerdink, University of California, Santa Barbara; Dar A. Roberts, University of California at Santa Barbara; Carla M. D'Antonio, University of California Santa Barbara
11:10 AM
 Coastal fog and plant flammability in California shrublands
Nathan C. Emery, Michigan State University; Carla D'Antonio, University of California Santa Barbara; Christopher Still, Oregon State University
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