COS 103 - Communities: Disturbance And Recovery II

Wednesday, August 9, 2017: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
B112, Oregon Convention Center
1:30 PM
 What happens when 100 km2 of sand dunes are sprayed with pesticides? A three years follow-up
Ittai Renan, Tel Aviv University; Lilach Raijman, Tel Aviv University
1:50 PM
 Past drought affects forest decline dynamics in western North American forests
David M. Bell, USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station; Matthew J. Reilly, Oregon State University; Warren B. Cohen, USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station; Andrew N. Gray, USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station; Thomas A. Spies, USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station; Zhiqiang Yang, Oregon State University
2:10 PM
 Evaluating ecological community change and resilience using multivariate gradient analyses
Karl A Lamothe, University of Toronto; Donald A Jackson, University of Toronto; Keith M. Somers, University of Toronto
2:30 PM
 Evidence for declining forest resilience to wildfires under climate change
Camille S. Stevens-Rumann, University of Idaho; Kerry B. Kemp, University of Idaho; Daniel C. Donato, Washington State Department of Natural Resources; Philip Higuera, University of Montana; Brian J. Harvey, University of Wisconsin; Penelope Morgan, University of Idaho; Thomas T Veblen, University of Colorado; Monica T. Rother, University of Colorado
2:50 PM
 What are the drivers and likely consequences of drought-related tree mortality in Sierra Nevada forest trees?
Andrew M. Latimer, University of California Davis; Michael J. Koontz, Colorado State University; Derek J.N. Young, University of California, Davis
3:10 PM
3:40 PM
 Summer and winter drought drive the initiation and spread of spruce beetle infestation
Sarah J. Hart, University of Colorado-Boulder; Thomas T. Veblen, University of Colorado; Dominik Schneider, University of Colorado; Noah P. Molotch, University of Colorado
4:00 PM
 Successional change in environmental relationships of forest understory after burial by volcanic tephra
Donald B. Zobel, Oregon State University; Joseph A. Antos, University of Victoria
4:20 PM
 Effects of disturbance intensity and frequency on old-field community diversity, composition, and functional groups
James E. Moore, Christian Brothers University; Beverly Collins, Western Carolina University; Chad Pope, The University of Memphis; Scott B. Franklin, University of Northern Colorado
4:40 PM
 Canopy cover moderates seedling microclimate: Implications for conifer regeneration under a changing climate
Kimberley Taylor Davis, University of Montana; Zachary Holden, USDA Forest Service; Philip Higuera, University of Montana; Solomon Dobrowski, University of Montana
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