COS 120 - Urban Ecosystems V

Wednesday, August 9, 2017: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
E146, Oregon Convention Center
1:50 PM
 Valuation and management of vacant lots in urban ecosystems
Christine C. Rega-Brodsky, Pittsburg State University; Charles H. Nilon, University of Missouri; Paige S. Warren, University of Massachusetts
2:10 PM
 Quantifying nutrient recycling and loss in urban agriculture
Gaston E. Small, University of St. Thomas; Adam D. Kay, University of St. Thomas; Zachary Beckman, University of St. Thomas; Brandon Paulson, University of St. Thomas; Casey Clemenson, University of St. Thomas
2:30 PM Cancelled
 How similar are urban ecosystems to their surrounding ecoregions?
Ferdouz V. Cochran, Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, US Environmental Protection Agency; Laura Jackson, US Environmental Protection Agency
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Where is the value of nature in the city?
Bonnie L. Keeler, Institute on the Environment; Perrine Hamel, Natural Capital Project; Sarah E. Hobbie, University of Minnesota; Jacques C. Finlay, University of Minnesota; Graham K. MacDonald, University of Minnesota; Timon McPhearson, The New School; Katie K. Arkema, Stanford University; Marie Donahue, University of Minnesota
3:40 PM
 Factors influencing avian species richness and occupancy in a subtropical city in Asia: Importance of open green space
Myung-Bok Lee, Guangxi University; Indika Peabotuwage, Guangxi University; Hao Gu, Guangxi University; Wenjing Zhou, Guangxi University; Eben Goodale, Guangxi University
4:00 PM
 Drainage network structure, urban development, and data limitations in cities
Christopher J. Nytch, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras; Enrique R. Vivoni, Arizona State University; Elvia J. Meléndez-Ackerman, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras; J. Morgan Grove, USDA Forest Service; Jorge R. Ortiz-Zayas, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras
4:40 PM
 Cross-city comparison of vacant lot form and function: Do they contribute to resilience or vulnerability?
Lauren E. McPhillips, Arizona State University; Nancy B. Grimm, Arizona State University; Timon McPhearson, The New School
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