Ecogeomorphology: Feedbacks Between Biota and Sediment Transport at the Earth Surface II

Wednesday, 17 December 2014: 1:40 PM-3:40 PM
Chairs:  William Nardin1, Sergio Fagherazzi1 and Greg S Okin2, (1)Boston University, Boston, MA, United States(2)University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Primary Conveners:  William Nardin, Boston University, Boston, MA, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  William Nardin, Boston University, Boston, MA, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

1:40 PM
Physical Impacts on Ecological Processes Close Ecomorphodynamic Feedback Loops: Recent Examples
A. Brad Murray, Duke University, Nicholas School of Environment, Durham, NC, United States
1:55 PM
Landform-Water-Vegetation Feedbacks: Exploring Ecosystem Stability and Restoration Potential in Semiarid Hillslopes
Mariano Moreno de las Heras, Durham University, Durham, United Kingdom, Patricia M Saco, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia, Luis Merino-Martin, French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA-UMR-AMAP), Montpellier, France, Tiscar Espigares, University of Alcala, Alcala de Henares, Spain and Jose M Nicolau, University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
2:10 PM
Nebkha patterns in semi-arid environments
Joanna M Nield, University of Southampton, Southampton, SO14, United Kingdom, John A Gillies, Desert Research Institute, Reno, NV, United States and William G Nickling, University of Guelph, Geography, Guelph, ON, Canada
2:25 PM
Salt-Marsh Landscapes and the Signatures of Biogeomorphic Feedbacks
Andrea D'Alpaos1 and Marco Marani1,2, (1)University of Padova, Padova, Italy, (2)Duke University, Durham, NC, United States
2:40 PM
The Influence of the Soil Water Balance Within Catchment Hillslopes on Runoff Variability and Fluvial Incision
Matthew W Rossi1, Kelin X Whipple1, Enrique R Vivoni1, Roman DiBiase2 and Arjun M Heimsath1, (1)Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, United States, (2)Pennsylvania State University Main Campus, Department of Geosciences, University Park, PA, United States
2:55 PM
A Model of Beaver Meadow Complex Evolution in the Silvies River Basin, Oregon.
Caroline Nash1, Gordon Grant1 and Scott D Campbell2, (1)Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, United States, (2)Silvies Valley Ranch, Silvies, OR, United States
3:10 PM
Ecomorphodynamic Feedbacks and Couplings Between Landscape Subsystems Influence Barrier Island Response to Changing Climate
Laura J. Moore1, John F Bruno2, Orencio Duran Vinent3, Sergio Fagherazzi4, Evan B Goldstein1, Theodore Lawrence Jass1, Rebecca Lauzon5, Giulio Mariotti6, A. Brad Murray5, David Walters1 and Donald R. Young7, (1)University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Geological Sciences, Chapel Hill, NC, United States, (2)University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Biology, Chapel Hill, NC, United States, (3)MARUM - University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany, (4)Boston University, Boston, MA, United States, (5)Duke University, Nicholas School of Environment, Durham, NC, United States, (6)Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, United States, (7)Virginia Commonwealth University, Biology, Richmond, VA, United States
3:25 PM
Deltas as Ecomorphodynamic Systems: Effects of Vegetation Gradients on Sediment Trapping and Channel Dynamics
Anastasia Piliouras, Wonsuck Kim and Holly Goggin, University of Texas, Austin, TX, United States