Forests and Drought: Vulnerability and Resilience, Past, Present and, Future II

Tuesday, 16 December 2014: 10:20 AM-12:20 PM
Chairs:  Michael W Palace, Complex System Research Center, Durham, NH, United States and Michael Maier Keller, Usda Forest Service C/o Gisel, Campinas, Brazil
Primary Conveners:  Michael W Palace, Complex System Research Center, Durham, NH, United States
Co-conveners:  Michael Maier Keller, Usda Forest Service C/o Gisel, Campinas, Brazil
OSPA Liaisons:  Michael W Palace, Complex System Research Center, Durham, NH, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

10:20 AM
Rapid Water Uptake and Limited Storage Capacity at Height of Growing Season in Four Temperate Tree Species in a Central Pennsylvania Catchment
Katie Gaines1,2, Frederick C Meinzer3, Christopher Duffy4, Evan Thomas4 and David M Eissenstat1,2, (1)Pennsylvania State University Main Campus, Department of Ecosystem Science and Management, University Park, PA, United States, (2)Pennsylvania State University Main Campus, Intercollege Graduate Degree Program in Ecology, University Park, PA, United States, (3)USDA Forest Service, Corvallis, OR, United States, (4)Pennsylvania State University Main Campus, Department of Environmental and Civil Engineering, University Park, PA, United States
10:35 AM
A soil water balance shift is driving directional change in northern forests
Adam Michael Erickson1, Craig Nitschke2, Nicholas C Coops1, Steve Cumming3 and Gordon Stenhouse4, (1)University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada, (2)University of Melbourne, Department of Forest and Ecosystem Science, Parkville, Australia, (3)Laval University, Department of Wood and Forest Sciences, Quebec City, QC, Canada, (4)Research Scientist and Grizzly Bear Program Lead, Hinton, AB, Canada
10:50 AM
Drought as a Determinant of Tropical Montane Forest Line Position
Thomas W Giambelluca, Univ Hawaii Manoa, Honolulu, HI, United States, Shelley Crausbay, Colorado State University, Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, Fort Collines, CO, United States, Sara Hotchkiss, University of Wisconsin Madison, Department of Botany, Madison, WI, United States, Sybil G. Gotsch, Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA, United States, Abby G Frazier, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Geography, Honolulu, HI, United States and Ryan J Longman, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI, United States
11:05 AM
A palaeo-ecological assessment of the resilience of south-east Asian dry forests to monsoon extremes
Rebecca Jenner Hamilton1, Dan Penny1 and Andrew Maxwell2, (1)The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia, (2)Independent Consultant, Stuart, VA, United States
11:20 AM
Spatially-Explicit Holocene Drought Reconstructions in Amazonian Forests
Crystal McMichael, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL, United States and Mark B Bush, Florida Institute of Technolog, Melbourne, FL, United States
11:35 AM
The Fate of Amazonian Ecosystems over the Coming Century Arising from Changes in Climate, Atmospheric CO2 and Land-use
Paul R Moorcroft, Harvard Univ, Cambridge, MA, United States, Ke Zhang, University of Oklahoma Norman Campus, Norman, OK, United States, Andrea D de Almeida Castanho, UFC Federal University of Ceará, Fortaleza, Brazil, David Galbraith, University of Leeds, School of Geography, Leeds, LS2, United Kingdom, Sanaz Moghim, Georgia Institute of Technology Main Campus, Atlanta, GA, United States, Naomi Marcil Levine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, United States, Rafael L Bras, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA, United States, Michael Thomas Coe, The Woods Hole Research Center, Falmouth, MA, United States, Marcos Heil Costa, UFV Federal University of Vicosa, Vicosa, Brazil, Yadvinder Malhi, Oxford University, Environmental Change Institute, Oxford, United Kingdom, Marcos Longo, EMBRAPA Brazilian Agricultural Research Corportation, Campinas, Brazil, Ryan G Knox, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, United States, Shawna L McKnight, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, United States and Jingfeng Wang, GA Ins of Tech-Civil & Env Eng, Atlanta, GA, United States
11:50 AM
How can Historical Responses of Amazonian Forests to Drought and Fire Inform Future Prediction?
Paulo M Brando1, Claudinei dos Santos2, Ane Alencar2, Gregory P Asner3, Michael Thomas Coe4 and Divino Vicente Silverio5, (1)Carnegie Institution for Science, Washington, DC, United States, (2)IPAM Amazon Environmental Research Institute, Brasilia, Brazil, (3)Carnegie Institution for Science, Department of Global Ecology, Washington, DC, United States, (4)Woods Hole Research Center, Falmouth, MA, United States, (5)UNB University of Brasilia, Brasília, Brazil
12:05 PM
Investigating drought impacts on Amazon Basin carbon fluxes through regional inverse modeling of CO2 from aircraft vertical profiles
Caroline B Alden1, John B Miller2, Luciana Gatti3, Manuel Gloor4, Kaiyu Guan1, Noah S Diffenbaugh1, Kirk W Thoning5 and Yoichi Paolo Shiga6, (1)Stanford University, Stanford, CA, United States, (2)NOAA/ESRL, Boulder, CO, United States, (3)IPEN Nuclear Energy Research Institute, Sao Paulo, Brazil, (4)University of Leeds, Geography Department, Leeds, United Kingdom, (5)NOAA/ESRL GMD, Boulder, CO, United States, (6)Stanford University, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford, CA, United States
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