Advances in the Science and Communication of Biophysical Interactions in Riverine Landscapes I

Thursday, 18 December 2014: 8:00 AM-10:00 AM
Primary Conveners:  Desiree D Tullos, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, United States
Co-conveners:  Timothy J Beechie, Northwest Fisheries Sci Ctr, Seattle, WA, United States, John M Buffington, US Forest Service, Boise, ID, United States and Mathias J Collins, NOAA, Gloucester, MA, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Desiree D Tullos, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

8:00 AM
Learning from Our Evolving Understanding of Biophysical Interactions to Improve River Restoration Practice.
David Ayres Sear, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom
8:15 AM
Reproductive Potential of Salmon Spawning Substrates Inferred from Grain Size and Fish Length
Clifford S Riebe1, Leonard S Sklar2, Brandon T Overstreet1, John K Wooster3 and Dino G. Bellugi4, (1)University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, United States, (2)San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA, United States, (3)NOAA Santa Rosa, Santa Rosa, CA, United States, (4)Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, United States
8:30 AM
Interpretation of hydraulic model outputs in supporting ecologially-led river restoration.
Hamish J. Moir1,2 and Eric Gillies1,3, (1)cbec eco-engineering UK Ltd, Alford, Scotland, United Kingdom, (2)University of the Highlands and Islands, Rivers and Lochs Institute, Inverness, Scotland, United Kingdom, (3)University of Glasgow, Aerospace Sciences, School of Engineering, Glasgow, United Kingdom
8:45 AM
Co-evolving Physical and Biological Organization in Step-pool Channels: Experiments from a Restoration Reach on Wildcat Creek, California
Anne Chin1, Alison P. O'Dowd2, Patina K Mendez3, Katrina Z Velasco3, Roger D Leventhal4, Rune Storesund5 and Laura R. Laurencio1, (1)University of Colorado Denver, Geography and Envinronmental Sciences, Denver, CO, United States, (2)Humboldt State University, Environmental Science and Management, Arcata, CA, United States, (3)University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, United States, (4)FarWest Restoration Engineering, Alameda, CA, United States, (5)Storesund Consulting, Kensington, CA, United States
9:00 AM
Managing riverine landscapes as meta-ecosystems
Klement Tockner, Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB), Berlin, Germany
9:15 AM
Functional Flows in Modified Riverscapes: Hydrographs, Habitats and Opportunities
Sarah M Yarnell1, Alison A Whipple1, Erin Beller2, Cliff Dahm3, Chris Enright4, Peter Goodwin5, Geoff Petts6 and Joshua H Viers7, (1)University of California Davis, Davis, CA, United States, (2)San Francisco Estuary Institute, Richmond, CA, United States, (3)University of New Mexico Main Campus, Albuquerque, NM, United States, (4)California Delta Stewardship Council, Sacramento, CA, United States, (5)Univ Idaho, Boise, ID, United States, (6)University of Westminster, London, United Kingdom, (7)University of California Merced, Merced, CA, United States
9:30 AM
Negotiating the question: using science-manager communication to develop management-relevant science products
Timothy J Beechie, NOAA Seattle, Seattle, WA, United States and Amy K Snover, University of Washington Seattle Campus, Seattle, WA, United States
9:45 AM