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

Wednesday, 17 December 2014: 4:00 PM-6:00 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
OSPA Liaisons:  William Nardin, Boston University, Boston, MA, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

4:00 PM
The Effects Of Physical And Biological Cohesion On Bedforms
Rob Schindler1, Daniel R Parsons2, Jaco Baas3, Julie Anne Hope4, Jonathan Malarkey3, David M Paterson4, Jeffrey Peakall5, Andrew J Manning6, Leiping Ye7, Rebecca Aspden8, Davies Alan3 and Sarah J Bass6, (1)Plymouth University, Plymouth, PL4, United Kingdom, (2)University of Hull, Hull, HU6, United Kingdom, (3)Bangor University, Bangor, United Kingdom, (4)University of St Andrews, St Andrews, United Kingdom, (5)University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom, (6)Plymouth University, Plymouth, United Kingdom, (7)University of Hull, Hull, United Kingdom, (8)University of St Andrews, St Andrews, KY16, United Kingdom
4:15 PM
Evolving Landscapes: the Effect of Genetic Variation on Salt Marsh Erosion
Brittany M Bernik and Michael J Blum, Tulane University of Louisiana, New Orleans, LA, United States
4:30 PM
Bacteria and Composite Particles in the Glacier-Fed Systems of British Columbia and Alberta, Canada
David C Barrett1,2 and Kyle R Hodder2, (1)University of Victoria, Department of Geography, Victoria, BC, Canada, (2)University of Regina, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Regina, SK, Canada
4:45 PM
5:00 PM
Gopher eskers, mounds, and stonelines: Evidence of the annual to centennial impacts of gophers in the montane meadows of Colorado’s Front Range
Eric W. Winchell1, Elizabeth M. Lombardi2, Jorgie Anthony Marquez3, Daniel F. Doak2 and Robert S Anderson1, (1)Department of Geological Sciences and INSTAAR, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, United States, (2)Enviornmental Studies Program, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, United States, (3)Arapahoe Community College, Littleton, United States
5:15 PM
Salt marsh vegetation promotes efficient tidal channel networks
William Sheppard Kearney and Sergio Fagherazzi, Boston University, Boston, MA, United States
5:30 PM
Co-evolution of vegetation patterns and erosional dynamics under varying CO2 concentrations
Gavan Sean McGrath, University of Western Australia, Crawley, WA, Australia and Kyungrock Paik, Korea University, Seoul, South Korea
5:45 PM
Ecogeomorphology of Sand Dunes Shaped by Vegetation
Haim Tsoar, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel