Observing and Predicting Impacts from Ecological and Climatological Disturbances III Posters

Tuesday, 16 December 2014: 1:40 PM-6:00 PM
Chairs:  Jaclyn Hatala Matthes, Dartmouth College, Dept. Geography and Grad Program in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Hanover, NH, United States and David J Moore, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, United States
Primary Conveners:  Jaclyn Hatala Matthes, Dartmouth College, Dept. Geography and Grad Program in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Hanover, NH, United States
Co-conveners:  David J Moore, University of Arizona, School of Natural Resources and the Environment, Tucson, AZ, United States, Jingfeng Xiao, University of New Hampshire, Earth Systems Research Center, Durham, NH, United States and Shuguang Liu, USGS EROS, Sioux Falls, SD, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Jaclyn Hatala Matthes, Dartmouth College, Dept. Geography and Grad Program in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Hanover, NH, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

Biodiversity Pressure Maps to evaluate the impact of land use and land cover change on Endangered Ecological Communities
Laurie A Chisholm, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW, Australia and Nicholas Gill, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia
A monitoring protocol for the ecohydrological effects of land use changes in tropical mountain ecosystems
Claudia Patricia Flórez1, Juan Diego León1, Juan Camilo Villegas2, Teresita Betancur2, Diego Suescún1, Vanessa García-Leoz2, Ana Isabel Cardona1 and Ángela Maribeth Martin1, (1)Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Antioquia, Medellín, Colombia, (2)University of Antioquia, Medellín, Colombia
Assessing Impacts of Disturbances and Climate Change on Carbon Stocks in Mexican Semidry Forests of the Yucatan Peninsula
Zhaohua Dai, Richard Birdsey, Kristofer Johnson, Juan Manuel Dupuy, Jose Luis Hernandez-Stefanoni and Karen Richardson, USDA Forest Service Northern Research Statiuon, Newtown Square, PA, United States
Carbon, Water and Heat Fluxes Comparison between Two Subtropical Mangroves Sites, Southeastern China
Fang Liu1, Guanghui Lin Sr.1, Weizhi Lu2 and Hui Chen3, (1)Center for Earth System Science, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, (2)National Marine Environmental Forecasting Center of China, Beijing, China, (3)Yangtze University, Jingzhou, China
Effects of Land Use History on Soil Carbon Dioxide Flux in Ecuadorian Páramo Grasslands
Julie McKnight, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, United States and Carol P Harden, Univ Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, United States
Grazing alters the net C sink strength and the net global warming potential of a subtropical pasture
Nuria Gomez-Casanovas1,2, Nicholas DeLucia1, Evan H DeLucia1,3, Elizabeth H Boughton4, Earl Keel4 and Carl Bernacchi1,5, (1)Energy Biosciences Institute, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, United States, (2)Institute of Genomic Biology, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, United States, (3)University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Plant Biology, Urbana, IL, United States, (4)MacArthur Agro-ecology Research Center, Archbold Biological Station, Lake Placid, FL, United States, (5)Global Change and Photosynthesis Research Unit, Agricultural Research Service, USDA, Urbana, IL, United States
Effects of Nonnative Ungulate Removal on Plant Communities and Soil Biogeochemistry in Tropical Forests
Rebecca J Cole1, Creighton McMaster Litton1, Christian P Giardina2 and Jed P Sparks3, (1)University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI, United States, (2)USDA Forest Service, Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry, Hilo, HI, United States, (3)Cornell Univ, Ithaca, NY, United States
Disturbace events affect interactions amoung four different hydrolytic enzymes in arid soils
Daniel Warnock, Marcy E Litvak and Robert L Sinsabaugh, University of New Mexico Main Campus, Albuquerque, NM, United States
Long-term Effects of Shrub Encroachment and Grazing on Soil Microbial Composition and Function
Rachel E Gallery1, Coleen O'Shea1, Amy Kwiecien2, Katie Predick1 and Steven R Archer1, (1)University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, United States, (2)University of California Riverside, Chino, CA, United States
Disturbance, A Mechanism for Increased Microbial Diversity in a Yellowstone National Park Hot Spring Mixing Zone
Alta Emily Howells1, Jonathon Oiler2, Kristopher Fecteau1, Eric S Boyd3 and Everett Shock1, (1)Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, United States, (2)Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific, San Diego, CA, United States, (3)Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, United States
Altitudinal Contrasts in Drought-Driven Aeolian Microbial Inputs to Montane Soil Ecology: Impacts of a 500-Year Drought in the Sierra Nevada, California
Emma L Aronson1, Chelsea Carey1, Clifford S Riebe2, Sarah Aciego3 and Stephen C Hart4, (1)University of California Riverside, Riverside, CA, United States, (2)University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, United States, (3)University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, MI, United States, (4)University of California Merced, Merced, CA, United States
Longwall Coal Mining and Soil Moisture Changes in Southwestern Pennsylvania
Erin Kathleen Pfeil-McCullough and Daniel Bain, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Ecological Catastrophes and Disturbance Relicts: A Case Study from Easter Island
Jut Wynne, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ, United States
Abrupt State Change in Spatially-Patterned Subalpine Forests in Northern Colorado During the Medieval Climate Anomaly
William John Calder and Bryan N Shuman, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, United States
Importance of Past Human and Natural Disturbance in Present-Day Net Ecosystem Productivity
Benjamin S Felzer and Peter Phelps, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, United States
Statistical Estimates of the Long-Term Impact of Land-Use Disturbance on Woody Biomass in the Midwest (USA)
Jason S McLachlan1, David J Moore2, Jun Zhu3, Xiaoping Feng3, Christopher J Paciorek4, John W Williams5, Simon J Goring6 and Kyle Alan Hartfield2, (1)University of California Davis, Davis, CA, United States, (2)University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, United States, (3)University of Wisconsin Madison, Statistics, Madison, WI, United States, (4)University of California, Berkeley, CA, United States, (5)University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, United States, (6)University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, United States
Responses of temperate forest productivity to insect and pathogen disturbances
Miquel A Gonzalez-Meler and Charles Elliot Flower, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, United States
A New Severity Rating System for Evaluating and Predicting the Impacts of a Nonnative Invasive Forest Insect on Two Pacific Northwest Fir Species
Kathryn Hrinkevich, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, United States and Robert A Progar, USDA Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station, La Grande, OR, United States
Soil carbon cycle 13C responses in the decade following bark beetle and girdling disturbance
Gregory E Maurer1,2, Allison M Chan1, Nicole A Trahan3, David J Moore3 and David R Bowling1, (1)University of Utah, Biology, Salt Lake City, UT, United States, (2)University of New Mexico Main Campus, Biology, Albuquerque, NM, United States, (3)University of Arizona, School of Natural Resources and the Environment, Tucson, AZ, United States
Overshoot in Leaf Development of Ponderosa Pine in Wet Years Leads to Bark Beetle Outbreaks on Fine-Textured Soils in Drier Years
Wendy L Peterman and Richard H Waring, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, United States
Effects of Simulated Climate Conditions on Phosphorus Cycling in an Annual Grassland Ecosystem
Travis Mellett1, Adina Paytan2, Delphine Defforey1 and Kate Roberts2, (1)University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA, United States, (2)UCSC-Inst Marine Sciences, Santa Cruz, CA, United States
Effects of Open-field Warming and Precipitation Manipulation on the Growth of Pinus densiflora Seedlings
Min Ji Park, Soon Jin Yoon, Seung Hyun Han, Hyeon Min Yun, Hanna Chang and Yowhan Son, Korea University, Seoul, South Korea
Water Table and Soil Gas Emission Responses to Disturbance in Northern Forested Wetlands
Matthew J Van Grinsven1, Nicholas William Bolton1, Joseph Shannon1, Joshua Davis1, Joseph W. Wagenbrenner1, Stephen D Sebestyen2, Randy K Kolka2 and Thomas G Pypker1,3, (1)Michigan Technological University, School of Forest Resources and Environmental Sciences, Houghton, MI, United States, (2)USDA Forest Service, Grand Rapids, MN, United States, (3)Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, BC, Canada
Variation in forest biomass change highlights regional differences in forest succession in the Pacific Northwest, USA.
David M Bell and Andrew N Gray, US Forest Service Corvallis, Corvallis, OR, United States
Biological and Physical Drivers of Coarse Woody Debris Respiration Following Moderate Forest Disturbance
Amy Victoria Schmid1, Rima B Franklin1, Christoph S Vogel2, Eli Liebman3, Peter Curtis4 and Christopher Michael Gough5, (1)Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, United States, (2)University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, United States, (3)Macalester College, Saint Paul, MN, United States, (4)Ohio State University Main Campus, Columbus, OH, United States, (5)VCU-Biology, Richmond, VA, United States
Post-fire influences of snag attrition on albedo and radiative forcing
Thomas L O'Halloran1, Steven A Acker2, Verena Joerger1, Jane Kertis3 and Beverly Elizabeth Law4, (1)Sweet Briar College, Sweet Briar, VA, United States, (2)Willamette National Forest, Springfield, OR, United States, (3)Siuslaw National Forest, Corvallis, OR, United States, (4)Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, United States
Carbon and Nitrogen Levels across Forest Soil Communities Impacted by Bark Beetle and Wildfire Disturbance in Western Montana
Edward Sueng Min Kim1, Ashley P Ballantyne2, Leila A Cooper2 and Andrew Hursh2, (1)University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, United States, (2)University of Montana, Missoula, MT, United States
Wildfires and storms: Increased vulnerability of water quality in the southwestern U.S. in the face of climate change
Sheila F Murphy1, Jeffrey H Writer2, Richard Blaine McCleskey1 and Deborah A Martin1, (1)USGS, Boulder, CO, United States, (2)University of Colorado at Boulder, Education, Boulder, CO, United States
Impacts of recent droughts on North American terrestrial ecosystems
Jingfeng Xiao1, Scott V Ollinger1, Feng Li1, Changsheng Li1, Steve E Frolking1, George C Hurtt2, Rossella Guerrieri1, Lucie C Lepine1 and Heidi Asbjornsen3, (1)University of New Hampshire, Earth Systems Research Center, Durham, NH, United States, (2)University of Maryland, College Park, MD, United States, (3)University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, United States
Assessing the Impact of Disturbance on Carbon Stocks in Western Forests using Remote Sensing and Forest Inventory Data
Leila A Cooper, Ashley P Ballantyne, Erin Landguth and Zachary A Holden, University of Montana, Missoula, MT, United States
Estimating Leaf Area Index from Terrestrial Lidar and Satellite Based Vegetation Indices Using Bayesian Inference
Nayani Thanuja Ilangakoon1,2, Peter Gorsevski1 and Anita Simic1, (1)Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH, United States, (2)Boise State University, Geosciences, Boise, ID, United States
Creation of a Digital Surface Model and Extraction of Coarse Woody Debris from Terrestrial Laser Scans in an Open Eucalypt Woodland
Jasmine Muir1,2, Stuart R Phinn3, John Armston2,3, Peter Scarth2,3 and Teresa Eyre4, (1)University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD, Australia, (2)Department of Science Information Technology Innovation and the Arts, Remote Sensing Centre, Brisbane, Australia, (3)University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia, (4)Department of Science Information Technology Innovation and the Arts, Herbarium, Brisbane, Australia
Moderate forest disturbance as a stringent test for gap and big-leaf models
Ben P Bond-Lamberty, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA, United States, Justin Fisk, University of Maryland College Park, Geographical Sciences, College Park, MD, United States, Jennifer A. Holm, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, United States, Vanessa L Bailey, Pacific Northwest National Lab, Richland, WA, United States and Christopher Michael Gough, VCU-Biology, Richmond, VA, United States
Marginal Lands Gross Primary Production Dominate Atmospheric CO2 Interannual Variations
Anders Ahlström1, Michael R Raupach2, Guy Schurgers1, Almut Arneth3, Martin Jung4, Markus Reichstein4 and Ben Smith1, (1)Lund University, Lund, Sweden, (2)Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, (3)Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany, (4)Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry, Jena, Germany
Water and carbon fluxes in rain fed agricultural sites under a changing climate: The role of stomata
Atefeh Hosseini1, Sebastian Gayler2, Thilo Streck1 and Gabriel George Katul3, (1)University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany, (2)Water and Earth System Science Competence Cluster, Tuebingen, Germany, (3)Duke University, Durham, NC, United States
Cod Collapse and the Climate in the North Atlantic
Kyle Chuan Meng1, Kimberly Lai Oremus2 and Steve Gaines1, (1)University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, United States, (2)Columbia University of New York, School of International and Public Affairs, Palisades, NY, United States
Effect of Ship Noise on Mating Behavior of the Plainfin Midshipman Fish.
Gaurav Parag Rele and Roger Woodward Bland, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA, United States
Downstream Migration of Masu Salmon Smolt at a Diversion Facility of Dam
Kazufumi Hayashida1, Hisaya Nii2, Keiichi Kasuga3 and Kazuyoshi Watanabe1, (1)Civil Engineering Research Institute, Sapporo, Japan, (2)Hokkaido Aquaculture Promotion Corporation, Sapporo, Japan, (3)Hokkaido Regional Development Bureau, Imakane, Japan
Effects of anthropogenic nitrogen input on the aquatic food webs of river ecosystem in central Japan
Nobuhito Ohte1, Hiroyuki Togashi2, Naoko Tokuchi3, Mayumi Yoshimura4, Yoshikazu Kato5, Naoto F Ishikawa6, Ken'ichi Osaka7, Michio Kondo8 and Ichiro Tayasu5, (1)University of Tokyo, Bunkyo-ku, Japan, (2)Fisheries Research Agency, Tohoku National Fisheries Research Institute, Shiogama, Japan, (3)Kyoto University, Field Science Education Research Center, Kyoto, Japan, (4)Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute, Kansai Research Center, Kyoto, Japan, (5)Kyoto University, Center for Ecological Research, Kyoto, Japan, (6)JAMSTEC Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, Kanagawa, Japan, (7)University of Shiga Prefec, Hikone, Japan, (8)Ryukoku University, Faculty of Science and Technology, Otsu, Japan
Distinct Benthic Community Trends Driven by Particle Transport and Deposition in Mid-Atlantic Bight Canyons, NW Atlantic
Amanda W Demopoulos1, Craig M. Robertson2, Jill R. Bourque3, Furu Mienis4, Gerard Duineveld4, Steve Ross5, Sandra Brooke6 and Andrew J Davies2, (1)USGS Southeast Ecological Science Center, Gainesville, FL, United States, (2)Bangor University, Bangor, United Kingdom, (3)Cherokee Nation Technology Solutions, Contracted to the USGS Southeast Ecological Science Center, Gainesville, FL, United States, (4)Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research, Den Burg, Netherlands, (5)University of North Carolina, Wilmington, Center for Marine Science, Wilmington, NC, United States, (6)Florida State University, Coastal and Marine Lab, St Teresa, FL, United States
Metal mobility in sub-sea bed sediments during and after a temporary carbon dioxide leak
Peter Taylor, Richard Abell and Henrik Stahl, Scottish Association for Marine Science, Oban, United Kingdom
Changes in controlling factors of dissolved oxygen in the Eastern Equatorial Pacific from the past to the future
Masahito Shigemitsu, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan, Akitomo Yamamoto, Atmosphere and Ocean Research Institute University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, Akira Oka, University of Tokyo, Bunkyo-ku, Japan and Yasuhiro Yamanaka, Hokkaido University, Graduate School of Environmental Science, Sapporo, Japan
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