Feedbacks Among Geomorphology, Hydrology, and Biology Across Terrestrial and Aquatic Ecosystems

Wednesday, 17 December 2014: 8:00 AM-12:20 PM
Chairs:  Ed Hall1, Marco Marani2, Stephanie K Kampf1 and Alexander P Petroff3, (1)Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, United States(2)Duke University, Durham, NC, United States(3)Rockefeller University, New York, NY, United States
Primary Conveners:  Ed Hall, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, United States
Co-conveners:  Stephanie K Kampf, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, United States, Marco Marani, Duke University, Durham, NC, United States and Alexander P Petroff, Rockefeller University, New York, NY, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Ed Hall, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

Understanding Tree Water Use Across the Snow-Rain Transition in Idaho’s Mountain Watersheds: Feedbacks Between Stream Networks, Transpiration, and Basin Geomorphology
John Antonelli Whiting, Sarah Godsey, Keith Reinhardt and Glenn D Thackray, Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID, United States
Ecohydrology of seepage springs in an urban National Park
Karen Knee, Jacob Melone, Benjamin Friedel and Daniel Fong, American University, Washington, DC, United States
Interactions among forest age, valley and channel morphology, and log jams regulate animal production in mountain streams
David M Walters1, Michael P. Venarsky2, Robert O Hall Jr3, Adam Herdrich2, Bridget Livers4, Dana Winkelman2 and Ellen Wohl2, (1)USGS, Baltimore, MD, United States, (2)Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, United States, (3)University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, United States, (4)Colorado State University, Geosciences, Fort Collins, CO, United States
Why has streamflow in a northern Idaho creek increased while flows from many other watersheds in the US Pacific Northwest have decreased over the past sixty years?
Liang Wei1, Andrew T Hudak2, Timothy E Link1, John D Marshall1, Kathleen Kavanagh3, Hang Zhou4, John T Abatzoglou4, Robert E Pangle5, Gerald N Flerchinger6 and Robert J Denner2, (1)University of Idaho, Department of Forest, Rangeland, and Fire Sciences, Moscow, ID, United States, (2)Rocky Mountain Research Station Moscow, Moscow, ID, United States, (3)Texas A & M University, Department of Ecosystem Science and Management, College Station, TX, United States, (4)University of Idaho, Department of Geography, Moscow, ID, United States, (5)Univ New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, United States, (6)USDA ARS, Northwest Watershed Research Center, Pendleton, OR, United States
Feedbacks Between Bioclogging and Infiltration in Losing River Systems
Michelle E Newcomer1, Susan S. Hubbard2, Jan H Fleckenstein3, Christian Schmidt3, Uli Maier3, Martin Thullner3, Craig Ulrich2 and Yoram Rubin1, (1)University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, United States, (2)Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, United States, (3)Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ, Leipzig, Germany
Evidence for A Weakening Relationship between Interannual Temperature Variability and Northern Vegetation Activity
Shilong Piao1, Huijuan Nan1, Chris Huntingford2, Philippe Ciais3, Pierre Friedlingstein4, Stephen Sitch4, Shushi Peng3, Anders Ahlström5, Josep Canadell6, Nan Cong1, Sam Levis7, Peter E. Levy8, Lingli Liu9, Mark Lomas10, Jiafu Mao11, Ranga Myneni12, Philippe P Peylin3, Benjamin Poulter3, Xiaoying Shi11, Guodong Yin1, Nicolas Viovy3, Tao Wang13, Xuhui Wang3, Soenke Zaehle14, Ning Zeng15, Zhenzhong Zeng1 and Anping Chen16, (1)Peking University, Beijing, China, (2)Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Wallingford, United Kingdom, (3)CEA Saclay DSM / LSCE, Gif sur Yvette, France, (4)University of Exeter, Exeter, United Kingdom, (5)Lund University, Lund, Sweden, (6)CSIRO Marine & Atmospheric Res, Canberra, Australia, (7)National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, United States, (8)Center for Ecology and Hydrology Penicuik, Penicuik, United Kingdom, (9)IB Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, (10)University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom, (11)Oak Ridge National Lab, Oak Ridge, TN, United States, (12)Boston University, Boston, MA, United States, (13)Institut Pierre Simon Laplace, Paris, France, (14)Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry, Jena, Germany, (15)Univ Maryland, College Park, MD, United States, (16)Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, United States
Geomorphic controls on riparian zone hydrology, carbon pools and fluxes of dissolved organic carbon
Thomas Grabs1, José Ledesma2, Hjalmar Laudon3, Jan Seibert4, Stephan Jurgen Kohler2 and Kevin H Bishop5, (1)Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden, (2)SLU Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences Uppsala, Uppsala, Sweden, (3)SLU Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences Umeå, Umeå, Sweden, (4)University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, (5)Swedish University of Agricultural Science, Uppsala, Sweden
Vegetation Change in East Africa Under the Influence of Tectonic Uplift
Istem Fer1, Britta Tietjen2, Florian Jeltsch1 and Martin H Trauth1, (1)University of Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany, (2)Free University of Berlin, Institute of Biology, Berlin, Germany
Clay Chemistry’s Influence on the Average Carbon Content and Particle Size at the Ninety-Six Historical Site, South Carolina
Lauren Lintz and Scott P Werts, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC, United States
Behavior of dissolved manganese and other trace elements across the oxic/euxinic transition of a meromictic lake, Fayetteville Green Lake, New York, USA
Jeff R Havig1, Michael McCormick2, Aviv Bachan3 and Lee Robert Kump3, (1)Pennsylvania State University Main Campus, University Park, PA, United States, (2)Hamilton College, Clinton, United States, (3)Pennsylvania State Univ, University Park, PA, United States
Carbon and nitrogen dynamics across a bedrock-regulated subarctic pH gradient
Nathan Tomczyk1, Eric Wayne Heim2, Jesse Sadowsky3, Kiley Remiszewski4, Ruth K Varner5, Julia G Bryce5 and Serita D Frey6, (1)University of Maine, Orono, ME, United States, (2)Northern Michigan University, Chelsea, MI, United States, (3)University of New Hampshire Main Campus, Department of Natural Resources & the Environment, Durham, NH, United States, (4)University of New Hampshire Main Campus, Durham, NH, United States, (5)Univ New Hampshire, Durham, NH, United States, (6)Univ of New Hampshire, Department of Natural Resources and the Environment, Durham, NH, United States
Ordering interfluves: a simple proposal for understanding critical zone evolution and function
Zachary Scott Brecheisen, Xing Chen and Daniel Richter Jr, Duke University, Nicholas School of the Environment, Durham, NC, United States
Response of a Microbial Iron Cycling Ecosystem From a Glacial Meltwater Stream to Perturbations in Organic Matter Availibility.
Timothy Bush1, Ian B Butler1, Helen Williamson1, Sophie L. Nixon2, Claire Cousins1, Casey Catherine Bryce1, Mark Fox-Powell1, Andrew Free1 and Rosalind Allen1, (1)University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, (2)University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH9, United Kingdom
Estaurine Freshwater Entrainment By Oyster Reefs: Quantifying A Keystone Ecosystem Service
David A Kaplan1, Maitane Olabarrieta1, Peter Frederick2, Arnoldo Valle-Levinson1 and Jennifer Seavey3, (1)University of Florida - UF, Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure & Environment, Gainesville, FL, United States, (2)University of Florida - UF, Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, Gainesville, FL, FL, United States, (3)University of New Hampshire, Shoals Marine Laboratory, Portsmouth, NH, United States
Study of energy flows in Pantanal - Brazil
Franciele Bomfiglio Santanna1,2, Paulo Henrique Zanella de Arruda1 and Osvaldo Borges Pinto-Jr1, (1)UFMT Federal University of Mato Grosso, Cuiabá, Brazil, (2)Universidade de Cuiabá, Pos-Graduação, Cuiabá, Brazil
Climate Change Impacts on Coastal Marsh Survival Mediated by Vegetation-Geomorphology Feedbacks
Marco Marani1,2, Katherine M Ratliff1 and Anna Elizabeth Braswell3, (1)Duke University, Durham, NC, United States, (2)University of Padova, Padova, Italy, (3)Duke University, Nicholas School of the Environment, Durham, NC, United States
Subsurface Complexity of Rocky Mountain Peatlands Regulates Carbon and Nitrogen Dynamics
Cherie Westbrook, Alasdair Morrison, Xiaoyue Wang and Angela Bedard-Haughn, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
Hugh R Miller1, Robert Dennett2, Jean de Pontcharra2, Maciej Giertych2, Otis Kline2, Marie Claire van Oosterwych2, Hugh Owen2 and Joe D Taylor3, (1)Consulting Chemist, Columbus, OH, United States, (2)Retired, Washington, DC, United States, (3)Mt. Blanco Fossil Museum, Crosbyton, TX, United States
Ecological Significance of a Geomorphic Stream Classification: Species and Functional Group Composition of Riparian Plant Communities
Jeremy R. Shaw1,2 and David J. Cooper1,2, (1)Colorado State University, Department of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship, Fort Collins, CO, United States, (2)Colorado State University, Graduate Degree Program in Ecology, Fort Collins, CO, United States
Modeling Stromatolite Growth Under Oscillatory Flows
Harsh Jayendra Patel1, Jian Gong1 and Michael M Tice2, (1)Texas A & M University, College Station, TX, United States, (2)Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, United States
Multi- and hyperspectral remote-sensing retrieval of floodplain-forest aboveground biomass using machine learning
Anthony M Filippi, Texas A & M Univ, College Station, TX, United States, Inci Guneralp, Texas A & M University, Geography, College Station, TX, United States and Jarom Randall, Texas A & M University, College Station, TX, United States
Increased Tolerance to Heavy Metals Exhibited by Swarming Bacteria
Morgen Anyan and Joshua D. Shrout, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, United States
Implications of Clay Mineral–RNA Interactions for the Origin of Life
James David Stephenson and Mark A Ditzler, NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA, United States
Biophysical Controls over Carbon and Nitrogen Stocks in Desert Playa Wetlands
Owen P McKenna and Osvaldo E Sala, Arizona State University, School of Life Sciences, Tempe, AZ, United States
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