Ecohydrology in a Changing Environment II

Wednesday, 17 December 2014: 1:40 PM-3:40 PM
Chairs:  Enrique R Vivoni, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, United States and Erkan Istanbulluoglu, Univ of Washington, Seattle, WA, United States
Primary Conveners:  Bradford Paul Wilcox, Texas A & M University, College Station, TX, United States
Co-conveners:  Enrique R Vivoni, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Diego A Riveros-Iregui, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

1:40 PM
Welcoming Remarks
1:45 PM
River Networks As Ecological Corridors for Species, Populations and Pathogens of Water-Borne Disease
Andrea Rinaldo, EPFL Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland; Università di Padova (Italy), ICEA, Padova, Italy
2:05 PM
An ecohydrological framework to explain shifts in vegetation organization across climatological gradients
Salvatore Manfreda, University of Basilicata, Potenza, Italy, Kelly K Caylor, Princeton Univ-E-Quad, Princeton, NJ, United States and Stephen P Good, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, United States
2:20 PM
Long-Term Variability of Evapotranspiration and Vegetation Productivity: The Role of Temporal Scales
Simone Fatichi, ETH Zürich, Institute of Environmental Engineering, Zürich, Switzerland and Valeriy Yu Ivanov, University of Michigan, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Ann Arbor, MI, United States
2:35 PM
Vegetal Optimality and Macro-Scale Dynamic Vegetation – Scaling from Leaf to Landscape
Jonathan Quebbeman, Colorado State University, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Fort Collins, CO, United States and Jorge A Ramirez, Colorado State Univ, Fort Collins, CO, United States
2:50 PM
On the transient role of plant xylem impairment over optimal root area and root depth distribution
David Scott Mackay1, Brent E Ewers2, John S Sperry3, John M Frank4 and David E Reed2, (1)University at Buffalo, Geography, Buffalo, NY, United States, (2)University of Wyoming, Botany, Laramie, WY, United States, (3)University of Utah, Biology, Salt Lake City, UT, United States, (4)U.S. Forest Service, Fort Collins, CO, United States
3:05 PM
Water use efficiency variability and controls across ten California ecosystems
Anne E. Kelly, Catalina Island Conservancy, Avalon, CA, United States and Michael Goulden, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA, United States
3:20 PM
Seasonal and multi-year ecohydrologic responses to forest thinning
Christina (Naomi) Tague1, Aubrey L Dugger1 and Max Moritz2, (1)University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, United States, (2)University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, United States
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