Ecohydrology in a Changing Environment III

Wednesday, 17 December 2014: 4:00 PM-6:00 PM
Chairs:  Bradford Paul Wilcox, Texas A & M University, College Station, TX, United States and Diego A Riveros-Iregui, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, United States
Primary Conveners:  Enrique R Vivoni, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, United States
Co-conveners:  Bradford Paul Wilcox, Texas A & M University College Station, College Station, TX, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Erkan Istanbulluoglu, Univ of Washington, Seattle, WA, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

4:00 PM
Welcoming Remarks
4:05 PM
Land degradation and environmental change in dryland ecosystems: irreversibility and long range effects
Paolo D'Odorico, Univ Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, United States, Abinash Bhattachan, University of Virginia Main Campus, Charlottesville, VA, United States, Kailiang Yu, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, United States and Greg S Okin, University of California Los Angeles, Department of Geography, Los Angeles, CA, United States
4:25 PM
Plant Functional Type Shifts in Big Sagebrush Ecosystems: Impacts on Dryland Ecosystem Water Balance
John B Bradford1, Daniel Schlaepfer2 and William Lauenroth2, (1)Organization Not Listed, Washington, DC, United States, (2)University of Wyoming, Department of Botany, Laramie, WY, United States
4:40 PM
Simulating the Dependence of Sagebrush Steppe Vegetation on Redistributed Snow in a Semi-Arid Watershed.
Ben Soderquist1, Kathleen Kavanagh2, Timothy E Link1, Eva Kristina Strand1 and Mark S Seyfried3, (1)University of Idaho, Moscow, ID, United States, (2)Texas A & M University, Department of Ecosystem Science and Management, College Station, TX, United States, (3)US Dept Agr ARS, Boise, ID, United States
4:55 PM
Intra- and inter-community variation in leaf water repellency along a 4000 m elevation transect in the Peruvian Andes
Greg R Goldsmith1, Chris Doughty1, Lisa Patrick Bentley1, Alexander Shenkin1, Rosa M Castro-Ccoscco2, Norma Salinas1,2 and Yadvinder Malhi1, (1)Oxford University, Environmental Change Institute, Oxford, United Kingdom, (2)Universidad Nacional de San Antonio Abad del Cusco, Faculty of Biological Sciences, Cusco, Peru
5:10 PM
Life in the Treetops: Drought Tolerance and Water Balance of Canopy Epiphytes in a Tropical Montane Cloud Forest
Sybil G. Gotsch1, Nalini Nadkarni2, Alexander Darby1, Mackenzie Dix1, Andrew Glunk1, Kenneth Davidson1 and Todd E Dawson3, (1)Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA, United States, (2)University of Utah, Biology, Salt Lake City, UT, United States, (3)University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, United States
5:25 PM
Partitioning a decade of evapotranspiration and carbon dioxide fluxes at a forested Ameriflux eddy-covariance site in southern Indiana
Benjamin N Sulman, Indiana University Bloomington, Department of Biology and School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Bloomington, IN, United States, Todd M Scanlon, Univ Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, United States and Kimberly A Novick, Indiana University - Bloomington, Bloomington, IN, United States
5:40 PM
Deciphering Ecohydrological Interactions Using Stable Isotopes
Jeffrey McDonnell1, Jaivime A Evaristo1 and Scott Jasechko2, (1)University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada, (2)University of New Mexico Main Campus, Albuquerque, NM, United States
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