B018:
Coastal wetland carbon: recent advances in measurements, modeling, and syntheses



Session ID#: 45979

Session Description:
Coastal marshes, mangroves, and seagrass sequester significant amounts of “blue carbon” in soils, sediments, and biomass. Complex interactions of climate, land use, sea level, species composition, and human management regulate the strength of the carbon sinks and the greenhouse gas balance (including CO2, CH4, and N2O). Our ability to measure and model the vertical and lateral exchanges of coastal carbon at the land-ocean interface is limited. Their ecosystem services and the associated values of conservation and restoration in mitigating climate change have only recently been recognized. We aim to bring together biogeochemists, wetland ecologists, earth system modelers, ecological engineers, and social scientists to discuss coastal carbon pools and fluxes, and their roles in global carbon cycling and climate change mitigation. We also aim to report recent advances in measurement methods, including the eddy covariance and remote sensing techniques, modeling, and synthesis that support carbon accounting in coastal wetland ecosystems.
Primary Conveners:  Jianwu Tang, Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA, United States
Conveners:  Omar I. Abdul-Aziz, West Virginia University, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Morgantown, WV, United States, Chris L Osburn, North Carolina State University Raleigh, Raleigh, NC, United States and Lisamarie Windham-Myers, U.S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park, CA, United States
Primary Liaisons:  Jianwu Tang, The Ecosystems Center, MBL, Woods Hole, MA, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

Benjamin Wilson1,2, Shelby Servais1, Sean Charles1, Viviana Mazzei1, Stephen E Davis III3, Evelyn Gaiser1, John Stephen Kominoski1, David Rudnick4, Fred Sklar5 and Tiffany Troxler1, (1)Florida International University, Miami, FL, United States, (2)US Fish and Wildlife Service, National Academies Science Policy Fellow, Lafayette, LA, United States, (3)Everglades Foundation, Palmetto Bay, FL, United States, (4)Everglades National Park, Homestead, United States, (5)South Florida Water Management District, West Palm Beach, FL, United States
Junbin Zhao1, Sparkle L Malone1, Steven F Oberbauer2, Christine L Staudhammer3 and Gregory Starr4, (1)Florida International University, Miami, FL, United States, (2)Florida Intl Univ, Miami, FL, United States, (3)University of Alabama, Department of Biology, Tuscaloosa, AL, United States, (4)University of Alabama, Tucaloosa, AL, United States
Jiangong Liu, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Lisamarie Windham-Myers, USGS Western Regional Offices Menlo Park, Menlo Park, CA, United States
Julia Ann Guimond and Holly A Michael, University of Delaware, Geological Sciences, Newark, DE, United States
James T Morris, University of South Carolina Columbia, Columbia, SC, United States
Branimir Trifunovic1, Alma Vazquez Lule2, Margaret Capooci1, Angelia Seyfferth2, Carlos F Moffat3 and Rodrigo Vargas1, (1)University of Delaware, Newark, DE, United States, (2)University of Delaware, Plant and Soil Sciences, Newark, DE, United States, (3)University of Delaware, School of Marine Science and Policy, Newark, DE, United States
Faming Wang, Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA, United States, Xiaoliang Lu, Marine biological lab, Woods hole, MA, United States, Christian J Sanders, National Marine Science Centre, School of Environment, Science and Engineering, Southern Cross University, Coffs Harbour, NSW, 2450, Australia, Coffs Harbour, Australia and Jianwu Tang, The Ecosystems Center, MBL, Woods Hole, MA, United States
Aylin Barreras and Zulia M Sanchez-Mejia, Sonora Institute of Technology, Obregón, Mexico
Katherine Dawson, Rutgers University New Brunswick, New Brunswick, NJ, United States, Natasha M. Ramos Padilla, University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez, Chemistry, Mayaguez, PR, United States, Patrick Thieringer, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, United States and Nathan Yee, Rutgers University New Brunswick, Department of Environmental Sciences, New Brunswick, NJ, United States
Elizabeth de la Reguera, University of Maryland College Park, College Park, MD, United States, Katherine Lynn Tully, University of Maryland College Park, Plant Science and Landscape Architecture, College Park, MD, United States, Keryn Gedan, George Washington University, Washington DC, United States and Margaret Palmer, National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC), Univ of MD, Annapolis, MD, United States
Staver Lorie1, J. Court Stevenson1, Jeffrey C Cornwell2, Nicholas Nidzieko3 and Michael S. Owens4, (1)University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Horn Point Lab, Cambridge, MD, United States, (2)University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science Horn Point Laboratory, Horn Point Laboratory, Cambridge, MD, United States, (3)University of California Santa Barbara, Geography, Santa Barbara, CA, United States, (4)University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science Horn Point Laboratory, Cambridge, MD, United States
Joseph M Smoak, University of South Florida St. Petersburg, St Petersburg, FL, United States, Joshua Breithaupt, University of Central Florida, Biology, Orlando, FL, United States, Thomas S Bianchi, University of Florida, Department of Geological Sciences, Ft Walton Beach, FL, United States, Derrick Vaughn, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, United States, Brad E Rosenheim, University of South Florida St. Petersburg, College of Marine Science, St Petersburg, FL, United States and Lisa G Chambers, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, United States
Jinhyun Kim, Yonsei University, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Seoul, Korea, Republic of (South) and Hojeong Kang, Yonsei University, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Seoul, South Korea
Emily Ury, Steven M Anderson, Justin P Wright and Emily S Bernhardt, Duke University, Durham, NC, United States
Margaret Capooci and Rodrigo Vargas, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, United States
Taimei Harris, Jackson State University, Department of Biology, Jackson, MS, United States, Ranjani W Kulawardhana, Texas A & M University, College Station, TX, United States, Eric Gulledge, Jackson State University, Biology, Jackson, MS, United States and Paul B Tchounwou, Jackson State University, Biology, Jackson, United States
Jennifer Bahramian1, Housen Chu2, Sebastien Biraud2 and Patty Oikawa1, (1)California State University East Bay, Hayward, CA, United States, (2)Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, United States
Christopher G. Smith1, Marci E. Marot1, Kathryn E.L. Smith2, Christian Haller3, Nicole Khan4, Stanley D Locker5, Terrence McCloskey6 and Lisa E. Osterman1, (1)U.S Geological Survey, Coastal and Marine Science Center, Saint Petersburg, FL, United States, (2)Organization Not Listed, St Petersburg, FL, United States, (3)University of South Florida, St. Petersburg, FL, United States, (4)Nanyang Technological University, Asian School of the Environment, Singapore, Singapore, (5)Univ of South Florida, St Petersburg, FL, United States, (6)Cherokee Nation Technologies Contractor for U.S. Geological Survey, Baton Rouge, LA, United States
Matthew Bogard, University of Washington Seattle Campus, Seattle, WA, United States, Brian A Bergamaschi, USGS-Calif State University, Sacramento, CA, United States, Frank E Anderson, USGS California Water Science Center Sacramento, Sacramento, CA, United States, David E Butman, Yale University, Hamden, CT, United States and Lisa Windham-Myers, USGS - National Research Program, Menlo Park, CA, United States
Xiaoming Kang, Beijing, China
Jose Fernando Rodriguez1, Steven Gerardo Sandi1, Angelo Breda1, Neil Saintilan2 and Patricia M Saco3, (1)University of Newcastle, Callaghan, Australia, (2)Macquarie University, North Ryde, Australia, (3)Univ Newcastle, Callaghan, Australia
Teri O'Meara, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center Edgewater, Edgewater, MD, United States, Patrick Megonigal, Smithsonian Env Research Ctr, Edgewater, MD, United States and Peter E Thornton, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Climate Change Science Institute, Environmental Science Division, Oak Ridge, TN, United States
Anthony Rietl1, Ellen R. Herbert2, Patrick Megonigal3 and Matthew L. Kirwan1, (1)Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Gloucester Point, VA, United States, (2)Ducks Unlimited, Memphis, United States, (3)Smithsonian Env Research Ctr, Edgewater, MD, United States
Chris L Osburn, North Carolina State University Raleigh, Raleigh, NC, United States, Ishan Joshi, Louisiana State University, Diana Oviedo-Vargas, Stroud Water Research Center, Avondale, NC, United States, Thomas S Bianchi, University of Florida, Department of Geological Sciences, Ft Walton Beach, FL, United States, Eurico J. D'Sa, Louisiana State Univ, Baton Rouge, LA, United States, Dong Ko, US Naval Research Laboratory, Monterey, CA, United States, Ana R. Arellano, University of South Florida St. Petersburg, St Petersburg, FL, United States, Michael R Shields, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, United States and Nicholas D Ward, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Marine Sciences Laboratory, Sequim, United States
Claudia Isabel Carrion Banuchi, Florida International University, Miami, FL, United States
Dorothy M Peteet1, Christopher Meyer2, Ailín del C Valdivia-McCarthy3, Cory Gorczicky4, Stephanie Stern-Protz2, Clara Chang5, Charlotte Kwong5, Timothy C Kenna6 and Jonathan E Nichols7, (1)NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, New York, NY, United States, (2)NASA/Goddard Institute for Space Studies, New York, NY, United States, (3)Columbia University, New York, United States, (4)NASA/Goddard Institute for Space Studies, New York, United States, (5)Columbia College, New York, NY, United States, (6)Lamont-Doherty Earth Obs, Palisades, NY, United States, (7)LDEO-Biology & Paleoenvironment, Palisades, NY, United States
Peter Hawman, Deepak R Mishra, David L Cotten, Jessica L O'Connell, Caroline Rae Narron and Lishen Mao, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, United States
Lauren N Brown1, Richard F Ambrose1 and Glen M MacDonald2, (1)University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, United States, (2)UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Alma Vazquez Lule, University of Delaware, Plant and Soil Sciences, Newark, DE, United States and Rodrigo Vargas, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, United States
Andrew J Pinsonneault, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD, United States, Patrick Megonigal, Smithsonian Env Research Ctr, Edgewater, MD, United States, Patrick Neale, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center Edgewater, Edgewater, MD, United States, Maria Tzortziou, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, United States and Elizabeth A Canuel, Virginia Inst Marine Sciences, Gloucester Point, VA, United States
Hannah Morrissette1, Andrew J Pinsonneault2 and Raleigh R Hood1, (1)University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Cambridge, MD, United States, (2)Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, MD, United States
James Robert Holmquist1, Joseph Fargione2, Kevin D Kroeger3, Patrick Megonigal4, Donald Weller1 and Lisamarie Windham-Myers5, (1)Smithsonian Environmental Research Center Edgewater, Edgewater, MD, United States, (2)The Nature Conservancy, St. Paul, MN, United States, (3)USGS, Woods Hole, MA, United States, (4)Smithsonian Env Research Ctr, Edgewater, MD, United States, (5)U.S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park, CA, United States
Lena R Capece, University of California Davis, Earth and Planetary Sciences and Bodega Marine Laboratory, Davis, CA, United States, Tessa M Hill, University California Davis, Earth and Planetary Sciences and Bodega Marine Laboratory, Davis, CA, United States, Aurora M Ricart, Bodega Marine Laboratory, University of California Davis, Davis, CA, United States, Melissa Ward, San Diego State University and Bodega Marine Laboratory, San Diego, CA, United States, Priya Shukla, Bodega Marine Laboratory, University of California Davis, Bodega Bay, United States and Brian Gaylord, Bodega Marine Laboratory, University of California Davis, Bodega Bay, CA, United States
Anna Christina Tyler1, Charles M Bachmann2, David Osgood3, Sarah Goldsmith1, Rehman Saifee Eon1, Christopher Lapszynski1 and Timothy Bauch1, (1)Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, United States, (2)Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, United States, (3)Albright College, Reading, PA, United States
Alicia Marie Wilson1, Meghan Shanahan1 and Erik M. Smith2, (1)University of South Carolina, School of the Earth, Ocean and Environment, Columbia, SC, United States, (2)University of South Carolina, Georgetown, SC, United States
Sean Charles1, John Stephen Kominoski1, John Meeder2, Leonard J. Scinto3, Joseph M Smoak4, Jay P. Sah1 and Mike Ross5, (1)Florida International University, Miami, FL, United States, (2)Florida International University, Southeast Environmental Research Center, Miami, FL, United States, (3)Florida International University, Miami, United States, (4)Univ of South Florida, St Petersburg, FL, United States, (5)Florida International University, Earth and Environment, Miami, FL, United States
Abdullah Faizur Rahman, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Coastal Studies Lab, Edinburg, TX, United States

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