95th ESA Annual Meeting (August 1 -- 6, 2010)

COS 59 - GIS, Spatial Analysis, Remote Sensing

Wednesday, August 4, 2010: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
321, David L Lawrence Convention Center
Mirela G. Tulbure
8:20 AM
Evaluating a 50 year record of forest encroachment in Rocky Mountain Alpine meadows
Sunita Yadav, University of Cincinnati; Stephen F. Matter, University of Cincinnati
8:40 AM
Quantifying niche dynamics across space and time: Biological signals versus statistical artifacts
Matthew C. Fitzpatrick, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science; Olivier Broennimann, University of Lausanne; Peter B. Pearman, University of Lausanne
9:00 AM
Predicting future distribution of suitable habitat and potential for human-wildlife conflict using multi-scale models of species distribution and human development
Christopher L. Burdett, Colorado State University; Dave Theobald, Colorado State University; Kenneth R. Wilson, Colorado State University; Walter M. Boyce, University of California, Davis; Erin E. Boydston, U.S. Geological Survey; Robert N. Fisher, U. S. Department of the Interior; Lisa M. Lyren, U.S. Geological Survey; Scott A. Morrison, The Nature Conservancy; T. Winston Vickers, University of California, Davis; Kevin R. Crooks, Colorado State University
9:20 AM
A spatially explicit habitat model for the king rail, Rallus elegans, in agricultural wetlands
Bradley A. Pickens, Louisiana State University AgCenter; Sammy L. King, USGS Louisiana Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit
9:40 AM
10:10 AM
Widespread increases in shrub cover across a successional gradient in south-central Alaska
Amy E. Miller, National Park Service; Tina V . Boucher, University of Alaska, Anchorage; Chuck Lindsay, National Park Service; Keith Boggs, University of Alaska, Anchorage
10:30 AM
Effect of fire size and severity on subsequent fires using difference normalized burn ratios on the Osceola National Forest
Sparkle Malone, University of Alabama; Christina L. Staudhammer, University of Alabama; Leda N. Kobziar, University of Florida; Mary Christman, University of Florida; Amr Abd-Elrahman, University of Florida
10:50 AM
Remote sensing of potential restoration in a Hawaiian subapline dry forest
Kealohanuiopuna M. Kinney, University of Maryland; Gregory P. Asner, Carnegie Institution for Science; James R. Kellner, Brown University; David E. Knapp, Carnegie Institution for Science; Ty Kennedy-Bowdoin, Carnegie Institution for Science; Erin J. Questad, USDA Forest Service; Susan Cordell, USDA Forest Service; Jarrod M. Thaxton, Eastern Kentucky University