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

COS 10 - Fire

Monday, August 2, 2010: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
410, David L Lawrence Convention Center
William T. Sommers
1:30 PM
Mixed-severity fire regimes: Quantifying disturbance and stand dynamics in montane forests of British Columbia
Hélène Marcoux, University of British Columbia; Lori D. Daniels, University of British Columbia; Sarah E. Gergel, University of British Columbia; Eric Da Silva, University of Guelph; Ze'ev Gedalof, University of Guelph
1:50 PM
Linking grassland fire-regime shifts to climatic variation of the past 25,000 years: Charcoal records from two east African lakes
Michael A. Urban, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign; David M. Nelson, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science; Dirk Verschuren, Ghent University; Feng Sheng Hu, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2:10 PM
Upper thermal tolerance of hydrated seeds from southeastern Australia extends above 1000C and does not differ between wet and dry habitat
Paul B. Thomas, University of Western Sydney; E. Charles Morris, University of Western Sydney; Tony D. Auld, Department of Environment and Climate Change (NSW)
2:30 PM
Short and long term impacts of fire suppression on carbon storage in an old-growth Sierran mixed conifer forest
Andrew E. Scholl, Wittenberg University; Alan H. Taylor, The Pennsylvania State University
2:50 PM
Modeling the effects of alternate post-fire successional trajectories on boreal forest carbon dynamics
Michael M. Loranty, Colgate University; Scott Goetz, Woods Hole Research Center; Michelle C. Mack, University of Florida; Heather D. Alexander, University of Texas at Brownsville; Pieter S. A. Beck, Woods Hole Research Center; James T. Randerson, University of California, Irvine
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
Meta-analysis of wildlife responses to fire severity, time since fire, and fire surrogates in North American fire-prone forests
Joseph B. Fontaine, Murdoch University; Patricia L. Kennedy, Oregon State University
3:40 PM
Pre-fire successional status strongly impacts aspen regeneration success following fire
Sam St.Clair, Brigham Young University; Eric Smith, Brigham Young University
4:00 PM
Fine scale mechanisms and effects of fire grazing interactions
Brady W. Allred, University of Montana; Samuel D. Fuhlendorf, Oklahoma State University
4:20 PM
4:40 PM
Sensitivity of the fire-dependent species Tecate cypress to fire frequency, fragmentation, and connectivity among patches
Susana Rodríguez-Buriticá, University of Arizona; Katharine N. Suding, University of California at Berkeley