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

COS 112 - Urban Ecology II

Friday, August 6, 2010: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
334, David L Lawrence Convention Center
Robert E. Loeb
8:00 AM
Biodiversity and community assembly in urban ecosystems
Christopher M. Swan, University of Maryland, Baltimore County; Steward Pickett, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies; Katalin Szlavecz, Johns Hopkins University; K. Tara Willey, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
8:20 AM
Rain garden hydrology differs by vegetation type due to plant-soil interactions
Marie R. Johnston, University of Wisconsin - Madison; Nick J. Balster, University of Wisconsisn - Madison
8:40 AM
The influence of shade and soil moisture on cattail (Typha latifolia) growth in relation to woody plant encroachment in stormwater basins
Priscilla J. Bocskor, Virginia Tech; Susan D. Day, Virginia Tech; John R. Seiler, Virginia Tech; Theresa M. Wynn, Virginia Tech
9:00 AM
Effects of suburbanization on bee abundance, diversity, and plant-pollinator interactions
Adrian L. Carper, Dartmouth College; Rebecca E. Irwin, Dartmouth College; Lynn S. Adler, University of Massachusetts
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
Understanding nitrogen dynamics in urban riparian systems through the use of stable isotopes
Marion T. Sikora, University of Pittsburgh; Emily M. Elliott, University of Pittsburgh; Daniel J. Bain, University of Pittsburgh
10:10 AM
Habitat factors influence bird communities in artificial urban wetlands
Beth Fitzpatrick, Towson University; Joel. W Snodgrass, Towson University
10:50 AM
Heavy metals in urban garden located in Youngstown, Ohio
Gina L. DeCarlo, Youngstown State University; Felicia P. Armstrong, Youngstown State University
11:10 AM
Anthropogenic old growth forests
Robert E. Loeb, The Pennsylvania State University, DuBois Campus