Session 7 Ecosystem Response to Stress and Disturbance

Thursday, 31 May 2012: 3:45 PM-5:30 PM
Alcott Room (Omni Parker House)
Hosts: (Joint between the 30th Conference on Agricultural and Forest Meteorology; and the First Conference on Atmospheric Biogeosciences )
Nathaniel A. Brunsell, University of Kansas, Dept. of Geography, Lawrence, KS

3:45 PM
Response of ecosystem carbon and water dynamics to spring drought in Switzerland
Sebastian Wolf, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA; and L. Merbold, W. Eugster, C. Ammann, and N. Buchmann
4:00 PM
Modeling hydrodynamic stress limitations on transpiration
Gil Bohrer, Ohio State Univ., Columbus, Ohio; and A. M. Matheny, K. D. Maurer, and R. P. D. M. Frasson
4:15 PM
Timing of extreme weather events impacts annual carbon and water dynamics in a grassland ecosystem
Nathaniel A. Brunsell, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; and T. Ocheltree and J. B. Nippert
4:30 PM
Observations of Canopy-Scale Carbon Fluxes at a Mid-Latitude Mixed Hardwood Forest and Decreased Growing Season Productivity due to Record High Temperatures during Leaf Emergence
Jeffrey A. Geddes, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada; and J. G. Murphy, S. C. Thomas, J. Schurman, B. Filewod, and A. Petroff
4:45 PM
Can forest management responses increase the net ecosystem production of forests attacked by the mountain pine beetle?
Amanda Mathys, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada; and T. A. Black, Z. Nesic, G. Nishio, M. Brown, D. L. Spittlehouse, A. L. Fredeen, R. Bowler, P. Burton, T. Trofymow, and N. J. Grant
5:00 PM
Interception of precipitation by a partially harvested MPB infested forest
David L. Spittlehouse, British Columbia Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations, Victoria, BC, Canada; and R. Bowler and V. N. Foord

5:15 PM
Net ecosystem exchange of CO2 in a wind-throw-disturbed upland spruce forest ecosystem – first results
Matthias Lindauer, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT/IMK-IFU), Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany; and H. P. Schmid, M. Mauder, B. Wolpert, and R. Steinbrecher
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