The People and the Managed Landscape session, moderated by Lakshmi Krishnan, will feature the following talks:
Leigh Whelpton, “Contrasting Priorities for Co-Management: The ‘NAM-Place’ Protected Landscape Conservation Areas Initiative in Namibia,” 8:45 a.m.
Paul Thomson, “Humans & Carnivores in Kenya: An Analysis of Conflict,” 9 a.m.
Ryan Sarsfield, “The Political Ecology of Forest Concessions in Pará State in the Brazilian Amazon,” 9:15 a.m.
Alaine Ball, “We Live More Like Indians than Indians”: Traditional Identity, Swidden Agriculture, and Boundary-making in the Atlantic Forest of Brazil,” 9:30 a.m.
Stephen Brooks, “Changing Coastlines: A Closer Look at the Kalpataru Award and Mangrove Management in South Sulawesi, Indonesia,” 9:45 a.m.
Chandra Simon, Beet Generation: Stories from the Evolving American Farm, 10 a.m.
Matthew Browning, “’Best’ Guidelines for Connecting Children with Nature: An Assessment of Environmental Impacts at Nature Play Areas and Suggestions for Sustainable Management,” 10:15 a.m.
In the Climate, Energy and Technology session, moderated by Joseph Teng:
Amy Higgins, “Snow and Ice Harvesting in the Himalayan Region of Ladakh, India, as a Response to Water Scarcity,” 10:45 a.m.
Jing Ma, “The Role of Small Hydropower (SHP) to China’s Energy Future,” 11 a.m.
Harrison Leaf, “Can Locally Sourced Products and Services Meet Energy Needs in Emerging Economies?” 11:15 a.m.
Yushuang Wang, “Valuing the Air Emission Impacts of Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles in the U.S. under a Projected Scenario in 2020,” 11:30 a.m.
Yupu Zhao, “Global Climate Impact of the Civil Aviation Sector in 2050,” 11:45 a.m.
Zhimin Li, “The Impact of Climate Change on Crop Choice in the United States,” Noon
In the Forest Dynamics and Plant Physiology session, moderated by Kendra Mack:
Tania Ellersick, “Dipterocarp Flowering Abundance and Seedling Recruitment Following a Mass Flowering Event in the Sepilok Forest Reserve, Sabah, Malaysia,” 1:30 p.m.
Meredith Martin, “Resilience of a Wild Camu Camu Population (Myrciaria dubia) in the Peruvian Amazon After 25 years of Harvest,” 1:45 p.m.
Sarah Federman, “Gene Flow and Dispersal of Moriche (Mauritia flexuosa) among palm swamps in western Amizonia: Implications for Habitat Fragmentation,” 2 p.m.
Jeff Carroll, “Ecophysiology of Spruce and Fir Along an Elevation Gradient in New Hampshire: Moving Beyond Photosynthesis,” 2:15 p.m.
Carla Chizmar, “Using Leaf Level Traits to Develop Tolerance Rankings of Native Tree Species for Restoration Under-Planting in Rubber Plantations, Brazil,” 2:30 p.m.
Rita Effah, “Allometric Equations for Estimating Aboveground Biomass of Plantation Grown Teak (Tectona grandis L.) in Ghana,” 2:45 p.m.
Jason Clark, “Effects of Climate Change and Wildfire on Forests in Yellowstone National Park,” 3 p.m.
In the Ecosystem Health and Biodiversity session, moderated by Matthew Strausser:
Cornelia Twining, “Past Ecosystem Dynamics in Connecticut’s Coastal Freshwaters: Linking Paleoecology and Nutrient Loading Models,” 3:30 p.m.
Tara Ursell, “Grass Invasion Impacts on Nutrient Cycling are Mediated by Soil Characteristics,” 3:45 p.m.
Kayanna Warren, “Soil, Litter, and Coarse Woody Debris Carbon Dynamics After Harvest of Oak-Hardwood Forests in Southern New England,” 4 p.m.
Kevin Barrett, “The Effects of Forest Harvesting on Deer Herbivory in a Southern New England Forest,” 4:15 p.m.
Sarah Wyatt, “Faunal Diversity on Oil Palm Plantation in Cesar, Columbia,” 4:30 p.m.
Lily Zeng, “Dai Holy Hills: Sanctuaries of Biodiversity in Xishuangbanna, SW China,” 4:45 p.m.
Hannah Bement, “Land Use and Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals Negatively Affect Male Green Frog (Rana clamitans) Sperm Quality,” 5 p.m.
The poster presentations at 12:15 p.m. will feature:
“Measuring and Modeling Fugitive Emissions from Natural Gas Development in the Haynesville Shale,” Randy Caruso
“Industrial Symbiosis of the Photovoltaic Industry in China,” Zhouwei Diao
“Sediment Fingerprinting in the Mara River Basin: Uncovering Relationships Between Wildlife, Tourism, and Non-Point Source Pollution,” Christopher Dutton
“Letters from the (Water)Front: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Local Sea Level Rise Planning,” Matt Goldstein
“Global Selenium and Tellurium Cycles: a First Estimate,” Goksin Kavlak
“The Role of Community Investment Incentives in Maintaining Forest Resources Along a National Park Periphery: A Case Study from Madagascar,” Rachel Kramer
“Variance in Chamaecyparis thyoides (L.) Leaf Photosynthetic Properties Along a Latitudinal Gradient in Eastern USA,” Stephen Liapis
“The Political Ecology of Fire in the Andean-Patagonian Region of Argentina,” Daniela Marini
“Political Parties, Public Opinion, and Our Willingness to Pay for Improving and Protecting the Environment,” Arnab Pal
“Planting Trees to Plant Change: The Unexpected Social Impacts of Reforestation,” Erica Pohnan
“Opportunity Analysis for the National Payment for Environmental Services Policy in Agroforestry Coffee Systems of Costa Rica,” Paulo Barreiro Sanjines
“Municipal Water System Planning and Optimization: Using System Dynamics to Explore the Potential for Wastewater Reclamation and Reuse in Different Municipal Water Systems,” Troy Savage
“Disaster Management Policy in Nepal: A Case Study of the Koshi Flood, 2008,” Kanchan Shrestha
“Effects of Nitrogen, Carbon, and Temperature on Carbon Cycling in Temperate Deciduous Forest Soils,” Bhavya Sridhar
“Radiative Forcing on Regional Climate Associated with Urbanization in Pearl River Delta, China,” Yang Tian
“Association of Osteoarthritis with Perfluorooctanoate and Perfluorooctane Sulfonate in NHANES 2003-2008,” Sarah Uhl
“The Politics of Farming and the Economics of Resistance: Valuation of Water use from the Namora River,” Luis Gonzalo Urbina
“Dissolved Organic Matter Export by Hurricane Irene in Catskill Mountain, New York,” Byungman Yoon