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HJ Andrews Experimental Forest
Long-Term Ecological Research Program (LTER)
Symposium

Long-Term Research into the Future

9 AM - 2:30 PM, Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Memorial Union, Oregon State University Campus


Andrews Forest LTER Symposium 2015      Andrews Forest LTER Symposium 2015 Poster Session

AGENDA:

Morning Talks - OSU Memorial Union Multipurpose Room (east end of basement floor)

9:00 - 9:10 AM Welcome and introductory remarks
9:10 - 9:35 Thirty years and counting: "Early" results from the 200-year log decomposition experiment. Mark Harmon, Richardson Chair and Professor, Forest Ecosystems and Society.
9:35 - 10:00 Long-term interactions of landforms and vegetation with hydrology and climate. Julia Jones, Professor, Geography, CEOAS.
10:00 - 10:25 The role of streams, riparian zones and hyporheic exchange in the carbon budget of a small, forested, headwater stream in the Andrews Forest. Steve Wondzell, Research Ecologist, USFS PNW, Roy Haggerty, Hollis M. Dole Professor of Environmental Geology, College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences.
10:25 - 10:45 Break
10:45 - 11:10 Microclimate predicts within-season distribution dynamics of montane forest birds. Sarah Frey, PostDoc, Forest Ecosystems and Society.
11:10 - 11:35 Plant response to microclimate variability in space and time.  Mark Schulze, Andrews Forest Director, Forest Ecosystems and Society.
11:35 - Noon Living the Inevitable Fusion: ecology, social science, conservation ethics and the next six years of LTER research.  Michael P. Nelson, Andrews Forest LTER Lead PI, Ruth H. Spaniol Chair of Natural Resources, Forest Ecosystems and Society

Poster session and Lunch - Horizon Room, Memorial Union Room

Noon - 2:30 PM Posters: Recent findings and current research. Open poster session for research from Andrews Forest Program*. Graduate students especially encouraged to present.

Lunch

*Posters from Andrews Forest-related research are welcomed and encouraged.