Institute of Ecosystem Studies

2003 BES Abstracts


Section 1 - Presentations


Urban Forest Mortality in Baltimore
 
David J. Nowak, Miki Kuroda, Daniel E. Crane
 
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An update on hydrology and soil research of the Middle Branch urban storm sewer watershed (#263)
 
Pouyat, R.V. K. Belt, S. Cohen, I. Yesilonis, J. Russell-Anelli, U. Ghosh, B. Stack, G. Fisher, L. Band, P. Groffman, and F. Rogers
 
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The heterogeneity of soil characteristics in a residential neighborhood: Cub Hill a case study
 
Yesilonis, I., J. Russell-Anelli, and R.V. Pouyat
 
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Using DTM and LIDAR Data to Analyze Human Induced Topographic Change in Owings Mills, MD
 
McGuire, M.
 
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Surveying BES stream sites for the presence of enteric pathogens.
 
James A. Higgins, Daniel R. Shelton, Jonathan Russell-Anelli, Jeffrey S. Karns, and Kenneth T. Belt
 
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Are natural biogeochemical processes important in urban ecosystems?
 
Peter M. Groffman, Richard V. Pouyat, Lawrence E. Band, Kenneth T. Belt, Neely L. Law, Gary T. Fisher
 
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Geomorphic-hydrologic-vegetation relationships in the Gwynns Falls Watershed
 
Mason Throneburg
 
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Extreme floods in the Moores Run watershed
 
Miller, A.J., Smith, J.A., Baeck, M.L., Nelson, P.A., Holland, E., Meierdiercks, K.L., Diehl, J.O., Ballantine, M.
 
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The Hydrology, Hydrometeorology and Hydaulics of Flood Response in the Baltimore Metropolitan Region
 
J. A. Smith, A. J. Miller, K. L. Meierdiercks, M. L. Baeck, P. A. Nelson, E. Holland, J. O. Diehl, M. Ballantine
 
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Distribution of E. Coli in Urban Streams of Baltimore
 
Belt, K., Readel, K. and K. Zoller
 
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The effect of urban land use on stream temperature regimes in the Gwynns Falls and Jennifer Branch (Cub Hill) watersheds
 
Belt, K., J. Stubbs, and L. Olszewski
 
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Human Socioeconomic Factors and Avian Diversity: A Cross-Site Comparison
 
P. S. Warren, C.H. Nilon, J. M. Grove, A. P. Kinzig, M. Cox, C. Martin
 
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Neighborhood Open Space Management: Community Greening Survey and Land Trust Strategies for Baltimore City
 
Adam Block, Guy Hager and Mary Cox
 
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A Multi-Disciplinary Study of the Effects of Stream Restoration on Nitrogen Processing in Minebank Run, Baltimore County, Maryland
 
Edward J. Doheny
 
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Earthworms, soils and N-cycling in remnant forest patches in the Baltimore Metropolitan Area
 
Katalin Szlavecz, Janelle Harris, Jenny Stiltz
 
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The Role of Telephone Survey Data in the Baltimore Ecosystem Study LTER
 
Amanda Vemuri, Dr. William Burch, Dr. Morgan Grove, and Dr. Matthew Wilson
 
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Overview of Watershed 263 Project - Techniques for Monitoring and Assessing Social and Ecological Dynamics
 
Guy Hager
 
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A Methodology for Estimating Spatial Non-stationarity in Ecosystem Service Valuation
 
Austin Troy
 
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Accessing and Using National LTER Climate and Hydrology Data from ClimDB and HydroDB
 
Gordon Heisler and Gary Fisher
 
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Baltimore Birdscape: Results of a survey of 50 random points in Baltimore City.
 
Charles Nilon, Jordan Wolf, and Paige Warren
 
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Form and Function: Linking Stream Geomorphology and Elemental Cycling
 
Michael J. Paul
 
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GOT GREEN?:
A SPATIAL AND TEMPORAL ANALYSIS OF THE SIGNIFICANCE OF GREEN SPACE AND LAND USE TO NEIGHBORHOOD CHANGE IN BALTIMORE, MARYLAND, 1970-2000

 
Michaud, M.
 
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Greening Schools: Transforming Baltimore's Schoolyards
 
Bill Stack, Chief Water Quality, Department of Public Works, Baltimore City; Guy Hager, Director Great Parks Clean Streams Green Communities, Parks & People Foundation; Frank Rodgers, Community Forestry, Parks & Peopole Foudation
 
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Integrating BES Science Into Partners’ Education Programs: New Initiatives for 2003/2004 School Year
 
Janie Gordon and Alan Berkowitz
 
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Linking watershed landuse to ecological indicators in streams and subestuaries of Chesapeake Bay
 
Ryan S. King, Dennis F. Whigham, Anson H. Hines, Peter P. Marra, Charles A. Gallegos, Donald E. Weller, Thomas E. Jordan
 
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Neighborhood Nestwatch: Science in the urban jungle.
 
Peter P. Marra
 
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Neighborhood scale assessment of soil invertebrates: the Cub Hill survey
 
Katalin Szlavecz, Janelle Harris, Jenny Stiltz
 
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Patapsco: Maryland's First State Park, 1907 - 1955
 
Geoff Buckley and Morgan Grove
 
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Population dynamics of gray squirrels in forest patches in Baltimore City
 
Tommy Parker, University of Missouri-Columbia; Charles H. Nilon, University of Missouri-Columbia
 
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Studies on carbon dioxide concentrations and carbon flux in a forested region in suburban Baltimore
 
John Hom, Sue Grimmond, Dan Golub, Brian Offerle , David Nowak, Gordon Heisler, Rich Pouyat, and Wayne Zipperer
 
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Tree Treasures: Developing an Educational Activity Series for Both In-Class & Independent Use
 
Shannon Galbraith and Frank Rodgers
 
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Urban Fishing in the Baltimore Watershed
 
Ellen Silbergeld, Thaddeus Graczyk, Jennifer Roberts
 
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Weather Data Recorded During Tropical Storm Isabel
 
Martin F. Schmidt, Jr.
 
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An Eco-Hisory Timeline of the Gwynns Falls Trail
 
Melissa Koenig
 
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Section 2 - Posters


Land use and the changing reactivity of organic nitrogen and phosphorus exported from urban watersheds
 
Sujay S. Kaushal, Peter M. Groffman, Stuart E.G. Findlay, and David T. Fischer
 
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Comparison Study of Fecundity and Size Between Urban and Rural Black Nosed Dace (Rhinichthys atratulus) Populations
 
Erika Monee’ Mc Afee and Dr. Joel Snodgrass
 
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A comparison of the composition of permanent and random vegetation plots in the Gwynns Falls watershed
 
Janelle Burke
 
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Hydrologic Measurements in the Dead Run Watershed
 
Kate Meierdiercks (Princeton University), Jim Smith (Princeton University), Andrew Miller (UMBC)
 
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Applications of 2D Hydraulic Modeling in the Baltimore Ecosystem
 
Peter A. Nelson (Princeton University), James A. Smith (Princeton University), Andrew J. Miller (University of Maryland, Baltimore County)
 
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Biological Responses of a Stream Fish to Watershed Urbanization: Preliminary Results and Study Design
 
Joel W. Snodgrass
 
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Preliminary results of residential lawn care survey near the Cub Hill flux tower.
 
Yesilonis, I., J. Russell-Anelli, S. Myers, J.M. Barney, A. Kloze, S. Fundi, and L. Olszewski
 
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Geomorphic-hydrologic-vegetation relationships in the Gwynns Falls Watershed
 
Mason Throneburg
 
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Methane Consumption in Rural vs Urbanized Soils
 
Sabrina La Fave, Peter Groffman, Jessica Kriebel
 
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The structure and composition of schoolyards along an urban-to-rural gradient: A case study in the Gwynns Falls watershed, Baltimore, Maryland.
 
Alexis Schulman, Mary L. Cadenasso, Alan R. Berkowitz, and Mary E. Ford
 
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Below-canopy microclimate during Isabel in several sites near Baltimore
 
Gordon Heisler, Rich Pouyat, Jonathan Russell-Anelli, Corinne Ehrlich, Ian Yesilonis, Lauren Olszewski, Joanne Stubbs, John Hom, Daniel Golub, Ken Belt, David Nowak
 
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Greening Schools: Transforming Baltimore's Schoolyards
 
Bill Stack, Chief Water Quality, Department of Public Works, Baltimore City Guy Hager, Director Great Parks Clean Streams Green Communities, Parks & People Foundation Frank Rodgers, Community Forestry, Parks & Peopole Foudation
 
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Earthworms, soils and N-cycling in remnant forest patches in the Baltimore Metropolitan Area
 
Katalin Szlavecz, Sarah Placella, Richard Pouyat, Vincent Giorgio, Peter Groffman, and Csaba Csuzdi
 
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Watershed 263 - Storm Water Watershed Project
 
Guy Hager
 
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Studies on carbon dioxide concentrations and carbon flux in a forested region in suburban Baltimore
 
John Hom, Sue Grimmond, Dan Golub, Brian Offerle , David Nowak, Gordon Heisler, Rich Pouyat, and Wayne Zipperer
 
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Isolation of Actinomycetes from Marine Sponges and Hawaiian Sediments
 
Gerre Dias , Towson University; Julie Enticknap and Dr. Russell Hill, Center of Marine Biotechnology University of Maryland
 
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The Effects of Lawn Care on Arthropod Diversity
 
Jennifer Stiltz, Towson University; Dr. Katalin Szlavecz, Johns Hopkins University
 
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Preventing Malaria : Combining Novel Methods To Develop a Vaccine
 
Samuel Locoh-Donou, Towson University; Carol Berkower, Ph.D., Department of Biological Sciences, Towson University
 
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Copulation and Cannibalism in Fishing Spiders Dolomedes triton (Aranae:Pasauridae)
 
Mojirayo Sarumi, Towson University; Dr. Nancy Kreiter, Amber Ehlman College of Notre Dame of Maryland
 
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A Paleoecological Test of the Fire Hypotheses in Serpentine Vegetation
 
Mark Nejako, Towson University; Dr. William Hilgartner, Friends School of Baltimore & Johns Hopkins University
 
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Effect of a Drawdown on the Movement of Chrysemys picta
 
Kesha Evans, Towson University; Tina Walthe, Biological Sciences, Towson University
 
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Trace Metals in Aquatic Invertebrates in Stormwater Retention Ponds in Suburban Maryland
 
Stephanie Atueyi, Joel Snodgrass, Ryan Caseyy
 
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