Institute of Ecosystem Studies

2004 BES Annual Meeting Presentation and Poster Abstracts


Section 1 - Presentations


Watershed 263 small headwater storm drain catchment hydrology: preliminary water quality results
 
Belt, K.T., Pouyat, R. V., Stack, W. P., Heisler, G., Groffman, P.M., Ghosh, U., Taylorson, A., and J. Zhou

 
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Landscape Impact on Suburban Runoff: Determining Phosphorus Loading Rates Based on Land Use.
 
Easton, Zachary

 
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Ecotope mapping for high resolution ecological change measurement across anthropogenic landscapes
 
Ellis, Erle

 
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Greening - Strengthen Communites, Pathways to Change
 
Friday, George

 
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Use of Caffeine to Identify and Quantify Wastewater Contamination in urban Streams
 
Ghosh, Upal

 
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Long-term stream data in BES
 
Groffman, Peter, Lawrence E. Band, Kenneth T. Belt, Gary T. Fisher

 
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Demographic and Socioeconomic Assessment, Monitoring, and Evaluation of Watershed 263, Baltimore City, Maryland
 
Morgan Grove, A. Vemuri, W.R. Burch, M. Wilson, B. Smith, J. Freedman, and G. Hager

 
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Multi-Dimensional Characterization of Urban Households and Its Implications for the Vegetation of Urban Ecosystems: A Case Study from the Baltimore Ecosystem Study
 
J. M. Grove, A. R. Troy, J. P. M. O'Neil-Dunne, W.R. Burch, Jr., M. L. Cadenasso, and S.T.A. Pickett

 
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Got Trees? Methods for Assessing Urban & Community Forestry Opportunities
 
J. Morgan Grove, Anne Cumming, Mike Galvin, Guy Hager, Austin Troy, Frank Rodgers, Erika Svendsen, Jarlath O'Neil-Dunne, and Molly Michaud

 
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Recent Happenings in the Neighborhoods of Watershed 263 and Project Update
 
William Stack, Baltimore City DPW and Guy Hager, Parks & People

 
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Chloride and Nitrogen Dynamics in Urban Streams
 
Rebecca Hale and Peter Groffman

 
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Profiling bacterial populations in BES streams with DNA sequencing
 
James Higgins, Christina Hohn, and Kenneth Belt

 
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Changing Land Use and the Anthropogenic Salinization of Inland Waters
 
Sujay Kaushal and Peter Groffman

 
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Decline and Redevelopment in Baltimore Neighborhoods 1970-2000: A Case Study of Federal Hill, Little Italy, Penn-North, Washington Village/Pigtown
 
Melissa Koenig

 
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Hydrometeorology and urban flooding in the Dead Run watershed: the storm of July 7, 2004
 
Miller, A.J.(1), Smith, J.A.(2), Baeck, M.L.(2), Fisher, J. (3) Holland, E.(2), Ballantine, M.(1), Newcomer, T.(1), Meierdiercks, K.(2), Rosenzweig, B.(2)

 
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Assessment of Landscape Practices in Lawn -Dominated Landscapes: The Inertia of Lawn Culture
 
David Myers

 
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Comparative Ecology of Gray Squirrels in Urban Areas in the Gwynns Falls Watershed
 
Tommy S. Parker and Charles H. Nilon

 
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Land cover classification of Watershed 263 using a high categorical resolution system.
 
Amanda K. Holland, Mary L. Cadenasso, and Steward T.A. Pickett

 
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Spatial-temporal trends in exotic species distribution in the Gwynn Fall's Watershed
 
Molly Sandomire

 
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Invasive Earthworms and N-Cycling: Do Species Matter?
 
Katalin Szlavecz and Peter Groffman

 
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A Brief Overview of the LTER Network Office
 
Robert Waide

 
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Urban Bioacoustics - It's Not Just Noise
 
P. Warren, M. Katti, and M. Ermann

 
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Accounting for Ecosystem Services in Baltimore, Maryland: The EcoValue Project Website
 
Matthew Wilson and Christopher Treg

 
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Understanding Neighborhood Well-Being: The Case of Metropolitan Baltimore
 
Matthew Wilson, Amanda Vemuri and J. Morgan Grove

 
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Section 2 - Posters


Poster: Temporal Trends of Trace Element Levels in Macroinvertebrates from Stormwater Retention Ponds
 
Stephanie N. Atueyi, Judith A. Simon, Joel W. Snodgrass, Ryan E. Casey

 
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Poster: E. Coli in urban streams: Season, land use, and hydrologic drivers.
 
Belt, K. T., Readel, K. Higgins, J. and P. Groffman

 
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Poster: Thermal fluxes and impacts in small urban headwater catchments: a question of special and temporal scales.
 
Belt, K. T., Pouyat, R. V., Heisler, G., Taylorson, A., Stubbs, J. and B. Smith

 
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Poster: Geomorphic Controls on Carbon and Nitrogen Processing in a Degraded Urban Stream
 
Paul Mayer, Elise Striz, Edward Doheny, Robert Shedlock, and Peter Groffman

 
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Poster: Suburban Watershed Modeling: Using Soil Moisture Distribution and Routing to Asses the Impact of Suburban Development.
 
Zachary Easton Tammo Steenhuis A.Martin Petrovic

 
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Poster: Measuring Long-Term Ecological Changes across Populated Landscapes
 
Erle C. Ellis, Hongqing Wang, Hong Sheng Xiao, Kui Peng, Xin Ping Liu, Shou Cheng Li, Hua Ouyang, Xu Cheng, and Lin Zhang Yang

 
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Poster: Watershed 263 Greening Strategy
 
Guy W. Hager and Kim Schaefer of TetaLogis

 
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Poster: Using An "Impervious Permit" Allowance System To Reduce Impervious Surface Coverage for Environmental Sustainability
 
Bernadette Hanlon, Steve Sharkey and Thomas Vicino

 
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Poster: The impact of demographic change and the expansion of urban areas on rural Maryland since the 1970's.
 
Bernadette Hanlon, Steve Sharkey and Thomas Vicino

 
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Poster: Below-Canopy Microclimate During Tropical Storm Isabel in Baltimore, MD
 
Gordon Heisler, Richard Grant, John Hom, David Nowak, Richard Pouyat, Martin Schmidt, Joanne Stubbs, Joćo Vasconcelos, and Ian Yesilonis

 
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Poster: Ultraviolet Radiation Exposure in Different Baltimore Land Use Categories
 
Gordon Heisler, Richard Grant, David Nowak, Wei Gao

 
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Poster: Variation Over Time in Population Size and Reproductive Characteristics of Two Invasive Isopod Species
 
Katarina Juhaszova, Katalin Szlavecz

 
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Poster: An evaluation of genetic variation among assemblages of Gentianopsis crinata (fringed gentian) at Soldiers Delight Natural Environment Area
 
Kritcher, Katey, R. P. Roberts and J. C. Hull

 
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Poster: Efforts to enhance immunogenicity of a recombinant malaria vaccine: Fusion to a mouse complement protein
 
Samuel Locoh-Donou and Dr. Carol Berkower

 
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Poster: USE OF A GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM TO EXAMINE SPATIAL PATTERNS IN MARYLAND FOODNET DATA
 
Laura Hungerford, Michael McGuire, Carolyn Poppell, Karen T.Cuenco, Jessie Tighe, Melanie Megginson, Pat Ryan

 
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Poster: The Potomac River Basin and Western Shore Chesapeake Bay Drainage as a Proposed Long-Term Hydrologic Observatory
 
Andrew J. Miller. James Smith, Claire Welty, Karen Prestegaard, Larry Band, Peter Groffman, Keith Eshleman, Gary Fisher, Margaret Palmer,Robert Shedlock, Michael Piasecki

 
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Poster: 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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Poster: Soil microbial communities associated with two exotic plants
 
SunJeong Park

 
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Poster: Leaf breakdown in urban and forested streams: effects of leaf type and shredder exclusion.
 
Paul, Michael J., N. Davis, Y. Kurian, and N. Stewart. Department of Biology, Howard University, 415 College Street, NW, Washington, DC 20059.

 
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Poster: The Influence of Intraspecific Density on Male Courtship and Copulatory Behavior in the Fishing Spider Dolometes triton
 
Mojirayo Sarumi, Towson University; Dr. Nanct Kreiter, College of Notre Dame of Maryland

 
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Poster: Influence of channel morphology on stream bank vegetation
 
Joseph Smith

 
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Poster: Assessment of the Baltimore Ecosystem Study as a Prototype Environmental Field Facility for an Engineering Analysis Network
 
Claire Welty, Michael P. McGuire, and Michael Piasecki

 
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Poster: Cicadas in the Suburbs
 
Jahmilla Wilson and Dr. Jane L. Wolfson

 
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Poster: A comparison of soil chemical characteristics: urban and rural gradients of Baltimore and New York, and cities of Baltimore and Budapest.
 
Yesilonis, Ian, Richard Pouyat, Kathy Szlavecz, and Jonathan Russell-Anelli

 
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