All Biogeography and Paleoenvironmental Change Considered

Type: Poster
Theme: Physical Geography in Environmental Science
Sponsor Groups: Biogeography Specialty Group, Paleoenvironmental Change Specialty Group
Poster #:
Day: 4/5/2019
Start / End Time: 3:05 PM / 4:45 PM (Eastern Standard Time)
Room: Lincoln 2, Marriott, Exhibition Level
Organizers: Stockton Maxwell

Call for Submissions

Please consider submitting your poster to the "All Biogeography and Paleoenvironmental Change Considered" poster session. We seek to bring together researchers from both disciplines to further engagement and collaboration at AAG. All topics in these disciplines are welcome! If you have questions, please contact Dr. Stockton Maxwell at


This session is a joint venture of the Biogeography and Paleoenvironmental Specialty Groups to bring together researchers across disciplines.


ID Title Participant
000 Hydroclimate Reconstructions of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem Stockton Maxwell
Associate Professor Radford University
001 Dendroclimatological Reconstruction of Standardized Precipitation Evapotranspiration Index utilizing Limber Pine (Pinus flexilis) from the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (1710-2006) Zachary Merrill
The University of Tennessee Knoxville Laboratory of Tree-Ring Science
002 A dendroecological investigation of red-cockaded woodpecker (Leuconotopicus borealis) and longleaf pine (Pinus palustris) cavity trees April Kaiser
Appalachian State
003 A 20,000 year record of effective moisture and fire from Canaan Valley, West Virginia Meghan Albritton
004 Comparing Climate and Ecological Factors to Identify Growth Releases in Shoshone National Forest, Wyoming Brittany Rinaldi
Radford University
005 Prehistoric fire dynamics in the sagebrush habitat of the endangered Gunnison Sage Grouse Jared Crain
006 Vegetation and fuel dynamics at different spatio-temporal scales in frequently burned mixed conifer forests, northern Sierra Nevada Range, California. Asha Paudel
007 A spatially-explicit record of prehistoric maize agriculture from compound-specific carbon isotope analysis Zachary Taylor
Berry College
008 Application of State Natural Heritage Program Databases for Biodiversity Planning and Research: Examples from the Oklahoma Natural Heritage Inventory Todd Fagin
University of Oklahoma
009 Establishing an Initial Revegetation Trajectory from the Kneow to Aid Predicting Future Intermountain Ecosystem Response Dawna Cerney
Associate Professor Youngstown State University
010 150 Years of the Golden Spike: Tree-Ring Analysis of the Transcontinental Railroad in Utah's West Desert Matthew Bekker
Associate Professor Brigham Young University
011 Dendroarchaeology in Fillmore, Utah Samuel Wyatt
Brigham Young University
012 Introducing a New Field Technique: Finding Life Cycle Transition Ages (e.g., Juvenile-Adult) Taly Drezner
Associate Professor York University
013 Differing effects of mortality agent on snags persistence in southwestern ponderosa pine forest Joy Mast
Professor Carthage College
014 The relative magnitude of extreme Holocene paleofloods in the United States Amanda Hefner
University of Minnesota - Minneapolis
015 Gypsy Moth Tree Mortality Impacts in Southwestern Virginia Travis Bradshaw
Liberty University
016 Paleoenvironmental Change and Urban Abandonment in the Early and Middle Bronze Age Levant Steven Porson
University of North Carolina - Charlotte
017 Site characteristics of beaver dams in southwest Ohio Teng Keng Vang
Miami University
018 Spatial Synchrony of Fire Occurrence in the Upper Great Lakes Region of Minnesota Elizabeth Schneider
University of Minnesota
019 Temperature-sensitive redcedar chronologies from the Driftless Area enable a new suite of climate reconstructions for the Great Lakes region Tia Federman
University of Wisconsin - Platteville
020 Treeline shifting in response to climate change in Rocky Mountains, Alberta Selina Lira
021 Shrub expansion in the Makalu Barun National Park Nepal Himalaya Eric Thai
022 How topography influences shrub cover distribution in the Nepal Himalaya? Nichole Romanoff
California State University - Domingues
023 Lawn Lake, a High Montane Hunting Camp in the Colorado (USA) Rocky Mountains: Insights into Early Holocene Late Paleoindian Hunter-Gatherer Adaptations and Paleo-landscapes James Doerner
Professor Univ of Northern Colorado
024 How does precipitation affect radial growth of Nothofagus nervosa in the Patagonian Andes forest of Argentina? Preliminary results Anabela Bonada
University of Guelph
025 Drought signal in the tree-rings of three conifers in Northern Pakistan Sanjaya Bhandari
Indiana State University - EES
026 A Tree-ring Reconstruction of Balsam Woolly Adelgid Infestations in the Highlands of West Virginia Morgan Leef
West Virginia University
027 Forest-site relationships in north-central Ohio as determined from General Land Office survey notes Linda Barrett
University of Akron
028 North Atlantic tropical cyclone precipitation changes post volcanic eruptions: Evidence from North Carolina longleaf pine (Pinus palustris Mill.): AD 1770–2000 Paul Knapp
University of North Carolina Greensboro
029 Investigation of mid-Holocene Climatic Teleconnections between Central America and Subtropical North America Philip Van Beynen
University of South Florida
030 Evaluating long-term temperate forest diversity following human disturbances Julie Commerford
Saginaw Valley State University
031 Blue Intensity as a temperature proxy in the eastern United States: a case study of potential from a southern disjunct population of Picea rubens Karen Heeter
University of Idaho
032 Effects of River Channel Expansion and Contraction on Riparian Vegetation, South Platte River, Logan County, Colorado, 1956-2016. Haley Hampstead
033 Sedimentary Record of Hurricane Harvey and Other Storm events Recovered from an Estuarine Lake in the Trinity River Mouth, Southeastern Texas Alejandro Aragón-Moreno
034 Whitebark pine expansion due to climate change on an elevational gradient in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem Ryne Ruddock
Indiana State University - EES
035 Predicting the age of Quercus rubra and Quercus alba trees using diameter and environmental variables Christina Morrow
036 A comparison of the climate response of North Carolina longleaf pine (Pinus palustris Mill.) trees among standardized measures of early-, late-, and totalwood radial growth Peter Soule
037 Recent "rapid” conversion of an Appalachian bottomland oak swamp John Cline
Concord University
038 Using a water-balance approach to explore fine-scale habitat changes in response to climate change James Dyer
Ohio University
039 Soil, sediments, and great waters: the Tabasco project and Mesoamerican cultural origins Fernando Casal
040 Holocene hydroclimatic changes at three windward montane wetland sites on the Island of Hawai‘I Olivia Marohnic
University of Hawaii At Manoa
041 Mountain peatlands in Hawaii show dynamic vegetation and North Pacific hydroclimate over the Holocene: molecular-isotopic evidence David Beilman
University of Hawaii
042 Assessing Impacts of Hurricane Michael on longleaf pine in Florida Nicole Zampieri
043 Local climate variation predicts physiological response to desiccation in a Dipteran fruit parasite in the Pacific Northwest Nathan Roueche
Western Washington University
044 Hierarchical Bayesian models for climate reconstruction and uncertainty using tree-ring data Daniel Hocking
Frostburg State University
045 A comparison of prescribed fire records to tree-ring reconstructions of fire for longleaf pine savannas in the Red Hills Region, USA. Jacob Irvin
University of North Carolina - Wilmington
046 Determining ecological conditions across longleaf pine ecosystems of the National Forests in the Southeastern US through LANDFIRE Arvind Bhuta
U.S. Forest Service
047 Characterizing forest structure at Howard Falls Land Trust, a post-agricultural landscape of northwest Pennsylvania Karen Eisenhart
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
048 Structure of a ponderosa pine forest on tribal lands in the southwestern US Amanda Stan
Northern Arizona University
049 Pollen Evidence for Regional Vegetation Change and Agricultural Practices in Greek and Early Roman Southern Italy Donald Sullivan
University Of Denver
050 A 2,200 year record of paleofloods for the middle Tennessee River, Alabama (USA) Lisa Davis
University of Alabama
051 Pollen Analysis and Reconstruction of Paleoenvironments of a Wetland in Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge, San Luis Valley, Colorado Carrie Deitz
052 Snake fungal disease distribution in the Driftless Area, Wisconsin, USA Caleb Cizauskas
University of Wisconsin - Platteville
053 A New Sedimentary Charcoal Record of Fire History from a Sinkhole Pond in the Shenandoah Valley, Virginia, USA Lisa Kennedy
Virginia Tech
054 Preliminary Analysis of Climate Controls on Streamflow, Mass Balance, and Radial Growth of Subalpine Trees in the North Fork Nooksack Watershed, North Cascades, Washington Hannah LaGassey
Western Washington University
055 Variability in Streamflow Following Wildfire in the Sierra Nevada's Lacy Monier
Texas A&M University
056 Unmanned aerial vehicles used for detecting wildlife in various habitats by their mid-infrared spectral signatures Sophia Garrido
Utah Valley University
057 Remote detection of wildlife in a montane, urban-fringe environment using ground-based thermal technology Justin White
Utah Valley University
058 Mapping of Hurricane Harvey-induced Tree Blow-downs in a Coastal Floodplain Forest Anthony Filippi
Texas A&M University
059 Tropical Deforestation and Spatial Patterns of Recolonization by Exotic and Native Trees in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands Thomas Ruzycki
Colorado State University
060 Using GIS to enhance sustainable coffee farming at Life Monteverde, Costa Rica Mary-Grace Gaskin
Berry College
061 Dendroarchaeology and the Dating of a Historic Farm Building on the Summers’ Farm, Summerfield, NC Jeffy Summers
062 Tropical cyclone frequency inferred from intra-annual density fluctuations in longleaf pine Tyler Mitchell

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