239 Management Impacts On Forest Soils

Oral Session
S07 Forest, Range & Wildland Soils

This session will cover the effects of silvicultural treatments such as fertilization, weed control, thinning, harvesting and site preparation on forest ecosystems and forest soils

Tuesday, November 2, 2010: 12:55 PM-4:00 PM
Long Beach Convention Center, Room 101B, First Floor

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Organizer:
Thomas Fox
Presider:
Mark Coleman
12:55 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:45 PM
The Effects of Long-Term Forest N Enrichment and Acidification On Soil CNP Dynamics.
Farrah Fatemi, University of Maine; Ivan Fernandez, University of Maine; Kevin Simon, University of Maine; David Dail, University of Maine; Lindsey Rustad, USDA-ARS Forest Service; Stephen Norton, University of Maine
2:00 PM
Soil Properties and Tree Productivity Following a Decade of Nutrient Addition to a Lowland Tropical Rain Forest.
Benjamin L. Turner, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute; S. Joseph Wright, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
2:15 PM
Effects of 15 Years of Repeated Fertilization On Soil Nutrient Cycling in Pine and Spruce Forests in British Columbia.
Dan Harrison, University of Victoria; Douglas G. Maynard, Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service
2:45 PM
Organic Matter Management Effects On Site Sustainability and Productivity in a Loblolly Pine (Pinus taeda L.) Plantation.
Eric Sucre, Weyerhaeuser NR Company; Zakiya Leggett, Weyerhaeuser NR Company; Jose Zerpa, North Carolina State University
2:30 PM
Break
3:00 PM
Manipulation of Radiata Pine Harvesting Residues and Changes in Soil C.
Rafael Rubilar, Universidad de Concepción - Cooperativa de Nutrición Forestal; Edwin Esquivel, Universidad de Concepcin - Cooperativa de Nutricin Forestal
3:15 PM
How Much Slash Should Remain On Site to Sustain Tree Growth?
David Pare, Natural resources Canada; Evelyne Thiffault, Natural Resources Canada; Christian Messier, UQAM; Annie Desrochers, Universit du Qubec en Abitibi-Temiscamingue; Nelson Thiffault, Ministre des Ressources naturelles et de la Faune
3:30 PM
The Impacts of 23 Years of Low-Intensity Prescribed Fire On Litter and Soil Properties in a Midwestern Oak Forest.
Bryant Scharenbroch, The Morton Arboretum; Brenda Boelter, Chicago State University; Karel Jacobs, Chicago State University; Marlin Bowles, The Morton Arboretum
3:45 PM
Wildfire Impacts On Wood Decomposition in Two Western Forests.
Deborah Page-Dumroese, Rocky Mountain Research Station; Martin Jurgensen, Michigan Technological University; James Pickens, Michigan Technological University; Joanne Tirocke, Rocky Mountain Research Station; Joni Moore, Michigan Technological University
4:00 PM
Adjourn