427 Symposium--Coastal Wetland Soils

Oral Session
SSSA Division: Wetland Soils
The Coastal Wetland Soils session will focus on issues related to management of coastal wetlands, including tidal salt marshes, riparian marshes, mangroves, and freshwater and brackish coastal marshes. Presentations will focus of vegetation patterns, hydrologic conditions, nutrient cycling, and other pertinent issues related to management and restoration of coastal wetlands.
Wednesday, November 6, 2013: 8:25 AM-11:45 AM
Marriott Tampa Waterside, Room 12

Alan L. Wright
Brian A. Needelman
8:25 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:55 AM
Uncertainty In Greenhouse Gas Emissions On Net Carbon Sequestration In Coastal and Freshwater Wetlands In The Mississippi River Delta.
John R. White, Louisiana State University; Ronald D. DeLaune, Louisiana State University; Ronald Corstanje, Cranfield University
9:20 AM
9:55 AM
Ditch-Drained Marsh Soil Characterization to Support Socio-Ecological Restoration Decisions.
Brian A. Needelman, University of Maryland; Dorothea Lundberg, University of Maryland; Katherine Jo Johnson, University of Maryland; Michael Paolisso, University of Maryland; Lisa Wainger, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science; Andrew Baldwin, University of Maryland; Paul Leisnham, University of Maryland; Diane Leason, University of Maryland; Robert Tjaden Jr., University of Maryland
10:20 AM
Nutrient Levels and Organic Matter Decomposition Following Prescribed Burns in Mid-Atlantic Coastal Marshes.
George Walter Geatz IV, Illinois Natural History Survey; Brian A. Needelman, University of Maryland; Raymond R. Weil, University of Maryland; Martin C. Rabenhorst, University of Maryland-College Park; J. Patrick Megonigal, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
10:45 AM
10:55 AM
Coastal Peat Soils of the Southeastern U.S.: Opportunities for Carbon Sequestration and Stop Loss Credits.
Curtis J. Richardson, Duke University; Neal Flanagan, Duke University Wetland Center; Hongjun Wang, Duke University; Mengchi Ho, Duke University
11:20 AM
Will Coastal Peatlands be a Nitrogen Source to Marine Ecosystem Under Increasing Drought and Storm Events?.
Hongjun Wang, Duke University; Mengchi Ho, Duke University; Curtis J. Richardson, Duke University
11:45 AM