1997 VCR/LTER All Scientists' Meeting
A Compilation of Past Year's Research (1996-1997)
Table of Contents
The following summaries, tables, and figures discuss ongoing unpublished research and are NOT for citation. For more information, contact the individual authors.
Belowground production and decay along a nitrogen gradient on Hog Island Frank P. Day, Christine E. Conn and Mark Stevenson: 4/11/97
Long-term Monitoring of Vegetation Dynamics on the Hog Island Chronosequence Frank P. Day, Everett Weber and Edward Crawford: 4/11/97
Topographic Mapping of Barrier Islands Using GPS Technology Charles R. Carlson and Raymond D. Dueser: 5/28/97
Ecology and Genetics of Rodent Populations on the Southern Delmarva Peninsula and Virginia Barrier Islands Nancy D. Moncrief, Raymond D. Dueser, C. Randolph Carlson, and John H. Porter: 6/4/97
Interactions Between Geomorphology, Hydrology, and Vegetation on Southern Parramore Island R. Craig Kochel: 6/5/97
Using GPS Survey to Track the Evolution of Barrier Island Landforms R. Craig Kochel and C. Randy Carlson: 6/5/97
Relating Differential Productivity and Decomposition to Rates of Organic Matter Accumulation Linda K. Blum: 6/5/97
Sediment Deposition on a Salt Marsh Surface Trine Christiansen and Patricia Wiberg: 6/8/97
Dynamics of a metapopulation of Gull-billed Terns in Virginia R. Michael Erwin: 6/10/97
The Effects of Wrack Deposition and Increased Inundation Frequency on Production and Respiration in a
Spartina patens/Distichlis spicata
Salt Marsh Iris C. Anderson, W. David Miller, and Scott C. Neubauer: 6/11/97
Modeling Coastal Ecotone Dynamics Bruce P. Hayden: 6/18/97
Student Presentations at 1997
Cannon, T. A., Wu, K. W., Blum, L. K.
Relative Importance of Bacteria and Phytoplankton to Higher Trophic Levels.
Sediment Deposition on a Tidal Salt Marsh.
Kindra Loomis and Jay Zieman.
An Anomaly in the Marsh: the Effect of Elevation on Porewater Chemistry and Spartina alterniflora Growth.
Brian Reed Silliman and Jay Zieman.
The effect of periwinkle grazing on saltmarsh cordgrass growth and reproduction: evidence for compensatory growth.
A. Christy Tyler.
The effect of landscape and groundwater discharge on salinity and
biomass in the creekbank zone of a developing tidal marsh
Recently Submitted Abstracts