21 Special Session - Application of Landscape, Bioassessment and Predictive Models in Stream Ecology

Tuesday, May 19, 2009: 10:15 AM-12:15 PM
Pantlind Ballroom
Moderator:
Ian R. Waite
10:15 AM
139
Comparison of watershed-disturbance predictive models for stream benthic macroinvertebrates for three distinct western ecoregions
Jason T. May, U.S. Geological Survey; Ian R. Waite, U.S. Geological Survey; Larry R. Brown, U.S. Geological Survey; Jonathan G. Kennen, U.S. Geological Survey; Thomas F. Cuffney, U.S. Geological Survey; James L. Orlando, U.S. Geological Survey; Kimberly A. Jones, Utah Water Science Center, U. S. Geological Survey
10:30 AM
Comparison of watershed disturbance predictive models for stream benthic macroinvertebrates: Multiple linear regression vs. alternative models
Ian R. Waite, U.S. Geological Survey; Larry R. Brown, U.S. Geological Survey; Jonathan G. Kennen, U.S. Geological Survey; Thomas F. Cuffney, U.S. Geological Survey; Jason T. May, U.S. Geological Survey; James L. Orlando, U.S. Geological Survey; Kimberly A. Jones, Utah Water Science Center, U. S. Geological Survey
10:45 AM
140
Can we predict the presence of benthic diatom species in streams?
Christian Parker, Portland State University; Yangdong Pan, Portland State University; Scott L. Rollins, Spokane Falls Community College
11:00 AM
141
Using a transient storage model to characterize habitat and biological conditions in urban streams of the Pacific Northwest, USA
Robert Black, U. S. Geological Survey; Andrew Gendaszek, U. S. Geological Survey; Christopher P. Konrad, U.S. Geological Survey and The Nature Conservancy
11:15 AM
142
The relative importance of physicochemical stressors in urbanizing streams: Evidence from model selection and multi-model inference
Daren M. Carlisle, National Water-Quality Assessment Program; Wade L. Bryant, US Geological Survey
11:30 AM
143
Application of a bayesian hierarchical regression model to explain multiple trait distributions of lotic insects across environmental gradients
Matthew I. Pyne, Colorado State University; N. LeRoy Poff, Colorado State University; Jennifer A. Hoeting, Colorado State University; Devin Johnson, National Marine Mammal Laboratory
11:45 AM
144
Understanding invertebrate responses to urbanization: The role of multilevel regression models
Thomas F. Cuffney, U.S. Geological Survey; Roxolana Kashuba, Duke University; Song Qian, Duke University; Gerard McMahon, U.S. Geological Survey
12:00 PM
145
The nature and consequences of systematic prediction errors in ecological assessments or why it is inappropriate to be concerned about mice when there are tigers abroad
Charles P. Hawkins, Utah State University; Nora K. Burbank, Utah State University; Ryan A. Hill, Utah State University; John R. Olson, Utah State University
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