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7th Annual Phenology Research and Observations of Southwest Ecosystems Symposium

Seventh Annual Phenology Research and Observations of Southwest Ecosystems (PROSE) Symposium

USA National Phenology Network (USA-NPN) & SW Region, American Society for Photogrammetry & Remote Sensing (SW-ASPRS)


Friday, 17 October 2014

University of Arizona Campus

Full meeting agenda

8:00-8:30: Registration

8:30-8:45: Welcome - PROSE Program Committee 

8:45-9:30: Keynote by Dr. Stephen Jackson - Translational Climate Science: Challenges and Opportunities

9:30-9:50: P. L. Warren and L. Barnett: Making Meaning out of Science: Using Nature’s Notebook to Engage Citizens in Exciting and Relevant Research

9:50-10:30: Poster Introductions

10:30-11:00: Posters & Break

11:00-11:20: Joel B. Sankey: Ground-Based Lidar Remote Sensing of Vegetation Structure and Phenology

11:20-11:40: Theresa M. Crimmins, Michael A. Crimmins, and C. David Bertelsen: Novel Climate-Driven Species Composition Shifts Across an Elevation Gradient

11:45-13:00: Lunch

13:00-13:20: E. H. J. Gutierrez, T. Joy, K. Ernst, K. Walker, and M. Riehle: Intra-Seasonal Trends in Population Fitness Characteristics of the Dengue Vector, the Aedes aegypti Mosquito

13:20-13:40: Temuulen "Teki" Sankey, Brett Dickson, Steve Sesnie, Ophelia Wang, and Luke Zachmann: WorldView-2 High Spatial Resolution Improves Desert Invasive Plant Detection

13:40-14:10: Posters & Break

14:10-14:30: William D. Peachey: The Relative Effects of Herbivores & Weather Events Upon the Reproductive Production of the Saguaro Cactus (Carnegiea gigantea)

14:30-14:50: Dawn M. Browning and Craig Tweedie: Phenocams as a Proxy for Primary Productivity and Mode of Discovery in an Arid Grassland Ecosystem

15:00: Student Poster Awards Presentation

Location: Catalina Conference Room (Room 253), USGS Environment and Natural Resources Building (ENRB), 520 N. Park Ave., Tucson, AZ.Take elevator or stairs in courtyard to the 2nd floor patio.

Registration fee: $20 regular, $10 students; FREE for student presenters.

Registration fees will be collected at the door on the day of the event.

Program Committee: Michaela Buenemann (New Mexico State University, ASPRS), Theresa Crimmins (USA National Phenology Network), Joel Sankey (USGS), Jessica Walker (USGS), and Cynthia Wallace (USGS, ASPRS).