Baltimore Ecosystem Study Institute of Ecosystem Studies

2014 BES Annual Meeting Presentation and Poster Abstracts

Section 1: Presentations

   Kelly, John    Co-Authors: Emma Rosi-Marshall and Lee Blaney   Text of Abstract

A multi-city comparison of urban soil ecosystems    Szlavecz, Katalin    Co-Authors: R.V. Pouyat, S. Cilliers, Cs.Csuzdi, M. Dombos, E. Hornung, D.J. Kotze, S. Mishra, H. Setšlš, D.E. Schmidt, S.A. Yarwood, I.D. Yesilonis,   Text of Abstract

A Social-Ecological Framework for Examining Governance of Natural Resources    Romolini, Michele    Co-Authors: R. Patrick Bixler, J. Morgan Grove   Text of Abstract

Baltimore's waterfront: a changing landscape informed by BES research    Kew, Barry    Co-Authors: barry kew, larry gorenflo   Text of Abstract

BES-AIS Update Helen Glazer,Artist in Residence 2014-2015    Rosen-Queralt, Jann    Co-Authors: Jann Rosen-Queralt, Artistic Director AIR and BES-Arts Integration Steering Committee Member, Helen Glazer, Artist-in-Residence   Text of Abstract


Can stream restoration mitigate flashy hydrologic response in urban watersheds?    Miller, Andrew    Co-Authors: Garth A. Lindner (first author), Andrew J. Miller (second author, presenting)   Text of Abstract

Changing trajectories in urban forest patches: Ecological restoration in New York City parks    Johnson, Lea R.    Co-Authors: Steven N. Handel   Text of Abstract

Coupled Natural Human Systems and Ecological Pests    LaDeau, Shannon    Co-Authors: Paul Leisnham, Dawn Biehler   Text of Abstract

Designed Experiments: Bridging Ecology and Community-Based Planning    Felson, Alexander    Co-Authors: Alex Felson and Isaac Hametz   Text of Abstract

Dynamic Cycles of BES Science and Decision Making: 7 Cycles and Counting    Grove, Morgan    Co-Authors:   Text of Abstract

Effects of contaminants on biofilms in artificial streams and composition of Gwynns Falls biofilms    Lee, Sylvia    Co-Authors: Emma Rosi-Marshall, John Kelly, Sujay Kaushal, Alexis Paspalof, and Erinn Richmond   Text of Abstract

Fun in Baltimore    Beyar, Holly    Co-Authors: Author, Co-author   Text of Abstract

Grace Brush    Brush, Grace    Co-Authors: Logan Brunner, Mary Catherine Wallace   Text of Abstract

Investigating geochemical weathering of regolith and bedrock in Dead Run watershed    Gau, Samuel    Co-Authors: Dr.Joel Moore, Dr.Claire Welty, Dr. Dan Bain   Text of Abstract

Long-term trends in watershed nitrogen and phosphorus exports    Groffman, Peter    Co-Authors:   Text of Abstract

Many Roads Lead to Rome: Heterogeneity and Equifinality in BES Watershed Response    Schwartz, Stu    Co-Authors: Brennan Smith   Text of Abstract

Marylandís Forest Conservation Act and the Impact on Residential Development and Forest Cover Change in Baltimore County    Newburn, David    Co-Authors: Jeff Ferris   Text of Abstract

Microclimate impacts on oviposition and larval development of mosquitoes in Baltimore City and County    Persichetti, Jason    Co-Authors: Shannon LaDeau and Heather Goodman   Text of Abstract

Note: Jann Rosen-Queralt has already set this up with you.    Glazer, Helen    Co-Authors:   Text of Abstract

Observations on the Gwynns Falls Trail    Connelly, Laura    Co-Authors:   Text of Abstract

Presentation name    Walsh, Jonathan    Co-Authors: Presentation co authors   Text of Abstract

Refurbishing the Rust Belt: Vacant Land Reuse in Baltimore, Maryland and Cleveland, Ohio    Prusa, Jillian    Co-Authors:   Text of Abstract

Stormwater Management Practices and Suburban House Prices    Irwin, Nicholas    Co-Authors: H. Allen Klaiber, Elena G. Irwin   Text of Abstract

Tracking Evolution of Urban Biogeochemical Cycles: Past, Present, Future    Kaushal, Sujay    Co-Authors: William McDowell, Wilfred Wollheim, Julia Gorman, Tamara Newcomer Johnson, Michael Pennino, Paul Mayer, and Kenneth Belt   Text of Abstract

Section 2: Posters

An Hidden Infrastructure
Huang, Xiaoxue
Co-Authors: Xiaoxue Huang & Catherine Dowling   Text of Abstract

Baltimore +
Kew, Barry
Co-Authors: Ashley Reed   Text of Abstract

Baltimore City
Beyar, Holly
Co-Authors: Author   Text of Abstract

BES Urban Understory
Gorenflo, Larry
Co-Authors: Chris Maurer   Text of Abstract

Hametz, Isaac
Co-Authors: Rudraksha Jhaveri, Isaac Hametz, Wilson Lee   Text of Abstract

Development of a framework for assessing the impacts of green infrastructure on groundwater resources in Philadelphia using ParFlow-CLM
Andino-Nolasco, Elvis
Co-Authors: Elvis Andino-Nolasco and Claire Welty   Text of Abstract

Earthworm Community Assemblages of Forests in the Greater Baltimore Area
Dec, Adam
Co-Authors: Adam Dec   Text of Abstract

Impacts of stream restoration on reduction of sediment loads in an urban watershed
Kemper, John
Co-Authors: John Kemper (1), Andrew Miller (1,2), and Claire Welty (1,3) (1) UMBC Center for Urban Environmental Research and Education (2) UMBC Department of Geography and Environmental Systems (3) UMBC Department of Chemical, Biochemical and Environmental E   Text of Abstract

Inner City Insights: Environmental Education in Baltimore City
Fink II, Richard
Co-Authors: Sam Little, Kara Berger   Text of Abstract

Land use history and time since demolition interact to drive divergent patterns of herbaceous plant community composition and diversity in vacant lots.
Johnson, Anna
Co-Authors: Anna L. Johnson and Christopher M. Swan   Text of Abstract

Mapping Baltimore's Green Pattern Book
Jones, Nancy
Co-Authors: Nancy Jones and Seema Iyer   Text of Abstract

Numerical simulation of subsurface nitrogen transport and transformation in a Red Run subwatershed served by septic systems
Cui, Zhengtao
Co-Authors: Zhengtao Cui1, Claire Welty, Elvis Andino1, Michael Barnes, and Andrew J. Miller   Text of Abstract

Poster name
Walsh, Jonathan
Co-Authors: Poster Authors   Text of Abstract

Riparian Links and Nitrogen Sinks; The effects of
Tomat-Kelly, Giovanna
Co-Authors: Giovanna Tomat-Kelly and Dr. Peter Groffman   Text of Abstract

Riparian Links and Nitrogen Sinks; The effects of riparian connectivity and invasive species on N-cycling in urban riparian zones
Tomat-Kelly, Giovanna (re-submission of abstract!)
Co-Authors: Giovanna Tomat-Kelly and Dr. Peter Groffman   Text of Abstract

Urban to Rural Gradient Studies: Carbon, Nitrogen, and Air Quality contribution of human activities, maintained vegetation, emissions, and human health
Hom, John
Co-Authors: John Hom, Nicanor Saliendra, Matthew Patterson, Jonathan Dandois, Ian Yesilonis, Jong Ahn Chun, and Kathy Szlavecz, Jessica Schedlbauer and Grace Brush   Text of Abstract

Use of water isotopes to characterize groundwater-surface water interactions in BES watersheds
Welty, Claire
Co-Authors: Claire Welty and John Kemper   Text of Abstract