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Moffett Research Lab Presentations

Presentations

[Under construction. Not showing presentations since December 2017 at present. Please come back soon to see the updates.]

 

 

Chaired Conference Sessions

R                    Tidal freshwater zones: bridging riverine and estuarine science, Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation Biennial Conference, Providence, RI, Conveners: A Hardison, J McClelland, KB Moffett, B Hodges.

W                  Patterns and Processes of Contemporary Change in Tidal Wetlands, Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation Biennial Conference, Portland, OR, Conveners: KB Moffett, A Borde.

R                    Hydrologic Controls on Biogeochemical and Ecosystem Processes at the Land-Sea Interface, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Conveners: H Michael, KB Moffett, and A Sawyer.

Professional Conference Presentations

presenter underlined; % denotes invited

symbols denote Moffett-mentored  +postdoc, *graduate, #undergraduate, or xhigh school student at time of work

U                   LA Burns*, KB Moffett (Nov 2017) Influences of street-side urban tree canopy on summer stormwater runoff’s thermal load. Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation Biennial Conference, Providence, RI. Oral or Poster presentation.

R                    P Zamora+, KB Moffett (Nov 2017) Ecohydrologic controls on groundwater salinity, carbon, nutrients, and disturbance recovery in a tidal freshwater wetland. Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation Biennial Conference, Providence, RI. Oral or Poster presentation.

R                    AE Jones*, James W. McClelland, Amber K. Hardison, Ben R. Hodges, KB Moffett (Nov 2017) Defining the spatio-temporal dynamics of riverine tidal freshwater zones in response to tide and precipitation. Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation Biennial Conference, Providence, RI. Oral or Poster presentation.

R                   H Wei, X Xu, AK Hardison, KB Moffett, JW McClelland (Nov 2017) Spatial-temporal variations of water-column N in the tidal freshwater zones of two South Texas rivers. Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation Biennial Conference, Providence, RI. Oral presentation.

R                    X Xu, H Wei, KB Moffett, JW McClelland, AK Hardison (Nov 2017) Sediment nitrogen cycling and removal in tidal freshwater zones of two Texas rivers. Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation Biennial Conference, Providence, RI. Oral presentation.

R                    AK Hardison, JW McClelland, BR Hodges, KB Moffett (Nov 2017) Tidal freshwater zones: Hotspots for biogeochemical cycling in lower river reaches. Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation Biennial Conference, Providence, RI. Oral or Poster presentation.

S                    G Clark*, KB Moffett (Oct 2017) Understanding Soil Moisture Dynamics in Forests Recovering From Wildfire Using Electro-Magnetic Induction. Geological Society of America Annual Fall Meeting, Seattle, WA. Poster presentation.

U                   LA Burns*, KB Moffett (Oct 2017) On the potential to manage urban street tree canopy for air and stormwater temperature reductions. 8th Annual Northwest Climate Conference, Tacoma, WA. Oral or Poster presentation.

S                    JM Romansic, DH Olson, JD Taylor, KB Moffett, J Piovia-Scott (Aug 2017) Effects of ecosystem engineering by beavers on reproduction of pond-breeding amphibians. Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Portland, OR. Poster presentation.

S                    MJ Pruett#, N Strigul, KB Moffett (Aug 2017) Direct measurement of canopy interception and branch loading dynamics. Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Portland, OR. Poster presentation.

U                   LA Burns*, K Kubiniec#, KB Moffett (Aug 2017) Beyond interception: hydrological ecosystem services of urban street trees for cooling runoff. Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Portland, OR. Oral presentation.

S                    MJ Pruett#, KB Moffett, N Strigul (Apr 2017) Direct canopy interception measurements using the Euler Bernoulli equation. American Mathematical Society, Spring Western Sectional Meeting, Pullman, WA. Poster presentation.

R                    AE Jones*, BE Hodges, JW McClelland, AK Hardison, KB Moffett (Apr 2017) Classifying terrestrial surface water systems using integrated residence time. European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria. Poster presentation.

R                    X Xu, H Wei, G Barker, K Holt, T Light, S Melton, A Salamanca, K Moffett, J McClelland, A Hardison; (Apr 2017) Tidal Freshwater Zones as Hotspots for Biogeochemical Cycling: Sediment Organic Matter and Oxygen Consumption in the Lower Reach of Mission and Aransas Rivers. Texas Bays and Estuaries Meeting, Port Aransas, TX. Oral presentation.

R                    A Salamanca, X Xu, KB Moffett, J McClelland, AK Hardison (Feb 2017)  Tidal freshwater zones as hotspots for biogeochemical cycling: sediment properties and oxygen consumption rates in the lower reaches of two Texas rivers. Aquatic Sciences Meeting, Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography, Honolulu, HI. Poster presentation.

U                   L Burns*, KB Moffett. Managing street tree canopy and composition to reduce urban air and runoff temperatures in Portland, Oregon (Jan 2017)  Urban Ecology Research Conference, Portland, OR. Poster presentation.

U                   L Burns*, KB Moffett. Managing street tree canopy and composition to reduce urban air and runoff temperatures in Portland, Oregon (Jan 2017) Climate Impacts to Water Conference, Skamania, WA. Poster presentation and Proceedings paper.

U                   B Gaolach, L Allen, M Brady, D Collins, K Moffett, J Padowski, K Rajagopalan, S Richey. Identifying Stakeholder Perspectives on Urban Food System Resilience (Nov 2016)  Northeast Regional Urban Extension Conference, Newark, NJ. Oral presentation.

W                  RW Wagner, D Lague, D Mohrig, P Passalaqua, J Shaw, KB Moffett (Dec 2016) The time-lapse delta: quantifying landscape change on a prograding delta top. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA. Poster presentation.

W                  KB Moffett, SM Gorelick (Dec 2016) Tidal Marsh Vegetation Pattern and Channel Network Complexity Linked in Alternative Stable States. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA. Oral presentation.

S                    KB Moffett, GD Clark*, A Holz (Oct 2016) Relationship of vegetation community and soil moisture patterns to wildfire re-burn frequency: ecosystem vulnerability framework and preliminary field results from Mt. Adams. 7th Biennial Mountain Climate Conference “MtnClim”  (by the Consortium for integrated Climate Research In Western Mountains), Leavenworth, WA. Poster presentation.

R                    P Zamora+, KB Moffett (Oct 2016) Multiscale groundwater-surface water flow paths and residence times in complex coastal wetlands’ channel-island-lagoon topography. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Denver, CO. Oral presentation.

S                    G Page+, M Pruett#, J Lienard, N Strigul, KB Moffett (Aug 2016) Scaling up transpiration from leaf to whole-plant with increasing canopy complexity using a time-series of high-resolution thermal infrared imagery. Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Oral presentation.

S                    G Page+, M Pruett#, KB Moffett (Jun 2016) A new method to calculate spatially distributed leaf and canopy transpiration from time-series thermal infrared imagery. Gordon Research Conference on Multiscale Plant Vascular Biology, Newry, ME. Poster presentation.

W  %             KB Moffett, BC Smith*, MT O’Connor*, D Mohrig (Nov 2015) Two decades of coupled change in topography, vegetation, and hydrology in a young delta wetland. Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation Biennial Conference, Portland, OR. Invited oral presentation.

R                    AE Jones*, KB Moffett, Amber K. Hardison, Ben R. Hodges, James W. McClelland (Nov 2015) River residence time variations improve understanding of the river-estuary continuum. Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation Biennial Conference, Portland, OR. Poster presentation.

W  %             KB Moffett, BC Smith*, MT O’Connor*, D Mohrig (Dec 2014) Evolution of subaerial coastal fluvial delta island topography into multiple stable states under influence of vegetation and stochastic hydrology. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA. Invited oral presentation.

W                  RW Wagner, KB Moffett, and D Mohrig (Dec 2014) Testing the bistable topographic state hypothesis on a rapidly prograding coastal fluvial delta. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA. Oral presentation.

R                    H Zhang+, KB Moffett, L Windham-Myers, and SM Gorelick (Jun 2014) Hydrological controls on methylmercury distribution and flux in a tidal marsh. Goldschmidt, Sacramento, CA. Poster presentation.

R                    AE Jones*, BR Hodges, JW McClelland, and KB Moffett (Apr 2014) Stratification associated with a riverine tidal freshwater ecosystem, Mission River, TX, USA. Texas Bays and Estuaries Meeting, Port Aransas, TX. Poster presentation.

U                   A Eljuri# and KB Moffett (Dec 2013) Quantity and quality of runoff reduction and recharge enhancement from constructed rain gardens and vegetated retention ponds in Austin, Texas. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA. Poster presentation.

R                    H Zhang+, KB Moffett, L Windham-Myers, and SM Gorelick (Dec 2013) Hydrological controls on methylmercury flux from an intertidal salt marsh. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA. Oral presentation.

W                  KB Moffett and SM Gorelick (Dec 2013) The tidal slug test: estimating intertidal sediment hydraulic conductivity twice-per-tide from passive monitoring of shallow piezometers. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA. Poster presentation.

R                    AE Jones* and KB Moffett (Dec 2013) Salinity structure of a tidal freshwater ecosystem under multiple tidal conditions, Mission River, TX, USA. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA. Poster presentation.

W                  MT O’Connor* and KB Moffett (Dec 2013) Controls on groundwater dynamics and root zone aeration of a coastal fluvial delta island, Wax Lake, Louisiana. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA. Poster presentation.

W                  BC Smith*, KB Moffett, and D Mohrig (Dec 2013) Correlations between vegetation and island geomorphology in the Wax Lake Delta, Louisiana. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA. Poster presentation.

W                  RW Wagner, KB Moffett, and D Mohrig (Dec 2013) Testing the bistable topographic state hypothesis on a rapidly prograding coastal fluvial delta. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA. Poster presentation.

R                    AE Jones*, KB Moffett, JA McClelland (Apr 2013) Modeling Controls on the Hydrodynamics of Tidal Freshwater Ecosystems to Prepare for Coastal Climate Change. Texas Bays and Estuaries Meeting, Port Aransas, TX. Poster presentation. Awarded 2nd place best student poster.

W                  KB Moffett+, J Dittmar+, AL Seyfferth+, S Fendorf, SM Gorelick (Dec 2012) Hydrogeochemical zonation in intertidal salt marsh sediments: evidence of positive plant-soil feedback? American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA. Oral presentation.

W  %             KB Moffett+, J Dittmar+, AL Seyfferth+, S Fendorf, SM Gorelick (Oct 2012) Wetland vegetation and soil chemistry zonation: cause and effect, or two sides of the same coin? EcoSummit, Columbus, OH, USA. Invited oral presentation.

R  %               SM Gorelick and KB Moffett+ (Aug 2012) Methods to map near-surface riparian meadow and wetland ecohydrological features. GeoScience Australia, Canberra, Australia. Invited oral presentation.

W                  KB Moffett+, SM Gorelick, RG McLaren, and EA Sudicky (Dec 2011) Salt marsh ecohydrological zonation due to heterogeneous vegetation – groundwater – surface water interactions. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA. Poster presentation.

R  %               SM Gorelick and KB Moffett+ (Mar 2011) Mapping near-surface river corridor and wetland ecohydrological features. River Corridor Restoration Conference, Ascona, Switzerland. Keynote presentation.

W                  KB Moffett*, DA Robinson, and SM Gorelick (Jan 2011) Quantitative Differential ElectroMagnetic Induction (Q-DEMI): mapping dynamic salt marsh soil moisture and salinity patterns at high resolution. South Bay Salt Pond Restoration Project Science Symposium, Menlo Park, CA. Poster presentation.

S                    KB Moffett* and SM Gorelick (Dec 2010) A method to map canopy surface resistance and refine evapotranspiration calculations from heterogeneous land surface thermal remote sensing data. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA. Poster presentation.

S                    KB Moffett*, A Wolf*, JA Berry, and SM Gorelick (Dec 2009) Salt marsh – atmosphere exchange of energy, water vapor, and carbon dioxide: effects of transient flooding. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA. Oral presentation.

W                  KB Moffett*, DA Robinson, and SM Gorelick (Sep 2009) Salt marsh vegetation pattern relationship to soil conditions and possible plant-soil feedback. State of the San Francisco Estuary Conference, Oakland, CA. Poster presentation.

W                  KB Moffett*, DA Robinson, and SM Gorelick (Jan 2009) Salt marsh vegetation pattern dependence on multiple mechanisms of plant-soil feedback. Annual Bay Area Conservation Biology Symposium, Stanford, CA. Oral presentation.

W  %             KB Moffett*, DA Robinson, and SM Gorelick (Oct 2008) Relation of intertidal salt marsh ecosystem structure to surficial fluid and solute exchange. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Houston, TX. Invited oral presentation.

R                    KB Moffett*, SW Tyler, T Torgersen, M Menon+, and SM Gorelick (Oct 2007) Measurements of thermal trends and anomalies in the bed of an intertidal salt marsh channel using fiber-optic distributed temperature sensing. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Denver, CO. Oral presentation.

U                   K Moffett#, A Atamian, C How, L Wordsman, and K Kane (Jul 2003) Evaluating management scenarios in the Croton Watershed, 23rd Annual ESRI International User Conference, San Diego, CA. Oral presentation and paper.

University (Student) Symposium Presentations

Vancouver Sciences Graduate Symposium (Mar 2017) – G Clark, L Burns, S Kintner present posters

Vancouver Research Symposium (Apr 2017) – S Kintner present poster

U                   K Kubiniec# and KB Moffett (Aug 2016) Variability of surface temperatures in the urban environment. WSUV Summer REU Program Research Symposium 2016, Vancouver, WA. Poster presentation.

U                   A Trusty# and KB Moffett (Aug 2015) Quantifying the terrestrial urban water balance of the Portland metropolitan area. WSUV Summer REU Program Research Symposium 2015, Vancouver, WA. Poster presentation.

Selected Recent Research Seminars

(Kevan Moffett presenting)

W  %             In search of the smoking gun: empirical evidence of coastal wetland ecogeomorphic stable state dynamics, CEAOS, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR (spring 2016)

W                  Empirical evidence for multiple stable states in a young delta wetland and implications for restoring a sustainable Gulf Coast, The Center for Environmental Research, Education, and Outreach (CEREO), Washington State University, Pullman, WA (fall 2015)

W  %             Applications of remote sensing in ecology, geomorphology, and hydrology. Dept. of Environmental Science and Management, Portland State University, Portland, OR (spring 2015)

W                  How alternative stable states organize coastal deltas: theory and data at the intersection of ecology, hydrology, and geomorphology, School of the Environment, Washington State University (spring 2015)

W  %             Flood-induced ecohydrological patterns and processes in coastal lowlands, USGS Water Center, Portland, OR (spring 2015)