Presentations in Session M2
"Structures and Processes of Initial Landform Evolution"

Biological-physical feedbacks in aquatic ecosystems

14:00-14:30 Laurel Larsen (U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA, USA) & Judson Harvey
"The sediment redistribution feedback and its role in the initial development of heterogeneously vegetated aquatic ecosystems"

14:30-15:00 Yaron Hershkovitz (Tel Aviv University, Israel)
"Macrophytes as “landscape modulators”: the ecological role in small Mediterranean streams"

15:00-15:30 Margaret Shanafield (University of Nevada/Desert Research Inst, Reno, USA), Laurel Saito, Michael Rosen, Sudeep Chandra, John Lamers & Bakhriddin Nishonov
"Water quality and aquatic ecosystems in the irrigation run-off lakes of arid Central Asia"

15:30-16:00 Discussion Part I

16:00-16:30 Coffee Break

Feedbacks in terrestrial systems

16:30-17:00 Markus Hofer (WSL Birmensdorf, Switzerland), Peter Lehmann, Anna Schneider, Thomas Maurer, Manfred Stähli & Manfred Krafczyk
"Modelling the emergence of surface erosion rills in an artificial catchment"

17:00-17:30 Willis Gwenzi (University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia)
"Vegetation-soil feedbacks control early ecosystem development in water-limited environments"

17:30-18:00 Arnaud Temme (Wageningen University, Netherlands)
"Simple landscape evolution models as tools in the exploration and understanding of processes at catchment scale"

18:00-18:30 Discussion Part II