Thursday, August 7, 2008: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
202 D, Midwest Airlines Center
COS 83 - Distributions and Range Limits
8:00 AMCommunities on the move: Insect populations crossing the cultivated/wildlands interface in the western Great Basin
Matthew Forister, University of Nevada, Reno
8:20 AMContrasting predictions for swede midge in North America using climate projections from different general circulation models
Anna M. Mika, University of Guelph, Ross M. Weiss, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Owen Olfert, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Rebecca H. Hallett, University of Guelph, Jonathan A. Newman, University of Guelph
8:40 AMA multi-scale ensemble model for predicting habitat suitability
Betsy A. Bancroft, University of Washington, Joshua J. Lawler, University of Washington
9:00 AMRank-occupancy curves: a potential new tool to compare species distributions
David G. Jenkins, University of Central Florida
9:20 AMDoes intraguild predation influence the distribution of the endangered Hine’s emerald dragonfly (Somatochlora hineana)?
Colleen D. Satyshur, University of South Dakota, Daniel A Soluk, University of South Dakota
9:40 AMBreak
9:50 AMIncorporating geostatistical methods into the analysis of plant species distribution
Jaime R. García Márquez, University of Bonn, Sie Sylvester Da, University of Bonn, Katharina Sabellek, University of Bonn, Jan Henning Sommer, University of Bonn, Wilhelm Barthlott, University of Bonn
10:10 AMMultiple sources of water stress help define the species border of an arid-land annual plant
Vincent M. Eckhart, Grinnell College, Indrani Singh, Grinnell College, Anna Chu, Grinnell College, Amanda J. Keledjian, Grinnell College, Allison Louthan, Grinnell College
10:30 AMDispersal limitation at poleward range boundaries: Consequences under climate change and the role of rarity
Travis D. Marsico, University of Notre Dame, Jessica J. Hellmann, University of Notre Dame
10:50 AMVariation in the cold-acclimation and growth of twenty-seven North American willow (Salix) species relates to their latitude of origin
J.a. Savage, University of Minnesota, J.M. Cavender-Bares, University of Minnesota
11:10 AMIdentifying geographic regions where evolutionary constraints may limit the range of the common weedy annual cocklebur (Xanthium strumarium)
Timothy M. Griffith, Georgetown College, Tyler Frailie, Georgetown College

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