Wednesday, August 6, 2008: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
201 B, Midwest Airlines Center
COS 57 - Paleoecology
8:00 AMEnvironmental change and species traits determine postglacial forest dynamics: An example from the North Pacific coast of North America
Terri Lacourse, University of Victoria
8:20 AMSpatial and temporal evolution of sub-alpine forest fire regimes during the late Holocene, Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado
Philip E. Higuera, Montana State University, Cathy Whitlock, Montana State University
8:40 AMVegetation and fire dynamics in a Hawaiian tropical cloud forest over the early Holocene
Shelley D. Crausbay, University of Wisconsin, Sara C. Hotchkiss, University of Wisconsin
9:00 AMLong-term fire regime variability in the eastern Canadian boreal forest: Climate versus local factors influences
Adam a. Ali, Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue, 445 boul. d, Bergeron Yves, Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue, 445 boul. d, Christopher Carcaillet, Université de Montpellier 2
9:20 AMModeling past forest expansion in the Big Woods region of Minnesota
Adam M. Berland, University of Minnesota
9:40 AMBreak
9:50 AMAssessing the roles of climatic and edaphic changes in the Holocene development of boreal forests in Alaska
Benjamin Clegg, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Feng Sheng Hu, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
10:10 AMReconstructing terrestrial nitrogen cycling on century to millennial timescales in temperate forested ecosystems
Kendra K. McLauchlan, Kansas State University, Peter R. Leavitt, University of Regina
10:30 AMFire history and climate influences on Pilgerodendron uviferum (Guaitecas cypress) in the coastal temperate rainforests of southern South America
Andrés Holz, University of Colorado-Boulder, Thomas T. Veblen, University of Colorado-Boulder
10:50 AMCan soil development limit upslope migration of tree species in a warming climate? Implications from paleoecology and dynamic modeling
Paul D. Henne, ETH Zurich, Björn Reineking, University of Bayreuth, Karsten Jasper, ETH Zurich, Willy Tinner, University of Bern
11:10 AMAssessing the impact of changes in climate and megaherbivory on late-glacial vegetation communities in northern Indiana
Jacquelyn L. Gill, University of Wisconsin-Madison, John W. (Jack) Williams, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Katherine Lininger, UW Madison

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