Thursday, August 7, 2008: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
102 E, Midwest Airlines Center
COS 93 - Climate Change: Communities
1:30 PMQuantifying local factors in medium-frequency trends of tree ring records: Case study from Canadian boreal forests
Takeshi Ise, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, Paul R. Moorcroft, Harvard University
1:50 PMPrecipitation alteration in a hardwood forest affects ground-dwelling carabid beetle community composition
Ray S. Williams, Appalachian State University, Bryan S. Marbert, Kentucky Division of Water, Paul J. Hanson, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
2:10 PMWarming an old-field plant community alters insect community structure in a multi-factor climate change experiment
Shawn N. Villalpando, GEI Consultants, Inc., Ray S. Williams, Appalachian State University, Richard J. Norby, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
2:30 PMThe impact of climate and land-use change on assemblages of winter avifauna
Frank A. La Sorte, University of California, San Diego, Tien Ming Lee, University of California, San Diego, Hamish Wilman, University of California, San Diego, Walter Jetz, University of California, San Diego
2:50 PMEnvironmental change alters the ecological role of Pacific salmon in southeast Alaska rivers
Dominic T. Chaloner, University of Notre Dame, M. Eric Benbow, Michigan State University, Scott D. Bridgham, University of Oregon, Emily Y. Campbell, Michigan State University, David V. D'Amore, Pacific Northwest Research Station, Richard T. Edwards, Pacific Northwest Research Station, John P. Hudson, Aquatics Alaska, Gary A. Lamberti, University of Notre Dame, Peter S. Levi, University of Notre Dame, Richard W. Merritt, Michigan State University, Alexander J. Reisinger, University of Notre Dame, Janine Regg, University of Notre Dame, Jennifer L. Tank, University of Notre Dame, Scott D. Tiegs, University of Notre Dame
3:10 PMBreak
3:20 PMThe impact of variable precipitation on vernal ponds: Community structure, population size, and density dependence
Edmund M. Hart, University of Vermont, Nicholas J. Gotelli, University of Vermont
3:40 PMClimate change and species interactions: Predicting indirect effects in a snail-barnacle system
S. E. Gilman, The Claremont Colleges
4:00 PMEffects of global warming on ancient mammalian communities and their environments
Larisa R. G. DeSantis, University of Florida / Florida Museum of Natural History, Robert S. Feranec, New York State Museum, Bruce J. MacFadden, Florida Museum of Natural History
4:20 PMDynamical modeling of climate change effects on biodiversity and food-web dynamics in Rocky Mountain streams
Marjorie L. Brooks, University of Wyoming, Robert E. Zuellig, U.S. Geological Survey, Donna R. Kashien, Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory, William H. Clements, Colorado State University
4:40 PMGlobosystem science: The next level of ecosystem research and public awareness
R. Cary Tuckfield, Savannah River National Laboratory

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