Thursday, August 7, 2008: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
103 C, Midwest Airlines Center
COS 80 - Climate Change and Plants II
8:00 AMLight and soil resource competitive ability of yellow birch seedling in a complicated changing environment
Song Cheng, Chinese Academy of Sciences
8:20 AMPrecipitation variability alters the responsiveness of soil CO2 evolution
Zachary T. Aanderud, Michigan State University, Donald R. Schoolmaster Jr., Michigan State University, Jay T. Lennon, Michigan State University
8:40 AMTree growth inference when the point of measurement changes: Modeling around buttresses in tropical forests
Jessica E. Metcalf, Duke University, James S. Clark, Duke University
9:00 AMChanges of root biomass in response to a one-year temperature and precipitation alteration experiment in a tallgrass prairie
Shenfeng Fei, University of Oklahoma, Rebecca A. Sherry, University of Oklahoma, Xuhui Zhou, University of Oklahoma, Linda L. Wallace, University of Oklahoma, Jay Arnone, Desert Research Institute,, David S. Schimel, National Ecological Observatory Network, Paul S.J. Verburg, Desert Research Institute, Yiqi Luo, University of Oklahoma
9:20 AMThe effects of changing precipitation on ecosystem function in Avena barbata grasslands: Linking microbial and plant responses in contrasting soil types
Erika A. Sudderth, University of California, Berkeley, Stephanie M. Bernard, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Sarah A. Placella, University of California, Berkeley, Samuel B. St. Clair, Brigham Young University, Eoin L. Brodie, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Rohit Salve, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Don J. Herman, University of California, Berkeley, Marc L. Fisher, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Margaret S. Torn, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory & University of California, Berkeley, Mary K. Firestone, University of California, Berkeley, Gary L. Anderson, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, David D. Ackerly, University of California, Berkeley
9:40 AMBreak
9:50 AMEffects of soybean foliage grown under elevated CO2 on Aphis glycines Matsumura population growth
Bridget F. O'Neill, University of Illinois, Arthur R. Zangerl, University of Illinois, Evan H. DeLucia, University of Illinois, May R. Berenbaum, University of Illinois
10:10 AMShort-term climate projections for species distributions
Catherine Jarnevich, United States Geological Survey, Thomas J. Stohlgren, United States Geological Survey
10:30 AMProviding more informative projections of climate change impact on plant distribution in a mountain environment
Christophe F. Randin, University of Lausanne, Robin Engler, University of Lausanne, Peter B. Pearman, University of Lausanne, Pascal Vittoz, University of Lausanne, Antoine Guisan, University of Lausanne
10:50 AMLife history traits and population dynamics: How will prairie plants respond to climate change?
Harmony J. Dalgleish, Utah State University, Peter B. Adler, Utah State University, David N. Koons, Utah State University
11:10 AMEffects of post-fire climate and stand age on montane forest plant communities in Glacier National Park, Montana
David A. McKenzie, University of Wyoming, Daniel B. Tinker, University of Wyoming, William H. Romme, Colorado State University, Monica G. Turner, University of Wisconsin- Madison

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