Thursday, August 6, 2009: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
La Cienega, Albuquerque Convention Center
COS 101 - Climate Change
1:30 PMClimate and CO2 as drivers of 20th century growth increase in Sequoia sempervirens
Stephen C. Sillett, Humboldt State University, Robert Van Pelt, University of Washington, George W. Koch, Northern Arizona University
1:50 PMInfrared warming of open-field plots from scales of 1 to 100 m
Bruce A. Kimball, U.S. Arid-Land Agricultural Research Center, Matthew M. Conley, U.S. Arid-Land Agricultural Research Center, Keith F. Lewin, Brookhaven National Laboratory
2:10 PMSeedlings and snow: The impacts of climate change on Pacific Northwestern Forests
Janneke Hille Ris Lambers, University of Washington, Ailene E. Kane, University of Washington, Kevin Ford, University of Washington, Gerald Lisi, University of Washington, Jonathan Deschamps, University of Washington, Jessica D. Lundquist, University of Washington
2:30 PMClimate effects on temporal patterns of tree mortality in subalpine permanent forest plots
Jeremy M. Smith, University of Colorado, Juan Paritsis, University of Colorado, Thomas T Veblen, University of Colorado
2:50 PMAltered precipitation patterns increase the genetic diversity of a dominant species
Meghan L. Avolio, Yale University, Jeremy M. Beaulieu, Yale University, Melinda D. Smith, Yale University
3:10 PMBreak
3:20 PMChanges in bird arrival times and cohort sizes in eastern Massachusetts (1970-2008)
Libby Ellwood, Boston University, Richard Primack, Boston University
3:40 PMCatastrophic avian mortality during heat waves and drought: the role of climate change and extreme events
Blair O. Wolf, University of New Mexico, Andrew E. Mckechnie, University of Pretoria
4:00 PMTop predator control of atmospheric carbon levels: Lessons from sea otters in North America
Chris Wilmers, University of California, Santa Cruz, James A. Estes, University of California, Kristin Laidre, University of Washington, Mathew Edwards, San Diego State University
4:20 PMAssessing the impact of changing climate and geomorphology on lake thermal regimes in a sockeye salmon watershed
Jennifer R. Grififths, University of Washington, Daniel E. Schindler, University of Washington, Laurie S. Balistrieri, University of Washington
4:40 PMA comparison of weather data in a mechanistic model of organism body temperature
K. Allison Smith, University of South Carolina, David Wethey, University of South Carolina, Brian Helmuth, University of South Carolina

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