COS 81 - Spatial Analysis and GIS

Wednesday, August 10, 2011: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
18A, Austin Convention Center
1:30 PM
Alternative climate inputs can change the spatial signature of predictions in climate envelope models
James I. Watling, James Carroll University; Yesenia Escribano, University of Florida; Laura A. Brandt, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; Stephanie S. Romañach, U.S. Geological Survey; Leonard G. Pearlstine, National Park Service; Robert J. Fletcher Jr., University of Florida; Frank J. Mazzotti, University of Florida
1:50 PM
Analyzing climate-change induced range shifts by modeling range boundaries of British birds
Uri Roll, Tel-Aviv University; Lewi Stone, Tel-Aviv University; Andrew Solow, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
2:10 PM
Seasonal and diurnal patterns of spatial spread and the influence of resources on a free-ranging cattle herd in a semi-arid rangeland in South Texas, USA
Christopher Cheleuitte-Nieves, Texas A&M University; Humberto Perotto-Baldivieso, Cranfield University; Ben Wu, Texas A&M University; Susan M. Cooper, Texas AgriLife Research; Joseph W. Holloway, Texas AgriLife Research
2:50 PM
Assessing the occurrence, vulnerability and expansion of forests of the Pacific Northwest in response to recent climate variation
Nicholas Coops, University of British Columbia; Richard Waring, Oregon State University
3:10 PM
3:40 PM
Spatial patterns in the distribution of creosote (Larrea tridentata) and burrobush (Ambrosia dumosa) in the Mojave and Sonoran deserts: A template for fire risk
Erika L. Mudrak, Cornell University; Kirk A. Moloney, Iowa State University; Andres Fuentes Ramirez, Iowa State University; Jennifer L. Schafer, North Carolina State University; Carolyn E. Haines, Montclair State University; Claus Holzapfel, Rutgers University
4:20 PM
Infer the spatial scale and pattern of environmental variation in seed-to-sapling survival from seeds and saplings of Pinus elliotti (slash pine)
Benjamin M. Bolker, McMaster University; Gabriel I. Herrick, University of South Florida; Gordon A. Fox, Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Studies
4:40 PM
Old trends and alternative views on spatial analyses in ecology
Pedro R. Peres-Neto, University of Quebec at Montreal
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