COS 6 - Climate Change: Communities I

Monday, August 8, 2011: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
6B, Austin Convention Center
1:30 PM
Continental scaling of bacterial, archaeal and fungal communities: Preliminary results from the NEON soil microbe prototype
Kathryn Docherty, Western Michigan University; Rachel Gallery, University of Arizona; Kali Blevins, National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON); Patrick Travers, National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON); Rebecca Hufft Kao, National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON, Inc.)
1:50 PM
The role of fire in the vegetation response to Little Ice Age climate change in the Big Woods of Minnesota
W. John Calder, University of Wyoming; April Rog, University of Minnesota; Aaron Knoll, University of Minnesota; Bryan N. Shuman, University of Wyoming
2:50 PM
Inclusion of plant-soil feedbacks in assessing Great Lakes tree expansion in response to global warming
Sarah M. Neumann, Michigan State University; Ines Ibanez, University of Michigan
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
Toward understanding the community consequences of species-specific phenological shifts under climate change
Takefumi Nakazawa, Kyoto University; Hideyuki Doi, University Oldenburg
3:40 PM
Species performance in a warming climate relates to phenological tracking
Elsa Cleland, University of California - San Diego; Jenica M. Allen, University of Connecticut; Theresa M. Crimmins, USA National Phenology Network; Stephanie Pau, Florida State University; Steven E. Travers, North Dakota State University; Elizabeth M. Wolkovich, Harvard University
4:00 PM
The potential effects of changing climate on biocrusts
Timothy M. Wertin, University of Illinois; Jayne Belnap, U.S. Geological Survey; Susan L. Phillips, USGS; Sasha C. Reed, U.S. Geological Survey
4:20 PM
The temperature dependence of consumer-resource interactions
Van M. Savage, UCLA; Anthony I. Dell, University of Gottingen; Samraat Pawar, University of Chicago
4:40 PM
Climate change and context-dependent competitive outcomes drive alterations in community composition
Cascade J. B. Sorte, University of Massachusetts - Boston; J. Wilson White, University of North Carolina, Wilmington
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