COS 91 - Climate Change: Plants I

Thursday, August 11, 2011: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
6B, Austin Convention Center
8:00 AM
Experimental evaluation of interrelated physiological mechanisms of tree drought mortality: Reduced non-structural carbohydrates with drought-induced tree death
Henry D. Adams, Los Alamos National Laboratory; David D. Breshears, The University of Arizona; Matthew J. Germino, US Geological Survey; Greg A. Barron-Gafford, University of Arizona; Chris B. Zou, Oklahoma State University; Travis E. Huxman, University of California, Irvine
8:20 AM
How do trees die? Insights into hydraulic failure and carbon starvation hypotheses
Sanna Sevanto, Los Alamos National Laboratory; Nathan G. McDowell, Los Alamos National Laboratory; Lee T. Dickman, Los Alamos National Laboratory; Clifton W. Meyer, Los Alamos National Laboratory; Robert E. Pangle, University of New Mexico; Kolby C. Hirth, US Forest Service; Will Pockman, University of New Mexico
8:40 AM
Experimental warming alters vapor pressure deficit: Quantifying the direct and indirect effects of warming on trees
Renée M. Marchin, University of Sydney; Laura E. Bostic, North Carolina State University; Alice A. Wines, North Carolina State University; Robert R. Dunn, North Carolina State University; William A. Hoffmann, North Carolina State University
9:00 AM
Site and species differences in tree mortality in southwestern mixed-conifer forests of northern Arizona
Jeffrey M. Kane, Humboldt State University; Thomas E. Kolb, Northern Arizona University
9:40 AM
10:10 AM
Interactive effects of N deposition, O3 uptake, and drought on canopy health of mature Jeffrey pine
Nancy E. Grulke, USDA Forest Service; Michael Tausz, University of Melbourne
10:30 AM
Responses of twig growth and canopy leaf area in Pinus edulis to experimental manipulations of water availability
Amanda L. Boutz, University of New Mexico; William T. Pockman, University of New Mexico; Nathan G. McDowell, Los Alamos National Laboratory
10:50 AM
Ecophysiology of woody plants in an ombrotrophic spruce bog – potential impacts with climate change
Jeffrey M. Warren, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Joanne Childs, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Carla Gunderson, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Paul J. Hanson, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Stan D. Wullschleger, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
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