COS 108 - Effects of Multiple Global Changes on Communities and Ecosystems

Thursday, August 11, 2011: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
6A, Austin Convention Center
1:30 PM
CANCELLED - Predicting species responses to climatic warming: Autoecology, geographic range, and the holocene fossil record
Rebecca C. Terry, University of California Santa Cruz; Cheng (Lily) Li, Stanford University; Elizabeth A. Hadly, Stanford University
1:50 PM
Combined effects of warming and nutrient loading on an experimental phytoplankton community: Stoichiometric implications
Lisette N. de Senerpont Domis, Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO-KNAW); Nico R. Helmsing, Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO-KNAW); Ellen van Donk, Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO-KNAW); Wolf M. Mooij, Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO-KNAW)
2:10 PM
To flee or not to flee: The microbial response to changing temperature in a stream environment
Ed K. Hall, Colorado State University; Tom J. Battin, University of Vienna
2:30 PM
The Geography of Toxins: Mercury and PCBs in the daily catch
Amy Freitag, Duke University; Mark Hooper, Hooper Seafood; Daniel Rittschof, Duke University
2:50 PM
Top predators versus the abiotic environment: What determines community structure in arid-land streams?
Kate S. Boersma, University of San Diego; Michael T. Bogan, University of California, Berkeley; David A. Lytle, Oregon State University
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
Assessing the influence of a re-introduced keystone predator on ecosystem resilience: The indirect effects of sea otters on kelp forest food web structure moderates fishing impacts
Rebecca G. Martone, Stanford University; Russell W. Markel, University of British Columbia; Stefan J. Dick, University of British Columbia
3:40 PM
Experimental warming and plant species diversity and composition interactively influence seedling establishment
Peter D. Wragg, University of Minnesota; David Tilman, University of Minnesota
4:00 PM
Ecosystem response to climate change varies across a latitudinal gradient
Jessica Hines, EAWAG; Thomas J. Mozder, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center; Mark O. Gessner, Eawag
4:20 PM
Monitoring climate variability and change along two elevation gradients in the Mojave and Great Basin Deserts
Lynn F. Fenstermaker, Desert Research Institute; Dale A. Devitt, University of Nevada, Las Vegas; Laurel S. Saito, University of Nevada, Reno; John A. Arnone III, Desert Research Institute; Franco Biondi, University of Nevada; Brett R. Riddle, University of Nevada, Las Vegas; Mark J. Walker, University of Nevada, Reno; Richard L. Jasoni, Desert Research Institute; Scotty Strachan, University of Nevada; Brian Bird, University of Nevada, Las Vegas; Greg McCurdy, Desert Research Institute; Brad Lyles, Desert Research Institute
4:40 PM
Effects of global change on high elevation populations of Bromus tectorum in the eastern Sierra Nevada, CA
Amy L. Concilio, University of Colorado; Michael E. Loik, University of California
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