COS 68 - Physiological Ecology III

Tuesday, August 7, 2012: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
Portland Blrm 257, Oregon Convention Center
2:10 PM
 Investigating vertical gradients of leaf morphology and anatomy in a sugar maple (Acer saccharum) forest
Adam P. Coble, Michigan Technological University; Molly A. Cavaleri, Michigan Technological University
2:30 PM
 Forest canopy temperature: A comparison between an isotopic approach, and photosynthesis-weighted air temperature
Dustin Bronson, University of Pennsylvania; Xin Song, University of Pennsylvania; Michael Goulden, University of California, Irvine; Kenneth L. Clark, USDA Forest Service; Paul Bolstad, University of Minnesota; Tilden Meyers, NOAA; Jiquan Chen, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43606; Asko Noormets, North Carolina State University; Danilo Dragoni, Indiana University; David, Y. Hollinger, USDA Forest Service; J. William Munger, Harvard University; Stephen Wofsy, Harvard University; Timothy A. Martin, University of Florida; Russell K. Monson, University of Arizona; Dennis D. Baldocchi, University of California; Ankur R. Desai, University of Wisconsin Madison; Eugenie Euskirchen, University of Alaska-Fairbanks; William J. Massman, Rocky Mountain Research Station, U.S. Forest Service; Brent Helliker, University of Pennsylvania
2:50 PM
 Seasonal dynamics of photosynthesis and respiration in Arctic tundra species under warming
Mary A. Heskel, Columbia University; Danielle Bitterman, Columbia University; Owen Atkin, ARC Centre of Excellence in Plant Energy Biology; Matthew Turnbull, University of Canterbury; Kevin L. Griffin, Columbia University
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Coordination of stem and leaf hydraulic conductances in California chaparral and coastal sage scrub: A test of the hydraulic segmentation hypothesis
Alexandria Pivovaroff, UC Riverside; Lawren Sack, UCLA; Louis Santiago, University of California, Riverside
3:40 PM
 Life history and physiology in perennial cereals: Response to alterations of sink/source ratio
Nikhil S. Jaikumar, University of Illinois; Sieglinde Snapp, Michigan State University; James A. Flore, Michigan State University
4:00 PM
 Secondary sexual dimorphism in willow across a resource gradient: Is gender important in primary succession?
Christian Che-Castaldo, University of Maryland; Charlie Crisafulli, US Forest Service; John G. Bishop, Washington State University; William F. Fagan, University of Maryland
4:20 PM
 Residual stomatal conductance: an underestimated parameter of global significance
David M. Barnard, Colorado State University; William L. Bauerle, Colorado State University
4:40 PM
 Shifts in leaf biomechanics across Californian plant communities, and scaling with morphological traits
Rodrigo Mendez Alonzo, University of California Los Angeles; Frank Ewers, California State Polytechnic University; Lawren Sack, UCLA