COS 96
Physiological Ecology I

Thursday, August 8, 2013: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
M100HC, Minneapolis Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Role of a remnant floodplain forest in uptaking urban stormwater runoff
Heather R. McCarthy, University of Oklahoma; Cassie Ehardt, University of Oklahoma; Ana Rodriguez, University of Oklahoma
8:20 AM
 Feather characteristics as indicators of condition and immunity during the migration season
Emily A. Cornelius, University of Georgia; Andrew K. Davis, University of Georgia; Sonia Altizer, University of Georgia; Diane M. Borden, University of Georgia; Evan Pitman, Jekyll Island banding station
8:40 AM
 Smaller space, smaller skinks: Exploring the morphological consequences of habitat fragmentation within the Wog Wog Experiment
Kika Tarsi, University of Colorado; Caroline Glidden, University of Colorado; Kendi F. Davies, University of Colorado
9:00 AM
 Variation in mesophyll conductance across local and regional aridity gradients
Michael Fell, Arizona State University; Kiona Ogle, Arizona State University
9:20 AM
 Diurnal changes in leaf UV-absorbing compounds and epidermal UV-transmittance
Paul W. Barnes, Loyola University; Mark A. Tobler, Loyola University; Stephan D. Flint, University of Idaho; Ronald J. Ryel, Utah State University; Ken M. Keefover-Ring, University of Wisconsin; Richard L. Lindroth, University of Wisconsin
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Growth, photosynthesis and cold tolerance of Eucalyptus benthamii planted in the Piedmont of North Carolina
Kurt H. Johnsen, USDA Forest Service; Pete Anderson, USDA Forest Service; John R. Butnor, USDA Forest Service; Kevin Hall, North Carolina State University; Joshua M. Halman, University of Vermont; Gary J. Hawley, University of Vermont; Chris A. Maier, USDA Forest Service; Paul G. Schaberg, USDA Forest Service; Jose Luiz Stape, North Carolina State University
10:10 AM
 Assessing temperature related variation in routine metabolic rate across the geographic range of the Bluntnose Minnow (Pimephales notatus)
Collin E. Beachum, Saint Louis University; Matt J. Michel, Saint Louis University; Jason H. Knouft, Saint Louis University
10:30 AM
 Seasonal and individual variation in leguminous tree nitrogen fixation in a natural ecosystem
Fiona M. Soper, Cornell University; Thomas W. Boutton, Texas A&M University; Jed P. Sparks, Cornell University
10:50 AM
 Summertime fog and its impacts on the water relations of adult and sapling trees in a coastal pine forest
Sara A. Baguskas, University of California; Christopher J. Still, Oregon State University; Aaron R. Ramirez, University of California; Jennifer Y. King, University of California
11:10 AM
 Polar bear body temperatures and behavior in the changing Arctic summer
John P. Whiteman, University of Wyoming; Henry J. Harlow, University of Wyoming; Merav Ben-David, University of Wyoming; George M. Durner, U.S. Geological Survey