COS 115
Climate Change: Ranges And Phenology III

Friday, August 9, 2013: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
101F, Minneapolis Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Shifts in genetic and morphological clines of a butterfly hybrid zone may be a response to a 30 year period of climate change
Sean F. Ryan, University of Notre Dame; Jessica J. Hellmann, University of Notre Dame
8:20 AM
 A mechanistic species distribution model for the monarch butterfly: clues to long distance migration and a platform for understanding large-scale insect distributions
Leslie Ries, University of Maryland; Cameron Scott, NatureServe; Timothy G. Howard, New York Natural Heritage Program; Tanja Schuster, University of Maryland; Rick Reeves, Foxgrove Solutions; Karen Oberhauser, University of Minnesota
8:40 AM
 Role of frost tolerance versus climate change in mangrove range expansion
John Parker, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center; Susan Cook-Patton, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
9:00 AM
 European deciduous trees exhibit similar safety margins against damage by spring freezing along elevational gradients
Armando Lenz, Institute of Botany, University of Basel; Günter Hoch, Institute of Botany, University of Basel; Yann Vitasse, Institute of Botany, University of Basel; Christian Körner, University of Basel
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Experimentally simulating climate change in a montane meadow system via reduced snowpack and passive warming:  soil and plant responses
Jill A. Sherwood, Iowa State University; Diane M. Debinski, Iowa State University; Petrutza C. Caragea, Iowa State University; Rachel Fahrenholtz, Iowa State University; Matthew Germino, US Geological Survey
10:30 AM
 Characteristics of the thermal landscape for moose at Voyageurs National Park
Bryce T. Olson, Voyageurs National Park; Steve K. Windels, Voyageurs National Park; Mark R. Fulton, Bemidji State University; Ron Moen, University of Minnesota - Duluth