COS 37
Biodiversity: Effects Of Global Change

Tuesday, August 12, 2014: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
302/303, Sacramento Convention Center
1:30 PM
 Hitting the ‘grass ceiling’: Recruitment limitation inhibits climate change shifts of tropical treelines
Evan Rehm, Department of Biological Sciences; Kenneth J. Feeley, Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden
1:50 PM
 Response to nitrogen deposition in a savanna by oak understory and open grassland plant communities: Crossing thresholds or resilience?
Elise M. Tulloss, University of California, Davis; Mary L. Cadenasso, University of California, Davis
2:10 PM
 Distributions of stable and non-analogous climate areas in the past and in the future in the world’s major continents
Xiaojun Kou, Beijing Normal University; Qin Li, University of British Columbia
2:30 PM
 Impact of ecological light pollution on nocturnal Lepidoptera
Kylee Grenis, University of Denver; Shannon M. Murphy, University of Denver
2:50 PM
 Responses of plant and pollinator biodiversity to wildfires across a productivity gradient in the Northern Rockies
Laura A. Burkle, Montana State University; R. Travis Belote, The Wilderness Society; Jonathan A. Myers, Washington University in St. Louis
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Does resource alteration alter the effects of biodiversity on ecosystem productivity?
Dylan James Craven, German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv); Forest Isbell, University of Georgia; Anne Ebeling, University Jena; Pete Manning, University of Bern; Christiane Roscher, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research; Alexandra Weigelt, German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig; Brian J. Wilsey, Iowa State University; Nico Eisenhauer, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
3:40 PM
 A national synthesis of atmospheric nitrogen deposition relationships with herbaceous plant diversity
Samuel M. Simkin, University of Colorado; Edith B. Allen, University of California, Riverside; Jayne Belnap, U.S. Geological Survey; William D. Bowman, University of Colorado; Matthew L. Brooks, U.S. Geological Survey; Christopher M. Clark, US Environmental Protection Agency; USGS Powell Center Working Group on Diversity and N Deposition, Multiple Institutions
4:20 PM
 Using functional traits to predict the vulnerability to drought of 40 species in diverse Mediterranean-type shrubland communities of South Africa
Robert P. Skelton, University of Cape Town; Adam G. West, University of Cape Town; Todd E. Dawson, University of California Berkeley
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