COS 39
Climate Change: Communities I

Tuesday, August 12, 2014: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
311/312, Sacramento Convention Center
1:30 PM
 Slowly eroding diversity: A century of climate change and land-use intensification on avian metacommunity dynamics in California
Steven R. Beissinger, University of California, Berkeley; Peter N. Epanchin, University of California
1:50 PM Cancelled
 Microbial response to nitrogen addition and prolonged drought is phylogenetically patterned
Anthony S. Amend, University of Hawaii at Manoa; Adam C. Martiny, University of California, Irvine; Jennifer B.H. Martiny, University of California, Irvine
2:10 PM
 Changes in growing season length alter population dynamics and community-level phenology
Jeffrey M. Diez, University of California, Riverside; Jake M. Alexander, University of Lausanne; Jonathan M. Levine, ETH Zurich
2:30 PM
 Climate driven shifts in aphid phenology does not affect predator appearance and chemical defense of a grass-endophyte association
Benjamin Fuchs, University of Würzburg; Tatjana Breuer, University of Würzburg; Markus Krischke, University of Würzburg; Simone Findling, University of Würzburg; Martin J. Müller, University of Würzburg; Jochen Krauss, University of Würzburg
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Do tropical forests with higher above ground carbon storage support more endothermic terrestrial species?
Lydia Beaudrot, Conservation International; Jorge Ahumada, Conservation International
3:40 PM
 Weathering it together: Experimental test of the effect of climate variability on the neutral coexistence of barnacle competitors on Chilean rocky shores
Jenna L. Shinen, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile; Rebecca L. Kordas, Imperial College; Sergio A. Navarrete, Pontificia Universidad Catolica, Estación Costera de investigaciones Marinas
4:00 PM
 The effect of increased temperature variability on community dynamics depends on trophic level position
Axel Zander, University of Fribourg; Sarah M. Gray, University of Fribourg; Louis-Félix Bersier, University of Fribourg
4:20 PM
 Ecological novelty in space and time: Pattern, process and the drivers of late-glacial no-analog plant associations
Jacquelyn L. Gill, University of Maine; Stephen T. Jackson, U.S. Geological Survey; Simon Goring, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Eric C. Grimm, Illinois State Museum; Pietra Mueller, Illinois State Museum; David M. Nelson, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science; John W. Williams, University of Wisconsin-Madison
4:40 PM
 Assessing ecosystem sensitivity to alterations in precipitation regimes with three long-term experiments in a US tallgrass prairie
Kevin R. Wilcox, Colorado State University; John M. Blair, Kansas State University; Scott L. Collins, University of New Mexico; Melinda D. Smith, Colorado State University; Alan K. Knapp, Colorado State University
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