COS 133
Environmental Gradients

Friday, August 15, 2014: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
Regency Blrm C, Hyatt Regency Hotel
8:00 AM
 Limber pine (Pinus flexilis) forest dynamics across the Intermountain West
Marcella A. Windmuller-Campione, Utah State University; James N. Long, Utah State University
8:20 AM
 Phenotypic plasticity and performance of seven oak species seedlings across a hydrologic gradient: Support for the specialization hypothesis
Matthew A. Kaproth, University of Minnesota; Valery J. Terwilliger, University of Kansas; Jeannine Cavender-Bares, University of Minnesota
9:20 AM
 Identifying the evolutionary and geographical underpinnings of global avian mountain biodiversity
Ignacio Quintero, Yale University; Walter Jetz, Yale University
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Community structure of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi along an undisturbed high elevation gradient
Cameron Egan, University of British Columbia Okanagan; Ragan M. Callaway, The University of Montana; Jason Pither, University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus; Miranda M. Hart, University of British Columbia - Okanagan; John Klironomos, University of British Columbia
10:10 AM
 Hydrological conditions predict wood density in Australian riparian plants
James R. Lawson, Macquarie University; Michelle Leishman, Macquarie University
10:30 AM
 Alien roadside species more easily invade alpine than lowland plant communities in a subarctic mountain ecosystem
Jonas J. Lembrechts, University of Antwerp; Ann Milbau, Umeå University; Ivan Nijs, University of Antwerpen
10:50 AM
 Pioneer riparian tree seedling establishment in floodplain refugia is driven by interspecific competition in addition to water availability
Maya K. Hayden, University of California, Berkeley; John J. Battles, University of California, Berkeley; John C. Stella, State University of New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry
11:10 AM
 ‘Supersynchrony’ and the Moran effect in spatio-temporally variable environments
Daniel J. Wieczynski, Yale University; David A. Vasseur, Yale University
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