COS 21
Climate Change: Plants II

Tuesday, August 12, 2014: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
308, Sacramento Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Climate change perils for dioecious plant species
Kevin R. Hultine, Desert Botanical Garden; Kevin C. Grady, Northern Arizona University; Stephen M. Shuster, Northern Arizona University; John C. Stella, State University of New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry; Troy Wood, U.S. Geological Survey; Thomas G. Whitham, Northern Arizona University
8:20 AM Cancelled
 Drought-tolerance, vulnerability to embolism, hydraulic capacitance and stomatal sensitivity in four co-occurring tree species in central Texas, USA
Daniel M. Johnson, Duke University; Jean-Christophe Domec, Duke University / Bordeaux Sciences Agro; Katherine A. McCulloh, The University of Wisconsin-Madison; David R. Woodruff, USDA Forest Service; Rémi Wortemann, Duke University; Amanda Schwantes, Duke University; Robert B., Jackson, Duke University
8:40 AM
 Climate stress is increasing for Australia’s iconic eucalypts
Laura Pollock, School of Botany; Nathalie Butt, The University of Queensland; Clive McAlpine, University of Queensland
9:00 AM
 What is the fate of a Central Amazon forest under increased disturbance regimes and how does it compare to Western Amazon forests?
Jennifer A. Holm, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; Jeffrey Q. Chambers, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, University of California Berkeley; William D. Collins, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
9:20 AM
 Erosion of beta diversity under interacting global change impacts in a semiarid grassland
Anu Eskelinen, University of Oulu; Susan P. Harrison, University of California, Davis
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Does incorporating soil water dynamics improve our understanding of plant responses to climate change in the Desert Southwest?
Jennifer R. Gremer, University of Arizona; Seth M. Munson, U.S. Geological Survey; Michael C. Duniway, U.S. Geological Survey; John B. Bradford, U.S. Geological Survey
10:10 AM
 Incorporating environmental variability and competition into climate change predictions for desert annuals
Robert K. Shriver, Duke University; William F. Morris, Duke University
10:30 AM
 Shifts in alpine grassland trait structure following whole-community turf transplantation
John Guittar, University of Michigan; Vigdis Vandvik, University of Bergen; Kari Klanderud, Norwegian University of Life Sciences; Marta Ramírez Boixaderes, University of Bergen; Pascale Michel, University of Bergen; Deborah Goldberg, University of Michigan
10:50 AM
 Winter climate limits subantarctic low forest growth and establishment
Melanie A. Harsch, University of Washington; Matt McGlone, Landcare Research; Janet Wilmshurst, Landcare Research
11:10 AM
 Forest stand structure, productivity, and age mediate climatic effects on aspen decline
David M. Bell, USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station; John B. Bradford, U.S. Geological Survey; William K. Lauenroth, University of Wyoming
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