Contributed Lightning Session II

Tuesday, August 11, 2015: 3:30 PM-5:00 PM
311, Baltimore Convention Center
3:30 PM
 Predicting future plant phenology and distribution: Does ecotype matter?
Kristina Stinson, University of Massachusetts; Jennifer M. Albertine, University of Massachusetts- Amherst; Laura Hancock, UMass Amherst
3:35 PM
 Finding plants adapted to multiple climate extremes: Using genecology and ecophysiology to identify drought resistant and cold hardy populations of Douglas-fir
Sheel Bansal, USDA Forest Service; Brad St. Clair, USDA Forest Service; Constance A. Harrington, USDA Forest Service
3:40 PM
 Multi-year drought-induced morbidity preceding tree death in temperate forests
Aaron B. Berdanier, Duke University; James S. Clark, Duke University
3:45 PM
 Phosphorus addition prevent plant species richness loss with nitrogen deposition in Inner Mongolia grassland
Qiang Yu, Colorado State University; Xingguo Han, Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Melinda D. Smith, Colorado State University
4:00 PM
 Differences in nitrogen-assimilating enzyme activity in halophyte species are habitat-related
Grace M. Cott, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center; Deborah V. Chapman, University College Cork; Marcel A.K. Jansen, University College Cork
4:05 PM
 Woody debris in three North American old-growth eastern deciduous forests: Implications for carbon storage
William T. Hicks, Bethany College; Kate Robert, Bethany College; Noah Townsend, Bethany College; Cody Staudt, Bethany College; Brennan Schomer, Bethany College; Ethan Tobin, Bethany College
4:10 PM
 Climate change in changing landscapes: Dynamic controls on soil moisture and nutrient cycling
David P. Huber, Idaho State University; Kathleen A. Lohse, Idaho State University; Matthew J. Germino, US Geological Survey
4:15 PM Cancelled
 Twenty-five years of shifting communities and biogeochemistry in a plantation ecosystem in 300 seconds
Alison D. Munson, Université Laval; Emilie Maillard, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; Vincent Poirier, Université Laval
4:30 PM
 Habitat variation and trophic plasticity in widespread, common zooplankton
Rachel L. Abbott, Cornell University; Nelson G. Hairston Jr., Cornell University
4:35 PM
 Structure of bromeliad food webs shaped by habitat size and climate across a latitudinal gradient
Gustavo Q. Romero, State University of Campinas (UNICAMP); Gustavo C. O. Piccoli, State University of Sao Paulo; Paula M. Omena, State University of Campinas; Thiago Gonçalves-Souza, Rural Federal University of Pernambuco
4:40 PM
 Subsidy of a downstream river food web by phytoplankton growth from a run-of-the-river reservoir
Micaleila D. Desotelle, Michigan State University; Stephen K. Hamilton, Michigan State University