COS 43
Climate Change: Communities I

Tuesday, August 11, 2015: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
320, Baltimore Convention Center
1:30 PM
 Temperature-dependant priority effects in milkweed specialist aphids
Tess N. Grainger, University of Toronto; Benjamin Gilbert, University of Toronto
1:50 PM
 Geographic variation in the seasonal responses of eastern tent caterpillars and their egg parasitoids
Mariana Abarca, The George Washington University; John T. Lill, George Washington University
2:10 PM
 Temperature effects on zooplankton community dynamics depend on the competitive environment
Natalie T. Jones, University of Toronto; Benjamin Gilbert, University of Toronto
2:30 PM
 Urban outbreaks of herbivores: Determining the effects of nutrients and temperature on herbivore abundance in urban forests
Warren B. Sconiers, North Carolina State University; Adam Dale, North Carolina State University; Emily K. Meineke, North Carolina State University; Steven D. Frank, North Carolina State University
2:50 PM
 Same shift, different disturbance: Experimental warming, altered precipitation, and physical disturbance lead to a similar alternate state in biological soil crust communities
Scott Ferrenberg, U.S. Geological Survey; Jayne Belnap, U.S. Geological Survey; Hilda Smith, U.S. Geological Survey; Sasha C. Reed, U.S. Geological Survey
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Ecological context tempers the response of plant communities to climate change
Sara C. Hotchkiss, University of Wisconsin; Elizabeth A. Lynch, Luther College; Randy Calcote, University of Minnesota
3:40 PM
 Complex microbiome and methane flux changes in response to metals in transitional grassland soil
Keshav Arogyaswamy, University of California, Riverside; Chelsea Carey, University of California, Riverside; Emma L. Aronson, UC Riverside
4:00 PM
 Heat-wave triggers multi-trophic shocks permeating marine-terrestrial ecoregion
Katinka Ruthrof, Murdoch University; David D. Breshears, University of Arizona; Joseph B. Fontaine, Murdoch University; George Matusick, Murdoch University; Ray Froend, Edith Cowan University; Ben P. Miller, Botanical Parks and Garden Authority of Western Australia; Amity Williams, Murdoch University; Shaun Wilson, Department of Parks and Wildlife; Mike van Keulen, Murdoch University; Darin J. Law, University of Arizona; G.E.StJ. Hardy, Murdoch University
4:20 PM
 The many responses to climate change: How to predict when populations will be affected
Nina McLean, Australian National University; Callum Lawson, Netherlands Institute of Ecology; Martijn van de Pol, Netherlands Institute of Ecology
4:40 PM
 Combined speeds of climate and land-use change of the conterminous US until 2050
Alejandro Ordonez, Aarhus University; Sebastian Martinuzzi, University of Wisconsin, Madison; Volker C. Radeloff, University of Wisconsin-Madison; John W. Williams, University of Wisconsin-Madison
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