COS 42
Biogeography And Macroecology I

Tuesday, August 11, 2015: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
319, Baltimore Convention Center
1:30 PM
 ­Spatial interactions influence the global distribution of savanna and forest
Julie C. Aleman, Yale University; A. Carla Staver, Yale University
1:50 PM
 Modelling the thermal environment of incubation informs predictions of habitat suitability for a species with temperature-dependent sex determination
Anna Carter, Victoria University of Wellington; Nicola Mitchell, University of Western Australia; Michael Kearney, University of Melbourne; Stephen Hartley, Victoria University of Wellington; Nicola Nelson, Victoria University of Wellington
2:10 PM
 Using species distribution models to infer the importance of factors limiting species’ ranges
Adam B. Smith, Missouri Botanical Garden; Maria J. Santos, Utrecht University
2:50 PM
 Global beta-diversity is more sensitive to loss of species with small versus large ranges
Joshua Ladau, Gladstone Institutes, University of California San Francisco; Jessica Green, University of Oregon; Katherine S. Pollard, Gladstone Institutes and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Genetic evidence for the glacial refugia and postglacial migration of mountain hemlock in the Pacific Northwest
Matias C. Fernandez, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Feng Sheng Hu, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Katy D. Heath, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
3:40 PM
 Distribution of North American seed dispersers: A mismatch of richness between vertebrates and the plants they disperse
Jacob W. Dittel, University of Nevada, Reno; Christopher M. Moore, University of Nevada, Reno; Stephen B. Vander Wall, University of Nevada, Reno
4:00 PM Cancelled
 Species thermal tolerances and macro-scale geographic distributions
Véronique Boucher-Lalonde, University of Ottawa
4:20 PM
 Environmental drivers of functional diversity of near-pristine coral reef fish communities at marcoecological scales
Mairin C.M. Deith, University of Victoria; Lauren A, Yeager, National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center; Jana M. McPherson, Calgary Zoo; Julia K. Baum, University of Victoria
4:40 PM
 Morphological variation across an ecological boundary in a marsh obligate songbird
Sarah Luttrell, UMBC; Bernard Lohr, University of Maryland Baltimore County
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