COS 52 - Climate Change: Plants III

Wednesday, August 10, 2016: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
Grand Floridian Blrm A, Ft Lauderdale Convention Center
1:30 PM
 Thresholds of drought stress differ in a tallgrass prairie population
Ava M. Hoffman, Colorado State University; Melinda D. Smith, Colorado State University
1:50 PM
 Differential response of invasive and native species to warming with simulated changes in diurnal temperature ranges
Bao-Ming Chen, Sun Yat-Sen University; Shao-Lin Peng, Sun Yat-sen University
2:30 PM
 Dispersal and cold tolerance as mechanisms of liana expansion in Eastern U.S. forests in response to climate change
Laura M. Ladwig, University of Wisconsin - Madison; Ellen I. Damschen, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Scott J. Meiners, Eastern Illinois University
2:50 PM
 A tale of two conifers: Genetic evidence of species dispersal and climate resilience in the Pacific Northwest
Matias C. Fernandez, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Guillaume de Lafontaine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Daniel Gavin, University of Oregon; Katy D. Heath, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Feng Sheng Hu, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Estimating climate sensitivity of semi-arid vegetation: What can we learn by comparing forecasts derived from different modeling techniques?
Katherine M Renwick, Montana State University; Andrew R. Kleinhesselink, Utah State University; Daniel R. Schlaepfer, University of Basel; Caroline A. Curtis, University of Massachusetts; Bethany A. Bradley, University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Cameron L. Aldridge, U.S. Geological Survey; Benjamin Poulter, NASA GSFC; Peter B. Adler, Utah State University
4:00 PM
 Functional diversity of North American broad-leaved trees is codetermined by past and current environmental factors
Alejandro Ordonez, Aarhus University; Jens-Christian Svenning, Aarhus University
4:20 PM
 Vegetation communities shift in response to climate change: National Key Deer Refuge 1990-2013
Craig van der Heiden, Institute for Regional Conservation; James Johnson, University of Georgia
4:40 PM
 Assessing critical vegetation transitions during climate change: Insights from Northwestern USA forests
Josep M. Serra-Diaz, Harvard University; Melissa S. Lucash, Portland State University; Charles Maxwell, Portland State University; Robert Scheller, Portland State University; Jonathan R. Thompson, Harvard University
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