COS 61 - Environmental Gradients

Tuesday, August 8, 2017: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
D139, Oregon Convention Center
1:30 PM
 Tree growth response to climate varies across a monsoon precipitation gradient
Larissa L. Yocom Kent, Northern Arizona University; Kiona Ogle, Northern Arizona University; Yao Liu, Northern Arizona University; Paul Szejner, University of Arizona; Russell K. Monson, University of Arizona; Drew M. P. Peltier, Northern Arizona University
1:50 PM
 No general relationship between mass and temperature in endotherm species
Kristina Riemer, University of Florida; Robert Guralnick, University of Florida; Ethan P. White, University of Florida
2:10 PM
 Diel and seasonal carbon fluxes from leaf to ecosystem scales in sagebrush steppe ecosystems
Harmandeep Sharma, Idaho State University; Keith Reinhardt, Idaho State University; Kathleen A. Lohse, Idaho State University
2:30 PM
 Functional rooting separation between trees and grasses varies as a function of rainfall in an African savanna
Ricardo M. Holdo, University of Georgia; Jesse B. Nippert, Kansas State University
2:50 PM
 Dynamic microclimate effects of vegetation throughout a 1600 meter elevation transect in Southern California, USA ¬†
Sofia Koutzoukis, University California, Riverside; Holly Andrews, University of California, Riverside; Steven M. Crum, University of California, Riverside; G. Darrel Jenerette, University of California
3:10 PM
3:40 PM
 Topographic and fire weather controls of fire refugia in forested ecosystems of northwestern North America
Meg A. Krawchuk, Oregon State University; Sandra L. Haire, Haire Laboratory for Landscape Ecology; Jonathan D. Coop, Western State College of Colorado; Marc-André Parisien, Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service; Ellen Whitman, University of Alberta; Geneva W. Chong, US Geological Survey; Carol Miller, USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station
4:00 PM
 Who's up there? Epiphyte abundance and community composition along two gradients at different spatial scales in a tropical montane cloud forest, Costa Rica
Autumn A. Amici, University of Utah; Nalini Nadkarni, University of Utah; Todd E. Dawson, University of California Berkeley; Sybil G. Gotsch, Franklin and Marshall College
4:20 PM
 Four decades of changing demographic structure in Chinook salmon across the Northeast Pacific
Jan Ohlberger, University of Washington; Eric J. Ward, Northwest Fisheries Science Center; Daniel E. Schindler, University of Washington; Bert Lewis, Alaska Department of Fish and Game
4:40 PM
 Mapping the spatial and temporal variability in crop development to improve predictions of wheat yield and protein content
Scott L. Powell, Montana State University; Paul C. Stoy, Montana State University; Bruce D. Maxwell, Montana State University
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