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Oral Session # 2: Paleoecology.
Presiding: B Lynch
Monday, August 4. 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM, SITCC Meeting Room 101.
8:00 AM McLachlan, Jason*,1, Clark, James1, Manos, Paul1, 1 Biology, Durham, NC Conservation lessons from the Last Glacial Maximum.
8:15 AM Henne, Paul*,1, Hu, Feng Sheng1, 1 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, 60801 Holocene ecosystem change in the Great Lakes snow belt: Initial results from Huffman Lake.
8:30 AM Booth, Robert*,1, Jackson, Stephen1, 1 University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY Influence of late Holocene moisture variability on forest dynamics in the western Great Lakes region.
8:45 AM Bell, Christopher*,1, Gauthier, Jacques2, 1 The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX2 Yale University, New Haven, CT North American Quaternary Squamata: Re-evaluation of the stability hypothesis.
9:00 AM Anderson, Lynn*,1, Hu, Feng Sheng1, Paige, Ken1, 1 University of Illinois, Champaign/Urbana, IL, USA Using morphology to infer environmental conditions: Genetics, environment, or both?
9:15 AM Nelson, David*,1, Hu, Feng Sheng1, Tian, Jian1, Brown, Thomas2, Stefanova, Ivanka3, Wright, Herbert3, 1 University of Illinois, Urbana, IL2 Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA3 University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN Response of C3/C4 plants to mid-Holocene aridity in west-central Minnesota.
9:30 AM Break.
9:45 AM Finkelstein, Sarah*,1, Davis, Anthony1, 1 University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada The interpretability of wetland pollen records.
10:00 AM Townsend, Philip*,1, Brown, Roger1, Willard, Debra2, 1 University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Frostburg, Maryland2 U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia Long-term geomorphic and vegetation change on the Roanoke River floodplain, North Carolina.
10:15 AM Pellatt, Marlow*,1, 2, Holtham, Anita 3, Bos, Darren1, 2, 1 Parks Canada, Western Canada Service Centre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada2 Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada3 Queens University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada Paleoecology of salmon lakes on the west coast of Canada.
10:30 AM Leavitt, Peter*,1, Cumming, Brian2, Smol, John2, Reasoner, Mel3, Pienitz, Reinhard 4, Hodgson, Dominic5, 1 University of Regina, Regina, SK, Canada2 Queen's University, Kingston, ON, Canada3 Mountain Research Initiative Coordination Office, Bern, n/a, Switzerland4 Universite Laval, Quebec, QC, Canada5 British Antarctic Survey, Cambridge, n/a, UK Climatic control of UV radiation impacts on lakes.
10:45 AM Ponomarenko, Elena *,1, Ponomarenko, Serguei2, 1 ArchEco 5A-601 Laurier Ave.W., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada2 NatureServe-Canada, c/o Parks Canada Agency, Ecological Integrity Branch 25 Eddy Street, K1A 0M5, Hull, Quebec, Canada Beavers as a trigger of peat bog development.