Contributed Oral Session 34: Polar and Alpine Ecology: Climate Effects; Communities
Monday, August 8, 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM, Meeting Room 524 A, Level 5, Palais des congrès de Montréal
1:30 PM: Inouye, David1, 2, 1 Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory, Crested Butte, CO, USA2 Dept. of Biology, College Park, MD, USA, Phenology and abundance of flowering in two early-season high-altitude Brassicaceae, Thlaspi montanum and Draba aurea, are influenced by environmental variables and climate change.
1:50 PM: Mitchell, Matthew*,1, Hik, David1, Cahill, James1, 1 University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada, Interactions between plant competition, herbivory, and abiotic stress in an arctic-alpine community.
2:10 PM: Gianelle, Damiano*,1, Vescovo, Loris*,1, 1 Centro di Ecologia Alpina, Trento, Italy, Remote sensing and grassland biomass estimation at multiple spatial scales in an alpine grassland.
2:30 PM: Ebert-May, Diane *,1, Tweedie, Craig2, Weber, Everett1, 1 Michigan State University, East Lansing2 University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Species change over thirty years on the alpine tundra, Niwot Ridge, Colorado.
2:50 PM: Lantz, Trevor*,1, Gergel, Sarah*,1, Henry, Greg*,1, 1 University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada, Synergistic responses to climate change: Are they evident for green alder at treeline in the Mackenzie Delta, NWT?
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3:20 PM: Grogan, Paul*,1, Jonasson, Sven 2, 1 Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada2 University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark, Ecosystem CO2 production during winter in the Swedish sub-arctic: The relative importance of climate and vegetation-type.
3:40 PM: Germino, Matthew*,1, Maher, Eliza1, Blanch, Kevin1, Graumlich, Lisa2, 1 Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID2 Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, Cross-scale analyses of spatio-temporal variation in tree establishment and coexistence among alpine treelines.
4:00 PM: Tews, Joerg*,1, Ferguson, Michael2, Fahrig, Lenore1, 1 Geomatics and Landscape Ecology Research Laboratory (GLEL), Ottawa, Ontario, Canada2 Nunavut Wildlife Service, Pond Inlet, Nunavut, Canada, Assessing the impact of climate change-induced catastrophic disturbances for population viability of the endangered Peary caribou in the Canadian High Arctic.
4:20 PM: Schortemeyer, Marcus*,1, Bruhn, Dan1, Ball, Marilyn1, 1 Ecosystem Dynamics Group, Canberra, ACT, Australia, Global warming in the Sub-Antarctic: Temperature response and temperature acclimation of plants from Heard Island.
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