Contributed Oral Session 49: Climate and Vegetation Dynamics
Tuesday, August 9, 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM, Meeting Room 520 C, Level 5, Palais des congrès de Montréal
8:00 AM: Richter, Suzanna*,1, Johnson, Arthur1, 1 Department of Earth and Environmental Science, Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A., Limitations of wood cellulose 18O as an indicator of paleoclimate on > millenial time scales.
8:20 AM: Newman, Jonathan1, 1 Dept. of Environmental Biology, Guelph, ON, Canada, Climate change and the fate of cereal aphids.
8:40 AM: Gonzalez, Patrick*,1, Neilson, Ronald2, Drapek, Raymond2, 1 The Nature Conservancy, Arlington, VA, USA2 USDA Forest Service, Corvallis, OR, USA, Climate change vegetation shifts across global ecoregions.
9:00 AM: Boyle, Brad*,1, Enquist, Brian1, Meyer, Herb2, 1 University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA2 Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument, Florissant, CO, USA, Higher taxa as environmental predictors for modern and fossil plant communities.
9:20 AM: Liang, Naishen*,1, Fujinuma, Yasumi1, Inoue, Gen1, 1 National Institute for Environmental Studies, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan, Carbon sequestrations in larch forest ecosystems.
9:40 AM: , BREAK.
9:50 AM: Kitchens, Wiley1, Wetzel, Paul2, Welch, Zachariah3, 1 University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida2 Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts3 University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, Tidal marsh community resilience along a salinity gradient after four year drought.
10:10 AM: Sullivan, Joe*,1, Xu, Chenping1, Natarajan, Savithiry2, 1 Department of Natural Resource Sciences and Landscape Architecture, College Park, MD, USA2 Soybean Genetics and Improvement Laboratory, Beltsville, MD, USA, Partitioning the effects of UV-A and UV-B in the Development of UV-B screening compounds in soybean Glycine max, under field conditions.
10:30 AM: Lawrence, Deborah*,1, Wood, Tana1, Chazdon, Robin2, 1 Environmental Sciences, Charlottesville, VA, United States2 Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Storrs, CT, United States, Manifestations of recurrent drought stress in Costa Rican rainforest.
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