95th ESA Annual Meeting (August 1 -- 6, 2010)

COS 77 - Climate Change: Communities I

Thursday, August 5, 2010: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
407, David L Lawrence Convention Center
Julia Cherry
8:20 AM
Are hurricane-generated storm surge and wrack deposition stepping stones for community reassembly
Anthony S. Tate, Southern Illinois University - Carbondale; Loretta L. Battaglia, Southern Illinois University
8:40 AM
Implications of climate change for the salt marshes of Massachusetts Bays: Vulnerability assessments in support of management adaptation planning
Jordan M. West, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; Amanda L. Babson, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; Jason Baker, Massachusetts Bays National Estuary Program; Christian Krahforst, Massachusetts Bays National Estuary Program
9:00 AM
Low latitude and high elevation plant communities more sensitive to changes in climate during the late Holocene
Mark D. Leithead, University of Guelph; Madhur Anand, University of Guelph
9:20 AM
Non-linear terrestrial ecosystem responses to meteorological variability
Paul R. Moorcroft, Harvard University; David M. Medvigy, Princeton University; J. William Munger, Harvard University; Steven C. Wofsy, Harvard University
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
CANCELLED - Climate-related freshwater co-extirpations: A paradox between host redundancy and species endemism?
Daniel E. Spooner, University of Massachussetts; Marguerite A. Xenopoulos, Trent University; Christof Schneider, University of Kassel; Daelyn Woolnough, Central Michigan University
10:10 AM
The effects of global warming on food web dynamics of an invasive system
John M. Landosky, Western Michigan University; Jennifer A. Lau, Michigan State University; Doug A. Landis, Michigan State University
10:30 AM
Effects of storm surge disturbance on plant communities across a coastal transition ecosystem in northwestern Florida, USA
Loretta L. Battaglia, Southern Illinois University; Jerrod A. Looft, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
10:50 AM
Understanding functional responses of soil microbial communities to climate change
Christine V. Hawkes, University of Texas at Austin; Bonnie G. Waring, University of Minnesota; Jennifer D. Rocca, North Carolina State University