Novel Approaches for Considering Vegetation Dynamics II

Friday, 19 December 2014: 10:20 AM-12:20 PM
Chairs:  Abigail L. S. Swann, University of Washington, Atmospheric Sciences, Seattle, WA, United States and Charles D Koven, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, United States
Primary Conveners:  Abigail L. S. Swann, University of Washington, Atmospheric Sciences, Seattle, WA, United States
Co-conveners:  Charles D Koven, LBL, Berkeley, CA, United States and Ryan Pavlick, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States
OSPA Liaisons:  Ryan Pavlick, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, United States

Abstracts Submitted to this Session:

10:20 AM
Beyond the climate envelope: using trait filtering models to predict biome boundaries from plant physiology.
Rosemary Fisher, NCAR, Boulder, CO, United States, William A Hoffmann, North Carolina State University at Raleigh, Plant Biology, Raleigh, NC, United States and Stefan Muszala, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, United States
10:35 AM
Expanding the Range of Plant Functional Diversity Represented in Global Vegetation Models: Towards Lineage-based Plant Functional Types
Christopher J Still1, Daniel Griffith2, Erika Edwards3, Elizabeth Forrestel4, Caroline Lehmann5, Michael Anderson2, Joseph Craine6, Stephanie Pau7 and Colin Osborne8, (1)Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, United States, (2)Wake Forest University, Biology, Winston-Salem, NC, United States, (3)Brown University, Providence, RI, United States, (4)Yale University, New Haven, CT, United States, (5)University of Edinburgh, School of GeoScienes, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, (6)Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, United States, (7)Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, United States, (8)University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom
10:50 AM
Tropical Forests, Savannas and Grasslands: Bridging the Knowledge Gap Between Ecology and Dynamic Global Vegetation Models
Mara Baudena1, Stefan C Dekker2, Peter M. van Bodegom3, Barbara Cuesta4, Steven I. Higgins5, Veiko Lehsten6, Christian H. Reick7, Max Rietkerk1, Simon Scheiter8, Zun Yin9, Miguel A. Zavala4 and Victor Brovkin10, (1)Utrecht University, Copernicus Institute, Utrecht, Netherlands, (2)Utrecht University, Copernicus Institute, Utrecht, 3584, Netherlands, (3)Free University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands, (4)University of Alcalá, Madrid, Spain, (5)University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, (6)Lund University, Lund, Sweden, (7)Max Planck Institute for Meteorology, Hamburg, Germany, (8)Senckenberg, Frankfurt, Germany, (9)Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands, (10)MPI for Meteorology, Hamburg, Germany
11:05 AM
The vulnerability of the Amazon forest to drier climate: results from an individual-based ecosystem model (ED-2.2)
Marcos Longo1,2, Ryan G Knox3, Naomi Marcil Levine4, Luciana F Alves5, Damien Bonal6, Matthew Hayek7, Scott R Saleska8, Kenia T Wiedemann7, Paul R Moorcroft9 and Steven C Wofsy7, (1)EMBRAPA Brazilian Agricultural Research Corportation, Campinas, Brazil, (2)Harvard University, Earth and Planetary Sciences, Cambridge, MA, United States, (3)Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, United States, (4)University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, United States, (5)IAPAR Agronomic Institute of Brazil, Campinas, Brazil, (6)INRA Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, UMR EEF 1137, Paris Cedex 07, France, (7)Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, United States, (8)University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, United States, (9)Harvard Univ, Cambridge, MA, United States
11:20 AM
A Stand-Alone Demography and Landscape Structure Module for Earth System Models: Integration with Inventory Data from Temperate and Boreal Forests
Vanessa Elizabeth Haverd1, Ben Smith2, Lars Peter Nieradzik1 and Peter Briggs1, (1)CSIRO Canberra, Canberra, Australia, (2)Lund University, Dept of Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science, Lund, Sweden
11:35 AM
Allometric Scaling Across Environmental Gradients
Laura Duncanson, University of Maryland College Park, College Park, MD, United States and Ralph Dubayah, Organization Not Listed, Washington, DC, United States
11:50 AM
Effects of European land use on contemporary tree-climate relationships in the northeastern United States: Implications for predictive models
Simon J Goring1, Charles V Cogbill2, Andria Dawson3, Mevin Hooten4, Jason S McLachlan5, David J Mladenoff1, Christopher J Paciorek6, Madeline Ruid1, John Tipton4, John W Williams7, Sydne Record8, Jaclyn Hatala Matthes9 and Michael Dietze10, (1)University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, United States, (2)Harvard Forest, Forestry, Petersham, MA, United States, (3)University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, United States, (4)Colorado State University, Statistics, Fort Collins, CO, United States, (5)University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, United States, (6)University of California, Berkeley, CA, United States, (7)University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, United States, (8)Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA, United States, (9)Dartmouth College, Dept. Geography and Grad Program in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Hanover, NH, United States, (10)Boston University, Boston, MA, United States
12:05 PM
Modeling Forest Structure and Vascular Plant Diversity in Piedmont Forests
Christopher Hakkenberg, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, United States
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