ESA 2017 – Lab Talks

David, Rachael, Meagan, Prahlada, Isabel, Seema, Rob, and Andrew are presenting at the Ecological Society of America (ESA) meeting in Portland August 7-11 2017. Stop by to see their work and hear more about the research going on in the lab! A special congrats to David on his election as an ESA fellow this year! 

See below for the specific dates, times, and locations of the talk/poster sessions. 

Monday, 7 August 2017

Meagan Oldfather

13:50 – 14:10   D131

Abstract: Linking demography and microclimate across the range of an alpine plant


Seema Sheth

15:20 – 15:40   D131

Abstract: Demographic compensation does not rescue Erythranthe cardinalis populations at the southern edge of the species’ range


Isabel Schroeter

16:30 – 18:30   Exhibit Hall

Abstract: Blue oak responses to the 2015 California drought: Citizen science studies spanning the geographic range


Tuesday, 8 August 2017

Andrew Weitz

13:30 – 13:50   D138

Abstract: Stable isotopes reveal the carbon costs of extreme drought in California oaks


Prahlada Papper

15:20 – 15:40   D139

Abstract: Isolation by environment but not geographic distance in California oaks: Borrowing community models for genomic data


Wednesday, 9 August 2017

Robert Skelton

08:40 – 09:00   D138

Abstract: Limitations on plant gas exchange recovery following natural drought in mixed evergreen and deciduous woodlands


David Ackerly

14:30 – 15:00   Portland Blrm 251

Abstract: Climate change and open space conservation: Lessons from TBC3’s researcher-land manager partnerships in the San Francisco Bay Area


Rachael Olliff Yang

15:40 – 16:00   B115

Abstract: Topographic variation in grassland community flowering time


Thursday, 10 August 2017

Robert Skelton

10:10 – 10:30   Portland Blrm 256

Abstract: Limitations on gas exchange recovery following natural drought in evergreen woodlands