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Vegetation Dynamics II: Climate Change and Vegetation Response

Type: Paper
Sponsor Groups: Biogeography Specialty Group, Mountain Geography Specialty Group
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Day: 4/9/2020
Start / End Time: 9:35 AM / 10:50 AM (MDT)
Room: Virtual Track 11
Organizers: Jeremy Johnson, Parveen Chhetri
Chairs: Parveen Chhetri


This session focuses on spatio-temporal vegetation dynamics in response to environmental changes in all geographic contexts using a variety of data analysis methods (field-based data, applications of RS and GIS, spatial analysis, and modeling).The final number of sessions and potential session classifications will depend on the number of abstracts we receive and their research areas.

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Type Details Minutes Start Time
Presenter Hang Li*, Department of Earth and Environmental Systems, Indiana State University, James H Speer, Department of Earth and Environmental System, Indiana State University, Analyzing resilience in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem after the 1988 wildfire using remote sensing and soil data 15 9:35 AM
Presenter Danika Leigh Mosher*, East Tennessee State University, Eileen G. Ernenwein, East Tennessee State University, T. Andrew Joyner, East Tennessee State University, Josh X. Samuels, East Tennessee State University, Interpreting Paleoclimate and Species Distributions of Red Spruce and Fraser Firs in the Southern Appalachians to Predict Impacts of Climate Change on Forest Habitats 15 9:50 AM
Presenter Chenyang Wei*, University At Buffalo, Adam M. Wilson, University at Buffalo, Spatial-temporal dynamics of alpine treeline ecotones in the western United States under climate change 15 10:05 AM
Presenter Parveen Chhetri*, California State University Dominguez Hils, Eric Thai, California State University Dominguez Hills , Raju Bista, California State University Dominguez Hills, Shrub Expansion in the Nepal Himalaya: Are Shrubs Outcompeting Trees at Treeline Ecotones in Response to Climate Change? 15 10:20 AM
Discussant Parveen Chhetri California State University 15 10:35 AM

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