MTNCLIM 2010 Talks and Posters

The MTNCLIM 2010 Conference was held June 7-10, 2010 at the HJ Andrews Research Forest in Blue River, Oregon, USA.

Conference Program [pdf]including agenda, abstracts, and list of participants

Conference Agenda [pdf]

Abstracts for talks and poster presentations [pdf]

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PRESENTATIONS from MTNCLIM 2010 (in pdf format)
Alphabetic by Senior Author's Last Name

TALK-DEMONSTRATION
DATA BASIN CLIMATE CENTER: SHARING AND MANIPULATING SPATIAL INFORMATION ON THE WEB
Bachelet, Dominique

POSTER
INVESTIGATING TREE MORTALITY AT MULTIPLE SPATIAL AND TEMPORAL SCALES IN THE BISHOP PINE FOREST ON SANTA CRUZ ISLAND, CALIFORNIA
Baguskas, Sara

EVENING TALK
A. E. DOUGLASS AND THE SEARCH FOR SOLAR CYCLES IN TREE RINGS
Berger, W.H. Article based on the presentation

INVITED TALK
CLIMATE VARIABILITY AND MASS-TRANSPORT PROCESSES IN THE HIMALAYA
Bookhagen, B.

INVITED TALK
FOREST DISTURBANCE IN MOUNTAIN ENVIRONMENTS: HYDROLOGIC IMPACTS OF INCREASING LANDSCAPE HETEROGENEITY
Boon, Sarah; Burles, Katie

INVITED TALK
CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACTS ON WATER SUPPLY PREDICTABILITY
Brekke, Levi

INVITED TALK
THE RISK OF COMMUNICATING SCIENCE TO WILDFIRE MANAGERS
Brown, Timothy J.

POSTER
SNOW MELT ENERGY BALANCE IN A BURNED FOREST STAND, CROWSNEST PASS, ALBERTA, CANADA: RESULTS FROM THE 2009 FIELD SEASON
Burles, Katie; Boon, Sarah

POSTER
CLIMATE CONDITIONS ASSOCIATED WITH MOUNTAIN PINE BEETLE OUTBREAK SITES ACROSS THE WESTERN UNITED STATES
Creeden, Eric P.; Hicke, Jeffrey A.

INVITED TALK
LINKS BETWEEN THE SPATIAL AND TEMPORAL PATTERNS OF CLIMATE: IMPLICATIONS FOR MAPPING THE FUTURE
Daly, Christopher

TALK
VIEWS FROM CLIMATE SPACE REVEAL MISSING ASSETS IN CONSERVATION PORTFOLIOS AND PRIORITIZE FOR BUILDING ADAPTIVE CAPACITY
Davison, Jennifer E.; Graumlich, Lisa J.; Rowland, Erika; Pederson, Gregory T.; Breshears, David D.

INVITED TALK
CONSTRUCTING ARKSTORM--AN EXTREME STORM SCENARIO FOR EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS IN CALIFORNIA
Dettinger, Michael; Ralph, Martin; Hughes, Mimi; Das, Tapash; Neiman, Paul; Cox, Dale

TALK
WIDESPREAD SHIFTS IN STAND STRUCTURE OF SUBALPINE CONIFERS OF THE CENTRAL SIERRA NEVADA OVER THE LAST 75 YEARS
Dolanc, Christopher R.; Thorne, James H.

INVITED TALK
SIMULATING MOUNTAIN CLIMATES: CHALLENGES AND APPROACHES
Duffy, Phil

POSTER
INTERACTING EFFECTS OF LAND MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES AND CLIMATE CHANGE ON THE ECOHYDROLOGIC SYSTEMS OF THE SEMI-ARID SANTA FE MUNICIPAL WATERSHED
Dugger, Aubrey L.; Tague, Christina; Allen, Craig D.; Ringler, Todd

POSTER
THE CHANGING GLACIERS OF MT. HOOD, OREGON AND MT. RAINIER, WASHINGTON: IMPLICATIONS FOR PERIGLACIAL DEBRIS FLOWS
Ellinger, J.R.; Nolin, A.W.

POSTER
WESTERN SPRUCE BUDWORM OUTBREAK, CLIMATE, AND FIRE INTERACTIONS IN THE MIXED CONIFER FORESTS OF THE INTERIOR PACIFIC NORTHWEST
Flower, Aquila; Gavin, Dan G.; Heyerdahl, Emily K.; Parsons, Russel A.

POSTER
CLIMATE, SNOW AND THE GEOGRAPHIC DISTRIBUTION OF SUBALPINE MEADOWS AT MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK
Ford, Kevin R.; Zhou, Xiaochi ; Lundquist, Jessica D.; Hille Ris Lambers, Janneke

POSTER
THE RAPID RETREAT OF GLACIERS IN THE CONTINENTAL US
Fountain, Andrew

POSTER
STREAMFLOW RESPONSES TO CLIMATE VARIABILITY AND POTENTIAL CHANGES IN FOREST STRUCTURE AND SPECIES COMPOSITION
Garcia, Elizabeth; Tague, Christina; Choate, Janet

INVITED TALK
A PLAUSIBLE RANGE: SOME OBSERVATIONS ON HOW RESOURCE MANAGERS ARE TACKLING CLIMATE CHANGE UNCERTAINTIES
Garfin, Gregg M.; Cross, Molly; Brundiers, Katja; Enquist, Carolyn; Bark, Rosalind; Gori, David; Gober, Patricia; McCarthy, Patrick; Jacobs, Katharine

TALK
STREAMFLOW RESPONSE TO CLIMATE WARMING IN MOUNTAIN REGIONS: INTEGRATING THE EFFECTS OF SNOWPACK AND GROUNDWATER DYNAMICS
Grant, Gordon E.; Tague, Christina; Jefferson, Anne

POSTER
FROM ATMOSPHERIC RIVERS TO RIVERS OF DEBRIS: COUPLING EXTREME PRECIPITATION EVENTS, GLACIAL RETREAT, DEBRIS FLOWS, AND CHANNEL CHANGES ON MOUNT RAINIER, WASHINGTON
Grant, Gordon E., Anne Nolin, Stephen Lancaster, Elizabeth Copeland, Jonathan Ellinger, Lauren Parker, Paul Kennard, and Ian Delaney

INVITED TALK
LESSONS LEARNED ON COMMUNICATIONS FROM SIX YEARS OF MOUNTAIN RESEARCH INSTITUTE (MRI)
Greenwood, Greg

POSTER
ADAPTING NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT TO CLIMATE CHANGE: THE OLYMPIC CASE STUDY
Halofsky, Jessica E.; Peterson, David L

TALK
RESPONDING TO EVOLVING STAKEHOLDER NEEDS FOR 21ST CENTURY HYDROLOGIC SCENARIOS: AN OVERVIEW OF THE COLUMBIA BASIN CLIMATE CHANGE SCENARIOS PROJECT
Hamlet, A.F.; Elsner, M.M.

POSTER
LONG-TERM TRENDS IN STREAMFLOW IN LARGE BASINS OF WESTERN OREGON: DISENTANGLING CLIMATE CHANGE EFFECTS AND LAND USE LEGACIES
Hatcher, Kendra L.

POSTER
A FIRST GLANCE INTO THE CLEARWATER REFUGIUM OF NORTHERN IDAHO: A PRELIMINARY POLLEN RECORD FROM DISMAL LAKE
Herring, E.M.; Gavin, D.G.

POSTER
ESTIMATING CLIMATE INFLUENCES ON MOUNTAIN PINE BEETLE OUTBREAKS IN WASHINGTON AND OREGON USING STATISTICAL MODELING
Hicke, Jeffrey A.; Preisler, Haiganoush

TALK
THE HEAT IS ON: THE IMPACTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON SPECIES DISTRIBUTIONS
Hille Ris Lambers, Janneke; Ettinger, Ailene K.; Ford, Kevin R.

TALK
WHAT WE KNOW ABOUT HOW CLIMATE CHANGE IS AFFECTING PHYSICAL, BIOLOGICAL, AND SOCIAL SYSTEMS IN AND NEAR THE ANDREWS FOREST, OREGON
Jones, Julia; Betts, Matthew; Black, Bryan; Bond , Barbara; Daly, Chris; Gosnell, Hannah; Harmon, Mark, Johnson, Sherri; Nolin, Anne; Shafer, Sarah; Tepley, Alan; Spies, Tom; Swanson, Fred

TALK
ASSESSING POTENTIAL TRADEOFFS IN ECOSYSTEM SERVICES WITH CLIMATE CHANGE AND FIRE MANAGEMENT IN A MOUNTAINOUS LANDSCAPE ON THE OLYMPIC PENINSULA, WASHINGTON, USA
Kennedy, Rebecca S.H.

INVITED TALK
A MAMMAL'S TAKE ON THE RAPTURE HYPOTHESIS, JACOB'S LADDER, AND OTHER NOTIONS OF DOOM, GLOOM, AND UNIFORM CHANGE IN ALPINE ECOSYSTEMS
Klinger, Rob

POSTER
A MOISTURE BALANCE DROUGHT INDEX FOR THE SEMIARID WEST
Lenart, Melanie; Ellis, Andrew; Garfin, Gregg; Pace, Matthew

TALK
IN PURSUIT OF BETTER MODELS OF THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN CLIMATE AND FIRE: THE ROLE OF WATER BALANCE IN AREA BURNED IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST
Littell, Jeremy S.; Richard Gwozdz; Donald McKenzie

POSTER
A NETWORK OF TREE-RING BASED HYDROCLIMATIC RECONSTRUCTIONS FOR THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST
Littell, Jeremy S.; Hamlet, Alan F.; Lutz, Eric

POSTER
THE CLIMATIC DRIVERS OF CONIFER ESTABLISHMENT AND CHANGES IN TREELINE IN THE AMERICAN WEST
Littell, Jeremy S.; Gregory Pederson, Matthew Germino, Lisa Graumlich, and Erika Rowland

INVITED TALK
LIFE ON THE EDGE: MONITORING FOREST COMMUNITY ECOTONES IN A CHANGING CLIMATE
Lookingbill, Todd R.

TALK
STREAM TEMPERATURE RESPONSE TO ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE
MacDonald, R.J.; Boon, S.; Byrne, J.M.

POSTER
THE CHARACTERIZATION OF SNOW COVERAGE ABLATION PATTERNS IN THE SUBALPINE FOREST OF THE NIWOT RIDGE LONG-TERM ECOLOGICAL RESEARCH SITE
McIntyre, Heather M.; Barry, Roger G.

POSTER
THERMAL REGIMES OF PERIOGLACIAL LANDFORMS; LOCAL MICRO-CLIMATIC PROCESSES IN THE SIERRA NEVADA, CALIFORNIA
Millar, C.I.; Westfall, R.D.; Delany D.L.

TALK
ENHANCED TEMPERATURE INCREASES IN HIGH ALTITUDE REGIONS
Miller, James; Rangwala, Imtiaz

INVITED TALK
DEALING WITH RISK: A VIEW FROM THE WORLD OF CATASTROPHE RISK MODELING AND INSURANCE
Murnane, Richard J.

INVITED TALK
WHO'S WHO & WHAT'S WHAT; A JOURNALIST'S PERSPECTIVE ON NAVIGATING THRU THE MAZE OF NEW MEDIA
Nash, J.

POSTER
SIMULATION OF TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEM DYNAMICS, PAST AND FUTURE: THE NESTED SCALE EXPERIMENT (NESCE), A MYTHICAL BEAST
Neilson, R.P.; Lenihan, J.; Bachelet, D.; Drapek, R.; Daly, C.; Wells, J.; McGlinchy, M.; Rogers, B.; Pinjuv, G.; Gonzalez, P.

INVITED TALK
LANDFALLING IMPACTS OF ATMOSPHERIC RIVERS: FROM EXTREME EVENTS TO LONG-TERM CONSEQUENCE
Neiman, Paul J.; Ralph, F.M; Wick, G.A.; Hughes, M.; Lundquist, J.D.; Dettinger, M.D.; Cayan, D.R.; Schick, L.W.; Kuo, Y.-H.; Rotunno, R.; Taylor, G.H.

TALK
INTERACTIVE IMPACTS OF A FUNGAL PATHOGEN AND TEMPERATURE ON AMPHIBIANS IN THE MOUNTAINS OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
Pope, K.L.; Scott, J.P.; Foley, J.E.; and Lawler, S.P.

POSTER
POTENTIAL ECONOMIC BENEFITS OF ADAPTING AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION TO FUTURE CLIMATE CHANGE IN MONTANA'S FLATHEAD VALLEY
Prato, Tony; Qiu, Zeyuan; Pederson, Gregory T.; Fagre, Daniel B.; Bengston, Lindsey; Williams, Jimmy R.

TALK
EXAMINING CLIMATE CHANGE BETWEEN THE LATE 20TH AND MID 21ST CENTURY IN COLORADO'S SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS FROM HIGH RESOLUTION CLIMATE MODELS
Rangwala, Imtiaz; Barsugli, Joe

INVITED TALK
WEATHER AND CLIMATE OF MTNCLIM YEAR 2009-2010
Redmond, Kelly

POSTER
THE CLIMATE OF THE SHOSHONE NATIONAL FOREST: PAST CHANGES, FUTURE PROJECTIONS, AND ECOSYSTEM IMPLICATIONS
Rice, Janine; Tredennick, Andrew; Joyce, Linda

TALK
CHARACTERIZING 2,000 YEARS OF HIGH ELEVATION CLIMATE VARIABILITY IN THE SOUTH SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS, CO.
Routson, Cody C.; Woodhouse, Connie A.; Overpeck, Jonathan T.; Meko, David M.; Betancourt, J.

TALK
RECENT ENHANCED TREE GROWTH AT UPPER ALTITUDE SITES IN THE WESTERN UNITED STATES: LINKS TO WATER USE EFFICIENCY
Scuderi, Louis A.; Lohmann, Maria

POSTER
DEVELOPING A MECHANISTIC APPROACH TO MODEL THE EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON FOREST DYNAMICS IN COMPLEX MOUNTAIN LANDSCAPES
Seidl, R.; Rammer, W.; Scheller, R.M.; Spies, T.A.; Lexer, M.J.

POSTER
SNOW COVER IN THE EASTERN SIERRA NEVADA - YEAR TO VARIATION AND POSSIBLE EFFECTS ON INSECT POPULATIONS
Smiley, John T.

INVITED TALK
FOREST ECOLOGY OF THE WESTERN CASCADE RANGE WITH EMPHASIS ON RESEARCH CONTRIBUTIONS FROM THE ANDREWS EXPERIMENTAL FOREST
Spies, Thomas A.

POSTER
A STOCHASTIC SIMULATION MODEL TO PREDICT FUTURE AIR QUALITY IN PROTECTED AREAS
Stavros, E. Natasha; McKenzie, Donald

POSTER
QUANTIFYING SOIL CARBON FLUXES ACROSS A RANGE OF CLIMATE, VEGETATION AND LITHOLOGY
Stielstra, Clare M.; Brooks, Paul D.; Chorover, Jon

INVITED TALK
IMPLICATIONS OF HILLSLOPE-SCALE CLIMATE VARIATION FOR ESTIMATING ECO-HYDROLOGIC RESPONSES TO WARMING
Tague, Christina

TALK
THE USA-NATIONAL PHENOLOGY NETWORK: TRACKING THE PHENOLOGICAL RESPONSE OF PLANTS, ANIMALS, AND LANDSCAPES ACROSS THE NATION
Thomas, Kathryn and Jake Weltzin

INVITED TALK
TREE MORTALITY, CLIMATIC CHANGE AND THE FUTURE OF FORESTS IN THE WESTERN UNITED STATES
Van Mantgem, Phillip J.; Stephenson, Nathan L.; Das, Adrian J.; Byrne, John C.; Daniels, Lori D; Franklin, Jerry F.; Fulé, Peter Z.; Harmon, Mark E.; Larson, Andrew J.; Smith, Jeremy M.; Taylor, Alan H.; Veblen, Thomas T.

TALK
FROM BUTTERFLIES TO BRISTLECONES: MICROCLIMATIC AND TOPOCLIMATIC RANGE ADJUSTMENTS AS A FOUNDATION FOR CONSERVATION IN A CHANGING MACROCLIMATE
Weiss, Stuart B.

INVITED TALK
MOTIVATING PUBLIC READINESS FOR DISASTERS
Wood, Michele M.

TALK
MULTISCALE CLIMATIC, TOPOGRAPHIC, AND BIOTIC CONTROLS OF TREE INVASION IN A SUBALPINE PARKLAND LANDSCAPE, JEFFERSON PARK, OREGON CASCADES, USA.
Zald, Harold S.J.; Spies, Thomas A.