COS 33 Abundance, Rarity, and Population Estimation

Tuesday, August 4, 2009: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
Aztec, Albuquerque Convention Center
Presider:
Rebecca J. Aicher
1:30 PM
1
Linking fine scale spatial patterns in understory herbs to changes in frequency and site occupancy in southern Wisconsin
Erika Mudrak, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Donald Waller, University of Wisconsin-Madison
1:50 PM
2
The dominator: Rabbitbrush (Ericameria spp.) in the late summer-fall pollinator market of the Colorado Plateau
Terry L. Griswold, USDA; Olivia J. Messinger, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
2:30 PM
4
Environmental conditions determine the rate of convergence in California grassland communities
Rebecca J. Aicher, University of California, Irvine; Katharine N. Suding, University of California, Irvine
2:50 PM
5
Species richness: Fact or fiction?
Karl Cottenie, University of Guelph
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
6
Predicting abundance from species distribution model outputs
Lisa L. Manne, University of Toronto Scarborough
3:40 PM
7
The energetic niche and abundance
Hamish A. Wilman, University of California, San Diego; Walter Jetz, University of California, San Diego
4:00 PM
8
Using ROAPs to detect phases of decline in North American breeding birds
Cathy D. Collins, University of Kansas; Brian J. McGill, University of Arizona; Robert D. Holt, University of Florida
4:20 PM
9
Impact of fish feed on freshwater macroinvertebrate populations and species diversity
Martin M. Matute, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff; Peter M Perschbacher, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
4:40 PM
10
Factors affecting the survival of Florida panther kittens
Jeffrey A. Hostetler, University of Florida; David P. Onorato, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission; James Nichols, USGS; Warren E. Johnson, Laboratory of Genomic Diversity; E. Darrell Land, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission; Madan K. Oli, University of Florida