Thursday, August 7, 2008: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
102 D, Midwest Airlines Center
COS 92 - Abundance, Rarity, and Extinction
1:30 PMInsect, and spider rarity in an oceanic island (Terceira, Azores): True rare and pseudo-rare species
Paulo A. Borges, Universidade dos Ašores, Karl I. Ugland, University of Oslo, Francisco O. Dinis, Universidade dos Ašores, Clara S. Gaspar, Universidade dos Ašores
1:50 PMIchthyofaunal diversity of Boro beel, Pabna, Bangladesh
Jayanta K. Saha, Laxmi Agro Fisheries Complex (Pvt) Ltd., Mohammad R. Hasan, Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN
2:10 PMEvaluating the effect of climate change on population demographics of Ceanothus verrucosus
Dawn M. Lawson, San Diego State University, Helen M. Regan, University of California, Paul H. Zedler, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Janet Franklin, San Diego State University
2:30 PMThe role of ecological stoichiometry in outbreaks and abundance of forest Lepidoptera
Eric M. Lind, University of Maryland, Pedro Barbosa, University of Maryland
2:50 PMSpatial patterns of extinction during succession in an experimentally fragmented landscape
Cathy D. Collins, University of Kansas, Robert D. Holt, University of Florida
3:10 PMBreak
3:20 PMNew stochastic Ricker models show that extinction risk could be much higher than previously thought
Brett A. Melbourne, University of Colorado, Boulder, Alan Hastings, University of California, Davis
3:40 PMA new human predation model for late Pleistocene megafaunal extinction patterns in North America
Jeffrey V. Yule, Louisiana Tech University, Christopher X. J. Jensen, Pratt Institute, Aby Joseph, SUNY Stony Brook
4:00 PMPlant-soil feedbacks: A meta-analytical review
Andrew Kulmatiski, Utah State University, Karen H. Beard, Utah State University, John R. Stevens, Utah State University, Stephanie M. Cobbold, Utah State University
4:20 PMExtinction in experimental populations: Effects of habitat quality, size, and metapopulation configuration
John M. Drake, University of Georgia, Blaine D Griffen, University of Georgia
4:40 PMA likelihood test for inferring extinction from encounter data
Gregory C. Mayer, University of Wisconsin-Parkside

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