Monday, August 4, 2008: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
104 C, Midwest Airlines Center
COS 6 - Food Webs
1:30 PMChaos in a long term experiment with a plankton community
Elisa Benincà, University of Amsterdam, Jef Huisman, University of Amsterdam, Reinhard Heerkloss, University of Rostock, Klaus D. Jöhnk, University of Amsterdam, Pedro Branco, University of Amsterdam, Egbert H. Van Nes, University of Wageningen, Marten Scheffer, University of Wageningen, Stephen P. Ellner, Cornell University
1:50 PMTowards a general theory for mutualistic networks
Ugo Bastolla, Centro de Biología Molecular, Migel A. Fortuna, Estación Biológica de Doñana, CSIC, Alberto Pascual-García, Centro de Biología Molecular, Antonio Ferrera, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Bartolo Luque, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Jordi Bascompte, Estación Biológica de Doñana
2:10 PMPredicting interaction strengths in complex food webs - CANCELLED
Ulrich Brose, Darmstadt University of Technology, Eric L. Berlow, University of California at Merced, Richard J. Williams, Microsoft Research Ltd., Jennifer A. Dunne, Santa Fe Institute, Neo D. Martinez, Pacific Ecoinformatics and Computational Ecology Lab
2:30 PMGoogling food webs: Measuring species' importance in food webs
Stefano Allesina, NCEAS, Mercedes Pascual, University of Michigan
2:50 PMIs food-web stability greater than the sum of its parts?
Daniel B. Stouffer, Estación Biológica de Doñana, Jordi Bascompte, Estación Biológica de Doñana
3:10 PMBreak
3:20 PMMay '72 was right: Universal diet partitioning by marine fish and squid
Axel G. Rossberg, IIASA
3:40 PMImpact of marine subsidies on coastal food webs in the Bahamas
David A. Spiller, University of California, Davis, Jonah Piovia-Scott, University of California, Davis, Amber N. Wright, University of California, Davis, Louie H. Yang, University of California, Santa Barbara, Gaku Takimoto, Toho University, Thomas W. Schoener, University of California, Davis
4:00 PMDeconstructing the forest-floor food web: Stable isotope analysis reveals food web compartmentalization
Erin E. Hladilek, University of Kentucky, David H. Wise, University of Illinois at Chicago
4:20 PMStoichiometric constraints on secondary production in a headwater stream food web
Rasmus B. Lauridsen, Queen Mary University of London, Francois K. Edwards, Queen Mary University of London, Michael Bowes, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Guy Woodward, Queen Mary University of London, Alan G. Hildrew, Queen Mary University of London, John Iwan Jones, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology
4:40 PMInvestigating the plasticity of food webs and energy flows in stream-riparian ecosystems - CANCELLED
Mazeika S.P. Sullivan, University of Idaho

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