Tuesday, August 5, 2008: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
104 C, Midwest Airlines Center
COS 37 - Habitat Structure, Fragmentation, and Connectivity
1:30 PMAvian community composition within tallgrass plantings and pastures in the Upper Green River watershed, Kentucky
Aaron Hulsey, Western Kentucky University, Wayne Mason, Western Kentucky University, Cabrina L. Hamilton, Western Kentucky University, Albert J. Meier, Western Kentucky University
1:50 PMHabitat fragmentation: Effects on endangered hoolock gibbons in northeast India
Debojyoti Chakraborty, Institute of Global Warming and Ecological Studies
2:10 PMEastern hemlock islands in a sea of sugar maple: Landscape-scale factors influence white-tailed deer winter habitat selection
Jill C. Witt, Michigan Technological University, Christopher R. Webster, Michigan Technological University
2:30 PMHabitat fragmentation reduces Florida scrub-jay effective dispersal, highlighting the importance of combining direct and indirect dispersal estimates
Aurélie Coulon, Cornell University, John W Fitzpatrick, Cornell University, Reed Bowman, Archbold Biological Station, Irby J Lovette, Cornell University
2:50 PMResponse of birds to landscape matrix in fragmented forests in Jamaica:  Dispersal or resource-limitation
Christina M. Kennedy, University of Maryland, Peter Marra, Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center, Maile C. Neel, University of Maryland, Ruth DeFries, University of Maryland, William F. Fagan, University of Maryland
3:10 PMBreak
3:20 PMThe metacommunity structure of salt marsh arthropods: Experimental tests of local and spatial mechanisms
Holly M. Martinson, University of Maryland, Robert F. Denno, University of Maryland, William F. Fagan, University of Maryland
3:40 PMRiverine landscapes: Exploring connectivity, extinction risk, and biogeography in an alternative geometry
William F. Fagan, University of Maryland
4:00 PMNeutrality and the niche: Disentangling the role of dispersal and local environment for structuring arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal communities
Ylva Lekberg, University of Copenhagen, Cathy A. Zabinski, Montana State University
4:20 PMAn experimental test of how habitat corridors alter species-area relationships
Lars A. Brudvig, Washington University, Ellen I. Damschen, Washington University
4:40 PMHabitat edges, within-patch dispersion of hosts, and parasitoid oviposition behavior
James T. Cronin, Louisiana State University

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