Thursday, August 7, 2008: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
201 B, Midwest Airlines Center
COS 102 - Population Dynamics: Modeling
1:30 PMIndividual heterogeneity in vital parameters and population viability
Yngvild Vindenes, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Steinar Engen, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Bernt-Erik Sæther, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
1:50 PMGenetic algorithm evaluation of parameters of a density-dependent matrix population model
Wendell P. Cropper Jr., University of Florida, Jennifer Holm, University of Florida, Christopher J. Miller, Saint Leo University
2:10 PMDisentangling the adult spawning distribution from the juvenile spatial distribution to reveal the habitat preferences of juvenile salmon (genus Oncorhynchus) in the Columbia River Basin
Yasmin Lucero, Northwest Fisheries Science Center
2:30 PMWarming affects interspecific interactions and demography of white-tailed ptarmigan in alpine habitats
Guiming Wang, Mississippi State University, Kenneth M. Giesen, Colorado Division of Wildlife
2:50 PMInferring population structure of Pacific harbor seals using multivariate state space models
Eric J. Ward, NOAA, E. E. Holmes, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, H. Chirakkal, Arizona State University, Leah R. Gerber, Arizona State University, M. Gonzalez-Suarez, Arizona State University
3:10 PMBreak
3:20 PMThe effect of transient dynamics on future population sizes: A case study on Acyrthosyphon pisum
Brigitte Tenhumberg, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
3:40 PMEffects of mating system and sex ratio on population dynamics
Aline Magdalena Lee, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NTNU, Steinar Engen, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NTNU, Bernt-Erik Sæther, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NTNU
4:00 PMSwitch point phenotypes and recruitment across complex life cycles: Role of size- and density-dependent processes
Michael W. McCoy, Boston University, James R. Vonesh, Virginia Commonwealth University, Karen Warkentin, Boston University
4:20 PMAn evolutionary explanation for the positive relationship between environmental productivity and species diversity
Zhichao Pu, Georgia Institute of Technology, Lin Jiang, Georgia Institute of Technology, Hao Wang, Georgia Institute of Technology, Joshua S. Weitz, Georgia Institute of Technology
4:40 PMChance establishment for sexual, semelparous species: Overcoming the Allee effect
Christopher L. Jerde, University of Alberta, Caroline J. Bampfylde, University of Alberta, Mark A. Lewis, University of Alberta

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