Wednesday, August 6, 2008: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
102 B, Midwest Airlines Center
COS 76 - Spatial Scale and Scaling
1:30 PMAirborne analysis of landscape-level canopy structure and biogeochemistry along a substrate age gradient across the Hawaiian Islands
Peter M. Vitousek, Stanford University, Gregory P. Asner, Carnegie Institution, Oliver A. Chadwick, University of California, Sara C. Hotchkiss, University of Wisconsin
1:50 PMSpatial pattern and scaling of tree species and environment for pre-European settlement landscapes in Wisconsin
Feng Liu, University of Wisconsin - Madison, David J. Mladenoff, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Nicholas Keuler, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Lisa A. Schulte, Iowa State University
2:10 PMSpatial inheritance in a dynamic risk landscape: How magnitude, scale, and persistence of spatial heterogeneity in predator activity affects prey persistence
Eric M. Schauber, Southern Illinois University, Matthew J. Connors, Southern Illinois University, Brett J. Goodwin, University of North Dakota, Clive G. Jones, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Richard S. Ostfeld, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies
2:30 PMSpatial analysis of harmonic oscillation in intensity of gypsy moth outbreaks
Kyle J. Haynes, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Derek M. Johnson, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Andrew M. Liebhold, USDA Forest Service
2:50 PMScale, diversity, and community convergence in a grassland restoration experiment
Brody S. Sandel, UC Berkeley, Jeffrey D. Corbin, Union College
3:10 PMBreak
3:20 PMResource competition and coexistence in heterogeneous metacommunities: Bridging the gap between the models of Tilman and Chesson
Donald R. Schoolmaster Jr., Michigan State Univesity
3:40 PMDefining ecologically-relevant scales in arid ecosystems from satellite imagery through object-based image analysis
Jason W. Karl, Michigan State University, Brian A Maurer, Michigan State University
4:00 PMScale-dependence of the latitudinal diversity gradient in marine epifaunal communities
Amy L. Freestone, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center

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