Monday, August 4, 2008: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
101 A , Midwest Airlines Center
COS 12 - Sampling and Experimental Design and Species-Area Relations
1:30 PMHigh throughput sequencing for analysis of nematode diversity
Dorota L. Porazinska, University of Florida, Robin M. Giblin-Davis, University of Florida, Thomas O. Powers, University of Nebraska, William Farmerie, University of Florida, Natsumi Kanzaki, University of Florida, Krystalynne Morris, University of New Hampshire, Way Sung, University of New Hampshire, W. Kelley Thomas, University of New Hampshire
1:50 PMEvaluating the merits of aggregate univariate methods, multiple comparison procedures (MCPs), and multivariate methods for comparing plant communities
B. Clay Jackson, North Carolina State University, Thomas R. Wentworth, North Carolina State University, H. Lee Allen, North Carolina State University, Bronson P. Bullock, North Carolina State University
2:10 PMBioacoustic versus traditional point counts of forest songbirds along an urban to rural gradient in Southeastern Michigan, USA
Jason J. Taylor, University of Michigan, Daniel G. Brown, University of Michigan
2:30 PMMonitoring designs for Phase II/III of the Kissimmee River Restoration Project, Florida, USA
Stephen G. Bousquin, South Florida Water Management District
2:50 PMA cautionary tale about measuring tree heights
Don C. Bragg, USDA Forest Service
3:10 PMBreak
3:20 PMArea effects are more prominent than productivity effects for higher trophic levels
Denise A. Piechnik, The Pennsylvania State University
3:40 PMComparing three explanations for the species-area relationship: What structures diversity across multiple spatial scales?
Adam B. Smith, University of California, Berkeley
4:00 PMEstimating extinctions using the species-area curve: How accurate are we really?
Matthew J. Heard, Brown University, Dov F. Sax, Brown University
4:20 PMHow does the pattern of sampling influence the species-area relationship for datasets spanning a wide range of scales
Daniel J. McGlinn, Oklahoma State University, Michael W. Palmer, Oklahoma State University
4:40 PMTaxonomic and regional uncertainty in species-area relationships and the identification of richness hotspots
François Guilhaumon, Université Montpellier 2, Olivier Gimenez, Centre d'Ecologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive, Kevin J. Gaston, University of Sheffield, David Mouillot, Université Montpellier 2

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