Thursday, August 7, 2008: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
201 A, Midwest Airlines Center
COS 85 - Estuarine, Coastal, and Intertidal Systems
8:00 AMSudden loss of sea urchins at Sunset Bay, Oregon, following documented presence for 40 years
Thomas A. Ebert, Oregon State University, Benjamin M. Grupe, South Slough Reserve NEER
8:20 AMEcosystem functions of tidal fresh, brackish, and salt marshes
Kazimierz Wieski, University of Houston, Hongyu Guo, University of Houston, Steven C. Pennings, University of Houston
8:40 AMExploring mangrove lifestyles through transcriptomics
Maheshi Dassanayake, University of Illinois, John Cheeseman, University of Illinois, Hans Bohnert, University of Illinois
9:00 AMDensity-dependent stochasticity in the dynamics of rocky intertidal communities
James D. Forester, University of Chicago, J. Timothy Wootton, University of Chicago
9:20 AMHabitat selection and individual fitness of barnacle recruits
Jonathan N. Blythe, WHOI/MIT Joint Program in Biological Oceanography, Jesús Pineda, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
9:40 AMBreak
9:50 AMPasserine dispersal of the nitrogen-fixing root endosymbiont Frankia on a Virginia barrier island
Spencer N. Bissett, Virginia Commonwealth University, Donald R. Young, Virginia Commonwealth University
10:10 AMDiffering effects of freezing and winter conditions in South Carolina on four Chinese tallow populations from its native and invasive range
Isaac W. Park, Clemson University, Saara J. DeWalt, Clemson University, Evan Siemann, Rice University, William E. Rogers, Texas A&M University
10:30 AMAvian seed dispersal on Virginia barrier islands: The influence on vegetation community structure and patch dynamics
Sheri A. Shiflett, Virginia Commonwealth University, Donald R Young, Virginia Commonwealth University
10:50 AMLinking individuals, communities, and macroecology to reveal the consequences of exploitation in coral reef fish
Thomas J. Webb, University of Sheffield, Nicholas K. Dulvy, Simon Fraser University, Nick V.C. Polunin, Newcastle University
11:10 AMNot the alewife you're used to: The politics of trophic interactions between sea-run alewife and naturalized smallmouth bass in the St. Croix River, Maine
Theodore V. Willis, University of Southern Maine

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