Thursday, August 7, 2008: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
203 C, Midwest Airlines Center
COS 103 - Reptiles and Amphibians
1:30 PMActivity and structural complexity as possible mediators of a tadpole malformity
Matt J. Michel, University of Notre Dame
1:50 PMPersistence of mountain yellow-legged frog populations infected with the amphibian chytrid fungus
Cheryl J. Briggs, University of California, Santa Barbara
2:10 PMDistributional dynamics in a declining amphibian: Testing the climate change and epidemic disease hypotheses
Richard M. Lehtinen, The College of Wooster, Elizabeth A. Wojtowicz, University of North Carolina, Sheldon L. Steiner, The College of Wooster
2:30 PMChanges in quality and quantity of stream algae and seston resulting from neotropical amphibian declines
Scott J. Connelly, University of Georgia, Catherine M. Pringle, University of Georgia, Susan S. Kilham, Drexel University, Piet Verburg, University of Georgia, Matt R. Whiles, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Karen R. Lips, Southern Illinois University, J. Checo Colon-Gaud, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
2:50 PMClimate change, wetland degradation, and amphibian decline in the world's oldest national park
Sarah McMenamin, Stanford University, Chris Wright, USGS, Elizabeth A. Hadly, Stanford University
3:10 PMBreak
3:20 PMEcogeographical patterns of body size in tropical regions: Water deficit and anuran body size variation in the Brazilian Cerrado
Miguel Angel Olalla-Tárraga, Universidad de Alcalá de Henares, J.a.F. Diniz-Filho, Universidade Federal de Goias, Miguel A. Rodriguez, Universidad de Alcalá de Henares
3:40 PMEstimating stream occupancy and detection probability parameters of stream-associated amphibians in commercial forests of Oregon and Washington, USA - CANCELLED
Andrew J. Kroll, Weyerhaeuser Company, Ken L. Risenhoover, Port Blakely Tree Farms LP, Tim McBride, Hancock Forest Management Group, Eric Beach, Green Diamond Resource Company, Brian Kernohan, Forest Capital Partners, LLC, Jeff Light, Plum Creek, Janette Bach, Weyerhaeuser Company
4:00 PMNon-random breeding site selection is consistent with tadpole performance in neotropical pastures and forests
Tanya J. Hawley, University of Miami
4:20 PMNest-site choice in tuatara (Reptilia: Sphenodontia) on Stephens Island, New Zealand
Jeanine M. Refsnider, Iowa State University, Susan N. Keall, Victoria University of Wellington, Charles H. Daugherty, Victoria University of Wellington, Nicola J. Nelson, Victoria University of Wellington
4:40 PMClimate change and temporal variation in nesting biology of North American turtles
Fredric J. Janzen, Iowa State University, J. Whitfield Gibbons, University of Georgia, Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, Judith L. Greene, University of Georgia, Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, John B. Iverson, Earlham College, John K. Tucker, Illinois Natural History Survey

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