Friday, August 8, 2008: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
102 E, Midwest Airlines Center
COS 108 - Community Ecology: Theory and Space
8:00 AMThe core-satellite hypothesis for metacommunity structure
Mathew A. Leibold, University of Texas at Austin, Lissete N DeSenerpont-Domis, University of Texas at Austin, Jelena H Pantel, University of Texas at Austin, Jennifer G Howeth, University of Texas at Austin, Jonathan G Cox, University of Texas at Austin, Genevieve Smith, University of Texas at Austin, Mary K. Johnston, University of Texas at Austin, Maria J La Roca, University of Texas at Austin, Pedro R. Peres-Neto, University of Quebec at Montreal
8:20 AMUnraveling fine-scale community structure and congruence among bird and beetle assemblages in a forest mosaic
Ermias T. Azeria, University Laval, Daniel Fortin, University Laval, Jérôme Lemaître, University Laval, Phillipe Janssen, University Laval, Christian Hébert, Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Marcel Darveau, Ducks Unlimited Canada, Steven G. Cumming, University Laval
8:40 AMHow do geographic location and island size affect reservoir island woody plant species composition, richness, and diversity?
Danielle C. Zoellner, Clemson University, Saara J. DeWalt, Clemson University
9:00 AMFunctional tradeoffs promote species coexistence via the storage effect
Amy L. Angert, Colorado State University, Travis E. Huxman, University of Arizona, Peter Chesson, University of Arizona, D. Lawrence Venable, University of Arizona
9:20 AMDendritic network structure constrains metacommunity properties in riverine ecosystems
Christopher M. Swan, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Bryan L. Brown, Clemson University
9:40 AMBreak
9:50 AMSpatial dynamics and interactions between coastal fish community functional groups in Lake Huron
Angela L. Strecker, University of Toronto, Peter A. Abrams, University of Toronto, Marie-Josee Fortin, University of Toronto, Donald A. Jackson, University of Toronto, Brian J. Shuter, University of Toronto, John M. Casselman, Queen's University, Scott W. Milne, Milne Technologies, Mark S. Ridgway, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources
10:10 AMMerging metabolic theory with ecology to link the kinetic effects of temperature to species richness gradients
James C. Stegen, University of Arizona, Brian J. Enquist, University of Arizona, Regis Ferriere, University of Arizona
10:30 AMThe effects of habitat heterogeneity on community stability and food web structure in stream benthic communities
Bryan L. Brown, Clemson University, Raven L. Lawson, Clemson University
10:50 AMSpatio-temporal vegetation pattern formation with feedback function: Numerical simulations
Bai-Lian Li, University of California, Riverside, Quan-Xing Liu, Northern University of China

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