Wednesday, August 6, 2008: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
202 E, Midwest Airlines Center
COS 70 - Ecosystem Function: Biodiversity I
1:30 PMScale dependent responses of stability to biodiversity
David R. Chalcraft, East Carolina University
1:50 PMA lichen species richness indicator from forested plots has potential for monitoring response to human impact and/or climate across the continental USA
Susan Will-Wolf, University of Wisconsin Madison, Mark J. Ambrose, North Carolina State University, Randall S. Morin, USDA Forest Service
2:10 PMGrassland biodiversity experiment demonstrates richness- and compositional effects on productivity and transgressive overyielding between functional groups
Elisabeth Marquard, University of Zurich, Alexandra Weigelt, Friedrich-Schiller University, Jena, Bernhard Schmid, University of Zurich
2:30 PMControls over fungal communities and consequences for nutrient cycling
Kathleen K. Treseder, University of California Irvine, Arundhati Majumder, University of California Irvine, Elizabeth Bent, University of California Riverside, James Borneman, University of California Riverside, Steven D. Allison, University of California, Irvine, China A. Hanson, University of California, Irvine
2:50 PMDo plant community composition and diversity really matter in a non-experimental setting?
Rachel E. Schultz, Ohio State University, Virginie Bouchard, Ohio State University, Serita D. Frey, University of New Hampshire
3:10 PMBreak
3:20 PMThe structure and functioning of a manipulated stream ecosystem
Francois K. Edwards, Queen Mary University of London, Rasmus B. Lauridsen, Queen Mary University of London, Alan G Hildrew, Queen Mary University of London, Anton T. Ibbotson, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, William R C Beaumont, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Cynthia E. Davies, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, John Iwan Jones, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology
3:40 PMA broad-scale perspective on the contribution of protected areas to ecological functions performed by birds in South Africa
Graeme S. Cumming, University of Cape Town, Matthew Child, University of Cape Town
4:00 PMDivergent ecosystem effects of ecologically similar copepod species
B. Matthews, University of British Columbia, S. Hausch, University of British Columbia, J.B. Shurin, University of British Columbia
4:20 PMStatus of fish biodiversity in Burulia beel of Gaibandha, Bangladesh
Shambu R. Das, Laxmi Agro Fisheries Complex (Pvt.) Ltd., Jayanta K. Saha, Laxmi Agro Fisheries Complex (Pvt.) Ltd.
4:40 PMDiversity-productivity relationships with various consumer-resource competition models
Christian H. Balzer, St. Olaf College, John D. Schade, St. Olaf College, Urmila S. Malvadkar, St. Olaf College

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