Wednesday, August 5, 2009

7:00 AM-8:00 AM
ESA Mid-Atlantic Chapter Meeting

7:00 AM-9:00 AM
ESA Development Committee Business Meeting
ESA Meetings Committee Meeting
ESA Publications Committee Meeting

7:00 AM-11:00 AM
FT 14 - Exploring the Urban Gradient of Albuquerque

8:00 AM-9:00 AM
ESA Education and Human Resources Committee Business Meeting

8:00 AM-11:30 AM
SYMP 10 - The Rainforest Within: Biodiversity of the Human Body and its Relationship to Health and Disease
SYMP 11 - The Interplay of Ecology and Evolution at 'Micro' and 'Macro' Scales: Empirically-Motivated Theory
SYMP 12 - Managed Relocation (aka Assisted Migration): An Interdisciplinary Evaluation of a Newly Proposed Conservation Strategy
OOS 22 - Providing Ecological Knowledge to High Schools and Professional Organizations
OOS 23 - Your Big Backyard Ecosystem: Lawns and Gardens as Foci for Understanding Urban Ecology and Sustainability
OOS 24 - Integrating Science and Policy for Watershed Sustainability: Balancing Hydrological Services, Quality of Life, and Economic Vitality
OOS 25 - Ecological Knowledge to Enhance Stewardship and Restoration of Sagebrush Steppe Communities
OOS 26 - Special Series on Coupled Biogeochemical Cycles (2 of 3): Interactions Between CBC and Large-Scale Variations in Climate
COS 49 - Aquatic Ecology: Lakes and Ponds
COS 50 - Behavior: Migration and Movement II
COS 51 - Biodiversity: Patterns
COS 52 - Biogeochemistry: Biogeo Patterns Along Environmental Gradients I
COS 53 - Climate Change: Plants II
COS 54 - Community Assembly and Neutral Theory I
COS 55 - Competition: Interspecific
COS 56 - Environmental Impact and Risk Assessment
COS 57 - Evolutionary Ecology
COS 58 - Invasion: Invasibility, Stability, and Diversity
COS 59 - Modeling: Case Studies
COS 60 - Mutualism and Facilitation
COS 61 - Physiology: Plant Respiration and Transpiration II
COS 62 - Population Biology
COS 63 - Population Dynamics: Metapopulations
COS 64 - Restoration Ecology I
COS 65 - Species Interactions I

8:00 AM-2:00 PM
ESA Panel on Vegetation Classification

8:30 AM-3:30 PM
FT 15 - Sandia Peak Tramway

11:30 AM-12:00 PM
ESA Presider/AV Training

11:30 AM-1:15 PM
ESA Environmental Justice Section Business Meeting
ESA Public Affairs Committee Meeting
ESA Southeastern Chapter Brown Bag Lunch

12:15 PM-1:15 PM
ESA Plenary 3: Recent Advances Lecture: Urban Ecosystem Services: Advances and Uncertainties

1:30 PM-5:00 PM
SYMP 13 - What Should Ecology Education Look Like in the Year 2020?
SYMP 14 - Phenology, the Interdisciplinary Canary: Linkages between Ecology and Sustainable Decision Making in a Dynamic Environment
SYMP 15 - Sustainable Urban Design: What Do Ecologists Have to Offer?
OOS 27 - Application of Molecular Knowledge of Microbes to Studies of Ecological Processes: Why the Integration is so Challenging
OOS 28 - Projection Matrix Models: Investigating General Patterns in Plant Demography
OOS 29 - Biodiversity and Ecosystem Function: Current Trends and Future Directions
OOS 30 - Forest Sustainability Lessons and Future Directions: Twenty Years of Ecology in the Sierra Nevada
OOS 31 - Evolutionary Ecology of Invertebrate Host-Parasite Interactions
OOS 32 - Special Series on Coupled Biogeochemical Cycles (3 of 3): CBCs Over Time and Ecosystem Boundaries
OOS 33 - Natural History: The Basis for Ecological Understanding and a Global Sustainable Society
COS 66 - Amphibian Decline and Chytridiomycosis
COS 67 - Biogeochemistry: Biogeo Patterns Along Environmental Gradients II
COS 68 - Biogeography and Macroecology
COS 69 - Community Assembly and Neutral Theory II
COS 70 - Ecosystem Stability and Resilience
COS 71 - Fire Management
COS 72 - Fisheries Management and Models
COS 73 - Invasion: Prevention and Management
COS 74 - Life History Theory and Evolution
COS 75 - Modeling: General Concepts
COS 76 - Mycorrhizae and Plant-Fungal Interactions
COS 77 - Population Dynamics and Regulation
COS 78 - Restoration Ecology II
COS 79 - Rhizophere and Root Function
COS 80 - Species Interactions II
COS 81 - Woodland/Savanna

5:00 PM-6:30 PM
PS 1 - NEON (National Ecological Observatory Network)
PS 42 - Agricultural Landscapes
PS 43 - Arctic, Alpine, and Antarctic systems
PS 44 - Biogeochemistry: Atmospheric N Deposition Effects
PS 45 - Biogeochemistry: C and N Cycling in Response to Global Change
PS 46 - Biogeochemistry: Linking Community Structure and Ecosystem Function
PS 47 - Coastal, Estuarine, and Marine Habitats
PS 48 - Conservation
PS 49 - Ecoinformatics
PS 50 - Evolution: Genetic Isolation and Differentiation
PS 51 - Evolution: Selection and Adaptation
PS 52 - Forest Habitats: Temperate
PS 53 - Forest Habitats: Tropical and Seasonal Tropical
PS 54 - Herbivory
PS 55 - Herbivory: Plant Defenses
PS 56 - Paleoecology
PS 57 - Population Dynamics and Regulation
PS 58 - Predation and Predator-Prey Interactions
PS 59 - Sampling
PS 60 - Scaling: Body Size and Allometry

5:00 PM-7:00 PM
Musicians Central

6:30 PM-8:00 PM
Colorado State University Ecologists Mixer
ESA Diversity Mixer
ESA Microbial Ecology Section Business Meeting and Mixer
ESA Physiological Ecology Section Business Meeting and Mixer
ESA Plant Population Biology Section Mixer
ESA South American Chapter Inaugural Business Meeting
Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory Mixer
University of California, Davis Mixer

8:00 PM-10:00 PM
SS 18 - Public Participation in Research (i.e., Citizen Science) and Ecological Literacy: Future Directions
SS 19 - The Schoolyard Children's Book Series: Ecology Stories for Outreach and Education
SS 20 - Photography for Conservation: Exploring How Visual Tools Improve Ecological Research, Literacy, and Sustainability
SS 21 - Alternate Ecology: An Exploration of Ecological Counterfactuals
SS 22 - Scenario-Based Analysis as a Focus for Sustainable Management of Natural Resources on Federal Lands
WK 27 - Special Series on Coupled Biogeochemical Cycles: Panel Discussion and Group Forum
WK 28 - Next Steps Toward a Natural History Renaissance
WK 29 - CANCELLED - Toward an Integrated Understanding of Ecosystem Processes in Urban Grasslands
SEEDS Fellowship Meeting