Thursday, August 6, 2009: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
Santa Ana, Albuquerque Convention Center
COS 89 - Dispersal and Colonization: Behavior and Disturbance
8:00 AMDrifting along: The fate of diatoms and organic material in a Dry Valley stream, Antarctica
Lee F. Stanish, University of Colorado, Diane M. McKnight, University of Colorado
8:20 AMDemography of a dead wood-inhabiting beetle
Heather Bird Jackson, Louisiana State University, James T. Cronin, Louisiana State University
8:40 AMWhat drives long-distance dispersal? A test of theoretical predictions
Winsor H. Lowe, University of Montana
9:00 AMComparing models of effective dispersal to assess causal mechanisms of sex-biased dispersal: Wild turkeys as a model
Richard S. Phillips, Texas Tech University, Warren B. Ballard, Texas Tech University, Mark C. Wallace, Texas Tech University, Ernest B. Fish, Texas Tech University, Nancy E. McIntyre, Texas Tech University, Stephen J. DeMaso, Texas Parks and Wildlife
9:20 AMForest biodiversity is not maintained by the immigration-extinction balance
Sean McMahon, Duke University, James S. Clark, Duke University, Pankaj K. Agarwal, Duke University, Michael Dietze, University of Illinois
9:40 AMBreak
9:50 AMRecovery of coastal wetland vegetation after Hurricane Katrina
Beth A. Middleton, USGS
10:10 AMSeed and seedling dynamics in three habitats in the tropical rain forest of Los Tuxtlas, Mexico
Marinés De la Peña, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Yuliana Urincho-Pantaleon, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Morelos, Cristina Martinez-Garza, Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Morelos
10:30 AMEffects of river flows on riparian tree recruitment along a recently restored reach of the Merced River, CA: Implications for sustainability
Oliver Soong, University of California Santa Barbara, Lee R. Harrison, University of California Santa Barbara, Frank W. Davis, University of California Santa Barbara
10:50 AMWind dispersal in heterogeneous landscapes
Dirk V. Baker, Washington University in St. Louis, Ellen I. Damschen, Washington University in St. Louis, Jay R Turner, Washington University in St. Louis, Colin T. Kremer, Michigan State University

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