COS 12 - Niche Relationships and Theory

Monday, August 3, 2009: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
Grand Pavillion III, Hyatt
John N. Williams, University of California, Davis
1:30 PM
 The importance of niches for the maintenance of species diversity
Jonathan Levine, Institut f. Integrative Biologie; Janneke HilleRisLambers, University of Washington
1:50 PM
 Niche saturation defines resource-use breadth and overlap
Tobin D. Northfield, University of Wisconsin; Gretchen B. Snyder, Washington State University; William E. Snyder, Washington State University
2:10 PM
 Niche partitioning increases resource exploitation by diverse communities
William E. Snyder, Washington State University; Deborah Finke, Washington State University
2:30 PM
 CANCELLED - Niche construction from an eco-evolutionary standpoint
Grigoris Kylafis, McGill University; Michel Loreau, Station d'Ecologie Expérimentale du CNRS à Moulis
2:50 PM
 Ecological consequences of niche evolution in willows (Salix) in southeastern Minnesota
J.A. Savage, University of Minnesota; J.M. Cavender-Bares, University of Minnesota
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 The scale of resource patchiness and resource use modulates the competitive interaction between clonal and non-clonal plants; model predictions; and experimental results
Donald Schoolmaster, Michigan State University; Katherine L. Gross, Michigan State University; Gary G. Mittelbach, Michigan State University
3:40 PM
 Trait-based community assembly in northeast Pacific rockfish
Travis Ingram, Harvard University; Jonathan B. Shurin, University of California- San Diego
4:00 PM
 Ecological divergence among three cytotypes of Solidago altissima L
Matthew L. Richardson, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
4:20 PM
 Shifting Competitive Hierarchy? Implications for Restoration of the American chestnut, Castanea dentata
Heather P. Griscom, James Madison University; Beth Napoda, James Madison University
4:40 PM
 Terrestrial ecologists ignore aquatic ecological literature: A major impediment to cross-fertilization of ideas in ecology
Bruce A. Menge, Oregon State University; Francis Chan, Oregon State University; Sarah Dudas, Oregon State University; Dafne Eerkes-Medrano, Oregon State University; Kirsten Grorud-Colvert, Oregon State University; Kimberley Heiman, Oregon State University; Margot Hessing-Lewis, Simon Fraser University; Alison Iles, Oregon State University; Ruth Milston-Clements, Oregon State University; Mae Noble, Oregon State University; Kimberly Page-Albins, Oregon State University; Erin Richmond, Oregon State University; Gil Rilov, National Institute of Oceanography; Jeremy Rose, Oregon State University; Joe Tyburczy, Oregon State University; Luis Vinueza, Oregon State University; Phoebe Zarnetske, Oregon State University
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