COS 89 - Dispersal and Colonization: Behavior and Disturbance

Thursday, August 6, 2009: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
Santa Ana, Albuquerque Convention Center
Winsor H. Lowe, University of Montana
8:00 AM
 Drifting 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 AM
 Demography of a dead wood-inhabiting beetle
Heather Bird Jackson, Louisiana State University; James T. Cronin, Louisiana State University
9:00 AM
 Comparing 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 AM
 Forest biodiversity is not maintained by the immigration-extinction balance
Sean McMahon, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute; James S. Clark, Duke University; Pankaj K. Agarwal, Duke University; Michael Dietze, Boston University
9:40 AM
10:10 AM
 Seed 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 AM
 Effects 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 AM
 Wind dispersal in heterogeneous landscapes
Dirk V. Baker, Campbell Scientific, Inc; Ellen I. Damschen, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Jay R. Turner, Washington University in St. Louis; Colin T. Kremer, Yale University
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