Tuesday, August 3, 2010: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
324, David L Lawrence Convention Center
COS 23 - Habitat Structure, Fragmentation, Connectivity
8:00 AMThe influence of landscape factors on long-term beaver site occupancy
Anna M. Harrison, State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, John C. Stella, State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Stacy McNulty, State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry
8:20 AMEdge effects, not connectivity, determine the incidence and development of a foliar fungal plant disease
Brenda L. Johnson, North Carolina State University, Nick M. Haddad, North Carolina State University
8:40 AMEvaluating alternative methods of predicting wildlife corridors using GPS data from migrating elk
Meredith M. Rainey, Montana State University
9:00 AMGrowth of an understory herb is chronically reduced in Amazonian forest fragments
Paul R. Gagnon, University of Florida, Emilio M. Bruna III, University of Florida, Paulo Rubim, INPA, Maria Rosa Darrigo, INPA, Ramon C. Littell, University of Florida, Maria Uriarte, Columbia University, W. John Kress, Smithsonian Institution
9:20 AMParasite dispersal mode predicts connectivity effects
Lauren Sullivan, Iowa State University
9:40 AMBreak
9:50 AMInteractions lost and gained: A review of how trophic interactions are impacted by the fragmentation of habitats
Holly Martinson, University of Maryland, William F. Fagan, University of Maryland
10:10 AMCANCELLATION - Decoupling fragmentation per-se effects from habitat loss reveals positive effect of fragmentation on spider biodiversity
Yoni Gavish, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Michael L. Rosenzweig, University of Arizona
10:30 AMLandscape versus patch effects on prairie insect communities
Brett J. Goodwin, University of North Dakota, Sarah K. Olimb, World Wildlife Fund, David W. Cookman III, University of North Dakota, Bradley C. Rundquist, University of North Dakota
10:50 AMThe effects of temporal habitat fragmentation on predator ecology and ecosystem processes in an intermittent stream
Jason L. Hwan, University of California, Berkeley, Stephanie M. Carlson, University of California, Berkeley
11:10 AMVegetation preference at multiple scales: Do small scale movement decisions shape landscape level distribution of butterflies
Norah Warchola, Stony Brook University, Catherine Graham, Stony Brook University

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