COS 123 - Behavior: Migration and Movement

Friday, August 12, 2011: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
Ballroom C, Austin Convention Center
8:00 AM
Migration or residency: The evolution of movement behavior and information usage in seasonal environments
Allison K. Shaw, University of Minnesota; Iain Couzin, Princeton University
8:20 AM
The matrix matters: Forest cover affects movement behavior and habitat selection in odonates
Shannon J. McCauley, Cal Poly State University; Marie-Josée Fortin, University of Toronto; Locke Rowe, University of Toronto
8:40 AM
Landscape influences on cues and spatial scales of predator dispersal in response to drought disturbance
Joseph J. Parkos III, Florida International University; Joel C. Trexler, Florida International University
9:00 AM
The role of behavior in influencing headwater salamander responses to disturbance
Kristen K. Cecala, University of Georgia; John C. Maerz, University of Georgia
9:20 AM
Predictive Migratory Movement Model illustrated through a Blue-Winged Teal (Anas discors) case study
Betty J. Kreakie, US Environmental Protection Agency; Timothy H. Keitt, The University of Texas at Austin
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
The spatial scale and ecological drivers of homing in a migratory salmon population
Brian P. Kennedy, University of Idaho; Ellen Hamann, University of Idaho
10:10 AM
Contrasting information content of demographic and genetic data when inversely estimating dispersal parameters
Douglas J. Bruggeman, Ecological Services and Markets, Inc; Thorsten Wiegand, Helmholtz Center for Environmental Research - UFZ; Isabel Cano Martinez, Helmholtz Center for Environmental Research - UFZ; Jeffrey R. Walters, Virginia Tech
10:30 AM
Giving-up time and giving-up density in a world without patches: new models for optimal foraging based on random search strategies
Travis M. Hinkelman, University of Nebraska; Ben C. Nolting, Case Western Reserve University; Chad E. Brassil, University of Nebraska; Brigitte Tenhumberg, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
10:50 AM
Not to hot, not to cold: The role of temperature in the daily activity and altitudinal migration of Galapagos Tortoises
Charles B. Yackulic, US Geological Survey; Stephen Blake, Max Plank Institute for Ornithology; Fredy Cabrera, Charles Darwin Foundation; Anne Guezou, Charles Darwin Foundation; Patricia Jaramillo, Charles Darwin Foundation; Martin Wikelski, Max Plank Institute for Ornithology
11:10 AM
Movement patterns and habitat utilization of nonnative feral goats in Hawaiian dryland montane landscapes
Mark W. Chynoweth, University of Hawaii at Manoa; Dr. Christopher A. Lepczyk, University of Hawaii at Manoa; Creighton M. Litton, University of Hawaii at Manoa; Susan Cordell, USDA Forest Service
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