COS 76 - Community Disturbance and Recovery I

Wednesday, August 10, 2011: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
9C, Austin Convention Center
1:30 PM
Trait-based community assembly along a secondary succession in a tropical dry forest
Vanessa R. Buzzard, University of Arizona; Cyrille Violle, CNRS; Catherine M. Hulshof, University of Arizona; Trevor A. Birt, University of Arizona; Brian J. Enquist, University of Arizona
1:50 PM
Are local processes really deterministic?
Juan C. Márquez, McMaster University; Jurek Kolasa, McMaster University
2:10 PM
A meta-analysis of predictability of community responses to anthropogenic disturbance
Grace E.P. Murphy, Dalhousie University; Tamara N. Romanuk, Dalhousie University
2:30 PM
Species trade-offs explain more than just intermediate disturbance patterns
C.M. Tucker, University of Colorado, Boulder; Marc W. Cadotte, University of Toronto
2:50 PM
Large scale field test supports intermediate disturbance hypothesis of species diversity – but only for native species
Stephen J. Mayor, Memorial University of Newfoundland; James F. Cahill Jr., University of Alberta; Stan Boutin, University of Alberta; Fangliang He, Sun Yat-sen University
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
Using two-phased species-time relationships to separate ecological dynamics from census error in the assessment of stressed communities
Derek K. Gray, Queen's University; R. Dallas Linley, York University; Norman D. Yan, York University; W. Bill Keller, Ontario Ministry of the Environment; Shelley Arnott, Queen's University
3:40 PM
Environmental factors that differentially affect the life stages of small forest herbaceous populations
Danielle M. Racke, University of Virginia; Albert J. Meier, Western Kentucky University
4:00 PM
Bouncing Back: The resistance and resilience of aquatic organisms to multiple insecticides
Jessica Hua, Purdue University; Rick A. Relyea, University of Pittsburgh
4:20 PM
Using the traits of submersed macrophytes to predict the effects of insecticides in aquatic communities
William R. Brogan III, University of Pittsburgh; Rick A. Relyea, University of Pittsburgh
4:40 PM
Spatial insurance in a moss-microarthropod ecosystem
Gennifer E. Meldrum, University of British Columbia; Diane S. Srivastava, University of British Columbia
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