COS 16 - Ecosystem Function: Biodiversity I

Monday, August 8, 2011: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
19A, Austin Convention Center
1:30 PM
Evolving the biodiversity-ecosystem functioning relationship
Nicolas Mouquet, Université Montpellier 2, CNRS; Thomas Bell, University of Oxford; Claire Barbera, Université Montpellier 2, CNRS; Marine Combe, Université Montpellier 2, CNRS; Thomas Pommier, University Lyon 1 / CNRS; Thierry Bouvier, ECOLAG - Université Montpellier 2; Dominique Gravel, Université du Québec à Rimouski
1:50 PM
Biodiversities and ecosystem multifunctionality
Jae Pasari, University of California, Davis; Taal Levi, University of California, Santa Cruz; Erika S. Zavaleta, University of California, Santa Cruz; G. David Tilman, University of California, Santa Barbara
2:10 PM
Genetic variation in plant architecture structures soil, litter, and foliage communities
Gregory M. Crutsinger, University of British Columbia; Kabir Peay, Stanford University; Jennifer A. Rudgers, University of New Mexico
2:30 PM
Phytoplankton biodiversity promotes zooplankton growth and diversity
Maren Striebel, WasserKluster Lunz; Gabriel Singer, Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries; Gertrud Spörl, Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology (ZMT); Herwig Stibor, Europole Mer; Tom Andersen, Oslo University
2:50 PM
The influence of plant functional group identity on ecosystem functioning in the Negev Desert, Israel
Jennie R. McLaren, University of Texas at El Paso; Ariel Novoplansky, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev; Roy Turkington, University of British Columbia
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
Bottom-up and top-down effects of species loss on ecosystem functioning in bromeliad food webs
Jana S. Petermann, Universität Salzburg; Diane S. Srivastava, University of British Columbia
3:40 PM
Predicting the impacts of multiple species extinctions on the functioning of complex food webs
Eric Harvey, University of Zürich; Annie Séguin, Université du Québec à Rimouski; Christian Nozais, Université du Québec à Rimouski; Philippe Archambault, Université du Québec à Rimouski; Dominique Gravel, Université du Québec à Rimouski
4:00 PM
Evolutionary diversity promotes ecosystem stability
Marc W. Cadotte, University of Toronto; Russell Dinnage, University of Toronto; David Tilman, University of Minnesota
4:40 PM
Intraspecific diversity of a primary consumer:  Effects of Daphnia genotypic richness on ecosystem function
Torrance C. Hanley, Yale University; Linda M. Puth, Yale University; John P. DeLong, University of Nebraska; David M. Post, Yale University
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