COS 58 - Trophic Dynamics and Interactions

Wednesday, August 10, 2011: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
9AB, Austin Convention Center
8:00 AM
Interactions between top-down and bottom-up processes in island reptile populations
Johannes Foufopoulos, University of Michigan; Panayiotis Pafilis, University of Athens; Evstratios Valakos, University of Athens
8:20 AM
Top-down trophic cascade in a willow (Salix warburgii) food web
Pei-Chen Wu, National Taiwan Normal University; Pei-Jen L. Shaner, National Taiwan Normal University
8:40 AM
A possible trophic cascade involving humans, coyotes, mule deer, and native Colorado wildflowers
Betsabé D. Castro Escobar, University of Missouri; Richard Pickens, Furman University; Mary V. Price, Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory; Nickolas M. Waser, University of California, Riverside; Daniel T. Blumstein, University of California
9:00 AM
The island-wide loss of insectivorous birds initiates only a weak trophic cascade
Haldre S. Rogers, Rice University; Janneke Hille Ris Lambers, University of Washington; Ross Miller, University of Guam; Joshua J. Tewksbury, Future Earth
9:20 AM
CANCELLED - Trophic interactions of anchovy with potential competitors and North Sea plankton
K. Raab, Wageningen University and Research Centre; Leo A.J. Nagelkerke, Wageningen University and Research Centre; Adriaan D. Rijnsdorp, Wageningen IMARES (Institute for Marine Resources & Ecosystem Studies); Axel Temming, Hamburg University; Marcos Llope, Instituto Español de Oceanografía (IEO); Priscilla Licandro, Sir Alister Hardy Foundation for Ocean Science; Mark Dickey-Collas, Wageningen IMARES (Institute for Marine Resources & Ecosystem Studies)
9:40 AM
10:10 AM
Vegetative diversity and composition correlates with avifaunal diversity and composition in pine forests of the Atlantic coastal plain
Stephen R. Mitchell, Duke University; Norman Christensen, Duke University; Susan Cohen, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune; Jeffrey R. Walters, Virginia Tech
10:30 AM
Refuges randomize the invasion success of small and large predators in an intraguild predation system
Birte S. Reichstein, Umeå University; Lennart Persson, Umeå University; Arne Schröder, University of Leeds; Karin A. Nilsson, University of Guelph
10:50 AM
Vertebrates gone wild: Collared peccaries limit lianas and understory insectivorous birds in Central American rainforest fragments
Nicole L. Michel, Tulane University; Thomas W. Sherry, Tulane University; Walter P. Carson, University of Pittsburgh
11:10 AM
Eco-evolutionary dynamics of competition for non-substitutable resources: Why and how stoichiometry matters
David A. Vasseur, Yale University; Jeremy W. Fox, University of Calgary
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