COS 30 - Dispersal and Colonization II

Tuesday, August 9, 2011: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
18C, Austin Convention Center
8:00 AM
Interactive effects of disturbance and directional dispersal and invasions on species richness and composition in linear and dendritic freshwater metacommunities
Florian Altermatt, University of Zürich; Francesco Carrara, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Marcel Holyoak, University of California, Davis; Andrea Rinaldo, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne; Sebastian Schreiber, University of California, Davis
8:20 AM
Lack of coral recruitment in the Northern Caribbean: Suggestions from a “corals and cues around the world” approach
Sarah W. Davies, University of Texas at Austin; Mikhail V. Matz, The University of Texas at Austin
8:40 AM
Fish movement and migration in the seasonally varying wetlands of the Florida Everglades
J. Matthew Hoch, Florida International University; Eric R. Sokol, Virginia Tech; Aaron D. Parker, Florida International University; Joel C. Trexler, Florida International University
9:00 AM
How habitat permeability influences metapopulation dynamics and population recovery in the weak flyer Chironomus riparius
Nika Galic, University of Minnesota.; Hans Baveco, Alterra, Wageningen University and Research Center; Pernille Thorbek, Syngenta Ltd.; Amelie Schmolke, Michigan State University; Eric Bruns, Bayer CropScience; Paul van den Brink, Alterra, Wageningen University and Research Center
9:20 AM
Tropical forest primate communities are structured more by dispersal limitation than by species sorting along environmental gradients
Lydia Beaudrot, Conservation International; Andrew J. Marshall, University of California-Davis
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
Conflicting effects of microhabitat on long-toed salamander movement: implications for landscape connectivity
Julie A. Lee-Yaw, University of British Columbia; Talia H. Sechley, University of British Columbia; Darren E. Irwin, University of British Columbia
10:10 AM
Comparing the dispersal ability of an herbivore relative to its predators in an annual agroecosystem using a novel large-scale mark-capture technique
Frances S. Sivakoff, North Carolina State University; Jay A. Rosenheim, University of California; James R. Hagler, USDA-ARS, Arid-Land Agricultural Research Center
10:30 AM
Patterns and mechanisms of spatial variation in patch use by egg-foraging social wasps, egg-mass-infesting flies, and eucoiline fly-parasitoids
Myra C. Hughey, Virginia Tech; Michael W. McCoy, Boston University; James R. Vonesh, Virginia Commonwealth University; Karen M. Warkentin, Boston University
10:50 AM
The effects of habitat quality on initial movement in juvenile amphibians
Michael S. Osbourn, University of Missouri; Raymond D. Semlitsch, University of Missouri
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