PS 27 - Community Pattern And Dynamics

Tuesday, August 7, 2012: 4:30 PM-6:30 PM
Exhibit Hall, Oregon Convention Center
 Spatial variation of annual herb species in a Chilean coastal semi-desert
Mario F. León, odiversidad, Universidad de La Serena; Julio R. Gutierrez, Instituto de Ecología y Biodiversidad, Universidad de La Serena
 The relative importance of egg bank recruitment and overland dispersal in the re-establishment of rotiferan and microcrustacean communities in temporary ponds
Paloma M. Lopes, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro; Steven A.J. Declerck, Netherlands Institute of Ecology; Jayme M. Santangelo, Federal Rural University of Rio de Janeiro; Reinaldo L. Bozelli, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro; Luis M. Bini, Federal University of Goiás
 Evolution of species interactions: Finding meaning in community-level phylogenetic patterns
Rachel M. Germain, University of Toronto; Benjamin Gilbert, University of Toronto
 Spatiotemporal variation in community structure of fish assemblages in two river systems
Lloyd W. Morrison, Missouri State University; Hope R. Dodd, National Park Service, Heartland Inventory & Monitoring Network
 Investigation of Pacific Northwest forest litter invertebrate communities and resilience along an urbanization gradient
Michael E. Van Nuland, University of Tennessee, Knoxville; W. Lindsay Whitlow, Seattle University
 Community concordance among fish, aquatic invertebrates, and submerged aquatic plants in shallow lakes
Christine A. Buelt, University of St Thomas; Kyle D. Zimmer, University of St. Thomas; Mark A. Hanson, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources; Brian R. Herwig, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
 Selective removal of insect herbivores from one plant species influences an old-field plant community
Tania N. Kim, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Brian J. Spiesman, University of Wisconsin - Madison; Amanda L. Buchanan, University of Maryland; Alyssa S. Hakes, Florida State University; Stacey L. Halpern, Pacific University; Brian D. Inouye, Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory; Allyssa Kilanowski, University of Arizona; Nicholas Kortessis, University of Arizona; David W. McNutt, Florida State University; Nora Underwood, Florida State University
 Vegetation responses and tephra characteristics following the 2008 eruption of Chaiten volcano, Chile
Charlie Crisafulli, US Forest Service; Jonathan J. Halvorson, USDA-ARS; Daniel C. Donato, Washington State Department of Natural Resources
 Long-term changes in plant community diversity in the human-dominated landscape of southeastern Vancouver Island, Canada
Jenny L. McCune, University of British Columbia; Mark Vellend, Université de Sherbrooke
 Spatial turnover drives bacterial beta diversity in bromeliads tank
Fernanda D. Azevedo, University Federal of Rio de Janeiro; Paloma M. Lopes, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro; Alexandre S. Rosado, University Federal of Rio de Janeiro; Vinicius F. Farjalla, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
 Using phytolith assemblages to reconstruct the history of a degraded desert grassland in Big Bend National Park
Craig R. Zimmermann, Rogers State University; Larry Green, Rogers State University; John C. Zak, Texas Tech University; Bryan M. Noblitt, Rogers State University; Richard Hart, Rogers State University
 Sex and shrub expansion: The interplay of sex ratio, seed production, and environmental filtering in shrub expansion patterns on an Atlantic coast barrier island
Molly M. Hokkanen, Virginia Commonwealth University; Benjamin L. Dows, Virginia Commonwealth University; Julie C. Zinnert, Virginia Commonwealth University; Donald R. Young, Alaska Department of Fish and Game
 Co-occurrence of Pseudo-nitzschia species and the neurotoxin domoic acid in the Gulf of Maine during 2008 and 2010
Emlyn J. Resetarits, Columbia University; Katherine A. Hubbard, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution; Claire H. Ellis, University of Washington; Micaela S. Parker, University of Washington; E. Virginia Armbrust, University of Washington; Donald M. Anderson, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
 Big tree fall as driving factor in the gap dynamics in a mixed Dipterocarp forest
Radim Hédl, Institute of Botany; Martin Svátek, Mendel University; Daniel Volařík, Mendel Univesity; Rahayu S. Sukri, Universiti Brunei Darussalam; Faizah Metali, Universiti Brunei Darussalam
 Island biogeography and fish endoparasite diversity
Ana P. Ferrari-Hoeinghaus, University of North Texas; David J. Hoeinghaus, University of North Texas; Ricardo M. Takemoto, Universidade Estadual de Maringá; Gilberto C. Pavanelli, Universidade Estadual de Maringá
 Do hemiparasites shape alpine plant community structure? An observational and experimental test with Castilleja in the Rocky Mountains, Colorado
Johannah Reed, University of Tennessee; Lara Souza, University of Oklahoma; Aimee T. Classen, University of Tennessee, Knoxville; Nathan J. Sanders, The University of Copenhagen
 On the importance of ecosystem engineers in the Neotropical canopy: How beetle-produced cavities influence community composition in cavity-nesting arboreal ants
Scott Powell, The George Washington University; Robert J. Marquis, Whitney R. Harris World Ecology Center; Heraldo L. Vasconcelos, Universidade Federal de Uberlândia; Flavio Camarota, Universidade de Uberlandia; Galen V. Priest, University of Missouri - St. Louis
 Identifying regional influences on beta diversity of vascular plants within and among British Columbia ecosystems
Elaine Bambrick, University of British Columbia Okanagan; Jason Pither, University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus
 Assemblage-level diversity of life-history strategies along longitudinal gradients of river systems
David J. Hoeinghaus, University of North Texas; Keith B. Gido, Kansas State University; Walter K. Dodds, Kansas State University
 From juniper woodlands to mountain meadows: Impacts of rainfall intensity on soil bacteria and CO2 pulses
Joshua C. Vert, Brigham Young University; Codie C. Walton, Brigham Young University; Suzanne Dunken, Brigham Young University; Richard A. Gill, Brigham Young University; Zachary T. Aanderud, Brigham Young University
 A new 40-year analysis of plant community change on Niwot Ridge, Colorado shows increases in shrub cover and change along soil moisture gradient
Diane Ebert-May, Michigan State University; David R. Johnson, University of Texas at El Paso; Patrick J. Webber, Michigan State University; Craig E. Tweedie, University of Texas at El Paso
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