COS 33

Tuesday, August 6, 2013: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
M101A, Minneapolis Convention Center
8:20 AM
 An integrated population model to uncover informative discrepancies in population growth
Jennifer L. Stenglein, University of Wisconsin - Madison; Jun Zhu, University of Wisconsin - Madison; Timothy R. Van Deelen, University of Wisconsin-Madison
8:40 AM
 Inferring long distance seed dispersal from seedling count data: a hierarchical Bayesian approach
T. Trevor Caughlin, University of Florida; Jeremy W. Lichstein, University of Florida; Jake M. Ferguson, University of Idaho; Douglas J. Levey, National Science Foundation
9:00 AM
 An evaluation of flexible shortest path adjustment in the ordination of community data with high beta diversity
Peter R. Minchin, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville; Jari Oksanen, University of Oulu
9:20 AM
 Transitioning from descriptive statistical models to structural equation models
James B. Grace, U.S. Geological Survey, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center; Donald R. Schoolmaster Jr., U.S. Geological Survey
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Stochastic variable selection methods for ecological data
Brian Clough, Rutgers University; Ed Green, Rutgers University
10:10 AM
 Uniting dynamic occupancy and generalized latent variable models to understand the effects of cattle grazing on amphibian communities
Maxwell B. Joseph, University of Colorado; Daniel L. Preston, University of Colorado; Pieter T.J. Johnson, University of Colorado
10:30 AM
 Failure to account for spatial autocorrelation artificially inflates the performance of introduced species distribution models
Melissa M. Anthony, Saint Louis University; Jason H. Knouft, Saint Louis University
11:10 AM