COS 35
Biodiversity II

Tuesday, August 6, 2013: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
101I, Minneapolis Convention Center
1:50 PM Cancelled
 Partitioning beta diversity in a Neotropical forest Opiliones assemblage (Cusuco National Park, Honduras.)
Brittany Damron, Wright State University; Thomas P. Rooney, Wright State University
1:30 PM
 Climate interacts with soil to produce beta diversity in Californian plant communities
Barbara M. Fernandez-Going, University of California, Santa Barbara; Susan Harrison, University of California; Brian L. Anacker, University of California, Davis; Hugh Safford, Regional Ecologist, USDA Forest Service
2:10 PM
 Tree species diversity enhances individual growth in a temperate forest of central Europe
Juliette Chamagne, University of Zürich; C. E. Timothy Paine, University of Stirling; Martin Svátek, Mendel University; Radim Matula, Mendel Univesity; David C. Frank, Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL; Lindsay A. Turnbull, University of Zürich; Andrew Hector, University of Zürich
2:50 PM Cancelled
 Plant species diversity promotes erosion resistance on sea dikes 
Frank Berendse, Wageningen University; Jasper van Ruijven, Wageningen University
2:30 PM
 Biodiversity loss belowground has multiple ecosystem consequences
Cameron Wagg, University of Zurich; Marcel G.A. van der Heijden, Agroscope
3:10 PM
4:00 PM Cancelled
 The effect of neighbourhood competition and species richness on individual-tree growth under heterogeneous environmental conditions
Ying Li, Leuphana University Lüneburg; Werner Härdtle, Leuphana University Lüneburg; Helge Bruelheide, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg; Karin Nadrowski, University Leipzig; Thomas Scholten, Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen; Henrik von Wehrden, Leuphana University Lüneburg; Goddert von Oheimb, Leuphana University Lüneburg
3:40 PM
 Intraspecific variation matters: the forces that explain it and its impact on community weighted means in the Sandhills region of North Carolina
Gregory M. Ames, Duke University; Justin Wright, Duke University; Matthew G. Hohmann, US Army Corps of Engineers ERDC - CERL
4:20 PM
 Temporal trends in tree species richness in harvested stands over a landscape scale
James F. Rosson Jr., USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station; Anita K. Rose, USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station
4:40 PM
 Timber Rattlesnakes may reduce incidence of Lyme disease in the Northeastern United States
Edward Kabay, East Chapel Hill High School; Nicolas M. Caruso, University of Alabama; Karen Lips, University of Maryland