COS 54
Community Disturbance And Recovery I

Wednesday, August 7, 2013: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
L100B, Minneapolis Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Environmental modification by feral swine (Sus scrofa) shifts a diverse wet prairie to a monoculture of Lachnanthes caroliana
Elizabeth Hermanson Boughton, Archbold Biological Station; Raoul K. Boughton, Archbold Biological Station
8:20 AM
 A whole ecosystem manipulation approach to study the effect of disturbances on bacterial metacommunities
Mercè Berga, Uppsala University; Anna J. Szekely, Uppsala University; Silke Langenheder, Uppsala University
8:40 AM
 Disturbance type identification in eastern forests
M. Joseph Hughes, University of Tennessee; Daniel J. Hayes, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
9:00 AM
 Responses to changing environment:  nonstationary environments could promote coexistence
Lina LI, University of Arizona; Peter Chesson, University of Arizona
9:20 AM
 Dispersal, legacy effects, and deer directly and indirectly affect community trajectories after clearing and burning
Christina M. Andruk, University of Texas at Austin; Norma L. Fowler, University of Texas at Austin
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Microsite and seed limitation in two communities dominated by contrasting grasses
Molly B. McNicoll, Luther College; Carol K. Augspurger, University of Illinois
10:10 AM
 Forest succession in tropical hardwood hammocks of the Florida Keys: Post-hurricane seedlings
Mary E. Carrington, Governors State University; Michael S. Ross, Florida International University; Alia F. Basit, Governors State University
10:30 AM
 Multi-scale response of a North Carolina piedmont forest 15 years after Hurricane Fran
Peter A. Wilfahrt, University of North Carolina; Peter S. White, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
10:50 AM
 The conservation of epiphyte-phorophyte networks in a changing world
Roberto Sáyago, Universidad Autonoma de Guerrero; Martha Lopezaraiza-Mikel, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México; Mauricio Quesada, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México; Mariana Yolotl Alvarez-Añorve, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México; Alfredo Cascante-Marin, Universidad de Costa Rica