COS 42
Habitat Structure, Fragmentation, Connectivity

Tuesday, August 6, 2013: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
L100F, Minneapolis Convention Center
1:30 PM
 From patches to richness: assessing the potential impact of landscape transformation on biodiversity
Carlos A. Arnillas, University of Toronto, Scarborough; Carolina Tovar, La Molina National Agrarian University; Wouter Buytaert, Imperial College; Marc W. Cadotte, University of Toronto - Scarborough
1:50 PM
 Habitat diversity and floral density at different spatial scales influence wild bee pollinators of orchards in a multi-year study
Rachel E. Mallinger, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Claudio Gratton, University of Wisconsin - Madison
2:10 PM
 Effect of connectivity and habitat loss in remnant prairie plant communities
Amy O. Alstad, University of Wisconsin - Madison; Ellen I. Damschen, University of Wisconsin-Madison; John A. Harrington, University of Wisconsin Madison
2:30 PM
 Functional diversity and management mediate carbon storage in small forest fragments
Carly Ziter, McGill University; Elena M. Bennett, McGill University; Andrew Gonzalez, McGill University
2:50 PM
 Dry washes direct movement of pollinators of the desert shrub, Acacia greggii A Gray
Keith D. Gaddis, UCLA; Victoria L. Sork, University of California, Los Angeles
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Spatial averaging sustains increased productivity at high ecosystem connectivity
Evangelia Smeti, University of the Aegean; Sofie Spatharis, University of the Aegean; Daniel L. Roelke, Texas A&M University
3:40 PM
 Habitat degradation affects the strength of interspecific competition in coral dwelling damselfishes
Lisa Boström Einarsson, James Cook University; Mary C. Bonin, James Cook University; Philip L. Munday, James Cook University; Geoffrey P. Jones, James Cook University
4:00 PM
 Effects of habitat conversion on the semi-deciduous forest bird community in Brazil
Rômulo Ribon, Universidade Federal de Viçosa; Michael Guttery, University of Wisconsin; Christine Ribic, U.S. Geological Survey Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit; Deahn Donner, USDA Forest Service, Northern Research Station; Albert Beck, University of Wisconsin; Miguel Marini, Universidade Federal de Viçosa
4:20 PM
 Tales from the crypt: the curse of an old growth tree in a fragmented forest
Jenny Zambrano, University of Illinois at Chicago