COS 127
Population Dynamics: Modeling

Friday, August 9, 2013: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
L100H, Minneapolis Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Resource allocation and reproductive tradeoffs as endogenous drivers of senescence
Raziel Joseph Davison, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Carol L. Boggs, University of South Carolina; Annette Baudisch, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research
8:20 AM
 Modeling and analysis of a density-dependent structured population model for American chestnut (Castanea dentata)
Eric Alan Eager, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse; Andrew M. Jarosz, Michigan State University; Anita Davelos Baines, University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse; Richard Rebarber, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
8:40 AM
 When should plant population models include age structure?
Chengjin Chu, Utah State University; Peter B. Adler, Utah State University
9:00 AM
 Effects of vertically-transmitted fungal symbionts on rare versus common grass host population dynamics
Y. Anny Chung, University of New Mexico; Jennifer A. Rudgers, University of New Mexico
9:20 AM
 Phenotypic plasticity maintains biodiversity
Toni Klauschies, University of Potsdam; Renato M. Coutinho, University of Potsdam; David A. Vasseur, Yale University; Ursula Gaedke, University of Potsdam
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Frequency-dependence and elasticity of population growth rate: Implications for two-sex models
C. V. Haridas, University of Nebraska, Lincoln; Eric Alan Eager, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse; Richard Rebarber, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Brigitte Tenhumberg, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
10:10 AM
 Tiny islands: Colonization and extinction of microbial species on marine aggregates
Andrew M. Kramer, University of Georgia; Maille M. Lyons, Old Dominion University; Fred C. Dobbs, Old Dominion University; John M. Drake, University of Georgia
10:30 AM
 Modeling interactions between environmental and demographic factors in a rare endemic plant
Matthew Ryan Tye, University of Central Florida; Pedro Quintana-Ascencio, University of Central Florida; Eric S. Menges, Archbold Biological Station; Carl W. Weekley, Archbold Biological Station; Roberto Salguero, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research
10:50 AM
 Nonstationary time series analysis of surface water microbial pathogen population dynamics using cointegration methods
Tom Purucker, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; Mike Cyterski, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
11:10 AM
 Using population dynamics of migratory monarch butterflies to inform conservation planning
D. T. Tyler Flockhart, University of Guelph; Jean-Baptiste Pichancourt, CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences; Tara G. Martin, CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences; D. Ryan Norris, University of Guelph