COS 93
Community Pattern And Dynamics V

Thursday, August 14, 2014: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
311/312, Sacramento Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Testing the accuracy of static snapshot census data to predict long-term species abundance changes at a tropical forest on Barro Colorado Island, Panama
Anna Sugiyama, University of California, Los Angeles; Stephen P. Hubbell, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute; Takashi Masaki, Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute
8:20 AM
 Avian community responses to burn severity at locations with historically different fire regimes
Quresh S. Latif, U.S. Forest Service; Jamie S. Sanderlin, U.S. Forest Service; Victoria A. Saab, U.S. Forest Service; William M. Block, U.S. Forest Service; Jonathan G. Dudley, U.S. Forest Service
8:40 AM
 Tropical forest size structure: Dominance of the suppressed
Caroline E. Farrior, Princeton University; Stephanie A. Bohlman, University of Florida; Stephen W. Pacala, Princeton University
9:00 AM
 Species associations structured by environment, space, and land use history promote beta-diversity in a temperate forest (Powdermill Nature Reserve, Rector, PA)
Stephen J. Murphy, The Ohio State University; LĂ­via Audino, Universidade Federal de Lavras; James Whitacre, Powdermill Nature Reserve, Carnegie Museum of Natural History; Jenalle Eck, The Ohio State University; John Wenzel, Powdermill Nature Reserve, Carnegie Museum of Natural History; Simon A. Queenborough, The Ohio State University; Liza S. Comita, The Ohio State University
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Assessing the effects of forest canopy cover on understory vegetation composition and biomass along an experimental hydrological gradient
Jay P. Sah, Florida International University; Michael S. Ross, Florida International University; Jennifer H. Richards, Florida International University; Susana Stoffella, Florida International University; Eric Cline, South Florida Water Management District; Leonard Scinto, Florida International University
10:10 AM
 LiDAR remote sensing of forest canopy structure and its relationship to forest health and productivity in a northern hardwood forest
Christopher F. Hansen, University of Vermont; Paul G. Schaberg, USDA Forest Service; Shelly A. Rayback, University of Vermont; Gary J. Hawley, University of Vermont; Allan M. Strong, University of Vermont; Sean W. MacFaden, University of Vermont
10:30 AM
 Plant defense syndromes in a tropical moist forest canopy community
Kelly M. McManus, Stanford University; Gregory P. Asner, Carnegie Institution for Science; Roberta E. Martin, Carnegie Institution for Science; Christopher B. Field, Carnegie Institution of Washington
10:50 AM
 Effects of vertebrates on plant functional composition in a neotropical forest
Erin L. Kurten, Stanford University; S. Joseph Wright, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute; Walter P. Carson, University of Pittsburgh
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