COS 41
Community Disturbance And Recovery I

Tuesday, August 12, 2014: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
Regency Blrm B, Hyatt Regency Hotel
1:30 PM
 Comparison of clear-cut and old-growth forest understory community structure 33 years after a volcanic eruption
Dylan G. Fischer, The Evergreen State College; Joseph A. Antos, University of Victoria; Abir Biswas, The Evergreen State College; Levi Travis, The Evergreen State College; Mariah Smith, The Evergreen State College; Donald B. Zobel, Oregon State University
1:50 PM
 Linking the geometry of habitat destruction to the magnitude of species extinctions and to loss of evolutionary and functional uniqueness
Petr Keil, Yale University; David Storch, Charles University; Walter Jetz, Yale University
2:10 PM Cancelled
 Lasting effects of long-term climate disturbance on grassland community structure under two levels of drought
Kerry M. Byrne, Oregon Institute of Technology; William K. Lauenroth, University of Wyoming; Ingrid C. Burke, University of Wyoming; Sarah Evans, University of California Irvine
2:30 PM
 Short and long term impacts of fire on soil nutrients in Larrea tridentata (creosote bush) shrublands in the Mojave Desert
Andres Fuentes-Ramirez, Universidad de La Frontera; Jennifer L. Schafer, North Carolina State University; Erika L. Mudrak, Cornell University; Marjolein Schat, Rutgers University; Carolyn E. Haines, Montclair State University; Hadas A. Parag, Rutgers University; Claus Holzapfel, Rutgers University; Kirk A. Moloney, Iowa State University
2:50 PM
 Influence of wildfire and post-fire seeding treatments on vegetation and insects in sagebrush-steppe habitats
Ashley T. Rohde, U.S. Geological Survey Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center; David S. Pilliod, Forest & Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center; Steven J. Novak, Boise State University
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Wetland defense: How population-level differences in pesticide resistance of zooplankton can affect entire aquatic communities
Randall J. Bendis, University of Pittsburgh; Rick A. Relyea, University of Pittsburgh
3:40 PM
 The effects of compounded perturbations on stream biofilm recovery trajectory
Jonathon B. Gray, Kent State University; Laura G. Leff, Kent State University
4:20 PM
4:40 PM
 Carbon pools recovery through succession in a tropical dry forest: Explanatory and predictive ability of fallow age, forest structure and functional traits
Francisco Mora, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México; Victor J. Jaramillo, Centro de Investigaciones en Ecosistemas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México; Mayra E. Gavito, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico; Ilyas Siddique, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina; Jarrett E. K. Byrnes, University of Massachusetts; Patricia Balvanera, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
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