COS 23
Community Pattern And Dynamics I

Tuesday, August 12, 2014: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
311/312, Sacramento Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Small-scale patchiness dominates algal community structure on coral reefs
Jill L. Harris, Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Levi S. Lewis, Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Jennifer E. Smith, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
8:20 AM
 From habitat geometry to ecosystem functions in marine mussel beds
Laurence Paquette, McGill University; Frederic Guichard, McGill University; Philippe Archambault, Université du Québec à Rimouski
8:40 AM
 Spatial and temporal variation in nearshore community structure in a seasonally hypoxic estuary
Halley E. Froehlich, University of Washington; Shannon M. Hennessey, University of Washington; Timothy E. Essington, University of Washington; Anne Beaudreau, University of Alaska Fairbanks at Juneau; Phil Levin, NOAA-Fisheries
9:00 AM
 Oceanographic and ecological drivers of community structure in a rocky intertidal meta-ecosystem
Bruce A. Menge, Oregon State University; Tarik C. Gouhier, Northeastern University; Sally D. Hacker, Oregon State University; Francis Chan, Oregon State University; Karina J. Nielsen, Sonoma State University
9:40 AM
10:10 AM
 Surfzone hydrodynamics as a key determinant of a latitudinal gradient in marine communities
Steven G. Morgan, University of California Davis; Alan Shanks, University of Oregon, Eugene; Jamie MacMahan, Naval Postgraduate School; Ad Reneirs, University of Miami; Atsushi Fujimura, University of Miami; Marley Jarvis, University of Oregon, Eugene; Chris Griesemer, University of California Davis; Jenna Brown, Naval Postgraduate School
10:30 AM
 Intertidal turf algae: Redundant roles as foundation species?
Chenchen Shen, Oregon State University; Karina J. Nielsen, Sonoma State University; Bruce A. Menge, Oregon State University
10:50 AM
 Natural nutrient subsidies drive increased variability in benthic community structure and energy flow on coral reefs: Insights from undisturbed reef systems
Michael D. Fox, Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Gareth J. Williams, Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Maggie D. Johnson, Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Emily L.A. Kelly, Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Stuart A. Sandin, Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Jennifer E. Smith, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
11:10 AM
 Response of coral reef fish assemblages to a severe natural disturbance
Thomas Lamy, Université de Montréal; Pierre Legendre, Université de Montréal; René Galzin, USR 3278 CNRS-EPHE CRIOBE; Joachim Claudet, USR 3278 CNRS-EPHE CRIOBE
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