COS 115
Ecosystem Function: Biodiversity II

Thursday, August 14, 2014: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
Regency Blrm D, Hyatt Regency Hotel
1:30 PM
 Assessing the health of a novel riparian ecosystem: Long-term, watershed-scale changes in the breeding bird community
Kristen E. Dybala, University of California; Melanie L. Truan, University of California; Andrew Engilis Jr., University of California
1:50 PM
 Intraspecific diversity affects ecological functions of a habitat building species
Delbert L. Smee, Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi; R. Deborah Overath, Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi; Keith D. Johnson, Stevenson University; James A. Sanchez, Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
2:10 PM
 No relationship between trophic and functional complementarity in tree roots reveals new possible biodiversity effects
Renaud McKinnon, Université du Québec à Rimouski; Timothée Poisot, Université du Québec à Rimouski; Steven W. Kembel, Université du Québec à Montréal; Dominique Gravel, Université du Québec à Rimouski
2:30 PM
 A meta-analysis of the magnitude and predictability of change in ecosystem functions following anthropogenic disturbances
Grace E.P. Murphy, Dalhousie University; Tamara N. Romanuk, Dalhousie University
2:50 PM
 Herbivore-induced dissolution of the dimensional structure of biodiversity’s association with ecosystem functioning: Impacts of deer exclusion on biodiversity and ecosystem functioning in a temperate forest
Shahid Naeem, Columbia University; Brian C. Weeks, Columbia University; Case M. Prager, Columbia University; Alexandra T. Varga, Columbia University; Stephen A. Wood, Columbia University; Bob Muscarella, Columbia University
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Evidence that reciprocal interactions between productivity and richness operate in natural grasslands
James B. Grace, U.S. Geological Survey, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center; T. Michael Anderson, Wake Forest University
3:40 PM
 Phylogenetic divergence in forest trees determine plant-soil feedbacks
John K. Senior, University of Tasmania; Julianne O'Reilly-Wapstra, University of Tasmania; Brad M. Potts, University of Tasmania; Jennifer A. Schweitzer, ESA- Soil Ecology Chair; Joseph K. Bailey, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
4:00 PM
 Positive effects of trait and phylogenetic distances on tree growth and implications for biodiversity-productivity relationship
Yuxin Chen, Sun Yat-sen University; S. Joseph Wright, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute; Helene C. Muller-Landau, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute; Stephen P. Hubbell, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute; Yongfan Wang, Sun Yat-sen University; Shixiao Yu, Sun Yat-sen University
4:20 PM
 Not all disturbances are created equal: a 200-yr flooding event challenges common biodiversity–stability hypotheses
Alexandra J. Wright, Bard College; Anne Ebeling, University Jena; Hans de Kroon, Radboud University; Liesje Mommer, Wageningen University; Christiane Roscher, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research; Alexandra Weigelt, German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig; Nina Buchmann, Institute of Agricultural Science, ETH Zurich; Tina Buchmann, University Jena; Christina Fischer, Technische Universität München; Nina Hacker, Friedrich Schiller University Jena; Anke Hildebrandt, Friedrich Schiller University Jena; Yvonne Oelmann, University of Tuebingen; Katja Steinauer, University Jena; Wolfgang W. Weisser, Technical University of Munich; Wolfgang Wilcke, Universität Bern; Nico Eisenhauer, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
4:40 PM
 More pollinator species are required for pollination function at larger spatial scales, but high regional dominance can suppress this effect
James R. Reilly, Rutgers University; Ignasi Bartomeus, Estación Biológica de Doñana (EBD-CSIC); Daniel P. Cariveau, University of Minnesota; Faye Benjamin, Rutgers University; Rachael Winfree, Rutgers University
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