COS 28
Habitat Structure, Fragmentation, Connectivity

Tuesday, August 12, 2014: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
Regency Blrm E, Hyatt Regency Hotel
8:00 AM
 Networks on the workbench: Learning how to buffer perturbations
Luis J. Gilarranz, Estación Biológica de Doñana, CSIC; Bronwyn Rayfield, McGill University; Gustavo Liñán-Cembrano, Instituto de Microelectrónica de Sevilla, Centro Nacional de Microelectrónica, CSIC; Jordi Bascompte, Estación Biológica de Doñana, CSIC; Andrew Gonzalez, McGill University
8:20 AM
 Relative size frequency of habitat fragments and long-distance dispersal critically influence long-term dynamics in a two-scale metapopulation model
Géraldine Huth, Université Montpellier II; Bart Haegeman, CNRS; Estelle Pitard, CNRS; François Munoz, Université Montpellier II
8:40 AM Cancelled
 Streams as dendritic metacommunities: Community composition responds differently to local habitat manipulations at different locations in a dispersal network
Brett M. Tornwall, Virginia Tech; Bryan L. Brown, Virginia Tech; Chris M. Swan, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
9:00 AM
 Estimating functional connectivity in fragmented landscapes using the Stochastic Movement Simulator (SMS)
Stephen C. F. Palmer, University of Aberdeen; Aurélie Coulon, Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle; Job Aben, University of Antwerp; Justin M.J. Travis, University of Aberdeen
9:20 AM
 Structure and composition of intact and fragmented riparian forests in an agricultural Amazonian landscape
R. Chelsea Nagy, University of Colorado Boulder; Stephen Porder, Brown University; Christopher Neill, Marine Biological Laboratory; Paulo M. Brando, Instituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazônia (IPAM); Raimundo Mota Quintino, Instituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazônia (IPAM); Sebastiâo Aviz do Nascimento, Instituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazônia (IPAM)
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Assessing the comparability of landscape connectivity maps: An experimental approach
James I. Watling, James Carroll University; Allison Benscoter, University of Florida; Laura A. Brandt, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; Carolina Speroterra, University of Florida; David Bucklin, University of Florida
10:10 AM
 Complex organism-environment feedbacks buffer diversity loss following habitat fragmentation
Peter C. Zee, Stanford University; Tadashi Fukami, Stanford University
10:30 AM
 The devil is in the details: Identifying suitable microhabitat of an endemic herb
Stephanie M. Koontz, Archbold Biological Station; Pedro Quintana-Ascencio, University of Central Florida; Eric S. Menges, Archbold Biological Station
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