COS 42
Community Pattern And Dynamics II

Tuesday, August 12, 2014: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
Regency Blrm C, Hyatt Regency Hotel
1:30 PM
 Species-area relationships as indicators of human impact on fish communities
Camilla Novaglio, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization; Francesco Ferretti, Stanford University; Tony D. Smith, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation; Stewart Frusher, University of Tasmania
1:50 PM
 Understanding eutrophication: Flora and bacterial communities of an urban watershed
Carolyn E. Haines-Klaube, Montclair State University; Jennifer Adams Krumins, Montclair State University; Myla F.J Aronson, Rutgers University
2:10 PM
 Local and regional processes determine plant species richness in a river-network metacommunity
Lenka Kuglerová, Umeå University; Roland Jansson, Umeå University; Ryan A. Sponseller, Umeå University; Hjalmar Laudon, Swedish University of Agricultural Science; Birgitta Malm-Renöfält, Umeå University
2:30 PM
 Riparian plant communities differ from upslope communities at regional but not local scales in species richness, and at both scales in species’ identities
Emily J. Rollinson, Stony Brook University; Jessica Gurevitch, Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Studies
2:50 PM
 Non-equilbrium dynamics of near shore fish communities in Lake Huron
Brian A. Maurer, Michigan State University; James R. Bence, Michigan State University; Travis Brenden, Michigan State University
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Local genetic adaptation affects community assembly in zooplankton: An experimental test
Luc De Meester, KU Leuven; Jelena H. Pantel, KU Leuven - University of Leuven
3:40 PM
 How similar species assemble in communities? A regional-scale study involving cryptic species of Hyalella amphipods
Kaven Dionne, Université du Québec à Rimouski; Dominique Gravel, Université du Québec à Rimouski; Roland Vergilino, Université de Montréal; Nicolas Mouquet, Université Montpellier 2, CNRS; France Dufresne, Université du Québec à Rimouski; Christian Nozais, Université du Québec à Rimouski
4:00 PM Cancelled
 Patterns in fish assemblage structure in the eastern Fayetteville Shale, Arkansas
Loren Stearman, University of Central Arkansas; Reid Adams, University of Central Arkansas; Ginny Adams, University of Central Arkansas
4:20 PM
 The effects of trout on the species abundance distributions of Sierra Nevada aquatic communities
Mark Wilber, University of California, Santa Barbara; Roland A. Knapp, Sierra Nevada Aquatic Research Laboratory, University of California; Cheryl J. Briggs, University of California, Santa Barbara
4:40 PM
 Effects of diversity on community assembly dynamics in newly formed ponds
Christopher J. Holmes, University of Illinois; Stephanie Figary, SUNY-ESF; Kimberly L. Schulz, State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry; Carla E. Cáceres, University of Illinois
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