COS 22
Community Assembly And Neutral Theory II

Tuesday, August 12, 2014: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
309/310, Sacramento Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Multi-scale coexistence under spatially variable environments
Yue Li, University of Arizona; Peter Chesson, University of Arizona
8:20 AM
 Arrival and survival: Influences of a dominant, ground-nesting ant on arboreal ant colonies and communities
Katherine K. Ennis, University of California, Santa Cruz; Stacy M. Philpott, University of California, Santa Cruz
8:40 AM
 Species niche and fitness differences influence community assembly and ecosystem functioning
Jiaqi Tan, Georgia Institute of Technology; Nicole Johnston, Georgia Institute of Technology; Lin Jiang, Georgia Institute of Technology
9:20 AM
 Fair game dynamics and ecological equivalence in a tropical forest
Yue Lin, German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig; Uta Berger, Institute of Forest Growth and Computer Science, Dresden University of Technology; James Rosindell, University of Leeds; Helge Bruelheide, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg; Jens Kattge, Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry; Volker Grimm, UFZ, Helmholtz Centre for Ecological Research - UFZ
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Community-wide phenological shifts along a soil resource gradient reveal the role of phenology in grassland community assembly
Maud Bernard-Verdier, Bio-Protection Research Center; Marie L. Navas, INRA- SupAgro; Emmy Libois, Centre D'Ecologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive; Carole Madiou, Centre d'Ecologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive; Eric Garnier, Centre d'Ecologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive, CNRS
10:10 AM
 The strength of evolutionary priority effects changes along environmental gradients in forest communities
Angela J. Brandt, Landcare Research; Devin R. Leopold, Stanford University; Andrew J. Tanentzap, University of Cambridge; Peter B. Heenan, Landcare Research; Tadashi Fukami, Stanford University; William G. Lee, University of Auckland
10:50 AM Cancelled
 Functional composition of grassland communities: The interplay of regional climate and local land management
Jessy Loranger, Université de Sherbrooke; Eric Garnier, Centre d'Ecologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive, CNRS; Bill Shipley, University of Sherbrooke; Cyrille Violle, CNRS
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