COS 128
Community Pattern And Dynamics VII

Friday, August 15, 2014: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
308, Sacramento Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Spatial patterning of coral reef benthic communities at landscape scales
Clinton Edwards, Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Gareth J. Williams, Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Yoan Eynaud, Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Arthur Gleason, Rosentiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science, University of Miami; Jennifer E. Smith, Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Brian J. Zgliczynski, Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Stuart A. Sandin, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
8:20 AM
 Differentiating between niche and neutral assembly in metacommunities: When null models fall short
Lauren G. Shoemaker, University of Minnesota; C.M. Tucker, University of Colorado, Boulder; Kendi F. Davies, University of Colorado at Boulder; Brett A. Melbourne, University of Colorado at Boulder
9:00 AM
 Community dynamics along a disturbance gradient
Kimberly Kaufeld, University of Northern Colorado; Scott B. Franklin, University of Northern Colorado; James E. Moore, Christian Brothers University
9:20 AM
 Branched networks, diversity patterns, and regional coexistence
Galen P. Holt, University of Arizona; Peter Chesson, University of Arizona
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Using multi-species occupancy models to improve inference of metacommunity structure
Joseph R. Mihaljevic, University of Colorado at Boulder; Maxwell B. Joseph, University of Colorado; Pieter TJ Johnson, University of Colorado at Boulder
10:10 AM
 Assessing the stochastic and deterministic factors contributing to spatial and temporal turnover in California grasslands
Loralee Larios, University of Montana; Erica N. Spotswood, UC Berkeley; James W. Bartolome, University of California at Berkeley; Peter Hopkinson, University of California at Berkeley; Katharine N. Suding, University of California at Berkeley
10:30 AM Cancelled
10:50 AM
 Species abundance distributions in niche communities with trait-dependent carrying capacities
Rosalyn C. Rael, Tulane University; Annette M. Ostling, University of Michigan; Rafael D'Andrea, University of Michigan; György Barabás, University of Chicago
11:10 AM Cancelled
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