Contributed Lightning Session III

Wednesday, August 12, 2015: 8:00 AM-9:30 AM
336, Baltimore Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Eating invaders: Can we manage biological invasions with a fork and knife?
Joshua U. Galperin, Yale University; Sara Kuebbing, Yale University; Martin A. Nuñez, Universidad Nacional del Comahue; Romina D. Dimarco, Universidad Nacional del Comahue. Laboratorio Ecotono; Daniel Simberloff, The University of Tennessee
8:05 AM
 Spatial pattern of attacks of the invasive woodwasp Sirex noctilio, at landscape and stand scales
María Victoria Lantschner, Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria; Juan C. Corley, Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria
8:10 AM
 Comparative foraging behavior of grey squirrels (Sciurus carolinensis) and eastern chipmunks (Tamis striatus)
Marianna D. Wood, Bloomsburg University; Bryce K. Foster, Bloomsburg University
8:15 AM
 Unusual individual bird song may lead to insights for song learning in Grasshopper Sparrows song
Samuel Hulse, University of Maryland Baltimore County; Bernard Lohr, UMBC
8:30 AM
 Opposing responses to ecological gradients differentiate amphibian and reptile communities across a temperate grassland to forest landscape
Ralph Grundel, U.S. Geological Survey; David A. Beamer, Nash Community College; Gary A. Glowacki, Lake County Forest Preserve District; Krystalynn J. Frohnapple, U.S. Geological Survey; Noel B. Pavlovic, U.S. Geological Survey
8:40 AM
 Testing the link between relatedness and competition in a model microbial community
Logan M. Higgins, MIT; Jonathan Friedman, MIT; Jeff Gore, MIT
8:45 AM
 Symbiotic dimensions of clover diversity
Maren L. Friesen, Michigan State University; Prateek Shetty, Michigan State University; Joseph P. Dunham, University of Southern California; Jean H. Burns, Case Western Reserve University; Brian L. Anacker, University of California, Davis; Sharon Strauss, University of California, Davis
9:00 AM
 Development and application of a novel age x size classified demographic model for individual-level, long-term data
Roberto Salguero-Gomez, The University of Queensland; Hal Caswell, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
9:05 AM
 Quantifying uncertainty in spatio-temporal forest composition changes inferred from fossil pollen records
Andria E. Dawson, University of California, Berkeley; Simon Goring, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Christopher J. Paciorek, University of California, Berkeley; John W. Williams, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Jason McLachlan, University of Notre Dame; Stephen T. Jackson, U.S. Department of the Interior Southwest Climate Science Center
9:15 AM
 Towards rapid, rigorous and reproducible ecohydrologic classification of data scarce regions
Daniel A Auerbach, Cornell University; Brian Buchanan, Cornell University; Alexander V Alexiades, Cornell University; Elizabeth P. Anderson, Florida International University; Andrea C. Encalada, Universidad San Francisco de Quito; Erin I. Larson, Cornell University; Ryan A McManamay, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Gregory L Poe, Cornell University; M. Todd Walter, Cornell University; Alexander S. Flecker, Cornell University