Contributed Lightning Session I

Tuesday, August 11, 2015: 1:30 PM-3:00 PM
311, Baltimore Convention Center
1:30 PM
 What makes an ecologist? Unique academic practices of ecologists from the United States
Amanda E. Sorensen, Rutgers University; Rebecca Jordan, Rutgers University
1:35 PM
 ESA pioneer Henry Chandler Cowles and the Indiana Dunes
Stephanie Smith, Indiana University NW; Steve Mark II, Indiana University NW; Matthew Blackard, Indiana University NW; Michael Blackard, Indiana University NW
1:40 PM
 Advantages of live microscope video for laboratory and teaching applications
Kristin K. Michels, University of Wisconsin; Zachary D. Michels, University of Wisconsin; Sara C. Hotchkiss, University of Wisconsin
2:00 PM
 Patterns of persistence and spread: Tracking success of native prairie species 6 years after habitat restoration
Charlotte C. Trowbridge, University of British Columbia; Amanda G. Stanley, Wilburforce Foundation; Thomas N. Kaye, Institute for Applied Ecology; Peter W. Dunwiddie, University of Washington; Jennifer L. Williams, University of British Columbia
2:05 PM
 Effects of soil quality and stand age on acoustically active fauna and terrestrial mammals in a regenerating tropical dry forest system
Timothy L. H. Treuer, Princeton University; Justin Becknell, Brown University; Andrew P. Dobson, Princeton University; Jennifer S. Powers, University of Minnesota; David S. Wilcove, Princeton University
2:10 PM
 A methodological framework to assess the influence of land-use/land cover change on ecosystem services in an urban watershed
John J. Lagrosa IV, University of Florida; Wayne C. Zipperer, USDA Forest Service; Michael G. Andreu, University of Florida
2:15 PM
 Geography as destiny? Social and ecological resilience in rangelands of the American southwest
Brandon T. Bestelmeyer, USDA Agricultural Research Service; Rhonda K. Skaggs, New Mexico State University; Dawn M. Browning, USDA Agricultural Research Service; Jebediah C. Williamson, USDA Agricultural Research Service; Christopher M. Wojan, New Mexico State University
2:30 PM
 Right and left chiral flowers in Hypericum perforatum (Hypericaceae) do not contribute to directed pollen movement
Carolina Diller, University of Maryland; C.B. Fenster, University of Maryland
2:35 PM
 The landscape of senescence and lifespan across the tree of life
Owen Jones, University of Southern Denmark; Roberto Salguero-Gomez, The University of Queensland; Alexander Scheuerlein, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Hal Caswell, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution; James Vaupel, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research
2:40 PM
 Resiliency of arbuscular mycorrhizal soybean to water stress in a Southern Ontario agroecosystem
Marney E. Isaac, University of Toronto-Scarborough; Adam R. Martin, University of Toronto Scarborough; Jessie R. Wong, University of Toronto Scarborough