PS 39

Tuesday, August 11, 2015: 4:30 PM-6:30 PM
Exhibit Hall, Baltimore Convention Center
 Diversity vs. sustenance: How mammalian diversity and abundance correlate with agricultural practices
Susie C. Masecar, Elon University; Patricia A. Thomas-Laemont, Elon University; Amanda J. Chunco, Elon University
 Dispersal dynamics and the interactive effects of the invertebrate predator, Notonecta undulata and enrichment on pond zooplankton community diversity
Mitra Asgari, Wayne State University; Samantha J. Jackson, Wayne State University; Christopher F. Steiner, Wayne State University
 The evolution of directed connectance under stress
Devdutt Kulkarni, University of Namur; Frederik De Laender, University of Namur
 Asymmetric neighborhood dissimilarity effects and growth rank reversals facilitate species coexistence and shape species abundances
Yuxin Chen, Sun Yat-sen University; María Natalia Umaña, Michigan State University; S. Joseph Wright, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute; Nathan G. Swenson, Michigan State University; Maria Uriarte, Columbia University; Yongfan Wang, Sun Yat-sen University; Shixiao Yu, Sun Yat-sen University
 Admixing effects on belowground processes in Pinus massoniana and Cinnamomum camphora forests over time
Pifeng Lei, Central South University of Forestry and Technology; Wenhua Xiang, Central South University of Forestry and Technology
 Disentangling the drivers of β diversity in invertebrate communities along a latitudinal gradient
Adam M. Siepielski, University of San Diego; Kate S. Boersma, University of San Diego; Avery L. L. Nickerson, University of San Diego
 Tree functional hyperdominance in a hyperdiverse forest in Central Amazon or Why a tropical forest may not be irreducibly complex
Marcel Carita Vaz, University of Maryland; Leda M. Lorenzo, Universidade Federal de São Paulo; Ana C.S. Andrade, Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments Project; José L.C. Camargo, Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments Project; William F. Laurance, James Cook University; Susan G. Laurance, James Cook University; Thomas E. Lovejoy, United Nations Foundation; Alexandre A. Oliveira, Universidade de São Paulo
 A history of the Ocean Biogeographic Information System-USA: From the Census of Marine Life to current status
Abigail L. Benson, United States Geological Survey; Philip Goldstein, University of Colorado at Boulder; Sky Bristol, United States Geological Survey
 Fire ecology and bird biodiversity in southeastern Minnesota
Emily C. Patterson, St. Olaf College; Kathleen L. Shea, St. Olaf College
 Bees' needs across a suburban-rural landscape mosaic
Kyle Teixeira-Martins, McGill University; Martin J. Lechowicz, McGill University; Andrew Gonzalez, McGill University
 Termite diversity in southern Africa: A test of biodiversity theory
Brianna Lind, South Dakota State University; Niall Hanan, South Dakota State University; Vivienne Uys, Agricultural Research Council Plant Protection Research Unit
 Educational and research opportunities at Wildsumaco Biological Station, Ecuador
Paul B. Zwiers, Francis Marion University; Travis Knowles, Francis Marion University; Brian S. Arbogast, UNCW; Jeffrey Camper, Francis Marion University; Jeff Steinmetz, Francis Marion University; Ann Stoeckmann, Francis Marion University
 Intraspecific phytochemical variation: The ecological and evolutionary dynamics of chemical interactions
Andrea E. Glassmire, University of Nevada; Christopher S. Jeffrey, University of Nevada; Matthew L. Forister, University of Nevada, Reno; Thomas L. Parchman, University of Nevada; Joshua P. Jahner, University of Nevada, Reno; Michael D. Leonard, University of Nevada Reno; Christopher C. Nice, Texas State University; Joseph S. Wilson, Utah State University Tooele; Thomas R. Walla, Colorado Mesa University; Lee A. Dyer, University of Nevada
 Comparing clades: Using a trait-based approach to measure functional diversity of forest trees and soil microbes across the Latitude Biodiversity Gradient
Brian J. Enquist, University of Arizona; Sean T. Michaletz, University of Arizona; James H. Brown, University of New Mexico; Ye Deng, University of Oklahoma; Zhili He, University of Oklahoma; Sean T. Hammond, University of New Mexico; Michael Weiser, University of Oklahoma; Michael Kaspari, University of Oklahoma; Jeanine McGann, University of New Mexico; Amanda Henderson, University of Arizona; Colby Sides, University of Arizona; Robert Waide, University of New Mexico; James W. Voordeckers, University of Oklahoma; Jizhong Zhou, University of Oklahoma; Jianjun Wang, University of Oklahoma; Lina Shen, University of Oklahoma
 Phylogenetic diversity-area relationships reveal macroecological patterns
Brian Maitner, University of Arizona; Brian J. Enquist, University of Arizona; Helene Morlon, École Normale Supérieure
 Bird diversity in relation to vegetation composition and structure at Black Rock Forest, Cornwall, New York
Terryanne Maenza-Gmelch, Barnard College, Columbia University; Sarah Gilly, Barnard College, Columbia University
 Urbanization alters terrestrial herbivore composition but not abundance
Jessica Noemi Alvarez Guevara, Arizona State University; Sharon J. Hall, Arizona State University; Becky A. Ball, Arizona State University at the West Campus
 Ant diversity on islands in Nantucket sound: Rising sea level, super saturation and island migration
Robert D. Stevenson, University of Massachusetts; Timothy J Lyman, University of Massachusetts Boston; Luiz A. Rodrigues, University of Massachusetts Boston; Michelle Chow, University of Massachusetts Boston
 Responses of soil microbial communities to plant diversity and warming in a grassland ecosystem
Xishu Zhou, Central South University; Qingyun Yan, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Zhili He, University of Oklahoma; Joy D. Van Nostrand, University of Oklahoma; Liyou Wu, University of Oklahoma; Mengting Yuan, University of Oklahoma; Xue Guo, University of Oklahoma; G. David Tilman, University of Minnesota; Jizhong Zhou, University of Oklahoma
 Dominance controls diversity: Plant community responses to grazing from a worldwide meta-level analysis
Sally E. Koerner, Duke University; Melinda D. Smith, Colorado State University; Deron E. Burkepile, Florida International University; The Grazing Exclosure Consortium - GEC, A global group of scientists conducting grazing exclosure experiments
 Competitively-optimal plant carbon allocation increases the drought resistance of forest ecosystems in a next-generation dynamic global vegetation model
Tao Zhang, University of Florida; Jeremy W. Lichstein, University of Florida; Ensheng Weng, Princeton University; Caroline E. Farrior, Princeton University; Sergey Malyshev, Princeton University; Elena Shevliakova, Princeton University; Ray Dybzinski, Princeton University; Richard Birdsey, Forest Service; Stephen W. Pacala, Princeton University
 Biotic homogenization and urban soil microbial communities
Dietrich Epp Schmidt, University of Maryland; Richard Pouyat, Forest Service; Ian D. Yesilonis, USDA Forest Service; David Johannes Kotze, University of Helsinki; Katalin Szlavecz, Johns Hopkins University; Elisabeth Hornung, Szent István University; Heikki Setala, University of Helsinki; Sarel Cilliers, North-West University - Potchefstroom Campus; Stephanie A. Yarwood, University of Maryland
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