PS 26
Community Pattern And Dynamics

Tuesday, August 11, 2015: 4:30 PM-6:30 PM
Exhibit Hall, Baltimore Convention Center
 Effects of hemlock woolly adelgid on small mammal richness and community assemblages in eastern hemlock forests
Allyson Degrassi, University of Vermont; Aaron Ellison, Harvard University; Nicholas J. Gotelli, University of Vermont
 Small mammal communities along the Brazilian Atlantic Forest: Local and regional drivers of composition and functional groups replacement
Alexandre R. T. Palma, Universidade Federal da Paraiba; Emerson M. Vieira, Universidade de Brasilia
 Diversity and funciton of microbial communities developing in the leaves of the Northern pitcher plant (Sarracenia purpurea)
Kat Norcross, Central Michigan University; Anthony J Wing, Central Michigan University; Katy E Isles, Central Michigan University; Peter Kourtev, Central Michigan University
 Changes in spatial distribution of dominant overstory taxa in an old-growth forest over 30 years
Julia I Chapman, University of Dayton; Ryan W. McEwan, The University of Dayton
 Species niche differences promote community temporal stability via the overyielding effect
Colin Robertson, Westminster College; Jiaqi Tan, Georgia Institute of Technology; Lin Jiang, Georgia Institute of Technology
 Spatial and temporal diversity and resource use patterns of anthophile insects (Hymenoptera: Apoidea; Diptera: Bombyliidae, Syrphidae) in Cuatro Cienegas, Coahuila, Mexico
Omar Avalos-Hernández, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México; Zenón Cano-Santana, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México; Marysol Trujano-Ortega, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México; Uri O. García-Vázquez, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
 Metacommunity dynamics of the built environment
Christopher J. Holmes, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Carla E. Cáceres, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
 Phylogenetic and ecological ordination of a forest understory community following deer exclusion
Danielle R. Begley-Miller, Pennsylvania State University; Andrew L. Hipp, The Morton Arboretum; Thomas P. Rooney, Wright State University
 Investigating long-term stability of community structure in a desert ecosystem
Erica Christensen, University of Florida; S.K. Morgan Ernest, University of Florida
 Functional traits explain ecosystem engineering in dune building grasses
Julie C. Zinnert, Virginia Commonwealth University; Joe Brown, Virginia Commonwealth University; April Harris, Virginia Commonwealth University; Joseph Thompson, Virginia Commonwealth University; Donald Young, Virginia Commonwealth University
 Vegetation controls on coastal foredune size: Field and remote sensing evidence
Elsemarie deVries, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill; Evan B. Goldstein, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill; Laura J. Moore, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
 Coastal fog deserts in the Americas: Functional convergence in plant communities?
Barbara Larrain, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico; Alberto Burquez, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
 Interactions with a dwarf shrub structure herbaceous plant diversity in the Trans-Himalayan rangelands
Siddharth Bharath Iyengar, University of Minnesota; Sumanta Bagchi, Indian Institute of Science; Deepak Barua, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research; Charudutt Mishra, Nature Conservation Foundation; Mahesh Sankaran, National Centre for Biological Sciences
 How do β-deviation patterns change over the course of succession across a disturbance gradient?
Cynthia Chang, University of Washington-Bothell; Michael Locascio, University of Washington; Steve J. Kroiss, University of Washington; Janneke HilleRisLambers, University of Washington
 Spatial and temporal variation in seedling recruitment of nine tree species in a subtropical rain forest
Chia-Hao Chang-Yang, Tunghai University; I-Fang Sun, National Dong Hwa University; Chia-Ling Lu, National Taiwan University; Chang-Fu Hsieh, National Taiwan University
 Succession in plant communities and ecological filters for three forest species in post-agricultural riparian zones after tree planting
Bérenger Bourgeois, Université Laval; Eduardo González, University of Denver; Anne Vanasse, Université Laval; Monique Poulin, McGill University
 Old-growth temperate forests: How their functional structure and composition changed over 30 years?
Alexandre Bergeron, Institut de Recherche en Biologie Végétale (IRBV), Université de Montréal; Stéphanie Pellerin, Université de Montréal; Claude Lavoie, Université Laval
 Habitat availability mediating tadpole richness in streamside ponds of Central Amazonia
Alexandre P. Almeida, Universidade Federal do Amazonas; Domingos J. Rodrigues, Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso; Michel V. Garey, Universidade Federal da Integração Latino Americana; Marcelo Menin, Universidade Federal do Amazonas
 Response of a mixed grass prairie to an extreme precipitation event: Introduced species, soil nitrogen and previous patterns influence responses
Peter B. Omasta, University of Colorado at Boulder; Amy L. Concilio, University of Colorado at Boulder; Timothy R. Seastedt, University of Colorado at Boulder; Janet S. Prevey, Swiss Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research; Jesse B. Nippert, Kansas State University
 March towards monodominance: Deer, fern, and legacy effects in the Allegheny hardwood forest type
Zhiwei Zhong, University of Pittsburgh; Alejandro A. Royo, USDA Forest Service; Michael J. Chips, University of Pittsburgh; Walter P. Carson, University of Pittsburgh
 Past and recent climate drive functional and phylogenetic beta diversity of Neotropical spiders
Thiago Gonçalves-Souza, Rural Federal University of Pernambuco; Gustavo R. Oliveira, Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco; Leandro D. S. Duarte, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul; Gustavo Q. Romero, State University of Campinas
 Responses of breeding bird communities to human disturbances in upland coastal zones of the Great Lakes
Annie M. Bracey, University of Minnesota-Duluth; Katya E. Kovalenko, University of Minnesota-Duluth; Terry N. Brown, University of Minnesota-Duluth; Robert W. Howe, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay; Gerald J. Niemi, University of Minnesota-Duluth
 Shrub encroachment and persistence: A case of biofeedback leading to stability after state change
Benjamin L. Dows, Virginia Commonwealth University; Julie C. Zinnert, Virginia Commonwealth University; Donald Young, Virginia Commonwealth University
 Community assembly of coral reef fishes along the Melanesian biodiversity gradient
Kathryn L. Amatangelo, The College of Brockport- SUNY; Amy M. McDermott, Columbia University; Joshua A. Drew, Columbia University
 Seasonal effects of environmental heterogeneity on plant community composition and richness
Samantha Catella, Case Western Reserve University; Karen C. Abbott, Case Western Reserve University; Sarah R. Eysenbach, Cleveland Metroparks
 Revisiting the interaction of land use and the environment in a Puerto Rican subtropical wet forest
J. Aaron Hogan, University of Puerto Rico - Rio Piedras; Jess K. Zimmerman, University of Puerto Rico - Rio Piedras; Christopher J. Nytch, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras; Jill Thompson, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (Edinburgh); Nicholas Brokaw, Institute for Tropical Ecosystem Studies University of Puerto Rico-Río Piedras
 Analysis of the interaction between the human skin microbiome and its environmental surroundings
Aurora Landis, Elizabethtown College; Debra L. Wohl, Elizabethtown College
 Impact of genetic relatedness and functional diversity on green roof community performance
Meaghan R Keefe, Georgetown University; Matthew Hamilton, Georgetown University
 Differential responses of arthropod communities to habitat mixing in a dynamic marsh-mangrove ecotone
Alexander J. Forde, University of Maryland; Daniel S. Gruner, University of Maryland; Mayda Nathan, University of Maryland
 Multiple consequences of flood events have differing effects on riparian vegetation
Emily J. Rollinson, Stony Brook University; Jessica Gurevitch, Stony Brook University
 Dynamic extension of the maximum entropy theory of ecology (METE) using a master equation approach
Kaito Umemura, University of California; John Harte, University of California
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