COS 133
Biodiversity: Effects Of Global Change

Friday, August 14, 2015: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
301, Baltimore Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Intermediate disturbance hypothesis is not supported for tree species diversity in boreal forest
Daniel Yeboah, Lakehead university; Han Y. H. Chen, Lakehead University; Steve Kingston, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources
8:20 AM
 Impacts of global change and fire suppression on diverse forest communities in the Klamath mountains (CA) from 1969 to 2014
Melissa DeSiervo, Humboldt State University; Erik S. Jules, Humboldt State University; Ramona Butz, Six Rivers, Klamath, Mendocino, and Shasta-Trinity National Forests; Drew Bost, Humboldt State University
8:40 AM
 Protected area effectiveness decreases for butterfly diversity under climate change in Hong Kong
Wenda Cheng, The University of Hong Kong; Timothy C. Bonebrake, The University of Hong Kong
9:00 AM
 The contracting southern range boundary of a northern-adapted mammal tracks shifting forces of anthropogenic disturbance
Sean M. Sultaire, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Benjamin Zuckerberg, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Jonathan N. Pauli, University of Wisconsin-Madison
9:20 AM
 Global changes and tropical canopies: Increasing temperatures and the ability of the epiphytes to migrate within the same tree
Ana M. Benavides, CorporaciĆ³n para Investigaciones Biologicas; Daniel Zuleta, CorporaciĆ³n para Investigaciones Biologicas; Juan C. Benavides, Pontificial Xaverian University
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Urbanization homogenizes traits within and between bee communities
Tina Harrison, Rutgers University; Rachael Winfree, Rutgers University
10:10 AM
 A niche based approach reveals how humans reshape the species richness-productivity pattern in bird assemblages
Vincent Pellissier, Aarhus University; Jean-Yves Barnagaud, EPHE-CEFE, UMR5175; W. Daniel Kissling, University of Amsterdam; Cagan H. Sekercioglu, University of Utah; Jens-Christian Svenning, Aarhus University
10:30 AM
 The future of coastal amphibian populations: Local adaptation or local extinction?
Molly Albecker, East Carolina University; Michael McCoy, East Carolina University
10:50 AM
 How will future sea level rise affect sea turtle, shorebird, seabird, and beach mouse nesting habitats within the South Atlantic Bight?
Betsy Von Holle, University of Central Florida; John F Weishampel, University of Central Florida; Jennifer Irish, Virginia Polytechnic University; Annette Spivy, University of Maryland; Scott C Hagen, Louisiana State University
11:10 AM
 Test of relationship between nitrogen deposition and plant species responses in grassland ecosystem
Candice Lumibao, University of Minnesota; Elizabeth T. Borer, University of Minnesota; Eric W. Seabloom, University of Minnesota
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