COS 100
Community Assembly And Neutral Theory III

Thursday, August 13, 2015: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
320, Baltimore Convention Center
8:00 AM
 How are regional species pools used in community ecology?
Howard V. Cornell, University of California, Davis; Susan P. Harrison, University of California, Davis
8:20 AM
 Toward an improved understanding of assembly rules in tropical tree communities
Chris Baraloto, UMR EcoFoG; Elodie Allié, Université des Antilles et de la Guyane, UMR EcoFoG; Raphaël Pélissier, IRD, UMR AMAP
8:40 AM
 Influence of invader-driven heterogeneity on metacommunity dynamics
William E. Mausbach, Oklahoma State University; Andrew Dzialowski, Oklahoma State University
9:00 AM
 Habitat selection as a mechanism structuring larval odonate communities across a canopy cover gradient
Sarah K. French, University of Toronto Mississauga; Shannon J. McCauley, University of Toronto Mississauga
9:20 AM
 Relaxing tradeoffs helps metacommunity paradigms be more comparable and general
David Jenkins, University of Central Florida; Pedro F. Quintana-Ascencio, University of Central Florida
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Flooding does not always constrain riparian species composition: Evidence of environmental filtering and limiting similarity in floodplain forests
Molly Van Appledorn, University of Maryland Baltimore County; Matthew E. Baker, University of Maryland Baltimore County
10:30 AM
 Testing competition through macro-ecological community data
Jose A. Capitan, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas; Sara Cuenda, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid; Alejandro Ordonez, Aarhus University; David Alonso, Spanish Council for Scientific Research
10:50 AM
 Assembly history and resource levels modulate local, turnover and regional diversity in synthetic grassland communities
Pedro M. Tognetti, IFEVA-CONICET, Universidad de Buenos Aires; Enrique J. Chaneton, IFEVA-CONICET, Universidad de Buenos Aires
11:10 AM
 Fish as a structuring force of aquatic macroinvertebrate communities: Assessing the role of predator type on community structure and its variation with time and drought
Travis McDevitt-Galles, University of Colorado at Boulder; Pieter T. J. Johnson, University of Colorado at Boulder
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