COS 45
Community Pattern And Dynamics I

Tuesday, August 11, 2015: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
322, Baltimore Convention Center
1:50 PM
 Temporal and spatial heterogeneity of avian community dynamics within a forested landscape
Michael T Hallworth, University of Maryland, Baltimore County; Scott Sillett, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute; Colin E. Studds, University of Maryland, Baltimore County; Nicholas L. Rodenhouse, Wellesley College
2:10 PM
 The balance of propagule supply and environmental filtering on the structure of an intertidal rocky shore metacommunity
Nelson Valdivia, Instituto de Ciencias Marinas y Limnológicas, Universidad Austral de Chile; Moisés A. Aguilera, Centro de Estudios Avanzados en Zonas Áridas (CEAZA); Sergio A. Navarrete, Center for Marine Conservation; Bernardo R Broitman, Millennium Nucleus Center for the Study of Multiple-drivers on Marine Socio-Ecological Systems (MUSELS)
2:30 PM
 Location, location, location: The influence of plant neighborhood configuration on grass-shrub interactions
Nathan Pierce, University of Arizona; Steven R. Archer, University of Arizona; Brandon Bestelmeyer, Jornada Basin LTER
2:50 PM
 Linking vines to woody hosts: Untangling the biotic influences in a physically dominated environment
Spencer N. Bissett, Virginia Commonwealth University; Julie C. Zinnert, Virginia Commonwealth University; Donald Young, Virginia Commonwealth University
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Reduction of species coexistence through mixing in a spatial competition model
Senay Yitbarek, University of Michigan Ann Arbor; John H. Vandermeer, University of Michigan
3:40 PM
 Phenotypic variation in space and time of toxin levels in a chemically defended amphibian
Gary Bucciarelli, UCLA; H. Bradley Shaffer, University of California - Los Angeles; Lee B. Kats, Pepperdine University; David B. Green, Pepperdine University
4:00 PM
 Linking an ecosystem demography model to CLM as a basis for representing carbon cycling dynamics in tropical forests
Jennifer A. Holm, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; Ryan Knox, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab; Charles Koven, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab; William J. Riley, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; Rosie Fisher, National Center for Atmospheric Research; Jeff Q. Chambers, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
4:20 PM
 Habitat size moderates the influence of heterogeneity on species richness patterns in an experimental zooplankton community
Matthew S. Schuler, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Tiffany M. Knight, Washington University in St. Louis; Jon Chase, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg
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