COS 69
Distributions And Range Limits

Wednesday, August 12, 2015: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
338, Baltimore Convention Center
8:00 AM
 A centroid model of species distribution with applications to the Carolina Wren (Thryothorus ludovicianus) and House Finch (Haemorhous mexicanus) in the United States
Qiongyu Huang, University of Maryland; Ralph Dubayah, University of Maryland; John Sauer, USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center; Anu Swatantran, University of Maryland
8:40 AM
 Spatial scale drives process and pattern: Support for a classic hypothesis in macroecology
Jeremy M. Cohen, University of South Florida; David J. Civitello, University of South Florida; Amber Brace, University of South Florida; Jason R. Rohr, University of South Florida; Erin E. Feichtinger, University of South Florida; Erin L. Sauer, University of South Florida; Nicole Ortega, University of South Florida; Jason Richardson, University of South Florida
9:00 AM
 How well do distribution data reflect physiological tolerance limits?
Caroline A. Curtis, University of Massachusetts; Bethany A. Bradley, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
9:20 AM
 Ecological filters mediate postfire expansion¬†of seedling aspen (Populus tremuloides) in Yellowstone
Winslow D. Hansen, University of Wisconsin, Madison; William H. Romme, Colorado State University; Aisha Ba, University of Wisconsin, Madison; Monica G. Turner, University of Wisconsin, Madison
9:40 AM
10:10 AM
 Accounting for non-detection in colonial bird breeding distributions derived from opportunistic site visits
Michael B. Schrimpf, Stony Brook University; Heather Lynch, Stony Brook University
10:30 AM
10:50 AM
 Home field advantage: Do species' vital rates decline towards range limits and does competition play a role?
Andrew R. Kleinhesselink, Utah State University; Peter B. Adler, Utah State University
11:10 AM
 Does a species' dispersal ability affect how much it fills its potential range?
Benjamin Seliger, University Of Maine; Jacquelyn L. Gill, University of Maine
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