COS 142
Habitat Structure, Fragmentation, Connectivity

Friday, August 14, 2015: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
324, Baltimore Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Ecological drift alters trophic dynamics
Denon Start, University of Toronto; Benjamin Gilbert, University of Toronto
8:20 AM
 It's all about connections: Hubs and invasions in habitat networks
Thibaut Morel-Journel, INRA; Claire Rais-Assa, INRA; Ludovic Mailleret, INRA; Elodie Vercken, INRA
8:40 AM
 Does connectivity increase resilience of biodiversity against eutrophication in networks of shallow lakes?
Ambroise G Baker, University College London; Helen Bennion, University College London; Thomas Davidson, Aarhus University; Beth Okamura, Natural History Museum London; Geoff Phillips, University of Stirling; Jorge Salgado, University College London; Nigel Willby, University of Stirling; Carl Sayer, University College London
9:00 AM
 Effects of coffee agroecosystem management on the population structure and dispersal of a tropical forest rodent (Heteromys desmarestianus)
Beatriz Otero Jiménez, University of Michigan; Priscilla Tucker, University of Michigan; John H. Vandermeer, University of Michigan
9:20 AM
 Habitat fragmentation alters predation rates and prey behavior in seagrass
Elizabeth W. Rielly, Temple University; Amy L. Freestone, Temple University
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Evaluating the impacts of recreation on connectivity across an ecological network
Megan K. Jennings, San Diego State University; Rebecca Lewison, San Diego State University; Amanda Gonzalez, San Diego State University; Lisa M. Lyren, U.S. Geological Survey; Erin E. Boydston, U.S. Geological Survey
10:10 AM
 Fragmentation driven effects of temperature on lizard distribution and abundance: Long term, experimental evidence
Kika Tuff, University of Colorado at Boulder; Ty Tuff, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History; Kendi F. Davies, University of Colorado at Boulder
10:30 AM
 Movement and habitat use of a vulnerable Neotropical ungulate in agricultural landscapes
Maria Luisa Jorge, Vanderbilt University; Julia Oshima, UNESP; Alexine Keuroghlian, WCS-Brazil; Maria do Carmo Andrade-Santos, WCS-Brazil
10:50 AM
 Corridors increase food web subsidies for isolated predatory spiders
Christine Brown, North Carolina State University; Nick Haddad, North Carolina State University; John D. Herrmann, University of Kiel
11:10 AM
 Edge effects in tropical dry forests of Madagascar: Additivity or synergy?
Jay R. Malcolm, University of Toronto; Kim Valenta, McGill University; Shawn M. Lehman, University of Toronto
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