COS 11
Invasion: Dynamics, Population Processes

Monday, August 10, 2015: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
325, Baltimore Convention Center
1:30 PM
 Mating failure and dispersal mortality slow gypsy moth spread in heterogeneous landscapes
Jonathan A. Walter, Virginia Commonwealth University; Ariel L. Firebaugh, University of Virginia; Patrick C. Tobin, University of Washington; Kyle J. Haynes, University of Virginia
2:10 PM
 Environmental conditions trigger rapid transition from undetected invasion to high density of spiny water flea in Lake Mendota (WI)
Jacob R. Walsh, University of Wisconsin - Madison; M. Jake Vander Zanden, University of Wisconsin-Madison
2:30 PM
 The ecological niche of aquatic invasive species from carbon and nitrogen stable isotope analysis
Harri Pettitt-Wade, University of Windsor; Aaron T. Fisk, University of Windsor
2:50 PM
 Invasion at the margins: Evidence of genetic, phenotypic, and niche shifts in a widespread invader
Jacob N. Barney, Virginia Tech; Daniel Z. Atwater, Virginia Tech; U. Uzay Sezen, University of Georgia; Andrew H. Paterson, University of Georgia
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Genetic mixture promotes invasive range expansion via a catapult effect of heterosis
Natalie Wagner, University of Amsterdam; Brad Ochocki, Rice University; Kerri Crawford, University of Houston; Tom E. X. Miller, Rice University
3:40 PM
 Variability of biological spread rates in uniform and heterogeneous landscapes: microcosm experiments and mathematical models
Andrea Giometto, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne; Florian Altermatt, Eawag: Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology; Andrea Rinaldo, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
4:00 PM
 Anthropogenic expansion of invasive species into marginal and suitable habitats
Emily C. Farrer, UC Berkeley; George K. Roderick, UC Berkeley; Katharine N. Suding, University of California at Berkeley
4:20 PM
 Linking transient dynamics and life history to biological invasion success
David T. Iles, Tufts University; Roberto Salguero-Gómez, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Peter B. Adler, Utah State University; David N. Koons, Utah State University
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