COS 110
Population Dynamics: Modeling

Thursday, August 13, 2015: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
343, Baltimore Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Life at the top: Long-term demography and responses to climate change for a high-elevation southern Appalachian endemic plant
Eric S. Menges, Archbold Biological Station; Christopher Ulrey, National Park Service; Pedro F. Quintana-Ascencio, University of Central Florida; Gary Kauffman, US Forest Service; Adam B. Smith, Missouri Botanical Garden
8:20 AM
 Developing population models with data from marked individuals
Hae Yeong Ryu, Stony Brook University; Kevin T. Shoemaker, Stony Brook University; Brooke L. Bateman, UW-Madison; Anna M. Pidgeon, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Patricia Heglund, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; Resit Akcakaya, Stony Brook University
9:00 AM
 When does intraspecific trait variation promote coexistence of competing species?
David A. Vasseur, Yale University; Jonathan Levine, Institut f. Integrative Biologie
9:20 AM
 The inevitable partial collapse of an American pika metapopulation
Easton R White, University of California - Davis; John D. Nagy, Arizona State University
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Modeling the population dynamics of jack pine budworm Choristoneura pinus¬†under accelerating climate change
Molly E. Gallagher, University of Chicago; Greg Dwyer, University of Chicago
10:10 AM
 The relative importance of herbivory and abiotic conditions to demographic rates of a threatened plant in Florida, Opuntia stricta (Haw.) haw
Kristen E. Sauby, University of Florida; John Kilmer, Arkansas State University; Mary C. Christman, MCC Statistical Consulting LLC; Robert D. Holt, University of Florida; Travis D. Marsico, Arkansas State University
10:50 AM
 Combined impacts of environmental degradation and changes in environmental variability on time to extinction
Diana C. Rypkema, Stanford University; Meera Krishnamoorthy, Stanford University; Shripad Tuljapurkar, Stanford University
11:10 AM
 A flow network model of Norway rat dynamics in an urban landscape
Rosalyn Rael, Tulane University; Caz M. Taylor, Tulane University
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