COS 75
Population Dynamics And Regulation I

Wednesday, August 12, 2015: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
347, Baltimore Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Developmental synchrony, and recurrent insect outbreaks caused by temperature-driven changes in system stability
Ottar N. Bjornstad, Penn State University; William A. Nelson, Queen's University; Takehiko Yamanaka, Institute for Agro-Environmental Sciences, NARO
8:40 AM
 Impact of historic drought on the size and age structure of a Bishop pine (Pinus muricata) forest on Santa Cruz Island, California
Sara A. Baguskas, UC-Santa Cruz; Steve Voelker, Oregon State University; Linlin Gao, Oregon State University; Burke Greer, Oregon State University; Rebecca A. Miller, Oregon State University; Bharat Rastogi, Oregon State University; Reed C. Arce, Oregon State University; Christopher J. Still, Oregon State University
9:00 AM Cancelled
 Drivers of long-term population dynamics of pronghorn in North Dakota
Katie Christie, University of Alberta; Mark Boyce, University of Alberta; Bill Jenson, North Dakota Game and Fish
9:20 AM
 Comparison in survival of Laysan ducks (Anas laysanensis) between the endemic population on Laysan Island and the reintroduced population on Midway Atoll, Hawai`i
Jeff S. Hatfield, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center; Michelle H. Reynolds, Pacific Island Ecosystems Research Center; Karen N. Courtot, Pacific Island Ecosystems Research Center
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Population dynamics and biological control of outbreak populations of winter moth in the eastern United States
Joseph S Elkinton, University of Massachusetts; George H. Boettner, University of Massachusetts
10:10 AM
 Distribution, morphology, and population structure of saguaro (Carnegiea gigantea (Engelm.) Britt. & Rose): A Sonoran Desert icon
Alberto Búrquez, Instituto de Ecologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico; Enriquena Bustamante, Instituto de Ecologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico; Deneb A. Duarte, Instituto de Ecologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico; Belem González-Grijalva, Instituto de Ecologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
10:30 AM
 The temporal dimension of regime shifts: How long can ecosystems operate beyond critical thresholds before transitions become irreversible?
Zak Ratajczak, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Scott L. Collins, University of New Mexico; Paolo D'Odorico, University of Virginia; Jesse B. Nippert, Kansas State University; Forest Isbell, University of Minnesota; Brandon T. Bestelmeyer, USDA Agricultural Research Service
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