COS 44
Community Disturbance And Recovery III

Tuesday, August 11, 2015: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
321, Baltimore Convention Center
1:30 PM
 Repeated landscape-scale treatments following fire suppress a non-native annual grass and promote recovery of native perennial vegetation
A. Lexine Long, USGS - Southwest Biological Science Center; Seth M. Munson, U.S. Geological Survey; Cheryl Decker, National Park Service; Katie A. Johnson, National Park Service - Lassen Volcanic National Park; Kathleen Walsh, National Park Service - Zion National Park; Mark Miller, National Park Service
1:50 PM
 60 years of change in Wisconsin savanna plant communities
Laura M. Ladwig, University of Wisconsin - Madison; Ellen I. Damschen, University of Wisconsin-Madison; David A. Rogers, University of Wisconsin, Parkside
2:10 PM
 Forest succession in tropical hardwood hammocks of the Florida Keys 19 years after Hurricane Andrew
Mary E. Carrington, Governors State University; Michael S. Ross, Florida International University; Alia F. Basit, Governors State University
2:30 PM
 Short-term dynamics and species' traits predict long term extinction risk in experimental forest fragments at Wog Wog
Kendi F. Davies, University of Colorado at Boulder; Saul Cunningham, CSIRO; Christopher P. Weiss-Lehman, University of Colorado; Andrew Hicks, University of Colorado; Brett A. Melbourne, University of Colorado at Boulder
2:50 PM
 Ectomycorrhizal fungal spore bank recovery after a severe forest fire: Some like it hot
Sydney I. Glassman, University of California, Berkeley; Thomas D. Bruns, University of California; Carrie R. Levine, University of California, Berkeley; John J. Battles, University of California, Berkeley
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Canopy gaps do not help establish pioneer tree species in a South Florida dry forest
Joshua M. Diamond, Florida International University; Michael S. Ross, Florida International University
3:40 PM
 Gradual regime shifts in Namibian fairy circles
Yuval R. Zelnik, Ben Gurion University; Ehud Meron, Ben Gurion University; Golan Bel, Ben Gurion University
4:00 PM
 Impact of logging on the structure of pre-industrial forests in south-eastern Canada
Tasneem M. Elzein, Université du Québec à Rimouski; Dominique Arseneault, Université du Québec à Rimouski; Luc Sirois, Université du Québec à Rimouski
4:20 PM
 Feasibility and stability of large ecosystems
Jacopo Grilli, University of Chicago; Stefano Allesina, University of Chicago; György Barabás, University of Chicago; Amos Maritan, University of Padova; Samir Suweis, University of Padova; Matteo Adorisio, SISSA; Jayanth Banavar, University of Maryland
4:40 PM
 Storms and nutrient competition drive high-frequency phytoplankton size dynamics
Mridul K. Thomas, Eawag: Swiss Federal Institute for Aquatic Science and Technology; Simone Fontana, Eawag: Swiss Federal Institute for Aquatic Science and Technology; Francesco Pomati, Eawag: Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology
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