COS 66
Community Pattern And Dynamics II

Wednesday, August 12, 2015: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
324, Baltimore Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Differential effects of lianas on population growth rates of tropical forest trees
Marco A. Visser, Radboud University Nijmegen; S. Joseph Wright, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute; Stefan Schnitzer, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee; Eelke Jongejans, Radboud University; Helene C. Muller-Landau, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute; Hans de Kroon, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute; Liza S. Comita, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
8:20 AM
 Constantly high tree species richness along an elevational gradient of Mt Bokor, a table shaped mountain in southwestern Cambodia
Meng Zhang, Kyushu University; Tetsukazu Yahara, Kyushu University; Shuichiro Tagane, Kyushu University; Toyama Hironori, Kyushu University
8:40 AM
 Revealing beta diversity patterns of breeding bird and lizard communities on inundated land-bridge islands by separating the turnover and nestedness components
Xingfeng Si, Zhejiang University; Andrés Baselga, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela; Ping Ding, Zhejiang University
9:00 AM
 Commonness, rarity and oligarchies of trees in two tropical dry forests of Mexico
John N. Williams, Instituto Politécnico Nacional (Mexico), CIIDIR, Oaxaca; Irma Trejo, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México; Mark W. Schwartz, University of California, Davis
9:20 AM
 Demographic Diversity and Community Dynamics
Masami Fujiwara, Texas A&M University
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Spatial patterns of sapling survival and mortality in the neighborhood of conspecific adult trees differ by species abundance in a Neotropical forest over 25 years
Anna Sugiyama, University of California, Los Angeles; Takashi Masaki, Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute; Stephen P. Hubbell, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
10:10 AM
 Convergence or divergence: Taxonomic, phylogenetic, and functional beta diversity during a 50-year old-field succession
Shaopeng Li, Georgia Institute of Technology; Marc W. Cadotte, University of Toronto - Scarborough; Scott J. Meiners, Eastern Illinois University; Zhichao Pu, Georgia Institute of Technology; Lin Jiang, Georgia Institute of Technology
10:30 AM
10:50 AM
 Clonal traits can improve predictions of plant community response to climate change: Evidence from a turf transplant experiment in southern Norway
John Guittar, University of Michigan; Deborah E. Goldberg, University of Michigan; Kari Klanderud, Norwegian University of Life Sciences; Richard Telford, University of Bergen; Vigdis Vandvik, University of Bergen
11:10 AM
 Community and ecosystem resilience following introduction and eradication of invasive species (Rattus norvegicus)
Michael A. Tabak, USDA - APHIS; Sally Poncet, Beaver Island LandCare; Ken Passfield, Beaver Island LandCare; Jacob R. Goheen, University of Wyoming; Carlos Martinez del Rio, University of Wyoming
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