COS 112
Trophic Dynamics And Interactions II

Thursday, August 13, 2015: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
347, Baltimore Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Trade-offs among Mediterranean shrubland plants between direct herbivore defense and indirect defense by birds
Colleen S. Nell, University of California, Irvine; Kailen A. Mooney, University of California, Irvine
8:20 AM
 Light, nutrients and community affect amphibian development and growth in experimental pond systems
Freya E. Rowland, University of Missouri; Raymond Semlitsch, University of Missouri
8:40 AM
 The effects of urbanization on trophic interactions in a desert landscape
Kristen A. DaVanon, New Mexico State University; Lindsey Howard, New Mexico State University; Brandon T. Bestelmeyer, USDA Agricultural Research Service; Karen E. Mabry, New Mexico State University; Robert L. Schooley, University of Illinois
9:00 AM
 Individual diet specialization in a pelagic predator
Talia Young, Rutgers University; Jennifer Pincin, Rutgers University; Sofía Ortega-García, CICIMAR; Phillip Neubauer, Dragonfly Science; Olaf Jensen, Rutgers University
9:20 AM
 Trophic cascades in a cranberry marsh: Can detritus-removal improve biological control?
Janet E. van Zoeren, University of Wisconsin; Shawn A. Steffan, USDA-ARS
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Intraspecific leaf chemistry variation drives local adaptation in aquatic and terrestrial communities
Sara L. Jackrel, University of Chicago; J. Timothy Wootton, University of Chicago
10:10 AM
 The influence of different top predators on nutrient and energy flow in aquatic systems
Anne M. McLeod, Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research; G. Doug Haffner, University of Windsor
10:30 AM
 The use of polychlorinated biphenyls and mercury as environmental tracers of energy and nutrient dynamics in an aquatic system
G. Doug Haffner, University of Windsor; Anne M. McLeod, Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research
10:50 AM
 Environmental drivers of Adirondack stream food web dynamics: Analyzing the results of Bayesian stable isotope mixing models across multiple sites
Cornelia Twining, Cornell University; Alexander S. Flecker, Cornell University; Clifford E. Kraft, Cornell University; Dan Josephson, Cornell University
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