COS 56 - Ecosystem Function: Biodiversity II

Wednesday, August 10, 2016: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
207/208, Ft Lauderdale Convention Center
1:30 PM
 The role of diversity in real-world ecosystem functioning: Insights from investigations at the landscape scale
Jacqueline Oehri, University of Zurich; Gabriela Schaepman-Strub, University of Zurich; Pascal A. Niklaus, University of Zurich
1:50 PM
 Resources or enemies: Which are more important in shaping plant diversity–productivity relationships in subtropical forest?
Yuanyuan Huang, University of Zurich; Bernhard Schmid, University of Zurich; Pascal A. Niklaus, University of Zurich
2:10 PM
 Ecosystem functioning is driven by biodiversity and abundance at multiple trophic levels
Eric Allan, University of Bern; Markus Fischer, University of Bern; Santiago Soliveres, University of Bern
2:30 PM
 Weak intra-guild predation can independently promote consumer coexistence and enhance total consumer biomass
Feng-Hsun Chang, University of Michigan; Po-Ju Ke, Stanford University; Bradley J. Cardinale, University of Michigan
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Forest structure and management influence trait-based growth in northern forests across the northeastern United States
Miranda T. Curzon, University of Minnesota; Anthony W. D'Amato, University of Vermont; Jane R. Foster, University of Minnesota; Shawn Fraver, University of Maine; John B. Bradford, U.S. Geological Survey; Brian J. Palik, USDA Forest Service; Kelly E Gleason, US Geological Survey; Alessandra Bottero, University of Minnesota
4:00 PM Cancelled
 Spatiotemporal changes of fish functional diversity in MPAs in the Caribbean
Martha P. Rincon Diaz, COLCIENCIAS; Simon Pittman, U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; Ivan Arismendi, Oregon State University; Mark A. Hixon, University of Hawai‘i; Selina S. Heppell, Oregon State University
3:40 PM
 Can synchrony among different species' populations enhance biodiveristy?
Jurek Kolasa, McMaster University; Matthew P. Hammond, McMaster University; David A. Vasseur, Yale University; Janelle A Gravesande, McMaster University
4:20 PM
 What is the relative importance of genotypic diversity versus phenotypic plasticity on productivity under manipulated drought conditions?
Cynthia Chang, University of Washington-Bothell; Rebecca Kim, University of Washington; Elizabeth Nightingale, University of Washington; Meerit Said, University of Washington; Stefany Sideris, University of Washington; Erica Qiao, University of Washington; Nicholas Vradenburg, University of Washington
4:40 PM
 Overestimated effects of species composition in a biodiversity experiment with trees and the dominance of species with low allocation to root biomass
Marc-Olivier Martin-Guay, Université du Québec en Outaouais; Christian Messier, Université du Québec à Montréal; Alain Paquette, Université du Québec à Montréal
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