COS 29 - Community Pattern And Dynamics III

Tuesday, August 9, 2016: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
Floridian Blrm BC, Ft Lauderdale Convention Center
1:30 PM
 Seedling survival near conspecific trees in a mapped Piedmont forest dynamics plot
Uma J Nagendra, University of Georgia; Chris J. Peterson, University of Georgia
2:10 PM Cancelled
 Seasonality and predictability regulate temporal biodiversity
Jonathan D. Tonkin, Oregon State University; Michael T. Bogan, University of Arizona; Núria Bonada, Universitat de Barcelona; David A. Lytle, Oregon State University
1:50 PM
 A shady phytoplankton paradox: Why phytoplankton increases under low light
Masato Yamamichi, Kyoto University; Takehiro Kazama, Tohoku University; Kotaro Tokita, Tohoku University; Izumi Katano, Nara Women's University; Hideyuki Doi, University of Hyogo; Takehito Yoshida, University of Tokyo; Nelson G. Hairston Jr., Cornell University; Jotaro Urabe, Tohoku University
2:30 PM
 Hydrologic conditions and vegetation dynamics inferred from carbon isotopic signature of soil organic matter in the marl prairie landscape, Everglades, Florida
Jay P. Sah, Florida International University; Christopher E. Bernhardt, U.S. Geological Survey; Michael S. Ross, Florida International University; Leonel Sternberg, University of Miami; Debra A. Willard, U.S. Geological Survey
2:50 PM
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Seed disperser loss affects community assembly and forest structure
Haldre S. Rogers, Iowa State University; Elizabeth M. Wandrag, University of Canberra; Amy E. Dunham, Rice University
3:40 PM
 Experimental evidence for positive heterogeneity-diversity relationships: Causes and caveats
Gregory R. Houseman, Wichita State University; Brandon M., Williams, Wichita State University; Olivia S. Schouten, Wichita State University
4:00 PM
 Top-down ecological controls limit climate change induced expansion of black mangroves (Avicennia germinans)
Amy Langston, University of Florida; David Kaplan, University of Florida
4:20 PM
 Density dependent tree survival varies with species life history strategies of growth-mortality trade-off in a tropical forest
Yan Zhu, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Liza S. Comita, Yale University; Simon A. Queenborough, Yale University; Keping Ma, Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences
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