COS 65 - Biodiversity I

Thursday, August 11, 2016: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
Grand Floridian Blrm A, Ft Lauderdale Convention Center
8:20 AM Cancelled
 Size-asymmetric competition influences local species richness indirectly
Chengjin Chu, Sun Yat-sen University; Youshi Wang, Lanzhou University; Junfeng Tang, Sun Yat-sen University; Jacob Weiner, University of Copenhagen
8:00 AM
 Forest loss and the phylogenetic impoverishment of tree assemblages in the Brazilian Atlantic forest
Edyla R. de Andrade, Universidade Estadual de Santa Cruz; Víctor Arroyo-Rodríguez, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico; Bráulio A. Santos, Universidade Federal da Paraíba; Gustavo H. Carvalho, Universidade Estadual de Santa Cruz; Eduardo Mariano-Neto, Universidade Federal da Bahia; Larissa Rocha-Santos, Universidade Estadual de Santa Cruz; Michaele S. Pessoa, Universidade Estadual de Santa Cruz; Francisco S. Gomes, Universidade Federal da Bahia; Deborah Faria, Universidade Estadual de Santa Cruz; Eliana Cazetta, Universidade Estadual de Santa Cruz
8:40 AM
 Investigating the performance of amplicon vs. shotgun sequencing for accurate abundance estimation in macroinvertebrate community samples
Iliana Bista, Bangor University; Gary R. Carvalho, Bangor University; Kerry Walsh, Environment Agency; Martin Christmas, Environment Agency; Mehrdad Hajibabaei, University of Guelph; Shadi Shokralla, University of Guelph; Min Tang, BGI-Shenzhen; Shanlin Liu, BGI-Shenzhen; Xin Zhou, BGI-Shenzhen; Simon Creer, Bangor University
9:00 AM
 Historical biological archives and collections: Framing cooperation and biodiversity knowledge with Africa
Helena Freitas, UNESCO Chair in Biodiversity Safeguard for Sustainable Development; Center for Functional Ecology - University of Coimbra; António C. Gouveia, UNESCO Chair in Biodiversity Safeguard for Sustainable Development, Center for Functional Ecology
9:20 AM
 Vascular plant extinction in North America north of Mexico: What have we lost and what can we learn?
Wesley M. Knapp, Maryland Department of Natural Resources; Anne L. Frances, NatureServe; Alan S. Weakley, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Robert F.C. Naczi, New York Botanical Gardens; George Gann, Institute for Regional Conservation; Jackie Poole, Retired - Texas Parks and Wildlife Department; Bruce G. Baldwin, University of California, Berkeley; John R. Clark, Center for Plant Conservation; Daniel Gluesenkamp, California Native Plant Society; Bonnie L. Heidel, University of Wyoming; Kathryn Kennedy, U.S. Forest Service; Patrick McIntyre, California Department of Fish and Wildlife; James S. Miller, Missouri Botanical Gardens; Brent D. Mishler, University of California, Berkeley; Gerry Moore, Natural Resource Conservation Service; Reed Noss, University of Central Florida; Richard Olmstead, University of Washington; Daniela Roth, New Mexico EMNRD-Forestry Division; Jason Singhurst, Texas Parks and Wildlife; Anna Strong, Texas Parks and Wildlife
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Trends, research flows, and deficits in biodiversity research
Laura Tydecks, Freie Universität Berlin; Jonathan M. Jeschke, Freie Universität Berlin; Max Wolf, Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries; Gabriel Singer, Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries; Klement Tockner, Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries
10:10 AM
 Nitrogen addition in dry grasslands lowers stability not because of lower diversity, but due to increased responsiveness to rainfall variability.
Johannes (Jean) M. H. Knops, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Junfeng Wang, Northeast Normal University; Chad E. Brassil, University of Nebraska
10:30 AM
 Fungi under the clouds: The effect of changing temperature on fungal diversity in a tropical montane cloud forest
Caitlin I. Looby, University of California, Irvine; Kathleen K. Treseder, University of California, Irvine
10:50 AM
 Species richness effects on canopy structure in a large tree biodiversity experiment in subtropical forest
Pascal A. Niklaus, University of Zurich; Josephine Haase, University of Zurich; Michael Scherer-Lorenzen, University of Freiburg; Bernhard Schmid, University of Zurich; Katrin Seidelmann, University of Freiburg; Siyi Peng, University of Zurich
11:10 AM
 A new framework for the measurement of biodiversity (MoB) decomposes changes in species richness into scale-specific components
Daniel J. McGlinn, College of Charleston; Jon Chase, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg; Felix May, German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv); Nicholas J. Gotelli, University of Vermont; Tiffany Knight, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg; Brian J. McGill, University of Maine; Oliver Purschke, German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig; Xiao Xiao, University of Maine
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