COS 30 - Ecosystem Function II

Tuesday, August 9, 2016: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
124/125, Ft Lauderdale Convention Center
1:30 PM
 Looking beyond ecological functions to the value of ecosystem services: Incorporating ecosystem services into infrastructure and policy decisions in the Greater Houston Region
Deborah January-Bevers, Houston Wilderness; Courtney Hale, Houston Wilderness; Lauren Harper, Houston Wilderness; Lindsey Roche, Rice University; Taylor Britt, Houston Wilderness
1:50 PM
 Spatial turnover in biodiversity and ecosystem functioning across tropical and temperate ecosystems
Andrew D. Barnes, University of Goettingen; Patrick Weigelt, University of Goettingen; Malte Jochum, University of Goettingen; David Ott, University of Münster; Dorothee Hodapp, University of Oldenburg; Noor Farikhah Haneda, Bogor Agricultural University; Ulrich Brose, iDiv
2:30 PM
 Nonlinear responses of desert grassland NPP to climate mean and variance
Scott L. Collins, University of New Mexico; Jennifer A. Rudgers, University of New Mexico; Douglas I. Moore, University of New Mexico; Esteban H Muldavin, University of New Mexico
2:50 PM
 The world’s biomes and primary production as a triple tragedy of the commons foraging game played among plants
Gordon G. McNickle, Purdue University; Miquel Gonzalez-Meler, University of Ilinois- Chicago; Douglas Lynch, University of Ilinois- Chicago; Jennifer L. Baltzer, Wilfrid Laurier University; Joel S. Brown, University of Illinois at Chicago
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Beta diversity and dominant species each contribute to ecosystem multifunctionality in restored prairies
Emily Grman, Eastern Michigan University; Chad R. Zirbel, Michigan State University; Tyler Bassett, Michigan State University; Lars A. Brudvig, Michigan State University
3:40 PM
 Novel grazing ecosystems
Han Olff, University of Groningen; Perry Cornelissen, Staatsbosbeheer
4:20 PM Cancelled
 How nonnative invasive plants change the functional shape of ecosystems
Sara Kuebbing, Yale University; Mark A. Bradford, Yale University
4:00 PM
 Community patterns of wood density along an Andes-to-Amazon gradient
William Farfan-Rios, Wake Forest University; Miles R. Silman, Wake Forest University; Imma Oliveras, University of Oxford; Yadvinder Malhi, University of Oxford
4:40 PM
 Human and natural controls of the variation in aboveground tree biomass of Zambia
Johanne Pelletier, Woods Hole Research Center; Abel Siampale, Ministry of Lands, Natural Resources and Environmental Protection; Patrick Jantz, Woods Hole Research Center; Nadine Laporte, NASA Servir project; Scott Goetz, Woods Hole Research Center
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