COS 43 - Food Webs

Wednesday, August 10, 2016: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
220/221, Ft Lauderdale Convention Center
8:20 AM
 Functional diversity and food web interactions of soil fauna in salt marshes
Kristin Haynert, Georg August University Goettingen; Mirijam Kiggen, Georg August University Goettingen; Bernhard Klarner, Georg August University Goettingen; Mark Maraun, Georg August University Goettingen; Stefan Scheu, Georg-August University
8:40 AM
 How much does the persistence of ecological networks depend on their stability?
Serguei Saavedra, MIT; Rudolf P. Rohr, University of Fribourg; Jens Olesen, University of Aarhus; Jordi Bascompte, University of Zurich
9:00 AM
 Predators suppress herbivore outbreaks and enhance plant recovery following hurricanes
David A. Spiller, University of California, Davis; Thomas W. Schoener, University of California, Davis; Jonah Piovia-Scott, Washington State University
9:20 AM
 DNA metabarcoding reveals fine-scale structure and change in large African herbivore food webs
Tyler R. Kartzinel, The Nature Conservancy; Robert M. Pringle, Princeton University
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Characterizing size-structure and individual variability in North Pacific food webs
Clinton B. Leach, Colorado State University; Colleen T. Webb, Colorado State University
10:10 AM
 Identifying key species in the response of food webs to environmental stressors: The case of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill
Michael J. McCann, Rutgers University; Kenneth W. Able, Rutgers University; Robert R. Christian, East Carolina University; F. Joel Fodrie, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Olaf P. Jensen, Rutgers University; Jessica J. Johnson, Louisiana State University; Paola C. López-Duarte, Rutgers University; Charles W. Martin, Louisiana State University; Jill A. Olin, Stony Brook University; Michael J. Polito, Louisiana State University; Brian J. Roberts, Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium; Shelby L. Ziegler, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
10:30 AM
 Dis/assembly of food webs through population dynamics
Jonathan J. Borrelli, Stony Brook University
10:50 AM
 Food web dynamics on branching river networks
Kurt E. Anderson, University of California, Riverside; Sean M. Hayes, University of California Riverside
11:10 AM
 Emergent aquatic insects provide a high quality fatty acid subsidy to a riparian insectivore
Cornelia Twining, Cornell University; J. Thomas Brenna, Cornell University; Peter Lawrence, Cornell University; Sara T. Gonzalez, Cornell University; Alexander S. Flecker, Cornell University
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