COS 53 - Community Pattern And Dynamics IV

Wednesday, August 10, 2016: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
Palm B, Ft Lauderdale Convention Center
1:30 PM
 Experimental community assembly with and without dominant grasses in tallgrass prairie. I: Effect on plant community structure at multiple scales
Mark J. McKone, Carleton College; Jared J. Beck, Carleton College; Daniel L. Hernandez, Carleton College
1:50 PM
 Experimental community assembly with and without dominant grasses in tallgrass prairie. II: Ecosystem consequences
Daniel L. Hernandez, Carleton College; Jared J. Beck, Carleton College; Mark J. McKone, Carleton College
2:10 PM
 Plant evolutionary history determines the strength of plant-soil feedback
Kerri M. Crawford, University of Houston; Jonathan Bauer, Indiana University; Liza S. Comita, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute; Maarten Eppinga, Utrecht University; Daniel Johnson, Yale University; Scott A. Mangan, Washington University in St. Louis; Allan E. Strand, College of Charleston; Katharine N. Suding, University of Colorado; James Umbanhowar, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; James D. Bever, University of Kansas; Simon A. Queenborough, Yale University
2:30 PM
 Pelagic microbial community dynamics in northern Gulf of Mexico
Cole Easson, Nova Southeastern University; Jose Lopez, Nova Southeastern University
2:50 PM
 Comparing traits of winners and losers in Wisconsin forests
Grégory Sonnier, University of Wisconsin; Lauren Dériaz, University of Wisconsin; Sarah E. Johnson, Northland College; Donald M. Waller, University of Wisconsin
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 The influence of soil heterogeneity on the spatial structure of an assembling prairie plant community
Olivia S. Schouten, Wichita State University; Gregory R. Houseman, Wichita State University
4:00 PM Cancelled
 Broad-scale patterns and drivers of functional diversity in a key-stone plant group (palms, Arecaceae)
Jens-Christian Svenning, Aarhus University; Bastian Göldel, Aarhus University; W. Daniel Kissling, University of Amsterdam
4:20 PM
 Combining ecohydrologic and transition probability-based modeling to simulate vegetation dynamics in a semi-arid rangeland
Elizabeth G. King, University of Georgia; Trenton E. Franz, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
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