COS 78 - Biodiversity II

Thursday, August 11, 2016: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
Grand Floridian Blrm A, Ft Lauderdale Convention Center
1:30 PM
 Mapping climate change exposure in a rugged Mediterranean-climate landscape
Ian M. McCullough, University of California, Santa Barbara; Frank W. Davis, National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis; John R. Dingman, University of California; Lorraine E. Flint, U.S. Geological Survey California Water Science Center; Alan L. Flint, U.S. Geological Survey California Water Science Center; Josep M. Serra-Diaz, Harvard Forest; Alexandra D. Syphard, Conservation Biology Institute; Max A. Moritz, University of California, Berkeley; Lee Hannah, Conservation International; Janet Franklin, Arizona State University
1:50 PM
 Negative density dependence is stronger in resource-rich environments and diversifies communities when stronger for common but not rare species
Joseph A. LaManna, Washington University in St. Louis; Maranda L. Walton, Washington University in St. Louis; Benjamin L. Turner, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute; Jonathan A. Myers, Washington University in St. Louis
2:10 PM
 Predicting coextinction in the mutualistic networks of the Anthropocene
Evan Fricke, Iowa State University; Joshua J. Tewksbury, Future Earth; Haldre S. Rogers, Iowa State University
2:30 PM
 Remote sensing of biodiversity and conservation: Predicting bird species richness in the United States using the Dynamic Habitat Index based on MODIS satellite data
Martina L. Hobi, University of Wisconsin - Madison; Maxim Dubinin, University of Wisconsin - Madison; Anna M. Pidgeon, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Nicholas Coops, University of British Columbia; Volker C. Radeloff, University of Wisconsin-Madison
2:50 PM
 Patterns of rarity are revealed after converting crown-cover records to stem counts using a regional dataset from subtropical Australia
James K. McCarthy, CSIRO; Karel Mokany, CSIRO; Simon Ferrier, CSIRO; John M. Dwyer, University of Queensland
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Plant-soil feedbacks as a potential mechanism reinforcing alternative states in biodiversity
Cristina Portales Reyes, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities; Forest Isbell, University of Minnesota; Richard A. Lankau, University of Wisconsin
4:00 PM
 Herbivory, more than nitrogen addition, alters aboveground grassland ecosystem structure
Nicole A. Poe, University of Oklahoma; Lara Souza, University of Oklahoma; Katharine Stuble, University of California Davis
4:40 PM
 Assessing fire severity effects on the vegetation of temperate forests of Araucaria araucana in southern Chile
Andres Fuentes-Ramirez, Universidad de La Frontera; Pablo Santibanez, Servicio Agricola y Ganadero (SAG); Marcia Barrientos, Universidad de La Frontera
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