COS 104 - Communities: Paleoecology And Long-Term Dynamics

Wednesday, August 9, 2017: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
E142, Oregon Convention Center
1:30 PM
 Expansion and diversification of chenopods in Australia: Understanding a Neogene littoral connection
John T McDonald, University of Adelaide; Andrew Lowe, The University of Adelaide
1:50 PM
 Modeling complexity and stability of marine paleocommunities during times of evolutionary expansion
Ashley A. Dineen, California Academy of Sciences; Peter D. Roopnarine, California Academy of Sciences; Carrie L. Tyler, Miami University
2:10 PM
 Functional homogenization and destabilization during an ancient marine invasion: Using fossil food webs to examine invasion dynamics
Carrie L. Tyler, Miami University; Hannah L. Kempf, Miami University; Ashley A. Dineen, California Academy of Sciences; Peter D. Roopnarine, California Academy of Sciences
2:30 PM
 Global timing and patterns of first modern human colonisation inferred from combined archaeological and genetic evidence
Frédérik Saltré, University of Adelaide; Joel Chadoeuf, French National Institute for Agricultural Research; Bastien Llamas, University of Adelaide; Corey JA Bradshaw, Flinders University
2:50 PM
 The neotoma database: Recent developments and future directions
Simon J Goring, University of Wisconsin; Eric C. Grimm, University of Minnesota; Jessica L. Blois, University of California - Merced; Jack W. Williams, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Russell W. Graham, Pennsylvania State University; Robert Roth, University of Wisconsin; Edward Davis, University of Oregon; Alison Smith, Kent State; Don F Charles, Drexel University; Allan Ashworth, North Dakota State University; Ross Thorn, University of Wisconsin
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Community-level modeling of abrupt changes in paleoforests
Tanjona H. Ramiadantsoa, University of Wisconsin-Madison; M. Allison Stegner, University of Wisconsin-Madison; John W. (Jack) Williams, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Anthony R. Ives, University of Wisconsin-Madison
3:40 PM
 Intertidal resource use over millennia enhances forest productivity
Andrew Trant, Hakai Institute; Brian M. Starzomski, Hakai Institute; Kira Hoffman, Hakai Institute; Wiebe Nijland, Hakai Institute; Trisalyn A. Nelson, Arizona State University; Darcy Mathews, Hakai Institute; Duncan McLaren, Hakai Institute
4:00 PM
 The megafaunal extinction in South Asia
Advait M. Jukar, George Mason University
4:20 PM
 Variability and synchrony in 10,000 years of Alaskan fire history: Controls and implications of fire-regime change
Tyler J. Hoecker, University of Montana; Philip Higuera, University of Montana; Ryan Kelly, Neptune and Company; Feng Sheng Hu, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
4:40 PM
 Regime shifts, episodic events, and the dynamics of Chihuahuan semi-desert grasslands over the last 60 years
Steven M. Wondzell, US Forest Service; Esteban H. Muldavin, Natural Heritage New Mexico; John A. Ludwig, CSIRO Ecosystems Science; Yvonne Chauvin, University of New Mexico
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