COS 81 - Communities: Spatial Patterns And Environmental Gradients I

Wednesday, August 9, 2017: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
C120-121, Oregon Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Reproducible science case studies in ecology: Lessons learned
Corinna Gries, University of Wisconsin; Matthew B. Jones, National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis; Patricia A. Soranno, Michigan State University; Scott L. Collins, University of New Mexico
8:40 AM
 Spatial and temporal modelling of wet heathland vegetation
Christian Damgaard, Aarhus University
9:00 AM
 Spatial aggregation at the regional scale dominates β-diversity along latitudinal gradients
Dingliang Xing, University of Alberta; Fangliang He, University of Alberta
9:20 AM
 Determining landscape factors influencing tropical amphibians using a multi-species occupancy model
Jose Wagner Ribeiro Jr., Universidade Estadual Paulista (Unesp); Tadeu Siqueira, Universidade Estadual Paulista (Unesp); Elise Zipkin, Michigan State University
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Causes and consequences of spatial vegetation patterns in dryland ecosystems
Efrat Sheffer, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Robert M. Pringle, Princeton University; Juan A. Bonachela, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow; Ryan A. Long, University of Idaho; Jennifer A. Guyton, Princeton University; Tyler C. Coverdale, Princeton University; Corina E. Tarnita, Princeton University
10:30 AM
 Impacts of plant diversity on arthropod communities and plant-herbivore network architecture
Ellen Welti, Kansas State Univerisity; Chris Helzer, The Nature Conservancy; Anthony Joern, Kansas State University
10:50 AM
 Self-organized control of key ecosystem services: Water level and flow velocity regulation by submerged aquatic vegetation
Loreta Cornacchia, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ); Geraldene Wharton, Queen Mary University of London; Grieg Davies, Southern Water Services, Southern House; Robert C. Grabowski, Cranfield Water Science Institute, Cranfield University; Stijn Temmerman, University of Antwerpen; Daphne van der Wal, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ); Tjeerd J. Bouma, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ); Johan van de Koppel, Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research (NIOZ)
11:10 AM
 Spatial patterns of emerging mussel reefs in the Laurentian Great Lakes and consequences for ecosystems
Lyubov E. Burlakova, Buffalo State College; Alexander Y. Karatayev, Buffalo State College; Knut Mehler, Buffalo State College; Vadim A. Karatayev, University of California, Davis; Elizabeth K. Hinchey, United States Environmental Protection Agency
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