COS 131 - Ecosystem Function: Biodiversity I

Thursday, August 10, 2017: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
E143-144, Oregon Convention Center
8:00 AM
 The relationship between species richness and ecosystem variability is shaped by the mechanism of coexistence
Andrew Tredennick, Utah State University; Peter B. Adler, Utah State University; Frederick R. Adler, University of Utah
8:20 AM
 Why productivity increases with species richness in a highly replicated forest biodiversity experiment
Bernhard Schmid, University of Zurich; Yuanyuan Huang, University of Zurich; Pascal A. Niklaus, University of Zurich
8:40 AM
 Where you are from is as important as who you are and what you do: Phylogenetic diversity plays a key role in explaining carbon sequestration trends in tropical forests
J. Stephen Gosnell, Baruch College, City University of New York, and CUNY Graduate Center; Ana F. Dias, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro; Patrick Shea, City University of New York
9:00 AM
 Major shifts in species’ relative abundance in grassland mixtures alongside positive effects of species diversity in yield: A continental-scale experiment
Caroline Brophy, Maynooth University; John A. Finn, Johnstown Castle; Andreas Lüscher, Forage Production and Grassland Systems; Matthias Suter, Forage Production and Grassland Systems; John Connolly, University College Dublin
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 Dominant grasses and litter alter nitrogen-induced species diversity decline
Jushan Liu, School of Life Sciences, Northeast Normal University; Xiaofei Li, School of Life Sciences, Northeast Normal University; Ying Chen, School of Life Sciences, Northeast Normal University; Deli Wang, School of Life Sciences, Northeast Normal University
10:10 AM
 Functional diversity is a valuable indicator of spatiotemporal changes in the trophic function of coral reef fish communities
Martha P. Rincon Diaz, COLCIENCIAS; Simon Pittman, U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science, Biogeography Branch; Ivan Arismendi, Oregon State University; Selina S. Heppell, Oregon State University
10:30 AM
 Long term impacts of species loss on biomass and stability depend on environmental context
Paul Kardol, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences; Nicolas Fanin, INRA; David Wardle, Nanyang Technological University
10:50 AM
 Evenness predicts the importance of species loss for ecosystem services
Mark A. Genung, Rutgers University; Rachael Winfree, Rutgers University
11:10 AM
 The role of biodiversity in eelgrass food web structure and functioning: A multidimensional approach
Aaron M. Eger, University of Victoria; Rebecca J. Best, University of Northern Arizona; Julia K. Baum, University of Victoria
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