COS 138 - Habitat Structure, Fragmentation, Connectivity I

Thursday, August 10, 2017: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
C122, Oregon Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Plant community and nutrient development over time within four estuary restoration sites in Kitsap County, Washington
Shannon M. Call, Western Washington University; Jenise M. Bauman, Western Washington University
8:20 AM
 Coupling individual-based model simulations and animal movement data to evaluate the influences of fragmentation on habitat-use patterns
Jennifer Leigh Bradham, Vanderbilt University; Clara Yip, Vanderbilt University; Maria Luisa Jorge, Vanderbilt University
8:40 AM
 Experimental demonstration of keystone communities for biodiversity and ecosystem functions of metacommunities
Xian Yang, Georgia Institute of Technology; Jiaqi Tan, Georgia Institute of Technology; Lin Jiang, Georgia Institute of Technology
9:00 AM
 Sagebrush shrubs are structurally important for thermoregulation in horned lizards
Reilly R. Dibner, University of Wyoming; Kimberly S. Sheldon, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
9:20 AM
 Canopy connectivity increases ant-provided biocontrol services in a tropical agroforest
Esteli Jimenez-Soto, U. of California, Santa Cruz; Jonathan R. Morris, University of Michigan; Deborah K. Letourneau, University of California-Santa Cruz; Stacy M. Philpott, University of California, Santa Cruz
9:40 AM
10:10 AM
 Simulating the spread of selection-driven genotypes using landscape resistance models for desert bighorn sheep
Tyler G. Creech, Oregon State University; Clinton Epps, Oregon State University; Erin L. Landguth, University of Montana; John D. Wehausen, University of California; Rachel Crowhurst, Oregon State University; Brandon Holton, National Park Service; Ryan Monello, National Park Service
10:30 AM
 Of mice and coffee: Identifying landscape drivers of dispersal for a tropical small mammal in coffee farms
Beatriz Otero Jiménez, University of Michigan; Kevin Li, Georg-August-University; John H. Vandermeer, University of Michigan; Priscilla Tucker, University of Michigan
10:50 AM
 Determining the transferability of amphibian landscape genetics models
Stephanie Burgess, University of Mississippi; Ryan Garrick, University of Mississippi
11:10 AM
 Movement in the matrix: Ladybeetle dispersal in an urban agricultural landscape
Monika Egerer, University of California, Santa Cruz; Stacy M. Philpott, University of California, Santa Cruz
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