COS 94 - Species Interactions I

Wednesday, August 9, 2017: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
D139, Oregon Convention Center
8:00 AM
 Identifying a common backbone of interactions underlying food webs from different ecosystems
Bernat Bramon Mora, University of Canterbury; Dominique Gravel, University of Sherbrooke; Luis J. Gilarranz, Estación Biológica de Doñana, CSIC; Timothée Poisot, Québec Centre for Biodiversity Sciences; Daniel B. Stouffer, University of Canterbury
8:20 AM
 Ecological sorting and character displacement in communities of pollinator-sharing Clarkia species
Katherine E. Eisen, Cornell University; Monica A. Geber, Cornell University
8:40 AM
 Initial abundance and stochasticity influence competitive outcome in experimental communities
Tad Dallas, University of California; Geoffrey Legault, University of Colorado, Boulder; Brett A. Melbourne, University of Colorado at Boulder; Alan Hastings, University of California, Davis
9:00 AM
 Using model networks to evaluate robustness of ecological assemblages to multiple extinction drivers
Marília P. Gaiarsa, Universidade de São Paulo; Paulo R. Guimarães Jr., Universidade de São Paulo; Jason Tylianakis, University of Canterbury
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
 The importance of species identity and functional traits for the outcomes of higher-order interactions
Margaret M. Mayfield, The University of Queensland; Daniel B. Stouffer, University of Canterbury; Trace Martyn, The University of Queensland
10:10 AM
 Multiple mechanisms by which soil microbes can influence above-ground herbivore parasitism
Alison E. Bennett, The James Hutton Institute; Rowan Meikle, University of Dundee; Niall Millar, University of Dundee; Emils Gedrovics, University of St. Andrews; Alison J. Karley, James Hutton Institute
10:50 AM
 Fisher translocation and hierarchical modeling reveals interspecific interactions within a mesopredator guild
David S. Green, Oregon State University; Sean M. Matthews, Oregon State University; Robert Swiers, North Carolina State University; Richard Callas, California Department of Fish and Wildlife; J Scott Yaeger, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; Stuart Farber, W.M. Beaty & Associates, Inc.; Laura Finley, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; Michael Schwartz, U.S. Forest Service; Roger A. Powell, North Carolina State University
11:10 AM
 Negative density dependence contributes to global patterns of plant biodiversity
Joseph A. LaManna, Washington University in St. Louis; Scott A. Mangan, Washington University in St. Louis; Alfonso Alonso, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute; Norman A. Bourg, Smithsonian Institution - National Zoological Park; Warren Y. Brockelman, BIOTEC Central Research Unit; Sarayudh Bunyavejchewin, Department of National Parks; Li-Wan Chang, Taiwan Forestry Research Institute; Jyh-Min Chiang, Tunghai University; George B. Chuyong, University of Buea; Keith Clay, Indiana University; Richard Condit, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute; Susan Cordell, USDA Forest Service; Stuart J. Davies, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute; Tucker Furniss, Utah State University; Christian P. Giardina, USDA Forest Service; I.A.U. Nimal Gunatilleke, University of Peradeniya, Faculty of Science; C. V. Savi Gunatilleke, Faculty of Science, University of Peradeniya; Fangliang He, Sun Yat-sen University; Robert W. Howe, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay; Stephen P. Hubbell, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute; Chang-Fu Hsieh, National Taiwan University; Faith Inman-Narahari, USDA Forest Service; David Janík, Silva Tarouca Research Institute; Daniel J Johnson, Los Alamos National Lab; David Kenfack, Center for Tropical Forest Science & Smithsonian Global Earth Observatory; Lisa Korte, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute; Kamil Král, Silva Tarouca Research Institute; Andrew J. Larson, University of Montana; James A. Lutz, Utah State University; Sean M McMahon, Smithsonian Institution; William J. McShea, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute at the National Zoological Park; Hervé Memiaghe, Institut de Recherche en Ecologie Tropicale; Anuttara Nathalang, BIOTEC Central Research Unit; Vojtech Novotny, University of South Bohemia; Perry Ong, University of the Philippines - Diliman; David A. Orwig, Harvard University; Rebecca Ostertag, University of Hawaii at Hilo; Geoffrey G. Parker, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center; Richard P. Phillips, Indiana University; Lawren Sack, UCLA; I-Fang Sun, National Dong Hwa University; J. Sebastian Tello, Missouri Botanical Garden; Duncan W Thomas, Washington State University; Benjamin L. Turner, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute; Dilys Vela Diaz, Washington University in St. Louis; Tomáš Vrška, Silva Tarouca Research Institute; George Weiblen, University of Minnesota; Amy T. Wolf, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay; Sandra Yap, Far Eastern University Manila; Jonathan A. Myers, Washington University in St. Louis
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