COS 23 - Trophic Dynamics And Interactions I

Monday, August 7, 2017: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
E142, Oregon Convention Center
1:30 PM
 Wolves and tree logs: The importance of fine-scale risk factors for tree regeneration over a predation risk gradient
Annelies van Ginkel, University of Groningen; Christian Smit, University of Groningen; Jildou Schotanus, University of Groningen; Dries P.J. Kuijper, Mammal Research Institute Polish Academy of Science
1:50 PM
 Energy flow and isotopic niche variation in desert stream top predators
Tiffany Schriever, Western Michigan University; David A. Lytle, Oregon State University
2:10 PM
 Elevational cline in herbivore abundance driven by altered protection mutualism with ants
Annika S. Nelson, University of California, Irvine; Cole T. Symanski, University of California, Riverside; Matthew J. Hecking, Hampshire College; Kailen A. Mooney, University of California, Irvine
2:30 PM
 Individual specialization leads to asymmetry in habitat coupling of an aquatic top-predator
Peter Eklöv, Uppsala University; Maria Marklund, Uppsala University; Richard Svanbäck, Uppsala University; Leanne Faulks, University of Tsukuba; Martin Breed, The University of Adelaide; Kristin Scharnweber, Uppsala University; Yinghua Zha, Uppsala University
2:50 PM
 Increased protein limitation in subtropical ant communities inhabiting exotic plantations relative to secondary forests
Toby P.N. Tsang, The University of Hong Kong; Benoit Guénard, The University of Hong Kong; Timothy C. Bonebrake, The University of Hong Kong
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Unraveling the causes and consequences of individual niche specialization in ecologically similar species
Raul Costa-Pereira, Universidade Estadual Paulista (Unesp); Volker H. W. Rudolf, Rice University; Franco L. Souza, Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso do Sul; Márcio S. Araújo, Universidade Estadual Paulista (Unesp)
3:40 PM
 Multi-trophic drivers of ecosystem succession after canopy restoration in subtropical forests
Stephanie G. Yelenik, U.S. Geological Survey; Eli T. Rose, U.S. Geological Survey; Eben Paxton, U.S. Geological Survey; Richard J. Camp, U.S. Geological Survey
4:00 PM
 Merging elemental and biochemical approaches in the study of trophic interactions
Shawn M. Wilder, Oklahoma State University; Cody Barnes, Oklahoma State University; Dror Hawlena, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Punidan D. Jeyasingh, Oklahoma State University
4:20 PM Cancelled
 Physics and body size drive persistence of food web module
Sebastien M. J. Portalier, McGill University; Mehdi Cherif, University of Umea; Gregor F. Fussmann, McGill University; Michel Loreau, Station d'Ecologie Expérimentale du CNRS à Moulis
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