COS 153 - Communities: Spatial Patterns And Environmental Gradients IV

Thursday, August 10, 2017: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
C120-121, Oregon Convention Center
1:30 PM
 Grassland soil microbial community turnover in response to long-term nitrogen management
Christine M. Carson, Kansas State University; Lydia H. Zeglin, Kansas State University
1:50 PM
 Disentangling the effects of local and regional factors structuring animal communities in the rock pools and wetlands on islands within the Georgian Bay archipelago
Shannon J. McCauley, University of Toronto Mississauga; Aaron M. Hall, Defenders of Wildlife; Marie-Josée Fortin, University of Toronto
2:10 PM
 Burn severity and post-fire regeneration in Chilean Araucaria-Nothofagus forest
Timothy Assal, U.S. Geological Survey; Mauro E González, Universidad Austral de Chile; Jason Sibold, Colorado State University
2:30 PM
 The role of antibiotics in the decomposer food web
Jane M. Lucas, University of Oklahoma; Michael Kaspari, University of Oklahoma
2:50 PM
 Variation in spatial synchrony in a serpentine plant community
Jonathan A. Walter, University of Kansas; Lauren M. Hallett, University of Colorado Boulder; Lawrence W. Sheppard, University of Kansas; Richard J. Hobbs, The University of Western Australia; Katharine N. Suding, University of Colorado; Daniel C Reuman, Rockefeller University
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Bacterial composition of precipitation is correlated with geographic location, season and meteorological conditions
Ken Aho, Idaho State University; Aurora L. H. Bayless-Edwards, Idaho State University; Brent C. Christner, University of Florida; Rachel Joyce, University of Florida; Heather Lavender, University of Florida; David G. Schmale III, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Boris Vinatzer, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Carolyn Weber, Idaho State University; Jason T. Werth, Idaho State University
3:40 PM
 Consumer mobility predicts top-down control in a periodically stressful environment
Robert W. Lamb, Brown University; Jon D. Witman, Brown University
4:00 PM
 Contrasting guild- and taxon-based beta-diversity over a latitudinal gradient
Wei-Ting Lin, University of Houston; Steven Pennings, University of Houston
4:20 PM
 Spatial modeling of plant communities with a mixture of niche differentiation and niche similarity
Samantha Catella, Case Western Reserve University; Karen C. Abbott, Case Western Reserve University
4:40 PM
 High resolution genotyping reveals extensive diversification of trichome-associated fungi at high elevation sites in Hawai'i
Naupaka Zimmerman, University of San Francisco; Jana M. U'Ren, University of Arizona; A. Elizabeth Arnold, University of Arizona
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