COS 55 - Communities: Traits And Functional Diversity III

Tuesday, August 8, 2017: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
C125-126, Oregon Convention Center
1:30 PM
 Intraspecific trait-environment relationships in Western grasses, and implications for ecological restoration
Carla Roybal, Northern Arizona Univeristy; Brad Butterfield, Northern Arizona University; Troy Wood, U.S. Geological Survey
1:50 PM
 Small mammals influence functional diversity in California grassland plant communities
Loralee Larios, University of California Riverside; John L. Maron, The University of Montana
2:10 PM
 Thermal and nutritional niche partitioning promotes species coexistence in an invaded ant assemblage
Karl A. Roeder, University of Oklahoma; Diane V. Roeder, Cameron University; Michael Kaspari, University of Oklahoma
2:30 PM
 Functional traits and tradeoffs explain dominance of invasive plant species under drought and nitrogen deposition
Justin M. Valliere, University of California, Los Angeles; Edith B. Allen, University of California, Riverside
2:50 PM
 Demographic drivers of functional composition dynamics
Robert Muscarella, Wageningen University; Madelon Lohbeck, World Agroforestry Centre; Miguel Martinez-Ramos, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico; Lourens Poorter, Wageningen University; Jorge Enrique Rodriguez-Velázquez, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México; Michiel van Breugel, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institution; Frans Bongers, Wageningen University
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
 Scaling the relationship between functional trait variation and evolutionary history
C.M. Tucker, CNRS; Francois Vasseur, CNRS; Cyrille Violle, CNRS
4:00 PM
 Deconstructing leaf trait variation along tropical environmental gradients
Lisa Patrick Bentley, University of Oxford; Imma Oliveras, University of Oxford; Nikolaos Fyllas, University of Athens; Roberta E. Martin, Carnegie Institution for Science; Agne Gvozdevaite, University of Oxford; Alexander Shenkin, University of Oxford; Norma Salinas, Universidad San Antonio Abad del Cusco; Theresa Peprah, CSIR-Forestry Research Institute of Ghana; Beatriz Marimon, Universidade do Estado de Mato Grosso; Ben Hur Marimon-Junior, Universidade do Estado de Mato Grosso; Stephen Adu-Bredu, Forestry Research Institute of Ghana; Gregory P. Asner, Carnegie Institution for Science; Sandra Díaz, Instituto Multidisciplinario de Biología Vegetal, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba; Brian J. Enquist, University of Arizona; Yadvinder Malhi, University of Oxford
4:40 PM
 Effects of environmental filtering and non-random mortality on the theoretical trait space of North American trees
Michael Fell, Northern Arizona University; Kiona Ogle, Northern Arizona University; Jarrett Barber, Northern Arizona University; Jeremy W. Lichstein, University of Florida
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