PS 69 - Latebreaking: Communities

Friday, August 11, 2017: 8:30 AM-10:30 AM
Exhibit Hall, Oregon Convention Center
 Does plant trait diversity explain variation in drought sensitivity in central US grasslands?
Robert James Griffin-Nolan, Colorado State University; A.K. Knapp, Colorado State University
 Using soil seed banks to define historic and future vegetation composition of paired invaded and uninvaded forest stands
Cynthia D. Huebner, USDA Forest Service; Erik T. Nilsen, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech); Zhe Bao, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech)
 The secret surfer: Ecology of the calico surfperch, Amphistichus koelzi
Michael Westphal, Bureau of Land Management; Michael Izumiyama, San Francisco State University; Ken Oda, California Department of Fish and Wildlife; Kristine Lesyna, California Department of Fish and Wildlife; Kristine Lesyna, California Department of Fish and Wildlife; Steve Morey, FWS; Karen Crow, San Francisco State University
 Dam location and watershed urbanization impact aquatic arthropod communities in a Southern California stream network
Ryan M. Conway, University of California, Riverside; Kurt E. Anderson, University of California, Riverside
 Functional traits of stress-tolerant Rhododendron species along tropical elevation gradients
Melissa Whitman, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Sabrina E. Russo, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
 Using trait variation to understand plant distribution across an elevational gradient in a neotropical savanna
Annia S. Streher, Universidade Estadual Paulista (Unesp); Brian J. McGill, University of Maine; Patricia Morellato, Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP); Thiago Sanna Freire Silva, Universidade Estadual Paulista (Unesp)
 Common patterns of fungal and bacterial biogeography at the biome scale
S. Caroline Daws, University of Minnesota; Lauren C. Cline, University of Minnesota; Peter G. Kennedy, University of Minnesota
 Testing and refining the species co-tolerance concept
Rolf D. Vinebrooke, University of Alberta; Jenna Cooke, University of Alberta; Mark D. Graham, University of Alberta; Jennifer Kleininger, University of Alberta; Patrick L. Thompson, University of British Columbia
 Linking ideas from food web theory and community assembly
Matthew Green, University of California, Riverside
 Shifting foundations: Changes in predator-prey relationships across a thermal gradient
Piper D. Wallingford, University of California, Irvine; Cascade J. B. Sorte, University of California
 Fungal functional guilds respond differently to associated tree neighborhoods and soil properties across three tropical rainforests in Panama
Tyler L. Schappe, Oregon State University; Felipe E. Albornoz, Oregon State University; Benjamin L. Turner, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute; Abigail S. Neat, University of California Davis; Richard Condit, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute; F. Andrew Jones, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
 Do competitors drive intraspecific shifts in plant functional traits? An experimental test with serpentine annual plants
Mary N. Van Dyke, University of California, Los Angeles; Gaurav S. Kandlikar, University of California, Los Angeles; Andrew R. Kleinhesselink, University of California, Los Angeles; Jonathan M. Levine, ETH Zurich; Nathan J. B. Kraft, University of California, Los Angeles
 How species differences shape variation in plant allocation in response to nitrogen addition
Claire Fortunel, University of Texas at Austin; Eric Garnier, Centre d'Ecologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive, CNRS; Caroline Farrior, University of Texas at Austin
 Success through synergy: Increasing microalgal yield with rationally designed consortia
Alina A. Corcoran, Sapphire Energy; Shawn R. Starkenburg, Los Alamos National Laboratory; Kalli Martinez, Sapphire Energy; Chris Meenach, Sapphire Energy; Blake Hovde, Los Alamos National Laboratory; Craig Behnke, Sapphire Energy
 Spatial and taxonomic scale effects on trait by environment relationships in the cape floristic region of South Africa
Matthew E. Aiello-Lammens, Pace University; Cory Merow, Yale University; Jasper A. Slingsby, South African Environmental Observation Network (SAEON); Hayley Kilroy Mollmann, University of Connecticut; Helga van der Merwe, South African Environmental Observation Network; Douglas Euston-Brown, Botanist; John A. Silander, University of Connecticut
 Linking functional traits to tree performance in temperate and tropical forests
Henry Jensen, University of Arizona; Sandra M. Duran, University of Arizona; Vanessa R. Buzzard, University of Arizona; Sean T. Michaletz, University of Arizona; Ye Deng, Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Zhili He, University of Oklahoma; Daliang Ning, The University of Oklahoma; Lina Shen, University of Oklahoma; Qichao Tu, University of Oklahoma; Michael D. Weiser, University of Oklahoma; Michael Kaspari, University of Oklahoma; Jizhong Zhou, University of Oklahoma; Robert B. Waide, University of New Mexico; Brian J. Enquist, University of Arizona
 Century-long biomass trends in a North Carolina Piedmont forest
Christopher J. Payne, University of North Carolina
 Species identity controls consumer-mediated ecosystem function in a sandy beach ecosystem
Kyle A. Emery, University of California; Jenifer E. Dugan, University of California; Robert J. Miller, University of California
 Woody-plant encroachment in the Chihuahuan Desert: Mechanisms of invasion and opportunities for containment
Luis Weber-Grullon, Arizona State University; Osvaldo E. Sala, Arizona State University; Steven R. Archer, University of Arizona; William A. Rutherford, University of Arizona
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