Oral Session 54: Urban Ecology II: Populations; Fragmentation.
Presiding: J Gregg
Tuesday, August 3, 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM, Meeting Room F 152.
1:30 PM Felson, Alexander*,1, 1 firstname.lastname@example.org, New York, NY, 10007 Designed experiments: New approaches to studying urban ecosystems.
1:50 PM Katti, Madhusudan Katti1, Anderies, J. Marty*,1, Shochat, Eyal2, 1 School of Life Sciences and Center for Environmental Studies, Tempe, AZ, USA2 George Miksch Sutton Avian Research Center, Bartlesville, OK, USA Living in the city: Population dynamics when resources are predictable and predators few.
2:10 PM Lathrop, Richard *,1, Hasse, John2, 1 Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA2 Rowan University, Glassboro, New Jersey, USA Quantifying the ecological footprint of suburban/exurban land use change.
2:30 PM WILLIAMS, NICHOLAS*,1, 2, MCDONNELL, MARK1, 2, 1 University of, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia2 Australian Research Centre for Urban Ecology, Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia The role of landscape context in determining the composition of edges in highly fragmented grasslands.
2:50 PM Lichti, Nathanael1, Murphy, Michael1, Roberts, Laura1, Bailey, David1, 1 Portland State University, Portland, Oregon Patterns of small mammal distribution in forests fragmented by urbanization.
3:10 PM Break.
3:20 PM Aronson, Myla *,1, Handel, Steven1, Clemants, Steven2, 1 Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ2 Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn, NY Life history correlates of change in plant species distribution in an urban landscape.
3:40 PM BROSHOT, NANCY*,1, 1 Linfield College - Portland, Portland, OR Changes in forest structure in an urban forest (Forest Park in Portland, Oregon) between 1993 and 2003.
4:00 PM Mackey, Ellen*,1, O'Brien, Bart2, Lopez, Maria 3, 1 Los Angeles and San Gabriel Rivers Watershed Council, Los Angeles, CA, USA2 Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, Claremont, CA, USA3 Los Angeles County Department of Public Works, Alhambra, CA, USA The development of Landscaping Guidelines and plant palettes for the Los Angeles River.
4:20 PM Tripler, Chris*,1, 2, Carreiro, Margaret1, Canham, Charles2, 1 University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky2 Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Millbrook, New York Using urban land-use types to assess global climate change effects on forests: evidence from sapling growth in Louisville, Kentucky.
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