Oral Session 72: Ecological Theory II: Communities and Populations.
Presiding: R Snyder
Wednesday, August 4, 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM, Meeting Room F 152.
8:00 AM Colasanti, Ricardo*,1, Hunt, Roderick 2, 1 University of Glamorgan, Cardiff, Wales, UK2 University of Exeter, Exeter, UK A self-assembling plant model for individuals, populations and communities.
8:20 AM Huxel, Gary1, 1 University of South Florida, Tampa, FL The influence of interaction strength among species.
8:40 AM Schauber, Eric*,1, Goodwin, Brett2, Connors, Matthew1, Ostfeld, Richard3, Jones, Clive 3, 1 Cooperative Wildlife Research Laboratory and, Carbondale2 Department of Biology, Grand Forks3 Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Millbrook, New York Location as phenotype: The natural selection of position and spatial population dynamics.
9:00 AM Roy, Manojit*,1, Holt, Robert1, Barfield, Michael1, 1 University of Florida, Gainesville, FL "Inflation" of a sink metapopulation in variable environments.
9:20 AM Ostling, Annette1, 1 University of California, Berkeley, CA The role of a fecundity/mortality tradeoff in structuring ecological communities.
9:40 AM Break.
9:50 AM McCune, Bruce*,1, 1 Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR Multiplicative habitat models.
10:10 AM Kunin, William *,1, Kallimanis, Athanasis2, 1 Earth & Biosphere institute, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK2 Department of Ecology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece Spatially autocorrelated disturbance and extinction risk in a model metapopulation.
10:30 AM Halpern, Benjamin*,1, 2, Gaines, Steven3, Warner, Robert3, 1 National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, Santa Barbara, CA, USA2 Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Santa Cruz, CA, USA3 Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology, Santa Barbara, CA, USA Habitat size, recruitment, and longevity as factors limiting population size in stage-structured species.
10:50 AM Abrams, Peter*,1, 1 University of Toronto, Toronto The 'R*' rule fails to describe the outcome of competition in metapopulations.
11:10 AM Anderson, Kurt*,1, Nisbet, Roger1, Diehl, Sebastian2, 1 Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology, Santa Barbara, CA, USA2 Zoologisches Institut, Munchen, Germany Scaling-up population responses to spatial heterogeneity in advection-dominated systems.
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