Oral Session 118: Landscape Ecology II: Habitat; Fragmentation.
Presiding: T Unfried and A Yeakley
Thursday, August 5, 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM, Meeting Room C 123.
1:30 PM Nagy, Laura*,1, Schumaker, Nathan1, 1 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Corvallis, OR, USA Importance of movement varies in static and dynamic landscapes.
1:50 PM Winfree, Rachael*,1, Dushoff, Jonathan1, Crone, Elizabeth2, Schultz, Cheryl3, Budny, Robert1, Williams, Neal1, Kremen, Claire1, 1 Princeton University, Princeton, NJ2 University of Montana, Missoula, MT3 Washington State University, Vancouver, WA Testing indices of habitat proximity.
2:10 PM Cushman, Samuel*,1, McGarigal, Kevin , Compton, Bradley2, 1 U.S. Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Missoula, MT2 Department of Natural Resources Conservation, Amherst, MA, 01003 Modeling the effects of roads and land-use change on vernal-pool breeding amphibians in Massachusetts.
2:30 PM Cadenasso, Mary1, Pickett, Steward1, 1 Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Millbrook, NY Differential plant performance on the edge: Tissue nutrients in dominant woody species across contrasting riparian-upland boundary types in the Shingwedzi River drainage, Kruger National Park, South Africa.
2:50 PM Battin, James*,1, Ries, Leslie1, Fletcher, Robert 2, Sisk, Thomas1, 1 Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ2 University of Montana, Missoula, MT Mechanisms underlying edge effects on species distributions: A review.
3:10 PM Break.
3:20 PM Fletcher, Robert*,1, 1 University of Montana, Missoula, MT, USA Emergent spatial properties of conspecific attraction in fragmented landscapes.
3:40 PM Gonzalez-Abraham, Charlotte 1, Radeloff, Volker1, Hawbaker, Todd1, Hammer, Roger1, Stewart, Susan2, 1 University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA2 USDS, Forest Service - North Central Research Station, Evanston, Ilinois, USA Rural sprawl and forest fragmentation in northern Wisconsin.
4:00 PM Owen, Bronwyn*,1, 2, 1 University of Colorado-Boulder, Boulder, CO2 University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, Oshkosh, WI Vegetation and soil interactions across forest-meadow edges in southern Sweden.
4:20 PM Bennett, Elena*,1, Carpenter, Stephen1, Cardille, Jeffrey2, Clayton, Murray3, 1 Center for Limnology, Madison, WI, USA2 Department of Zoology, Madison, WI, USA3 Department of Statistics, Madison, WI, USA Understanding patterns of variability in soil P concentrations in Dane County, Wisconsin.
4:40 PM Syphard, Alexandra*,1, 2, Clarke, Keith2, Franklin, Janet1, 1 San Diego State University, San Diego, CA2 University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA Simulating alternate scenarios of habitat fragmentation in southern California native shrublands using a cellular automaton urban growth model.
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