Oral Session 120: Modeling III:.
Presiding: R Colasante
Thursday, August 5, 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM, Meeting Room D 133.
1:30 PM Gross, Louis*,1, Carr, Eric 1, Palmer, Mark1, 1 University of Tennessee - Knoxville, Knoxville, TN Models for the masses: Bringing computational resources for addressing complex ecological problems to stakeholders.
1:50 PM Wilson, Kerrie*,1, Westphal, Michael2, Possingham, Hugh1, Elith, Jane3, 1 University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia2 Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States3 University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Sensitivity of conservation planning to uncertainty associated with predicted species distribution data.
2:10 PM FOX, JEREMY*,1, HARPOLE, STAN2, 1 IMPERIAL COLLEGE LONDON, ASCOT, UK2 UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA, ST. PAUL, MN, USA Analyzing the effect of biodiversity on ecosystem function: Incorporating species traits using the Price Equation.
2:30 PM Baxter, Peter*,1, McCarthy, Michael1, 2, 1 University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia2 Australian Research Centre for Urban Ecology, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Accounting for management costs in sensitivity analyses of population models.
2:50 PM Newbold, Steve*,1, 1 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, USA An "ideal free regression model" of species' distributions.
3:10 PM Break.
3:20 PM Moody-Weis, Jennifer*,1, Antonovics, Janis2, Alexander, Helen1, Pilson, Diana3, 1 University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, USA2 University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia3 University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska Extrapolating extinction and colonization rates of Helianthus annuus across spatial scales.
3:40 PM Merrill, Scott*,1, Holtzer, Thomas1, Peairs, Frank1, Cipra, Jan1, 1 Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Co, United States Modeling spatial and temporal densities of the Russian wheat aphid.
4:00 PM Phillips, Donald*,1, Gregg, Jillian2, Newsome, Seth3, 1 US Environmental Protection Agency, Corvallis, Oregon2 Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon3 University of California - Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California Aggregating food sources in stable isotope dietary studies: Lump it or leave it?
4:20 PM Skarpaas, Olav*,1, Shea, Katriona1, 1 The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania Seed dispersal measurement and modeling: Comparing Eulerian and Lagrangian sampling approaches.
4:40 PM Hunter, Christine*,1, Caswell, Hal1, 1 Biology Department, Woods Hole, MA, USA Simplifying construction and analysis of multi-regional population models.
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