Symposium 10: The invasion paradox: Reconciling biodiversity and invasion patterns across spatial scales
Organized by: DF Sax, GD Tilman, and TJ Stohlgren
Wednesday, August 10, 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM, Meeting Room 517 A, Level 5, Palais des congrès de Montréal
8:00 AM: , INTRODUCTION: D. SAX.
8:05 AM: Sax, Dov*,1, Gaines, Steven1, 1 University of California, Santa Barbara, CA, USA, Species invasions: the past, present and future of biodiversity on islands.
8:25 AM: Tilman, G. David 1, 1 Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, St. Paul, MN, USA, Competition, stochasticity, neutrality and the advantages of incumbency: Predictions of a new theory of invasion and community assembly.
8:45 AM: Von Holle, Betsy *,1, Foster, David1, Motzkin, Glenn, 1 Harvard Forest, Harvard University, Petersham, MA, Patterns and mechanisms of plant invasibility across spatial scales: A case study of coastal northeastern U.S.
9:05 AM: Seabloom, Eric*,1, 1 Department of Zoology, Corvallis, OR, USA, Invasion and restoration of California grasslands: The relative importance of local and regional scale processes.
9:25 AM: Stachowicz, John*,1, Byrnes, Jarrett1, 1 University of California, Davis, CA, Pattern and process in the native - invader diversity relationship: Biotic resistance, facilitation and extrinsic factors.
9:45 AM: , BREAK.
10:00 AM: Stohlgren, Thomas*,1, Crosier, Catherine1, Barnett, David2, 1 National Institute of Invasive Species Science, Fort Collins, CO2 Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory, Fort Collins, CO, Species invasions across spatial scales: Why the rich get richer.
10:20 AM: Naeem, Shahid*,1, 1 Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology, New York, NY, USA, Biodiversity as homeland defense: Resisting invasion once borders have been breached.
10:40 AM: Smith, Melinda*,1, 1 Yale University, New Haven, CT, Diversity and invasion: A problem of pattern and scale.
11:00 AM: Fridley, Jason*,1, Bruno, John1, Brown, Rebecca2, 1 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA2 Eastern Washington University, Spokane, WA, USA, Scale-dependent invasion patterns and null models of community assembly.
11:20 AM: , PANEL DISCUSSION.
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