Organized Oral Session 27: Emerging ecoinformatic tools and accomplishments for synthetic ecological research across scales
Organizer(s): JA Dunne, ND Martinez, and T Romanuk
Wednesday, August 10, 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM, Meeting Room 510b, Level 5, Palais des congrès de Montréal
8:00 AM: Cushing, Judith*,1, Nadkarni, Nalini1, 1 The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA, USA, The Forest Canopy database and Database Tools: Branching out to ecological synthesis.
8:20 AM: Weiser, Michael*,1, Boyle, Brad1, Enquist, Brian1, 1 University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, United States, An ecoinformatics approach to test continental scale hypotheses: Synthesis and analysis of botanical inventories and collections across scales.
8:40 AM: Alroy, John*,1, 1 University of California, Santa Barbara, California, Patterns of diversification and extinction in the fossil record of marine invertebrates inferred from the Paleobiology Database.
9:00 AM: Jones, Matthew*,1, Schildhauer, Mark1, 1 National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, Santa Barbara, CA, Leveraging semantic metadata for ecological data discovery and integration for analysis and modeling.
9:20 AM: Quinn, James*,1, 2, 3, Hollander, Allan1, 2, Thorne, James1, 2, 4, Viers, Joshua1, 2, 3, 1 Information Center for the Environment, Davis, CA, USA2 California Information Node (CAIN), Davis, CA, USA3 John Muir Institute of the Environment, Davis, CA, USA4 Conservation International, Washington, DC, USA, SPIRE: Semantic Web applications for biodiversity and invasive species.
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9:50 AM: Martinez, Neo*,1, 2, Williams, Richard1, 2, 3, 1 Pacific Ecoinformatics and Compuational Ecology Lab, Berkeley, California, USA2 Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory, Crested Butte, Colorado, USA3 Computer Science Department, San Francisco, California, USA, The heart of ecoinformatics at multiple scales: Ontologies for ecological information.
10:10 AM: Dunne, Jennifer*,1, 2, Martinez, Neo1, 3, Williams, Richard1, 4, 1 Pacific Ecoinformatics and Computational Ecology Lab, Berkeley, CA2 Santa Fe Institute, Santa Fe, NM3 Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory, Crested Butte, CO4 San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA, Webs on the Web: Ecoinformatic approaches to synthetic food-web research from Cambrian to contemporary ecosystems.
10:30 AM: Brose, Ulrich*,1, 1 Darmstadt Technical University, Darmstadt, Germany, Integrating modeling and empiricism: Consumer-resource body-size ratios yield persistent complex ecological networks.
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