Symposium 5: Marine macroecology
Organized by: JD Witman and K Roy
Tuesday, August 9, 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM, Meeting Room 517 B, Level 5, Palais des congrès de Montréal
8:00 AM: , INTRODUCTION: J. D. WITMAN AND K. ROY.
8:05 AM: Roy, Kaustuv*,1, Valentine, James2, Hunt, Gene1, 1 University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA2 University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA, Historical underpinnings of marine macroecological relationships.
8:25 AM: Li, William*,1, 1 Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, A large scale perspective of the abundance and distribution of marine phytoplankton.
8:45 AM: Santelices, Bernabe*,1, Bolton, John2, Meneses, Isabel1, 1 Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, Santiago, Chile2 University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa, Macroecological patterns in macroalgae.
9:05 AM: Connell, Sean, , The ecology of Australasia's kelp forests and forest dwellers at local and biogeographic scales.
9:25 AM: , BREAK.
9:45 AM: McClain, Craig*,1, Rex, Michael2, Etter, Ron2, 1 Department of Biology, Albuquerque, NM, USA2 Department of Biology, Boston, MA, USA, Macroecological Patterns in the Deep Sea: General Implications for Ecological Systems.
10:05 AM: Connolly, Sean*,1, Hughes, Terry1, Bellwood, David, 1 Centre for Coral Reef Biodiversity, Townsville, QLD, Australia, Null models, environmental gradients, and the biodiversity of Indo-Pacific coral reefs.
10:25 AM: Leichter, James*,1, Witman, Jon2, 1 Scripps Institution of Oceanography / University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA2 Brown University, Providence, RI, Vertical and horizontal transport in the coastal oceans: Macroecological consequences of oceanographic forcing.
10:45 AM: Sagarin, Raphael*,1, Gaines, Steven2, Gaylord, Brian3, Kinlan, Brian2, Lester, Sarah2, 1 University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA2 University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA3 University of California Davis, Bodega, CA, The impacts of dispersal on marine macroecology.
11:05 AM: Myers, Ransom*,1, Tittensor, Derek 1, Worm, Boris, 1 Biology Department, Halifax, NX, Canada, Macroecological changes in exploited marine systems.
11:25 AM: Witman, Jon*,1, Etter, Ron2, Smith, Franz1, 1 Brown University, Providence, RI2 University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA, Macroecological diversity patterns: A marine-terrestrial comparison.
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