Poster Session 3: Aquatic Ecology
Monday, August 8, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, Exhibit Hall 210 D, Level 2, Palais des congrès de Montréal
Poster # 176. O'Hara, Jill*,1, Ryser, Peter1, 1 Laurentian University, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, Competitive ability of a species along a successional gradient: growth, turnover rates and plant size.
Poster # 177. Brown, Rebecca*,1, 2, 1 Patrick Center for Environmental Research, Philadelphia, PA2 Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA, How does a dam's size influence its impact on riparian vegetation?
Poster # 178. Christensen, Jay1, 1 Iowa State University, Ames, IA, The distribution and abundance of Hyalella azteca across an emergent vegetation to open water gradient in a prairie pothole wetland.
Poster # 179. Cromartie, William*,1, Akers, Julie1, Cummings, Denis1, Cook, Justine1, Leckenbush, Jordan1, Millar, Graeme1, 1 Environmental Studies Program, Pomona, NJ, USA, Stream ecology of an urbanizing watershed in the New Jersey Pine Barrens.
Poster # 180. Gil Mora, Eduardo*,1, 2, Cruz Miranda, Luciano3, 4, Yanque, Percy, 1 aquatic ecology, Cusco, Cusco2 Invertebrate ecology, Cusco, Cusco3 4 , Andean freshwater stream bioindicators.
Poster # 181. Wissel, Bjoern *,1, Fry, Brian1, 1 Coastal Ecology Institute, Baton Rouge, LA, USA, Stable isotope analyses of particulate organic matter as indicator for estuarine hydrology and productivity.
Poster # 182. Pope, Karen1, 2, Lawler, Sharon*,1, Welsh, Hartwell2, 1 Ecology Graduate Group and Department of Entomology, Davis, CA, U.S.A.2 U.S. Forest Service Pacific Southwest Research Station, Arcata, CA, U.S.A., Introduced trout affect ecosystem subsidy and a threatened frog.
Poster # 183. Limburg, Karin*,1, Caraco, Nina2, Harvey, Rodger3, Ju, Se-Jong3, Schmidt, Robert4, 1 SUNY Coll. Environmental Science & Forestry, Syracuse, NY, USA2 Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Millbrook, NY3 Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, Solomons, MD4 Hudsonia Ltd., Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, Blueback herring trophic responses to zebra mussels and range expansion in the Hudson River watershed, New York.
Poster # 184. McHugh, Amani*,1, McHugh, Oloro*,2, Richardson, Curtis1, Steenhuis, Tammo2, 1 Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences, Durham, NC, USA2 Department of Biological and Environmental Engineering, Ithaca, NY, USA, A case study of the consequences of watershed landcover change and land degradation on Hara wetland, Amhara Region, Northern Ethiopia.
Poster # 185. Paavola, Riku*,1, Jackson, Donald1, 1 University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, Speedy recovery - stream macroinvertebrate communities of Wawa, Ontario show extraordinary recovery from severe mining-related acidification.
Poster # 186. Schaumburg, Kristin1, Langellotto, Gail1, Giuliano , William, 1 Louis Calder Biological Field Station, Armonk, NY, USA, Habitat influences on arthropod abundance and diversity in Connecticut salt marshes.
Poster # 187. Schilling, Emily*,1, DeGoosh, Katie2, Loftin, Cynthia3, Huryn, Alex4, Butler, Ronald5, DeMaynadier, Phillip6, 1 University of Maine, Orono, ME2 University of Maine -, Orono, ME3 USGS-Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Orono, ME4 University of Alabama -, Tuscaloosa, AL5 University of Maine -, Farmington, ME6 Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife -, Bangor, ME, Assessing the geographic distribution and invertebrate biodiversity of naturally fishless lakes in Maine, USA.
Poster # 188. Webster, Katherine*,1, Anderson, Dennis2, Schilling, Emily2, Loftin, Cynthia2, 3, DeGoosh, Katie2, 1 University of Maine, Orono2 University of Maine, Orono3 Maine Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, Orono, Landscape setting influences control of cladoceran body size and abundance by fish in small lakes in Maine.
Poster # 189. Simmons, Matthew*,1, Wu, X. Ben1, Whisenant, Steven1, 1 Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, Influences of topographic setting, planted species composition, and soil treatment on ecosystem development in a restored urban wetland.
Poster # 190. Aksissou, Mustapha1, 1 Departement of Biology Faculty of Science PO Box 2121, Tetouan, Tetouan, Morocco, Management impact on the NW coastal wetlands of Morocco.
Poster # 191. BARIAR, RAJESH KUM,AR1, 1 DEPT.OF ZOOLOGY, S. SINHA COLLEGE AURANGABAD, AURANGABAD, BIHAR, INDIA, biodiversity and ecological investigations of wetlands of aurangabad wetlands of bihar india.
Poster # 192. Perisic, Snezana*,, Mijatovic, Miroslava, Djurdjevic, Lola , Karadzic, Branko , Velickovic, Miroslava, , Humidity as a factor of dofferentiation of community Lemnetum minoris Th. Muller et Gors1960.
Poster # 193. Ghassemzadeh, F.*,1, Matinfar, A.2, Jamili, SH.2, Zarei, A.R.2, 1 Biology Department, Mashhad, Iran2 Marine Biology Department, Tehran, Iran, Limnological studies of Gonabad playa, northeast, Iran: Implication in Artemia production.
Poster # 194. Hopfensperger, Kristine*,1, Engelhardt, Katharina 1, 1 University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science Appalachian Laboratory, Frostburg, MD, USA, The effect of landscape pattern on seed bank dynamics in a tidal freshwater wetland.
Poster # 195. Ishii, Jun*,1, Kadono, Yasuro2, 1 University of Tokyo, Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan2 University of Kobe, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan, Factors influencing the depth distribution of amphibious plants in an irrigation pond.
Poster # 196. Kovecses, Jennifer*,1, Theysmeyer, Tys1, 1 Royal Botanical Gardens, Burlington, ON, Canada, The role of freshwater coastal sanctuaries in restoring and protecting fish communities.
Poster # 197. Shirley, Laura*,1, Battaglia, Loretta 1, Platt, William2, 1 Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, Carbondale, IL2 Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, Fifty Years of vegetation change in estuarine coastal transitions across the northern Gulf of Mexico.
Poster # 198. Stroh, Chrissa1, De Steven, Diane*,2, Guntenspergen, Glenn3, 1 The College of Charleston, Charleston, SC, USA2 USDA Forest Service, Charleston, SC, USA3 U.S. Geological Survey, Duluth, MN, USA, Effect of drought cycles on long-term vegetation dynamics in Carolina bay wetlands.
Poster # 199. Suzuki, Shizuo*,1, 1 Institute for Environmental Sciences, Rokkasho, Aomori, Japan, Effects of water table gradient and soil characteristics on herbaceous vegetation patterns in a wetland.
Poster # 200. Troxler Gann, Tiffany*,1, 2, 3, Childers, Daniel1, 2, 3, 1 Department of Biological Sciences, Miami, FL2 Sotheast Environmental Research Center, Miami, FL3 Florida Coastal Everglades Long Term Ecological Research, Miami, FL, Investigating groundwater flow in an Everglades tree island.
Poster # 201. Tulbure, Mirela1, Johnston, Carol1, 1 South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD, USA, A Rapid Expansion of Phragmites australis in a Great Lakes Coastal Wetland.
Poster # 202. Urgelles, Raul1, Dorn, Nathan1, Trexler, Joel1, 1 Florida International University, Miami, FL, USA, The spatial distribution and relative abundance of larval dragonflies found in the freshwater marshes of the Florida Everglades.
Poster # 203. Clark, Michael Rawson*,1, Graham, Mark1, Christensen, Michael1, Vinebrooke, Rolf1, 1 Department of Biological Sciences, Edmonton, AB, Canada, Stoichiometric effects of climate regimes on planktonic food for herbivores.
Poster # 204. Cottingham, Kathryn*,1, 1 Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, Does ecological theory successfully predict how freshwater plankton communities respond to and recover from perturbation?
Poster # 205. Cox, Michael*,1, 2, Horn, Shannon1, 2, Esposito, Rhea1, 2, Spaulding, Sarah1, 2, Lubinski, David1, McKnight, Diane1, 2, 1 Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO2 McMurdo Dry Valleys Long Term Ecological Research Project, Boulder, CO, The Antarctic Freshwater Diatoms Website, as an Initial Design Implementation of our Web-based Algal Regional Research Database (WARRD) Model.
Poster # 206. Hembre, Leif*,1, Spitael, Maria2, Megard, Robert2, McAlpine, Rachel1, Hondzo, Miki2, 1 Hamline University, St. Paul, MN, USA2 University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA, Spatial ecology of predator and prey in a Minnesota Lake.
Poster # 207. James, Leah *,1, Xenopoulos, Marguerite2, 1 Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada2 Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada, Global concordance in species richness among freshwater taxonomic groups.
Poster # 208. Kellerhals, Doyn*,1, Lemke, Michael1, 1 University of Illinois at Springfield, Springfield, IL, USA, Bacterial Succession on Acer saccharinum Leaves in the Illinois River Floodplain.
Poster # 209. Kim, Seon-Young*,1, Lee, Seung-Hoon*,1, Kang, Hojeong *,1, Fenner, Nathalie *,2, Freeman, Chris *,2, 1 Dep. of Environmental Science & Engineering, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, South Korea2 School of Biological Sciences, University of Wales, Bangor, UK, Impact of elevated CO2 and temperature on the structure of microbial communities in a peatland.
Poster # 210. Knoll, Lesley*,1, Gonzalez, Maria1, Vanni, Michael1, 1 Miami University, Oxford, OH, Effects of dissolved nutrients, allochthonous sediments, and larval gizzard shad on zooplankton communities.
Poster # 211. Lyon, Jonathan1, Berg, Lauren*,1, 1 Merrimack College, North Andover, MA, Temporal and spatial changes in macrophyte composition in a shallow turbid lake.
Poster # 212. Moran, Emily*,1, Wildova, Radka*,2, 1 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI2 Acad Sci Czech Republ, Inst Bot, Pruhonice, Czech Republic, Growth responses of three typha species to water depth and nutrient levels.
Poster # 213. Saito, Laurel*,1, Rosen, Michael2, Fritsen, Christian3, Fay, Christa1, Chandra, Sudeep1, 1 University of Nevada, Reno, Reno, NV, USA2 United States Geological Survey, Carson City, NV, USA3 Desert Research Institute, Reno, NV, USA, Food web stable isotopes and organic contaminants in the Truckee River, Nevada, USA.
Poster # 214. Saunders, Patricia1, Fleming, Jessica1, Carlson, Kristina1, Miller, Timothy1, 1 Ashland University, Ashland, OH, U.S.A., Early evidence for diel horizontal migration of Daphnia in dimictic Sites Lake, OH.
Poster # 215. Sircom, Julie*,1, Walde, Sandra1, 1 Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Measuring competition among predatory aquatic insects.
Poster # 216. Stenberg, Marika*,1, Persson, Anders1, 1 Lund University, Lund, Sweden, Patch use behaviour in benthic fish depends on their ong-term growth prospects.
Poster # 217. Twombly, Saran 1, 2, Hobbs, Tom3, 1 University of Rhode Island, Kingston, R. I.2 National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA3 Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, Composite forces shape population dynamics of copepod crustaceans.
Poster # 218. Acholonu, Alex1, Watts, YaDanna*,1, 1 Alcorn State University, Alcorn State, MS, Assessment of water quality of a pond at Alcorn State University campus.
Poster # 219. Ashforth, Dawn*,1, Yan, Norman*,1, 2, 1 York University, Toronto, ON, Canada2 Ministry of the Environment, Dorset, ON, Canada, Fitness consequences of declining ambient calcium best described by the intrinsic rate of increase and not juvenile growth rate for Daphnia.
Poster # 220. Ottensmeier, Shelly1, Brugam, Richard *,2, Retzlaff, William 1, 2, 1 Environmental Sciences Program, Edwardsville, IL, USA2 Department of Biological Sciences, Edwardsville, IL, USA, Stable isotopes of nitrogen as indicators of the source of lake sediment organic matter.
Poster # 221. Campbell, Eleanor*,1, Dawson, Amy1, Conner, Kristina1, Lennon, Jay1, Faiia, Anthony1, Cottingham, Kathryn1, 1 Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, 03755, Changes in stable carbon isotope signatures in three temperate lakes associated with autumn lake destratification.
Poster # 222. Pray, Corey*,1, Nowlin, Weston1, Vanni, Michael1, Stevens, Henry1, Gonzalez, Maria, Fields, Matthew1, 1 Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, U.S, Potential impacts of deposition and decomposition of 17-year periodical cicadas; on woodland ponds and streams.
Poster # 223. Valente, Jonathon*,1, González, María1, Nowlin, Weston1, Vanni, Michael1, Fields, Matthew1, Stevens, M. Henry1, 1 Miami University, Oxford, OH, U.S.A., Effects of the 17-year periodical cicada emergence on zooplankton communities in woodland ponds.
Poster # 224. Dawson, Amy*,1, Campbell, Eleanor1, Cottingham, Kathryn, 1 Department of Biological Sciences, Hanover, New Hampshire, United States, Chemical and biological variation in four New Hampshire lakes in the summer and fall of 2004.
Poster # 225. Dickman, Elizabeth*,1, Vanni, Michael1, Horgan, Martin1, 1 Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, Phytoplankton stoichiometric reponse to the interactive effects of light and nutrients.
Poster # 226. Horgan, Martin*,1, Vanni, Michael1, 1 Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, U.S.A., Effects of nitrogen form supplied on phytoplankton composition and stoichiometry: Tests at multiple scales.
Poster # 227. Lawniczak, Agnieszka Ewa*,1, Verhoeven, Jos T.A.1, 1 Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands, Effect of N, P and K supply on biomass and nutrient concentration of 12 plant species.
Poster # 228. Maranger, Roxane*,1, 2, Canham, Charles2, Pace, Michael2, Papaik, Michael2, 1 Université de Montréal, Montréal, Québec, Canada2 Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Millbrook, New York, US, A Spatially-Explicit Model of Iron Loading to Lakes.
Poster # 229. Wheeler, Sarah1, Morrissey, Leslie*,1, Levine, Suzanne1, Vincent, Warwick2, 1 University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, USA2 Universite Laval, Quebec City, Canada, Mapping cyanobacteria blooms in Lake Champlain at multiple scales: a comparison of three satellites.
Poster # 230. Osland, Michael1, Richardson, Curtis1, 1 Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences, Durham, NC, USA, Nutrient availability and macrophyte variability across hydrologic gradients in the lacustrine wetlands of El Salvador, Central America.
Poster # 231. Park, Jin-Sung*,1, Chang, Yoon-Jung1, Kim, Ok Kyung2, Lee, In-Sook1, 1 Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea2 Anyang University, Anyang, Kyunggi-do, Korea, Assessment of surface water quality on two golf courses in Korea and Cd uptake by water lettuce.
Poster # 232. Taranu, Zofia*,1, Finney, Bruce2, Gregory-Eaves, Irene1, 1 Dept. of Biology, McGill University, Montreal2 Institute of Marine Science, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, Assessing the role of salmon-derived nutrients in shaping algal composition, biomass and quality as forage in Alaskan sockeye salmon nursery lakes.
Poster # 233. Tiegs, Scott*,1, Robinson, Chris2, Peter, Fabian1, Uehlinger, Urs2, Gessner, Mark1, 1 Department of Limnology, Kastanienbaum, Switzerland2 Department of Limnology, Duebendorf, Switzerland, Influence of organic-matter standing stock on leaf-litter decomposition in streams.
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