Contributed Oral Session 23: Aquatic Ecology: Plankton Communities
Monday, August 8, 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM, Meeting Room 515 A, Level 5, Palais des congrès de Montréal
1:30 PM: Derry, Alison*,1, Arnott, Shelley1, Boag, Peter1, 1 Queens University, Kingston, ON, Canada, Ecological sorting of zooplankton metapopulations in response to selection from historical and contemporary environmental gradients.
1:50 PM: Barnett, Allain*,1, Beisner, Beatrix 1, 1 UQÀM, CP 8888, Succ. Centre Ville, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Factors influencing macrozooplankton diversity in the eastern township lakes of Quebec.
2:10 PM: Bird, David*,1, Giani, Alessandra2, Rolland, Anne1, 1 Université du Québec à Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada2 Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil, Lognormality and the nonneutrality of phytoplankton communities.
2:30 PM: Doi, Hideyuki *,1, Zuykova, Elena2, Shikano, Shuichi 3, Kikuchi, Eisuke3, Ota, Hiroshi1, Yurlova, Natalia3, 1 Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan2 Institute of Animal Systematics and Ecology, Siberian Branch of Russian Academy Sciences, Novosibirsk, Russia3 Center for Northeast Asian Studies, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, Carbon isotopic evidence for spatial segregation of planktonic food webs in a lake ecosystem.
2:50 PM: Floeder, Sabine*,1, Kombuechen, Anja1, Pasternak, Annika1, Hillebrand, Helmut1, 1 University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany, Competition of planktonic and benthic microalgae for phosphorus and light.
3:10 PM: , BREAK.
3:20 PM: Forrest, Jessica*,1, Arnott, Shelley1, 1 Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, Changes in local conditions do not influence zooplankton community responses to immigration.
3:40 PM: Garcia, Erica*,1, Mittelbach, Gary1, Taniguchi, Yoshinori2, 1 Kellogg Biological Station/MSU, Hickory Corners, MI2 Yamaguchi Prefectural University, Yamaguchi, Japan, Fish reintroductions reveal smooth transitions between lake community states.
4:00 PM: Thorp, James*,, Mantovani, Sara, , Zooplankton of turbid and hydrologically dynamic, prairie rivers.
4:20 PM: Vasseur, David*,1, Gaedke, Ursula2, 1 Department of Integrative Biology, Guelph, ON, Canada2 Department of Biochemistry and Biology, Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany, A seasonal alternation of coherent and compensatory dynamics occurs in phytoplankton.
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