Contributed Oral Session 159: Biodiversity: Management and Theory
Friday, August 12, 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM, Meeting Room 518 C, Level 5, Palais des congrès de Montréal
8:00 AM: Gardner, Robert*,1, 1 Appalachian Laboratory, Frostburg, Maryland, USA, Spatial effects on predicted patterns of abundance and diversity.
8:20 AM: Zedan, Hamdallah*,1, 1 Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, The 2010 biodiversity target: Implications for ecologists.
8:40 AM: Zhenji, Li1, Jiakuan, Chen*,2, Yunqiu, Ruan*,3, LUZHEN, Chen*,4, Wen, Ye*,5, Dongliang, Zhou*,6, 1 Biodiversity, Xiamen, Fujian, China2 3 4 5 6 , A new system for understanding the biodiversity in different nature reserves: Capacity, connectivity and quality of biodiversity.
9:00 AM: Kumar Saha, Jayanta*,1, Rezaul Hasan, Mohammad1, Ahsan Bin Habib, Md.1, Mohsin Ali, Md.1, 1 Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh, Biodiversity of fish and prawn in Borobila beel of Rangpur, Bangladesh.
9:20 AM: Li, Wei*,1, Stevens, M. Henry1, 1 Miami University, Oxford, OH, Effect of ecosystem size on the productivity-richness relationship.
9:40 AM: , BREAK.
9:50 AM: LeRoy, Carri*,1, 3, Fischer, Dylan2, 3, Marks, Jane1, 1 Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ, USA3 Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA, USA2 Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ, USA, Global leaf litter decomposition: Plant taxonomy trumps climate.
10:10 AM: Wilsey, Brian*,1, Martin, Leanne1, 1 Iowa State University, Ames, IA, High beta richness among prairie fragments complicates predictions of plant extinction theory.
10:30 AM: Questad, Erin*,1, Foster, Bryan1, Jog, Suneeti1, Kindscher, Kelly1, 1 University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, Scale-dependent diversity partitioning of managed grasslands.
10:50 AM: Baumert, Anthony*,1, Carson, Walter1, 1 University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, What traits predict patterns of relative abundance? A test in old-field plant communities both with and without herbivores.
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