Contributed Oral Session 160: Biodiversity: Communities
Friday, August 12, 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM, Meeting Room 519 A, Level 5, Palais des congrès de Montréal
8:00 AM: Vogt, Richard *,1, Beisner, Beatrix1, Prairie, Yves 1, 1 Université du Québec à Montréal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, The relationship between taxonomic and functional diversity: Evidence from diatom communities.
8:20 AM: Cardinale, Bradley*,1, 2, Weis, Jerome1, 2, Tilmon, Kelley2, Forbes, Andy2, Ives, Anthony2, 1 University of California-Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, 931062 University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, 53706, Biodiversity as both a cause and consequence of resource abundance.
8:40 AM: Waugh, Jennifer*,1, Aarssen, Lonnie1, 1 Department of Biology, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, Relating temporal changes in species dispersion and inter-specific associations in successional plant communities to mechanisms of community assembly.
9:00 AM: Hooper, David*,1, Dukes, Jeffery2, Meredith, Rebecca1, 1 Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA2 University of Massachusetts - Boston, Boston, MA, Historical effects of community composition on invader success: functional mechanisms in community assembly.
9:20 AM: Chalcraft, David*,1, 2, 3, Wilsey, Brian4, Bowles, Christy1, Willig, Michael2, 5, 1 National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, Santa Barbara, CA2 Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX3 East Carolina University, Greenville, NC4 Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa5 National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA, The relationship between productivity and multiple aspects of species diversity in grassland communities.
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9:50 AM: Unsicker, Sybille *,1, Kahmen, Ansgar 2, Wagner, Markus 1, Buchmann, Nina3, Weisser, Wolfgang1, 1 Institute of Ecology, Jena, Germany2 Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry, Jena, Germany3 ETH, Zürich, Switzerland, Insect herbivory along a gradient of plant species diversity in extensively managed Central European grasslands.
10:10 AM: Snyder, William*,1, Snyder, Gretchen1, Prasad, Renee1, 1 Washington State University, Pullman, WA, Predator diet-breadth diversity and the strength of herbivore suppression.
10:30 AM: Smart, Simon *,1, Marrs, Robert2, 1 CEH Lancaster, Land Use Section, Lancaster University, Lancaster, England2 Applied Vegetation Dynamics Laboratory, Liverpool, England, Spatial segregation of species and traits: A large-scale test of the biotic homogenization and similarity hypotheses across Britain.
10:50 AM: Karst, Justine*,1, Gilbert, Ben1, Lechowicz, Martin2, 1 University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., Canada2 McGill University, Montreal, Q.C., Canada, Structuring fern communities at local and mesoscales: The roles of environmental determinism and dispersal.
11:10 AM: Cadotte, Marc*,1, 1 University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA, Landscape design and the structuring of local and metacommunity richness.
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