Contributed Oral Session 127: Forest Structure and Communities
Thursday, August 11, 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM, Meeting Room 513 A, Level 5, Palais des congrès de Montréal
1:30 PM: Williams, Laurel*,, Keeton, William, Canham, Charles, Zenner, Eric, , Measurement and modeling of vertical structure and complexity of Structural Complexity Enhancement treatments in northern hardwood forests.
1:50 PM: Purves, Drew*,1, Pacala, Steve1, 1 Dept. EEB, Princeton, NJ, USA, Crown shape and competition for canopy space: a realistic model parameterized for North American tree species.
2:10 PM: Ruiz, Jorge*,1, Fandino, Maria2, 1 Universidad de America, Bogota, Colombia2 Instiuto de Investigacíon de Recursos Biologicos Alexander von Humboldt, Bogota, Colombia, Species richness across a >56-year chronosequence of dry tropical forest on Providencia Island, Colombia.
2:30 PM: Tinker, Daniel*,1, Turner, Monica2, Romme, William3, 1 University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming, USA2 University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA3 Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, Colorado, USA, Biotic and abiotic effects on plant species richness and community composition in post-fire Yellowstone forests.
2:50 PM: Swenson, Nathan*,1, Enquist, Brian1, 1 Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Tucson, Arizona, United States, Phylogenetic patterning and spatial scaling in tropical forest plot communities.
3:10 PM: , BREAK.
3:20 PM: Jones, Mirkka*,1, Borcard, Daniel2, Legendre, Pierre2, Tuomisto, Hanna1, 1 University of Turku, Finland2 Université de Montréal, Canada, Spatial structuring of a rain forest fern community at multiple scales: the role of environmental variation.
4:00 PM: Gallardo-Cruz, José*,1, Meave, Jorge1, Pérez-García, Eduardo1, 1 Departamento de Ecología y Recursos Naturales, México, D.F., México, -diversity as influenced by slope aspect and elevation in a seasonally dry tropical forest community in southern Mexico.
4:20 PM: Ramjohn, Ian1, Murphy, Peter2, 1 University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, USA2 Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA, Survival and recovery of dry forests in the Caribbean - the role of forest fragments.
4:40 PM: Barone, John1, Thomlinson, John1, Anglada Cordero, Pedro1, Brokaw, Nicholas1, Zimmerman, Jess1, 1 Institute for Tropical Ecosystem Studies, San Juan, PR, USA, Tropical forest community composition and structure along an elevational gradient in Puerto Rico.
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