Contributed Oral Session 129: Biodiversity: Disturbance; Landscapes; Heterogeneity
Thursday, August 11, 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM, Meeting Room 513 E, Level 5, Palais des congrès de Montréal
1:30 PM: Krzysik, Anthony*,1, Kovacic, David2, Graham, John3, Zak, John4, Duda, Jeffrey5, Balbach, Harold6, 1 Prescott College, Prescott, AZ2 University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, IL3 Berry College, Mount Berry, GA4 Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX5 USGS-BRD-WFRC, Seattle, WA6 U.S. Army-ERDC-CERL, Champaign, IL, Landscape disturbance and biodiversity patterns of vegetation and ants in a complex regional ecotone.
1:50 PM: Kolasa, Jurek*,1, Manne, Lisa2, 1 McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario2 University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Species-area relationships are partly explained by interaction of habitat heterogeneity and species pool.
2:10 PM: Peterson, David*,1, Reich, Peter2, 1 USDA Forest Service, Wenatchee, WA, USA2 University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, USA, Fire frequency and tree canopy cover effects on plant species diversity in oak savannas and woodlands.
2:30 PM: Starzomski, Brian*,1, Srivastava, Diane1, 1 The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Landscape geometry determines community response to disturbance.
2:50 PM: Koike, Fumito*,1, Suzuki, Makoto2, 1 Yokohama National University, Yokohama, Japan2 University of Tokyo, Amatsu-Kominato, Japan, Old-growth forest in a landscape of complicated topography as meta-community.
3:10 PM: , BREAK.
3:20 PM: Müller, Christine*,1, Kaiser, Christopher, Hansen, Dennis, 1 Institute of Ebvironmental Sciences, Zürich, Switzerland, Plant pollinator webs and indirect interactions in restored and unrestored habitat on Mauritius.
3:40 PM: Schoereder, Jose*,1, Ribas, Carla1, Sperber, Carlos1, 1 Universidade Federal de Vicosa, Vicosa, MG, Brazil, Does heterogeneity matter? Response of arboreal ants to habitat heterogeneity at different spatial scales.
4:00 PM: Kumar, Sunil*,1, Stohlgren, Thomas2, Chong, Geneva2, 1 Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA2 USGS Fort Collins Science Center, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA, Effects of spatial heterogeneity on native and non-native plant species richness in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado, USA.
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