Poster Session 19: Biodiversity
Wednesday, August 10, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, Exhibit Hall 220 A-E, Level 2, Palais des congrčs de Montréal
Poster # 22. P. Garcillan, Pedro*,1, Vega, Ernesto2, 1 CICESE, Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico2 Instituto Nacional de Ecologia, Mexico DF, Mexico, Estimating plant species richness in Guadalupe island, Mexico, using species accumulation curves and non-parametric methods.
Poster # 23. De Deyn, Gerlinde*,1, 2, Raaijmakers, Ciska2, van Ruijven, Jasper3, Berendse, Frank4, van der Putten, Wim2, 4, 1 University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario2 Netherlands Institute of Ecology, Heteren, Netherlands3 Silwood Park, Ascot, U.K.4 Wageningen University and Research Centre, Wageningen, Netherlands, Herbivores at multiple scales alter plant diversity differentially.
Poster # 24. Aiama, Deviah*,1, Narasimhan, D.2, Robertson, Raleigh1, Saravanan, P.2, vanLoon, Gary 1, 1 School of Environmental Studies, Kingston, Ontario, Canada2 Department of Botany, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, Natural and Agro-biodiversity in Three Hill Regions of South India.
Poster # 25. Botting, Rachel*,1, Fredeen, Arthur1, 2, 1 Ecosystem Science and Managment, Prince George, BC, Canada2 Faculty of Natural Resources and Environmental Studies, Prince George, BC, Canada, Terrestrial bryophyte and lichen diversity and abundance in old-growth and young second-growth sub-boreal spruce forest.
Poster # 26. Ardelean, Aurel*,1, Buruiana, Violeta1, Stana, Iuian1, 1 Faculty of Biology, Arad, Romania, Research study on the biodiversity of Mures River Meadow flora and vegetation.
Poster # 27. Ayala-Orozco, Barbara*,1, 1 University of California, Santa Cruz., Santa Cruz, CA, US, Fungal attack: Plant diseases as ecological drivers in plant community diversity.
Poster # 28. FEROZ, S. M.*,1, HAGIHARA, AKIO 1, YOKOTA, MASATSUGU1, 1 Laboratory of Ecology and Systematics, Nishihara-cho, Okinawa, Japan., Woody species diversity and spatial distribution of trees in relation to the stand stratification of a subtropical evergreen broadleaved forest, Okinawa Island, Japan.
Poster # 29. Fan, Weihong*,1, Waring, Richard2, 1 Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Pomona, NJ2 Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, Converting Variable Area Plot Data to Fixed Area Estimates of Species Richness.
Poster # 30. Flombaum, Pedro*,1, 2, Sala, Osvaldo2, 1 IFEVA / Departmen of Ecology, Buenos Aires, Argentina2 Center for Environmental Studies, Providence, R.I., USA, Plant species effects on ecosystem functioning in the Patagonian steppe, Argentina.
Poster # 31. Garrard, Georgia*,1, Wintle, Brendan, Bekessy, Sarah1, Baran, Natalie2, 1 RMIT University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia2 University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, When have we looked hard enough? Incorporating plant detectability and sampling effort into threatened species legislation.
Poster # 32. Gramling, Joel*,1, Jobe, R. Todd1, 1 Univeristy of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, Constructing localized species pools to test dispersal limitation in woody plants of the southeastern US.
Poster # 33. Hernández, Iván*,1, Martorell, Carlos1, 1 Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico D.F., Mexico, Mexico, Effect of the micro-topographic heterogeneity on floristic composition in a cliff in Southern Mexico.
Poster # 35. Houseman, Gregory1, Smith, Rich1, Dorn, Nathan2, 1 Michigan State University, Hickory Corners, MI, USA2 Florida International University, Miami, FL, USA, Are plant productivity-diversity patterns influenced by seed predation?
Poster # 36. Mascaro, Joseph*,1, Schnitzer, Stefan1, 1 University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, Reassessing the Intermediate Disturbance Hypothesis.
Poster # 37. Meredith, Rebecca*,1, Hooper, David1, Dukes, Jeffrey2, 1 Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA2 University of Massachusetts - Boston, Boston, MA, The effects of initial plant composition on patterns of community assembly.
Poster # 38. Schnitzer, Stefan*,1, 1 Department of Biological Sciences, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, A mechanistic explanation for global patterns of liana abundance and distribution.
Poster # 39. SILAN, Patrick1, PAVE, Alain*,1, CHARLES-DOMINIQUE, Pierre*,1, FORNET, Gaelle*,1, 1 CNRS GUYANE (UPS 2561), 97300 Cayenne, Guyane Francaise, The CNRS in French Guyana : towards an interdisciplinary research institute on diversity, complexity and organisation of Amazonian systems.
Poster # 40. Sizykh, Alexander, , Mapping study of the vegetation of the contrasting natural conditions: the structure, dynamic and ecology of plant communities.
Poster # 41. Treberg, Mike*,1, Turkington, Roy1, 1 University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada, Community- and species-level consequences of competition in an unproductive environment: an experimental approach using boreal forest understory vegetation.
Poster # 42. Vandvik, Vigdis*,1, Goldberg, Deborah2, 1 Department of Biology, Bergen, Norway2 Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, Local and regional controls of diversity in a grassland metacommunity.
Poster # 43. White, Ethan*,1, 2, 3, Gilchrist, Michael4, 1 Department of Biology, Logan, UT, USA2 Ecology Center, Logan, UT, USA3 Department of Biology, Logan, UT, USA4 Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Knoxville, TN, USA, Effects of the temporal structure of individuals on temporal turnover in two desert communities.
Poster # 44. Work, Timothy *,1, Shorthouse, David2, Spence, John2, He, Fangliang2, 1 Université du Québec ŕ Montréal, Montréal, QC, Canada2 University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada, Variable retention harvesting homogenizes arthropod biodiversity in western boreal mixedwood forests.
Poster # 45. Bowers, Kirk*,1, Boutin, Celine2, 1 Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada2 Environment Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Floristic quality in riparian habitats within an agricultural landscape.
Poster # 46. Crosby, Gareth 1, Bubier, Jill1, Moore, Tim1, 1 Department of Earth and Environment, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA, USA, Northern peatland vegetation patterns along water-table gradients at Mer Bleue Bog, Ontario.
Poster # 47. Ehlers, Anneli1, Worm, Boris2, Reusch, Thorsten3, 1 Leibniz-Institut für Meereswissenschaften, Kiel, Germany2 Biology Department, Halifax, NS, Canada3 Max-Planck-Institut für Limnologie, Plön, Germany, GGenetic diversity drives ecosystem functions in marine monodominant macrophyte stands.
Poster # 48. Fukushima, Michio*,1, Kameyama, Satoshi, 1 National Institute for Environmental Studies, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan, Effects of dams on freshwater fish diversity and distribution in Hokkaido, Japan.
Poster # 49. Gullen, Amy*,1, Downing, Amy 1, Leibold, Mathew 2, 1 Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, OH, USA2 University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA, Environmental determinants of macroinvertebrate diversity and composition in ponds.
Poster # 50. Kunza, Amy*,1, Pennings, Steve1, 1 University of Houston, Houston, TX, Plant diversity of Texas and Georgia salt marshes.
Poster # 52. Mitrofanov, Igor*,1, Mamilov, Nadir2, Galuchshak, Sergey 2, 1 Scientific Society “Tethys”, Almaty, Kazakhstan2 Kazak National University, Almaty, Kazakhstan, Fishes of Small Aral Sea (modern conditions).
Poster # 53. Weis, Jerome*,1, 2, Cardinale, Bradley1, 2, Forshay, Kenneth2, Ives, Anthony2, 1 University of California-Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, 931062 University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, 53706, Effects of biodiversity on community production change over the course of succession: A microcosm study with freshwater algae.
Poster # 54. Diekötter, Tim1, 2, Billeter, Regula2, Crist, Thomas2, 1 Miami University, Oxford, OH, USA2 Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich, Switzerland, Habitat-specific contributions to insect diversity in agricultural mosaic landscapes.
Poster # 55. Plourde, Laura *,1, 1 Unity College, Unity, ME, USA, The relationship between vegetation diversity and carabidae diversity in northern Vermont forests.
Poster # 56. Riem, Jennifer*,1, Buddle, Chris2, Rypstra, Ann3, 1 Miami University, Oxford, OH, USA2 McGill University, Ste. Anne de Bellevue, Quebec, Canada3 Miami University, Hamilton, OH, USA, Effects of detrital subsidy on abundance and diversity of ground-dwelling spiders and insects.
Poster # 57. Silva, Marina*,1, Hartling, Leslie1, Opps, Sheldon1, 1 University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada, Habitat features and small mammals in agricultural landscapes of Prince Edward Island , Canada.
Poster # 58. Baek, Kyung-Hwa *,1, 2, Kim, Sung-Hyun1, Lee, In-Sook 1, 1 Department of Life Science, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea2 Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Daejon, Korea, Microbial abundance and diversity during the phytoremediation with barnyard grass and Indian mallow in military site.
Poster # 59. Bai, Yongfei1, Wu, Jianguo1, 2, Pan, Qingmin1, Zhang, Lixia1, Huang, Jianhui1, Han, Xingguo1, 1 Institute of Botany, the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing2 School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, Impact of nitrogen addition on biodiversity and productivity of grasslands.
Poster # 60. Bobb, Michael*,1, Zeglin, Lydia1, Gooseff, Michael2, Barrett, John3, Dahm, Cliff1, Takacs-Vesbach, Cristina1, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, United States2 Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO, United States3 Dartmouth University, Hanover, NH, United States, Hydrological/Biogeochemical Controls Over Microbial Diversity Across Varying Spatial Scales In Antarctic Hyporheic Zones.
Poster # 61. Cancela Da Fonseca, Jorge, , On biodiversity and niche ecology: Theory and usage.
Poster # 62. Gonzalez, Leslie*,1, Hooper, David1, Dukes, Jeffrey2, 1 Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA2 University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA, Does complementarity affect community composition in natural serpentine grassland?
Poster # 63. Kivinen, Sonja*,1, 2, Luoto, Miska1, Kuussaari, Mikko1, 1 Finnish Environment Institute, Helsinki, Finland2 University of Turku, Turku, Finland, Effects of climate, habitat, soil and geographical location on multi-species richness of boreal agricultural landscapes.
Poster # 64. Lindo, Zoe*,1, 1 University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, Islands in the sky: Oribatid mite communities in suspended soils of Western redcedar as model systems of island biogeography and metacommunity dynamics.
Poster # 65. Oliveira, Marcelo1, Ferraz, Luiz Carlos2, Neilson, Roy 3, 1 Instituto Biológico, Campinas, SP, Brazil2 ESALQ/USP, Piracicaba, SP, Brazil3 Plant Soil Interactions Research Programme, Dundee, Tayside, Scotland, UK, Xiphinema krugi, species complex or a complex of species?
Poster # 66. Nkem, Johnson*,1, Wall, Diana1, Virginia, Ross2, Barrett, John2, Adams, Byron3, 1 Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA2 Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755, USA3 Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602, USA, Sources of soil moisture and their impacts on soil biodiversity in Taylor Valley, Antarctica.
Poster # 67. Smith, Laura*,1, Christophel, David1, 1 Department of Biological Sciences, University of Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA, The effects of wind and slope on the distribution of leaf litter in a tropical rainforest.
Poster # 68. Vogelsang, Keith*,1, Reynolds, Heather1, Bever, James1, 1 Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, U.S.A., The interactive effects of mycorrhizal species identity and phosphorus availability influence plant community structure in a tallgrass prairie system.
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