Poster Session 39: Late Breaking and Newsworthy Posters
Friday, August 12, 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM, Exhibit Hall 220 A-E, Level 2, Palais des congrès de Montréal
Poster # 71. Augustin, Claudia*,1, Pilz, Jörg*,1, Werner, Armin*,1, 1 Centre for Landscape and Land Use Research, Müncheberg, Germany, Thematic Knowledge Collection Landscape Science: A virtual centre to store research information and to sharpen the boundaries of landscape sciences.
Poster # 72. Schaefer, James*,1, Mahoney, Shane2, 1 Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada2 Department of Environment & Conservation, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, Logging and caribou habitat selection in a spatially correlated world.
Poster # 73. MALTAIS-LANDRY, Gabriel*,1, CHAZARENC, Florent1, COMEAU, Yves2, BRISSON, Jacques1, 1 IRBV, 4101, rue Sherbrooke Est H1X 2B2, Montréal, Québec, Canada2 École Polytechnique, Montréal H3C 3A7, Montréal, Québec, Canada, Constructed wetlands to treat fish farm wastewater, effect of plant species, artificial aeration and loading rate.
Poster # 74. Vehviläinen, Harri*,1, Koricheva, Julia2, 1 Section of Ecology, Department of Biology, University of Turku, Turku, Finland2 School of Biological Sciences , Royal Holloway University of London, Egham, Surrey, United Kingdom, Moose and vole browsing patterns in experimentally manipulated pure and mixed forest stands.
Poster # 75. Rudnicki, Mark*,1, Meyer, Thomas1, Lieffers, Victor2, Silins, Uldis2, 1 University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA2 University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada, Crown collisions dampen the tree sway period.
Poster # 76. Han, Xiaozeng*,1, Wang, Shouyu1, 1 North-east Institute of Geography and Agricultural Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Harbin, Heilongjiang Province, China, Change of organic carbon content and its fractions in agricultural ecosystem with recycled nutrition.
Poster # 77. McCanny, Stephen*,1, 1 Parks Canada, Gatineau, QC, CANADA, Ranking ecological measures of National Parks using conceptual models.
Poster # 78. Mosnier, Arnaud*,1, 2, 3, Ouellet, Jean1, 2, 3, Courtois, Réhaume4, 1 Université du Québec à Rimouski, Rimouski, Québec, Canada2 Groupe de recherche BioNord, Rimouski, Québec, Canada3 Centre d'Études Nordiques, Rimouski, Québec, Canada4 Ministère des ressources naturelles et de la faune, Direction de la recherche sur la faune, Québec, Québec, Canada, Behavioural adaptations of black bears to a region of low productivity; the boreal forest.
Poster # 79. Lin, Brenda*,1, 1 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, Coffee Transpiration Response to Microclimates Created by Shade Level Gradients in Southern Mexico.
Poster # 80. Teklemariam, Thomas *,1, Sparks, Jed1, 1 Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Ithaca, NY, USA, Leaf luxes of NO and NO2 in four herbaceous plant species: The role of ascorbic acid.
Poster # 83. Betts, Matthew*,1, Forbes, Graham1, 2, Diamond, Anthony3, Taylor, Phil4, 1 Greater Fundy Ecosystem Research Group, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada2 Faculty of Forestry and Environmental Management, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada3 Atlantic Cooperative Wildlife Ecology Research Network, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick4 Acadia University, Wolfeville, Nova Scotia, Canada, Independent effects of habitat amount and fragmentation on songbirds in a forest mosaic: an organism-based approach.
Poster # 85. Jansson, Ulrika1, Esseen, Per-Anders1, 1 Department of Ecology and Environmental Science, UMEÅ, SWEDEN, Forest edge quantification by line intersect sampling in aerial photographs.
Poster # 86. Fenberg, Phillip*,1, Roy, Kaustuv *,2, 1 University of California, San Diego. Section Ecolgy, Behavior, Evolution, La Jolla, CA2 University of California, San Diego. Section Ecolgy, Behavior, Evolution, La Jolla, CA, The effects of size-selective harvesting on a sex-changing limpet, Lottia gigantea.
Poster # 87. Rademan, Louise*,1, Bond, William1, February, Edmund1, Higgins, Steve2, 1 Department of Botany, Cape Town, South Africa2 Chair of Vegetation Ecology, Munich, Germany, How does rainfall effect tree and grass growth? A report on rainfall manipulation experiments in the Kruger National Park, South Africa.
Poster # 89. Filser, Juliane*,1, Engels, Gesine1, 1 University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany, Interactions between two collembolan species and their density-dependent effect on the performance of a grassland plant community.
Poster # 90. Baez, Selene*,1, Collins, Scott1, Lightfoot, David1, Koontz, Terri*,1, 1 Department of Biology, Albuquerque, NM, USA, Effects of rodent removal on community dynamics in desert grassland and shrubland vegetation.
Poster # 91. Pimienta-Barrios, Eulogio*,1, Zañudo-Hernàndez ., Julia 2, Nobel , Park S3, 1 UNIVERSIDAD DE GUADALAJARA, UNIVERSIDAD DE CALIFORODAniveru, JALISCO, MEXICO2 UNIVERSIDAD DE GUADALAJARA, ZAPOPAN, JALISCO, MEXICO3 UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA LOS ANGELES, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, USA, Young Daughter Cladodes Affect CO2 Uptake by Mature Cladodes of Opuntia ficus-indica.
Poster # 92. Hardison, Amber*,1, Anderson, Iris1, Canuel, Elizabeth1, 1 Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary, Gloucester Point, VA, USA, Monitoring the effects of an ephemeral macroalgal bloom on water quality and sediment chemistry in a shallow coastal lagoon.
Poster # 93. White, Peter*,1, Kerr, Jeremy1, 1 University ot Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Analyzing the predictors of temporal and spatial trends of butterfly species richness in Canada.
Poster # 94. Roberts, Bruce1, Deering, Keith2, 1 firstname.lastname@example.org, Corner Brook, NL, Canada2 KeithDeering@mail.gov.nl.ca, Goose Bay, Labrador, Canada, The importance of alkaline seeps in serpentinized areas, Western Newfoundland, Canada.
Poster # 95. Stein, Steven*,1, 1 Mansfield University, Mansfield, PA, USA, The effect of ray flowers on infloresence visitation and subsequent reproductive success of a tropical sunflower.
Poster # 96. Ortiz-Pulido, Raul*,1, Diaz, Sylvia Anaid2, Valle, Oscar2, Arregui, Lucia3, Fisher, Anna D.2, Bravo, Jessica1, 1 Centro de Investigaciones Biologicas, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Hidalgo, Pachuca, Hidalgo, México2 Departamento de Quimica y Biologia, Universidad ed las Americas-Puebla, Cholula, Puebla, Mexico3 Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid, España, Humminbirds and its nectar source: Testing spatio-temporal and ecological hierachies in three landscapes.
Poster # 97. Worsfold, Nicholas 1, Petchey, Owen 1, Warren, Philip1, 1 University of Sheffield, Sheffield, U.K., The consequences of extinction in aquatic microbial communities.
Poster # 98. Kerr, Tricia*,1, Humphries, Murray1, Boutin, Stan2, 1 McGill University, Macdonald Campus, Ste. Anne de Bellevue, Quebec, Canada2 University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Effect of food availability and growth rate on dispersal and settlement in juvenile red squirrels.
Poster # 99. Fetzer, William*,1, Vander Zanden, Jake1, 1 Center for Limnology, Madison, WI, USA, Food chain length: Patterns across lakes, rivers, oceans and estuaries.
Poster # 100. Chen, Xin*,1, 1 Concordia University College of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada, Population Fluctuations and Community Complexity in Model Food Webs.
Poster # 101. Rich, Paul*,1, Weintraub, Laura2, Ewers, Mary1, 3, Chen, Limin2, 1 Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM, USA2 Systech Engineering, Inc., San Ramon, CA, USA3 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, Basin scale models of climate, hydrology, and water management: the ZeroNet scenario library for the San Juan Basin.
Poster # 102. Haak, David1, Tewksbury, Joshua1, 1 University of Washington-Seattle, Seattle, WA, USA, Toxic fruit, secondary metabolites and the phenylpropanoid pathway.
Poster # 103. Madsen, Rodney1, Xu, Liukang1, Demetriades-Shah, Tanvir1, Garcia, Richard1, McDermitt, Dayle*,1, 1 LI-COR Biosciences, Lincoln, NE, USA, Soil CO2 flux measurements: Comparison between the LI-COR LI-6400 and LI-8100.
Poster # 104. Perroni Ventura, Yareni1, Montaña Carubelli, Carlos1, García-Oliva, Felipe2, 1 Instituto de Ecología A.C., Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico2 Centro de Investigaciones en Ecosistemas, UNAM., Morelia, Michoacán, Mexico, Seasonal dynamics of soil nutrient availability (C, N & P) under two leguminous tree species in a tropical semi-arid ecosystem.
Poster # 105. Tanaka, Yoshinari*,1, 1 Chuo University, Hachioji, Tokyo, Japan, The guild character model in exploitatively competing communities: Its application to biodiversity-ecosystem function relationships.
Poster # 106. zhenhong, Wang *,1, changqun , Duan1, 1 Life Science College of Guizhou University,Huaxi District, Guiyang City, Guizhou Province, China, Plant species diversity and ecosystem functioning about soil and water conservation at different scales.
Poster # 108. Reyes, Joel 1, Lemone, David1, 1 University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas, United States of America, Radon Measurements along faults in El Paso, Texas, and Bhutan Himalaya.
Poster # 109. Sharma, Gyan Prakash 1, Raghubanshi, A S 1, 1 Department of Botany, BHU, Varanasi, UP, India, Impact of Lantana camara L. invasion on soil properties and herb layer diversity in dry deciduous forests, India.
Poster # 110. Klepac, Petra*,1, 2, Neubert, Michael1, Harding, Karin3, 1 Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA, USA2 Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA3 Göteborg University, Göteborg, Sweden, Seasonal haul-out behavior and the dynamics of phocine distemper epizootics.
Poster # 111. Odom, Karan *,1, 1 Zoology Department, Delaware, OH, A model for the reintroduction of the South China Tiger (Panthera tigris amoyensis) to the Meihuashan National Nature Reserve.
Poster # 112. Voorhees, Larry*,1, Cook, Robert*,1, Rhyne, B*,1, 1 Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN, USA, Earth observation data at multiple scales.
Poster # 113. Meyer, Justin*,1, Ellner, Stephen1, Hairston, Nelson1, Jones, Laura 1, Yoshida, Takehito1, 1 Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA, Using microsatellite-PCR products to identify evolutionary genetic changes during predator-prey dynamics.
Poster # 114. Ahn, Changwoo*,1, Moser, Kurt1, 1 George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, Developing a dynamic model to predict the recruitment and survival of Salix nigra in response to flooding.
Poster # 115. LaFleur, Nancy *,1, Rubega, Margaret1, 1 University of Connecticut, Storrs, Winter movement patterns of European Starlings, with particular attention to consequences for seed dispersal in fleshy-fruited invasive plants.
Poster # 116. Hunsicker, Mary*,1, Essington, Timothy1, 1 School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, Seattle, Washington, Size-structured patterns of piscivory of the longfin inshore squid, Loligo pealei, in the mid-Atlantic continental shelf ecosystem.
Poster # 117. DeNoyer, Jeanne*,1, Watt, Ward1, 1 Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA, Local and regional limits to the distribution of Colias meadii.
Poster # 118. Pister, Benjamin*,1, 1 University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, Jetties and breakwaters as novel marine habitats.
Poster # 119. Mills, Julianne*,1, Waite, Thomas 1, 1 The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, Economic prosperity, biodiversity conservation, and the environmental Kuznets curve.
Poster # 120. Dalle, Gemedo1, Isselstein, Johannes2, Maass, Brigitte 3, 1 Forest Genetic Resources Conservation Department, Institute of Biodiversity Conservation, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia2 Institute of Agronomy and Plant Breeding, George-August University Göttingen., Goettingen, Germany3 Institute for Crop and Animal Production in the Tropics and Sub-tropics, George- August University Göttingen, Goettingen, Germany, Plant-environment interactions in the Borana Lowlands, Southern Oromia, Ethiopia.
Poster # 121. Gray, Ayesha*,1, Cornu, Craig1, 1 South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve, Charleston, Oregon, USA, Effectiveness monitoring for large woody debris (LWD) placement in South Slough Tidal Wetlands.
Poster # 122. Grevstad, Fritzi*,1, 1 Olympic Natural Resources Center, Long Beach, WA, USA, Choosing a geographic source of Prokelisia marginata for biological control of Spartina spp. in Washington State.
Poster # 123. Balbach, Harold*,1, Sharif, Muhammad1, Engel, Bernard2, 1 US Army ERDC, Champaign, IL, USA2 USDA-ARS, West Lafayette, IN, Turbidity as a surrogate for estimating suspended sediment loads.
Poster # 125. Orozco-Ter Wengel, Pablo1, 2, Sorensen, Anker2, den Nijs, Hans1, Hooftman, Danny*,1, 1 Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics (IBED), Amsterdam, The Netherlands2 Keygene N.V., Wageningen, The Netherlands, Hybrids between lettuce and its wild relative have an increased likelihood of carrying crop specific genome segments.
Poster # 126. Paine, C. E. Timothy*,1, 2, Harms, Kyle1, 1 Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, email@example.com , Restricted zones of influence reduce competition among rainforest tree seedlings.
Poster # 127. Sebastia, Teresa*,1, 2, Garcia-Pausas, Jordi1, Rodríguez, Carolina1, Vallecillo, Sara1, Canals, Rosa-Maria3, Casals, Pere1, Arco, Noèlia , Bartolomé, Jordi , Connolly, John , Garrido, Joan-Pere , Plaixats, Josefina , Romanyà, Joan , San Emeterio, Leticia, 1 Technological Forestry Centre of Catalonia, Solsona, Spain2 University of Lleida, Lleida, Spain3 University Public of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain, Soil carbon dynamics and grassland management in the Pyrenees.
Poster # 128. Banda-Sakala, Tasila*,1, Schwartz, Mark 2, Caro, Tim1, 3, 1 Dept. of Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology, Davis, California2 Dept. of Environmental Science & Policy, Davis, California3 Tanzania Wildlife Research Institute, Arusha, Tanzania, Woody vegetation structure and composition along a protection gradient in a miombo ecosystem of western Tanzania.
Poster # 129. Gardner, James *,1, Kisseadoo, Samuel1, Abraham, Barbara1, Andrews, Genitra1, Tucker, Heather1, 1 Hampton University, Hampton, Va, Effects of microenvironments on the growth of trees of the Sandy Bottom Nature Park in Hampton, Virginia.
Poster # 130. Gass, Tobah*,1, Robinson, Andrew1, 1 University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho, USA, Stand-replacing fire spread and stand age boundaries in a subalpine forest.
Poster # 131. Egerton-Warburton, Louise*,1, 2, Podbielski, Jonathan*,1, Sickel, Jeffrey1, Hendrix, Paul3, Sternberg, Paul4, Graham, Robert4, 1 Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe, IL, USA2 Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA3 University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA4 University of California, Riverside, CA, USA, Mycorrhizal community dynamics following a high intensity wildfire in the California chaparral.
Poster # 133. Wartell, Arlena*,1, 2, 1 University of Georgia, Athens, GA2 Savannah River Ecology Lab, Aiken, SC, Linking genetic structure to landscape structure at multiple spatial and temporal scales: the Carolina flying squirrel Glaucomys sabrinus coloratus in the southern Appalachians.
Poster # 134. Heath, Joel*,1, Gilchrist, H. Grant2, Ydenberg, Ronald1, 1 Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada2 Canadian Wildlife Service, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Complex behavioural patterns of Common Eiders wintering in the Canadian Arctic: the role of abiotic and physiological rythms.
Poster # 135. Frank, Cristina*,1, Burger, Joanna1, Niles, Larry2, 1 Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ, USA2 NJ Division of Fish and Wildlife, Trenton, NJ, USA, Effects of habitat loss at a migratory stopover: A study of migratory raptors at the Cape May, NJ stopover.
Poster # 136. Wahle, Richard*,1, Gibson, Mark2, 1 Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, W. Boothbay Harbor, ME, USA2 Rhode Island Department of Fish & Wildlife, Jamestown, RI, USA, Regional shift from larval supply- to disease-dominated dynamics in New England lobsters: A challenge to forecasting recruitment.
Poster # 137. Holbrook, Kimberly*,1, 1 University of Missouri-St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, USA, Seed dispersal in Amazonia Ecuador: Toucan-generated seed shadows and genetic based models of a neotropical nutmeg.
Poster # 138. Pejchar, Liba*,1, Daily, Gretchen1, Goldman, Becca1, Vitousek, Peter2, 1 Center for Conservation Biology, Stanford, CA, USA2 Biological Sciences, Stanford, CA, USA, The biodiversity value of human-dominated land use in Hawaii.
Poster # 139. Perotti, Elizabeth1, Lindberg, David1, 1 Department of Integrative Biology, Berkeley, CA, U.S.A., Does geologic history matter? The effects of substrate on intertidal community ecology.
Poster # 141. Li, Zhen Ji*,1, Chen, Jia Kuan2, Ruan, Yun Qiu3, Chen, Lu Zhen4, Ye, Wen5, Zhou, Dong Liang6, 1 Xiamen University, Xiamen, Fujian, China2 Fudan University, Shanghai, Shanghai, China3 Center of Protection and Administration for Wild Animals and Plants of Fujian, Fuzhou, Fujian, China4 Xiamen University, Xiamen, Fujian, China5 Xiamen University, Xiamen, Fujian, China6 Center of Protection and Administration for Wild Animals and Plants of Fujian, Fuzhou, Fujian, China, A new system for understanding the biodiversity in different nature reserves: Capacity, connectivity and quality of biodiversity.
Poster # 142. Ensbey, Michelle1, Tyre, Andrew2, Wintle, Brendan 1, Taylor, Scott3, 1 Environmental Science, Department of Botany, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia2 School of Natural Resources, University of Nebraska, -Lincoln, United States of America3 Upland Game Program, Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States of America, Accounting for uncertainty in monitoring: Making the most of your money!.
Poster # 143. Li, Feng*,1, Wang, Rusong*,2, Paulussen, Juergen3, 1 Research Center for Eco-Environmental Science,Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China2 Research Center for Eco-Environmental Science,Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China3 Research Center for Eco-Environmental Science,Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, Conjugate ecological planning of Beijing region at multiple scales.
Poster # 144. Hartley, Stephen*,1, Lester, Phil1, 1 Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand, How do insects respond to host-plant density? A multi-scale experiment with cabbage white butterflies (Pieris rapae).
Poster # 145. Vasey, Michael 1, Schile, Lisa1, Parker, V. Thomas1, Callaway, John2, Tuxen, Karin3, 1 San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA2 University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA3 University of California, Berkeley, CA, Impacts of fire on plant species diversity in two brackish tidal wetlands along the upper San Francisco Bay Estuary.
Poster # 146. Smart, David*,1, Pierce, Danielle1, Steenwerth, Kerri1, 2, Carlisle, Eli1, Hunt, Joshua2, Strand, Brian1, 1 Department of Viticulture & Enology, Davis, California, USA2 USDA/ARS Crops Pathology and Gentics, Davis, California, USA, Partitioning of soil respiration into aboveground and rhizosphere components using 13CO2 labeling in conventional and conservation tillage systems.
Poster # 147. Le, Thuy*,1, Rajan, Jessen*,1, Romagni, Joanne1, 1 University of St. Thomas, Houston, TX, Induction and activity of superoxide dismutase (SOD) in Aiptasia pallida.
Poster # 148. Oliveira, Rafael*,1, 2, Dawson, Todd1, Burgess, Stephen1, 3, 1 Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA2 Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais, Rod. Presidente Dutra, km 39, Cachoeira Paulista, SP, Brazil3 School of Plant Biology, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, WA, Australia, Evidence for direct water absorption by the shoot of the desiccation-tolerant plant Vellozia flavicans in the savannas of central Brazil.
Poster # 149. Ansari, Abdullah Adil, , Vermitech-worm powered technology in Organic Solid Waste Management.
Poster # 150. Duncan, Janelle*,1, Gonzalez, Maria*,1, 1 Miami University, Oxford, OH, Aggressive Behavior between Juvenile Stages of Round Goby and Yellow Perch Affects Competition.
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