Wednesday, August 9, 5:00-6:30 pm
Poster Session 17 - Community ecology: structure, composition, and dynamics
Exhibit Hall, Ballroom Level, Cook Convention Center
Poster # 72. Wang, Xianzhong*,1, 1 Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN, Progressively diminishing effects of elevated CO2 on plant productivity from individuals to communities.
Poster # 73. Riem, Jennifer*,1, Buddle, Chris2, Rypstra, Ann3, 1 Miami University, Oxford, OH2 McGill University, Ste. Anne de Bellevue, QC, Canada3 Miami University, Hamilton, OH, Seasonality and productivity affect ground-dwelling spider abundance and diversity.
Poster # 74. Nicholson, Michelle1, McKenna, Mary1, 1 Howard University, Washington, DC, Stimulation of nodulation in clover by the essential oil of Thymus serpyllum (Lamiaceae).
Poster # 75. Lauenroth, William1, Munson, Seth*,1, 1 Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, Plant community responses to removal of the dominant species: contrasting responses of subdominant and rare species.
Poster # 76. Ott, Jeffrey*,1, Sanderson, Stewart2, McArthur, E2, 1 University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA2 U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Provo, UT, USA, Coalition clustering of plant communities at Zion National Park, UT.
Poster # 77. Schmedicke, Robert*,1, Starmer, William1, 1 Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, An integrative approach to understanding community assembly in the cactus-yeast model system.
Poster # 78. Aicher, Rebecca*,1, Suding, Katharine1, 1 University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA, United States, Community assembly models as predictive tools in restoration.
Poster # 79. Blong, Andrea*,1, Wilsey, Brian1, 1 Iowa State University, Ames, IA, Experimental test of community assembly rules in tallgrass prairie restorations.
Poster # 80. Sircely, Jason*,1, Schuster, William2, Naeem, Shahid1, 1 Columbia University, New York, NY2 Black Rock Forest, Cornwall, NY, Evidence for niche-based community assembly in a deciduous forest understory plant community.
Poster # 81. Gibbes, Laura*,1, Rodas, Luis*,1, Crawford, Daniel*,1, Barrett, Gary1, 1 University of Georgia, Athens, GA, Resource partitioning and sociality of Peromyscus leucopus and Ochrotomys nuttalli.
Poster # 82. Wolnowska, Izabella *,1, Caceres, Carla1, 1 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, Changes in life-history traits during community assembly.
Poster # 83. Evans, John*,1, Weltzin, Jake1, Sanders, Nathan1, 1 University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, Community-level responses to nutrients, herbivory, and invasion in an east Tennessee old-field.
Poster # 84. Rodstrom, Robert*,1, Hannon, Eugene1, Kittelson, Neal1, Brown, John1, 1 Washington State University, Pullman, WA, Arthropod community response to a catastrophic event in an irrigated perennial crop.
Poster # 85. Farley, Elizabeth*,1, Sieving, Kathryn 1, Contreras, Thomas1, 1 University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA, Characterizing complex mixed-species bird flocks using an objective method for determining species participation.
Poster # 86. Boughton, Elizabeth*,1, Quintana-Ascencio, Pedro1, Bohlen, Patrick2, Jenkins, David1, 1 University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL2 Archbold Biological Station, Lake Placid, FL, Wetland plant assemblages across an agricultural disturbance gradient in central Florida.
Poster # 87. Armas, Cristina*,1, Pugnaire, Francisco2, 1 Duke University, Durham, NC, USA2 EEZA - Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Almeria, Spain, Plant interactions and community dynamics in a semi-arid coastal sand dune ecosystem.
Poster # 88. Mahaney, Wendy*,1, Gross, Katherine1, 1 Michigan State University, Hickory Corners, MI, United States, Do shifts in species composition influence ecosystem processes?: comparing the impacts of C3 and C4 grasses on soil processes.
Poster # 89. Willig, Michael*,1, 2, Zimmermann, Craig3, 1 Center for Environmental Science and Engineering, Storrs, CT, USA2 Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Storrs, CT, USA3 Department of Biological Sciences, Lubbock, TX, USA, Effect of disturbance on metacommunity structure of trees in a tabonuco forest.
Poster # 90. Carlson, Matthew1, Miller, Amy*,2, 3, Lipkin, Rob1, 1 Alaska Natural Heritage Program, Anchorage, AK, USA2 National Park Service, Anchorage, AK, USA3 Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research, Boulder, CO, USA, Vascular flora of nunataks in southwest Alaska.
Poster # 91. Griggs, Leigh*,1, Peterson, Chris1, Moore, Clint2, Zomlefer, Wendy1, 1 University of Georgia, Athens, GA2 University of Georgia, Athens, GA, Community typing and prediction of forest succession in rare vegetative communities of the southern Appalachians.
Poster # 92. Rubino, Darrin*,1, Klips, Robert2, McCarthy, Brian3, 1 Hanover College, Hanover, IN2 The Ohio State University at Marion, Marion, OH3 Ohio University, Athens, OH, Composition and ecology of bryophyte communities on oak (Quercus spp.) woody debris in a mixed-oak forest of southern Ohio, US.
Poster # 93. McCune, Bruce*,1, Rosentreter, Roger2, 1 Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR2 Bureau of Land Management, Boise, ID, Debunking the myth of slow lichens.
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