95th ESA Annual Meeting (August 1 -- 6, 2010)

COS 81 - Abundance, Rarity, Diversity Estimation

Thursday, August 5, 2010: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
335, David L Lawrence Convention Center
Volker Bahn
8:00 AM
Evaluating changes in Chicago-area bird diversity using the Audubon Society’s Christmas Bird Count data
Kathleen A. Degnan, Chicago State University; Eric L. Peters, Chicago State University; Timothy J. Bell, Chicago State University; Devi Prasad V. Potluri, Chicago State University
8:20 AM
Assessing the conservation value of farmland ponds: Use of predictive techniques to identify surrogate groups
Margherita Gioria, University College Dublin; Giovanni Bacaro, University of Siena; Andre' Schaffers, Wageningen University
8:40 AM
Linking nested and non-nested patterns of species turnover: Exploring the limits of the relationship
Daniel J. McGlinn, Utah State University; Allen Hurlbert, University of North Carolina
9:20 AM
Visualizing species diversity changes in communities: A different approach
Liette Vasseur, Brock University; M. You, Fujian University of Forestry and Agriculture; Jacques Régnière, Canadian Forest Service; Yunkai Zheng, Fujian University of Forestry and Agriculture
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
Density-dependent singing behavior and the reliability of population estimates for passerine birds
Christopher C. Warren, Texas State University; James R. Ott, Texas State University-San Marcos; Floyd W. Weckerly, Texas State University
10:10 AM
Modeling effects of rare taxa in community ecotoxicology
Nathaniel P. Hitt, USGS Leetown Science Center; David R. Smith, Smithsonian Institution; Craig Snyder, USGS Leetown Science Center; Jonathan Daily, USGS Leetown Science Center
10:30 AM
Commonness and rarity of species: Does species' rank influence contribution to ecosystem function?
Meha Jain, Columbia University; Georgia Hart-Fredeluces, University of Hawaii at Manoa; Caroline DeVan, New Jersey's Science and Technology University; Case M. Prager, Columbia University; Dan Flynn, University of Zurich; Farshid S. Ahrestani, Columbia University; Daniel E. Bunker, New Jersey Institute of Technology; Matthew I. Palmer, Columbia University; Sean M. Smukler, Columbia University; Jason Sircely, Columbia University; Shahid Naeem, Columbia University
10:50 AM
Phylogenetic structure, co-occurrence, and abundance in Psychotrieae (Rubiaceae) species assemblages in Costa Rica
John R. Paul, Colorado State University; Stephen J. Tonsor, University of Pittsburgh