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

COS 34 - Biodiversity

Tuesday, August 3, 2010: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
330, David L Lawrence Convention Center
Joshua Ladau
1:50 PM
Importance of large trees for epiphyte biodiversity in Chilean temperate rainforests
Iván A. Díaz, Universidad Austral de Chile; Mauricio E. Peña, P. Universidad Catolica de Chile; Juan J. Armesto, Institute of Ecology and Biodiversity; Kathryn E. Sieving, University of Florida
2:30 PM
Environmental stability and lake zooplankton diversity – contrasting effects of chemical and thermal variability
Jonathan Shurin, University of California- San Diego; Monika Winder, Department of Ecology, Environment and Plant Sciences, Stockholm University; Rita Adrian, Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries,; W. Bill Keller, Ontario Ministry of the Environment; Blake Matthews, EAWAG; Andrew M. Paterson, Ontario Ministry of the Environment; Michael J. Paterson, Fisheries & Oceans Canada; Bernadette Pinel-Alloul, University of Montreal; James A. Rusak, Dorset Environmental Science Centre; Norman D. Yan, York University
2:50 PM
Blame it on the weather: Temporal variability vs. treatment effects in plant species richness and diversity
Amy J. Symstad, U.S. Geological Survey; Jayne L. Jonas, Colorado State University
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
Bird species richness and range dynamics: What can we predict by studying variation and size of species ranges?
Genoveva Rodríguez-Castañeda, Umeå University; Roland Jonsson, Umeå University
3:40 PM
Nest predation cannot explain homogeneous urban bird communities
Amy E. Hank, University of Illinois at Chicago; Kirsten Almberg, Lincoln Park Zoo; Norbert Cordeiro, Roosevelt University; Eric Lonsdorf, University of Minnesota; Aaron Nash, Lake Forest College; L. Kristen Page, Wheaton College; Christopher J. Whelan, University of Illinois at Chicago
4:00 PM
Experimental nitrogen additions lead to non-random extinctions within mycorrhizal communities
Rebecca C. Mueller, Los Alamos National Laboratory; Brendan JM Bohannan, University of Oregon
4:20 PM
Mechanisms of altered arthropod evenness in response to plant genotypic richness
Scott H. McArt, Cornell University; Jennifer Thaler, Cornell University
4:40 PM
Diversity and productivity in northern hardwood forest understories: experimentally testing the predictions of the intermediate disturbance hypothesis
Julia I. Burton, Oregon State University; David J. Mladenoff, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Jodi A. Forrester, University of Wisconsin