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

COS 109 - Biodiversity: Effects of Global Change

Friday, August 6, 2010: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
407, David L Lawrence Convention Center
8:00 AM
The Mediterranean fishes facing global change: The spatial congruence between predicted species turnover, marine protected areas and human pressures
Camille Albouy, ETH Zurich; Frida Ben rais lasram, Institut National Agronomique de Tunisie; François Guilhaumon, Rui Nabeiro Biodiversity Chair CIBIO - Universidade de Évora Casa Cordovil; Laure Velez, Université Montpellier 2; Samuel Somot, Météo-France; Wilfried Thuiller, Université Grenoble Alpes; David Mouillot, ECOLAG-Université Montpellier 2
8:20 AM
CANCELLED - The effect of farming system on invasibility: A study using Amaranthus retroflexus in maize crops
F. Xavier Sans, University of Barcelona; Paul Mäder, Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL)
8:40 AM
Genetic diversity increases the population success of an invasive annual grass through complementarity not sampling effects
Heather G. McGray, University of California, Irvine; Katharine N. Suding, University of California at Berkeley
9:00 AM
Montane vertebrates in a warming climate: Changes in precipitation amplify extinction risks
Christy M. McCain, University of Colorado Boulder; Robert K. Colwell, University of Connecticut
9:20 AM
Global changes in savanna woody cover and bird communities in southern Africa
Clélia Sirami, South African National Biodiversity Institute
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
Forest management changes microclimate and bryophyte communities in the Cascade Mountains of western Washington
Martin Dovciak, State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry; Charles B. Halpern, University of Washington; Shelley A. Evans, University of Washington; Troy D. Heithecker, USFS Forest Mgmt. Service Center
10:10 AM
Plant biodiversity in an anthropogenic biosphere
Erle C. Ellis, University of Maryland Baltimore County; Erica Antill, University of Maryland Baltimore County; Holger Kreft, Georg-August University
10:30 AM
Biodiversity of biological soil crusts in response to grazing induced land degradation in semiarid grasslands of Mexico
Laura Concostrina-Zubiri, Instituto de Investigación de Zonas Desérticas, Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí; José L. Flores-Flores, Instituto de Investigación de Zonas Desérticas, Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí; Elisabeth Huber-Sannwald, Instituto Potosino de Investigación Cientifica y Tecnológica; Juan A. Reyes-Agüero, Instituto de Investigación de Zonas Desérticas, Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí; Isabel Martínez, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos
10:50 AM
Carbon sequestration of deciduous trees in monocultures and mixed species stands
Mascha Jacob, Albrecht von Haller Institute of Plant Sciences; Frank M. Thomas, Geobotany; Christoph Leuschner, University of Göttingen
11:10 AM
CANCELLED - The effects of land use change on biodiversity: Lessons from the Biodiversity Exploratories
Oliver Bossdorf, University of Tübingen; Markus Fischer, University of Bern