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

COS 58 - Dispersal and Colonization

Wednesday, August 4, 2010: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
320, David L Lawrence Convention Center
Julia I. Burton
8:00 AM
Who is a better invader: Dreissena polymorpha or Dreissena rostriformis bugensis?
Dianna K. Padilla, Stony Brook University; Alexander Karatayev, Buffalo State College; Lyubov Burlakova, Buffalo State College; Sergey Mastitsky, Buffalo State College; Edward L. Mills, Cornell University
8:20 AM
Different colonization rates between exotic and native grasses as explanation for invasion success?
Claudia Stein, Bilogy Department; Katharine N. Suding, University of California at Berkeley
8:40 AM
Landscape effects on bumblebee population dynamics and genetic structure
Shalene Jha, University of Texas at Austin; Claire Kremen, University of British Columbia
9:00 AM
Functional connectivity under sub-optimal climatic conditions: Do climatic landscapes shape insects’ dispersal?
Thomas Delattre, CNRS UMR 6553 ECOBIO, Université de Rennes 1; Philippe Vernon, CNRS UMR 6553 ECOBIO, Université de Rennes 1; Hervé Quénol, CNRS COSTEL UMR6554 LETG, Université Rennes 2; Françoise Burel, CNRS UMR 6553 ECOBIO, Université de Rennes 1
9:20 AM
Site-fidelity in a declining population of migratory wildebeest
Thomas A. Morrison, Wake Forest University; Douglas T. Bolger, Dartmouth College
9:40 AM
10:10 AM
Dispersal syndromes of four fleshy-fruited deciduous forest herbs
Jennifer R. Philhower, Ohio University; Glenn Matlack, Ohio University
10:30 AM
Can habitat patchiness explain whether marine populations are open or closed? Lessons from metapopulation theory
Malin Pinsky, Rutgers University; Stephen R. Palumbi, Stanford University; Serge Andréfouët, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement; Sam Purkis, Nova Southeastern University
10:50 AM
Flying with the birds: How small aquatic invertebrates can make long journeys
Casper H.A. van Leeuwen, Netherlands Institute of Ecology - KNAW; Marcel Klaassen, Deakin University; Jan M. van Groenendael, Radboud University Nijmegen; Gerard van der Velde, Radboud University Nijmegen