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

COS 29 - GPS and Telemetry & Distributions and Range Limits

Tuesday, August 3, 2010: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
325, David L Lawrence Convention Center
Stephanie L. Eby
8:00 AM
Free-ranging cattle herd spatial associations and social interactions in a semi-arid rangeland in Texas, USA
Christopher Cheleuitte-Nieves, Texas A&M University; Humberto Perotto-Baldivieso, Cranfield University; Ben Wu, Texas A&M University; Susan M. Cooper, Texas AgriLife Research; Joseph W. Holloway, Texas AgriLife Research
8:20 AM
Scaling animal movement data: A case study with forest elephants
Charles B. Yackulic, US Geological Survey; Stephen Blake, Max Plank Institute for Ornithology; Sharon Deem, Wildlife Conservation Society; Michael Kock, Wildlife Conservation Society; Maria Uriarte, Columbia University
8:40 AM
Comparing fine-scale space-use patterns of the fish, gag grouper, in contrasting landscapes using new telemetry technology
Zy Biesinger, University of Florida; Benjamin M. Bolker, McMaster University; William J. Lindberg, University of Florida
9:00 AM
Evaluating changes in population connectivity and abundance through time using historical DNA
Jody M. Tucker, USDA Forest Service and the University of Montana Wildlife Biology Program; Michael K. Schwartz, USDA Forest Service; Kristy L. Pilgrim, USDA Forest Service; Fred W. Allendorf, The University of Montana; Richard L. Truex, USDA Forest Service
9:20 AM
Ants as bioindicators, and the resiliency of ant assemblages in arid climates
Kimberly A. Franklin, Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
Searching for a needle in a haystack: Using GIS to identify likely locations of previously unknown populations of an endangered species
Chris M. Bowman-Prideaux, CSU, Northridge; Paula Schiffman, Calif State University, Northridge; Christy A. Brigham, National Park Service, Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area
10:10 AM
Do germination requirements limit southward spread of Russian-olive (Elaeagnus angustifolia L.) in western North America?
Kimberly R. Guilbault, Colorado State University; Cynthia S. Brown, Colorado State University; Jonathan Friedman, US Geological Survey; Patrick B. Shafroth, US Geological Survey
10:30 AM
Biotic or abiotic control? Assessing the mechanisms and implications of coastal dune bioengineering
Phoebe Zarnetske, Michigan State University; Eric W. Seabloom, University of Minnesota; Sally D. Hacker, Oregon State University; Peter Ruggiero, Oregon State University
10:50 AM
Local and regional community turnover in lake-phytoplankton
Robert Ptacnik, WasserCluster Lunz; Tom Andersen, Oslo University; Pål Brettum, Norwegian Institute for Water Research
11:10 AM
Range limits: Rethinking the edge
Ty Tuff, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History; Brett Melbourne, University of Colorado; Alan Hastings, University of California, Davis