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

COS 23 - Habitat Structure, Fragmentation, Connectivity

Tuesday, August 3, 2010: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
324, David L Lawrence Convention Center
Sharon K. Collinge
8:00 AM
The influence of landscape factors on long-term beaver site occupancy
Anna M. Harrison, State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry; John C. Stella, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry; Stacy McNulty, SUNY ESF Adirondack Ecological Center
8:20 AM
Edge effects, not connectivity, determine the incidence and development of a foliar fungal plant disease
Brenda L. Johnson, North Carolina State University; Nick M. Haddad, North Carolina State University
9:00 AM
Growth of an understory herb is chronically reduced in Amazonian forest fragments
Paul R. Gagnon, University of Florida; Emilio M. Bruna, University of Florida; Paulo Rubim, INPA; Maria Rosa Darrigo, INPA; Ramon C. Littell, University of Florida; Maria Uriarte, Columbia University; W. John Kress, Smithsonian Institution
9:20 AM
Parasite dispersal mode predicts connectivity effects
Lauren Sullivan, Iowa State University
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
Interactions lost and gained: A review of how trophic interactions are impacted by the fragmentation of habitats
Holly Martinson, University of Maryland; William F. Fagan, University of Maryland
10:10 AM
CANCELLATION - Decoupling fragmentation per-se effects from habitat loss reveals positive effect of fragmentation on spider biodiversity
Yoni Gavish, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev; Michael L. Rosenzweig, University of Arizona
10:30 AM
Landscape versus patch effects on prairie insect communities
Brett J. Goodwin, University of North Dakota; Sarah K. Olimb, World Wildlife Fund; David W. Cookman III, University of North Dakota; Bradley C. Rundquist, University of North Dakota
10:50 AM
The effects of temporal habitat fragmentation on predator ecology and ecosystem processes in an intermittent stream
Jason L. Hwan, University of California, Berkeley; Stephanie M. Carlson, University of California, Berkeley