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

COS 84 - Invasion: Models and Ecosystem Processes

Thursday, August 5, 2010: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
409, David L Lawrence Convention Center
Emily S. J. Rauschert
8:00 AM
Predictive spatial model of invasive species spread
Angela L. Shelton, Indiana University
8:20 AM
Species distribution patterns in their native and invasive ranges: Niche shifts and prediction implications  
Jenica M. Allen, University of Connecticut; Ines Ibanez, University of Michigan; John A. Silander, University of Connecticut
8:40 AM
Invasion speeds in variable environments
Michael G. Neubert, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution; Hal Caswell, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution; Christine M. Hunter, University of Alaska Fairbanks
9:00 AM
Potential habitat modeling of four aquatic invasive fish (Channa argus, Cyprinella lutrensis, Neogobius melanstoma, and Hypophthalmichthys molitrix) in the continental US
Helen Poulos, Wesleyan University; Barry Chernoff, Wesleyan University; Pam Fuller, USGS; David Butman, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
The net effects of grazing and nutrient remineralization on algal biomass and primary productivity by an exotic grazing fish
Krista A. Capps, University of Maine; Alexander Flecker, Cornell University; Rocío Rodiles-Hernández, El Colegio de la Frontera Sur (ECOSUR)
10:10 AM
Timberline expansion associated with climate change facilitated by microsites
Adelaide Johnson, USDA Forest Service; J. Alan Yeakley, Portland State University
10:30 AM
Nutrient acquisition and soil nutrient mineralization by exotic range-expanding and related native plants
Annelein Meisner, Netherlands Institute of Ecology; Wietse De Boer, Netherlands Institute of Ecology; Wim H. Van der Putten, Netherlands Institute of Ecology
10:50 AM
Effects of the exotic invasive Asian earthworm, Amynthas hilgendorfi, on forest floor processes
Holly G. Greiner, Oakland University; Scott D. Tiegs, Oakland University; Donna R. Kashian, Wayne State University; Ashley Burtner, Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory
11:10 AM
Combined effects of forest age, leaf litter quality, and earthworm abundance on soil C efflux
Lijun Xia, Johns Hopkins University; Katalin Szlavecz, Johns Hopkins University; Melissa K. McCormick, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center; Dennis F. Whigham, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center; Scott Pitz, Johns Hopkins University