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

COS 120 - Niche Relationships and Theory

Friday, August 6, 2010: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
320, David L Lawrence Convention Center
8:00 AM
Niche requirements of an exotic invader across temperate forest gradients
Robert J. Warren II, SUNY Buffalo State; Volker Bahn, Wright State University; Timothy D. Kramer, Yale University; Yaya Tang, Yale University; Mark A. Bradford, Yale University
8:20 AM
The role of environment, genetic diversity and biotic interactions in the global invasion of Cactoblastis cactorum (Berg)
Christopher P. Brooks, Mississippi State University; Gary N. Ervin, Mississippi State University
9:00 AM
Coexistence of perennial plants: An embarrassment of niches
Peter Adler, Utah State University; Stephen Ellner, Cornell University; Jonathan M. Levine, ETH Zurich
9:20 AM
Assembly processes revealed by functional traits in grassland plant communities under herbivory in Inner Mongolia, China
Dan F.B. Flynn, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Shahid Naeem, Columbia University
9:40 AM
10:10 AM
Multivariate tradeoffs, succession, and multiple coexistence mechanisms in a guild of colonial invertebrates
Kyle F. Edwards, University of Hawaii; John J. Stachowicz, University of California, Davis
10:30 AM
Scale-dependent trade-offs interact to determine the scale of species coexistence in protozoan communities
Wade A. Ryberg, Texas A&M University; Cyrille Violle, CNRS; Zhichao Pu, Georgia Institute of Technology; Lin Jiang, Georgia Institute of Technology
10:50 AM
Do unmeasured biotic interactions bias species distribution models?
William Godsoe, Lincoln University; Luke Harmon, University of Idaho
11:10 AM
How should temporal niche segregation be defined?
György Barabás, University of Chicago; Aaron A. King, University of Michigan; Géza Meszéna, Eötvös University