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

COS 88 - Population Dynamics: Modeling

Thursday, August 5, 2010: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
320, David L Lawrence Convention Center
Roberto Salguero-Gomez
8:00 AM
Do natural populations approach their stable stage distributions?
Jennifer Williams, University of British Columbia; Martha M. Ellis, University of Montana; Mary C. Bricker, University of Montana; Jedediah F. Brodie, University of Montana; Elliott W. Parsons, University of Montana
8:20 AM
A quantitative evaluation of the trophic cascade hypothesis for hantavirus outbreaks
Angela D. Luis, Colorado State University; Richard Douglass, Montana Tech of the University of Montana; Ottar N. Bjornstad, Pennsylvania State University
8:40 AM
Transient dynamics influences plant establishment following a dispersal event: A case study with Penstemon haydenii
Brigitte Tenhumberg, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Richard Rebarber, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Kay Kottas, University of Nebraska
9:00 AM
Population dynamics of toxic algal blooms in Lake Champlain: A tale of two phases
Edmund M. Hart, University of British Columbia; Nicholas J. Gotelli, University of Vermont; Rebecca Gorney, University of Vermont; Mary Watzin, University of Vermont
9:20 AM
The role of environmental stochasticity in reducing the amplitude of population fluctuations
Ben C. Nolting, Case Western Reserve University; Chad E. Brassil, University of Nebraska
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
Opposing effects of frequency-dependent and frequency-independent selection on species abundance distributions
Ian T. Carroll, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution; Roger M. Nisbet, University of California, Santa Barbara
10:10 AM
A mathematical model for antibiotic resistant bacteria in the Mud River, WV
Anna Mummert, Marshall University; Bonita Lawrence, Marshall University; Charles Somerville, Marshall University
10:30 AM
Using agent-based models to determine how Gypsy moth feeding behavior affects transmission of LdNPV
Libby Eakin, University of Chicago; Greg Dwyer, University of Chicago
10:50 AM
Modeling the malaria vector: Population dynamics of Anopheles mosquitoes with respect to temperature
Lindsay M. Beck-Johnson, Colorado State University; Ottar N. Bjornstad, Pennsylvania State University; William A. Nelson, Queen's University; Andrew F. Read, The Pennsylvania State University; Matthew B. Thomas, Penn State University
11:10 AM
Linking the Metabolic Theory of Ecology with Conservation Biology: The Influence of Body Mass on Extinction Time
Robert Matlock, College of Staten Island; Tobias Schaefer, College of Staten Island