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

COS 75 - Trophic Dynamics and Interactions I

Wednesday, August 4, 2010: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
324, David L Lawrence Convention Center
Jason M. Schmidt
1:30 PM
The presence of road salt is related to novel food web patterns in urban stormwater detention ponds
Robin J. Van Meter, Washington College; Christopher M. Swan, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
1:50 PM
Warming and eutrophication strengthen trophic cascades in freshwater food webs
Pavel Kratina, Queen Mary University of London; Hamish S. Greig, University of Canterbury; Patrick L. Thompson, McGill University; Ticiana C. Pereira, University of British Columbia; Jonathan B. Shurin, University of California, San Diego
2:10 PM
Influence of resource availability on the outcome of size structured interactions
Michael W. McCoy, Boston University; Justin C. Touchon, Vassar College; Karen M. Warkentin, Boston University; James R. Vonesh, Virginia Commonwealth University
2:30 PM
2:50 PM
Trophic cascades and climate variability affect willow growth on Yellowstone's Northern Range
Kristin N. Marshall, NOAA Fisheries; David J. Cooper, Colorado State University; N. Thompson Hobbs, Colorado State University
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
Resource distribution and species interactions drive trophic responses to a habitat edge
Gina Marie Wimp, Georgetown University; Shannon M. Murphy, University of Denver; Danny Lewis, Georgetown University; Leslie Ries, University of Maryland
3:40 PM
Interactions among herbivore guilds: Vertebrate herbivores affect grassland arthropods via plant compositional shifts
Kelly A. Farrell, Oregon State University; Elizabeth T. Borer, University of Minnesota
4:00 PM
Spatial distribution of a gall-making fly and its parasitoids
William C. Wetzel, University of California, Davis
4:40 PM
Decomposition of ecosystem models into smaller subnetworks while preserving system-wide behavior and function
Caner Kazanci, University of Georgia; Stuart J. Whipple, University of Georgia; Bernard C. Patten, University of Georgia