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

COS 63 - Aquatic Ecology: Lakes and Ponds

Wednesday, August 4, 2010: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
330, David L Lawrence Convention Center
Alan E. Wilson
1:30 PM
Quantifying size and shape of lakes – advances in, and comparisons of approaches
Jae-Woo Kim, University of Toronto; Donald A. Jackson, University of Toronto
1:50 PM
CANCELLED - The Energy-mass (Em) flux framework: an Ectosystem approach to quantify effects of climate, humans, and biota on lakes
Peter R. Leavitt, University of Regina; Lynda Bunting, University of Regina; Ted Mathie, University of Regina; Various Chapman Conference Synthesis Group, Chapman Conference on Climate Change
2:10 PM
Elucidating the life cycle of claviceps zizaniae, a fungal smut pathogen of wild rice
Lauren Mitten, Ferris State University; Scott M. Herron, Ferris State University
2:30 PM
Subtle effects of Daphnia on toxic cyanobacteria under contrasting nitrogen-to-phosphorus ratios: A field experiment
Michael F. Chislock, Auburn University; RajReni B. Kaul, University of Georgia; Kristin M. Adamson, Auburn University; Alan E. Wilson, Auburn University
2:50 PM
Diversity and distribution of prokaryotic plankton in Lake Erie western basin revealed by 16S rDNA high throughput pyrosequencing
Xiaozhen Mou, Kent State University; Xinxin Lu, Kent State University; Jisha Jacob, Kent State University; Steven Robbins, Kent State University; Joseph Ortiz, Kent State University
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
Trophic ecology and ecosystem change: Age-related diet shift in a Laurentian Great Lake apex native fish predator
Scott A. Rush, University of Windsor; Gord Paterson, University of Windsor; Ken G. Drouillard, University of Windsor; Timothy B. Johnson, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources; Michael T. Arts, Environment Canada; Aaron T. Fisk, University of Windsor
3:40 PM
The influences of canopy cover and carbon inputs on the biodiversity of vernal pools
Michael A. Plenzler, Bowling Green State University; Helen J. Michaels, Bowling Green State University
4:00 PM
Urban aquatic systems: Carbon source or carbon sink?
Marguerite A. Xenopoulos, Trent University; Nicola A. McEnroe, Trent University; Graham Irvine, Trent University; Paul C. Frost, Trent University
4:20 PM
Pulse-driven fish population dynamics following a regime shift in Lake Erie
Stuart A. Ludsin, The Ohio State University; Kevin L. Pangle, Central Michigan University; Julie M. Reichert, ORISE; Jeff T. Tyson, Ohio Department of Natural Resources; Timothy B. Johnson, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources; Brian J. Fryer, University of Windsor; Alison B. Drelich, The Ohio State University
4:40 PM
Nutrient biogeochemistry of urban ponds: Water chemistry in a highly developed landscape
Nicola A. McEnroe, Trent University; Paul C. Frost, Trent University; Muriel Rolon Mérette, University of Ottawa; Frances R. Pick, University of Ottawa; Marguerite A. Xenopoulos, Trent University