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

COS 30 - Community Assembly and Neutral Theory II

Tuesday, August 3, 2010: 8:00 AM-11:30 AM
407, David L Lawrence Convention Center
Michael R. Allen
8:00 AM
Metacommunity assembly and sorting in novel lake communities
Michael R. Allen, National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration; Carla E. Cáceres, University of Illinois; Jessica VanDyke, University of Illinois
8:20 AM
Breaking the link between species diversity and ecosystem function: asymptotic equivalence of niche and neutral theory
Ryan A. Chisholm, National University of Singapore; Stephen W. Pacala, Princeton University
8:40 AM
A simple generalisation of neutral biodiversity theory resolves many of its problems
James Rosindell, Imperial College London; Stephen J. Cornell, University of Leeds; Stephen P. Hubbell, UCLA; Rampal S. Etienne, University of Groningen
9:00 AM
Plant-pollinator community assembly: What is the role of generalists?
Suann Yang, Presbyterian College; Colin E. Campbell, The Pennsylvania State University; Reka Albert, The Pennsylvania State University; Katriona Shea, The Pennsylvania State University
9:20 AM
Demographic signature of niche partitioning as a mechanism maintaining species diversity
Adam M. Siepielski, University of San Diego; Andrew N. Mertens, Dartmouth College; Brianna L. Wilkinson, Dartmouth College; Mark A. McPeek, Dartmouth College
9:40 AM
9:50 AM
Anthropogenic land use change shifts freshwater aquatic community composition: Parasites and their hosts response to cattle grazing
Katherine L. Dosch, University of Colorado; Pieter T. J. Johnson, University of Colorado-Boulder
10:10 AM
The assembly of ecological communities inferred from taxonomic and functional composition
Eric R. Sokol, Virginia Tech; E. F. Benfield, Virginia Tech; Lisa K. Belden, Virginia Tech; H. Maurice Valett, University of Montana
10:30 AM
Alternative community compositional and dynamical states: The dual consequences of assembly history
Lin Jiang, Georgia Institute of Technology; Hena Joshi, Georgia Institute of Technology; Sooyung K. Flakes, Georgia Institute of Technology
10:50 AM
Assembly history alters exotic-native proportions and species diversity of restored prairie plant communities
Leanne M. Martin, University of Kansas; Brian J. Wilsey, Iowa State University
11:10 AM