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

COS 74 - Community Disturbance and Recovery II

Wednesday, August 4, 2010: 1:30 PM-5:00 PM
321, David L Lawrence Convention Center
Carol L. Landry
1:30 PM
Cascading effects of biotic disturbance and foraging refugia: Maintenance of diversity and function in an arboreal ant community
Andrew J. MacDonald, University of California, Santa Barbara; Doug Jackson, NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service
1:50 PM
Impacts of sudden oak death at Point Reyes National Seashore: Tanoak mortality, vegetation dynamics, and fuel loading
Benjamin Ramage, Randolph-Macon College; Alison Forrestel, University of California--Berkeley; Max A. Moritz, University of California, Berkeley; Kevin O'Hara, University of California, Berkeley
2:10 PM
Utilizing the trophic interactions of nematodes as indicators of changes in soil biota associated with the loss of Bouteloua eriopoda grasslands
Jeremy R. Klass, New Mexico State University; Jacqueline M. Trojan, New Mexico State University; Stephen H. Thomas, New Mexico State Univerisy; Debra Peters, USDA Agricultural Research Service
2:30 PM
Mixing it up: The role insecticide mixtures in aquatic wetlands
Jessica Hua, Purdue University; Rick A. Relyea, University of Pittsburgh
3:10 PM
3:20 PM
Disturbance timing affects mechanisms of coexistence
Adam David Miller, The Pennsylvania State University; Stephen H. Roxburgh, CSIRO Land and Water Flagship; Katriona Shea, The Pennsylvania State University
3:40 PM
Seeds of change: A comparison of seeding vs. natural recovery for post-fire rehabilitation in a ponderosa pine forest
Melissa A. McMaster, Northern Arizona University; Andrea E. Thode, Northern Arizona University; Michael J.C. Kearsley, National Park Service
4:00 PM
Convergence in species and functional composition of secondary forests over time in central Panama
Saara J. DeWalt, Clemson University; Daisy H. Dent, University of Stirling; Julie S. Denslow, Institute of Pacific Island Forestry
4:20 PM
Amphibian occupancy dynamics in a primary successional landscape
Evan H. Campbell Grant, US Geological Survey; Charlie Crisafulli, US Forest Service; William F. Fagan, University of Maryland
4:40 PM
Long-term changes in structure and radial growth in three old-growth red spruce (Picea rubens) forests in West Virginia
Eric Heitzman, West Virginia University; Sean Dougherty, West Virginia University; James Rentch, West Virginia University; Steven Stephenson, University of Arkansas; Steve Adams, Dabney Lancaster Community College