Tentative #ESA2012 Tuesday

Tuesday looks to be pretty exciting. The number of overlapping talks all of which I want to see has jumped up, and, heck, there are overlapping symposia that I could sit through. That said, I THINK this is going to be my schedule…again, just posting it for myself, but feel free to browse (loading this page on ye olde smartphone and using it to navigate was wicked convenient today).

If there is one talk to see today, in my opinion, it’s the 10:50 COS 36-9 talk by Pamela Reynolds. She’ll be talking about the results from the global scale Zostera Experimental Network (ZEN) in D139, and I, for one, am really excited to see those results!

So, schedule
SYMP 4 – The Two Cultures of Statistics In Ecology: Prediction Vs. Explanation Portland Ballroom 251 starting at 8 – really, I could go to this whole thing. And I might. But…in case I don’t, other individual talks for the morning –

8:20 COS 36-2 Connolly, J1 and FI Isbell2, (1)University College Dublin, (2)University of Minnesota. Models of Biodiversity-Ecosystem-Function relationships: Pitfalls hidden in the mathematical form, and in transformation of the functional response. D139

8:40 COS 27-3 Albertson, LK1, BJ Cardinale2 and LS Sklar3, (1)University of California, Santa Barbara, (2)University of Michigan, (3)San Fransisco State University. Impacts of biological diversity on sediment erosion in streams. B112

9:20 COS 36-5 Poisot, T1, N Mouquet2 and D Gravel3, (1)Université du Québec à RImouski, (2)Université Montpellier 2, CNRS, (3)Université du Québec à Rimouski. Trophic complementarity and ecosystem functioning. D139

9:55 SYMP 4-5 Soberon, J, A Lira-Noriega, N Barve and AT Peterson, University of Kansas. Physics envy vs. computer sciences envy: Shifting theoretical paradigms in ecology. Portland Ballroom 251

10:10 COS 31-7 Elmendorf, S1 and GHR Henry2, (1)National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON), (2)University of British Columbia. Evaluation of climate warming effects on tundra plant composition. E145

10:30 COS 28-8 Cowles, JM1, AT Clark1, M Kosmala1, HR Whittington1, PD Wragg1, AJ Wright2, JS Powers1 and D Tilman1, (1)University of Minnesota, (2)University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. Interactive effects of warming and diversity on grassland community composition and ecosystem productivity. B113

SEE THIS TALK10:50 COS 36-9 Reynolds, PL1, JE Duffy1, C Böstrom2, J Coyer3, M Cusson4, M Hori5, JG Douglass6, KA Hovel7, J Eklöf8, A Engelen9, BK Eriksson3, S Fredriksen10, L Gamfeldt11, K Iken12, PO Moksnes8, M Nakaoka13, MI O’Connor14, J Olsen10, JP Richardson1, JL Ruesink15, EE Sotka16, JJ Stachowicz17 and J Thormar10, (1) The College of William and Mary, (2)Åbo Akademi University, (3)University of Groningen, (4)Université du Québec à Chicoutimi, (5)Fisheries Research Agency, (6) Northeastern University, (7)San Diego State University, (8)University of Gothenburg, (9)Centre of Marine Sciences (CCMAR), (10)University of Oslo, (11)Göteborg University, (12)University of Alaska Fairbanks, (13) Hokkaido University, (14)University of British Columbia, (15)University of Washington, (16)College of Charleston, (17)University of California, Davis. Role of environmental and biodiversity gradients in bottom-up and top-down control of seagrass communities: A collaborative field experiment across the Northern Hemisphere. D139


1:30 COS 65-1 Grace, JB1, DR Schoolmaster Jr.2, GR Guntenspergen1, BR Mitchell3, A Little4, K Miller3 and EW Schweiger3, (1)US Geological Survey, (2)Five Rivers Services at US Geological Survey, (3)National Park Service, (4)University of Wisconsin-Stout. A third generation of structural equation modeling: From theories to queries. Portland Ballroom 254

1:50 COS 57-2 Reece, JS and R Noss, University of Central Florida. A new method for assessing vulnerability of species and communities to combined impacts of sea-level rise, climate change, and land-use change. D137

2:10 COS 60-3 Tait, LW, Oregon State University. Impacts of climate change on the primary productivity of marine macrophytes: Effects of pH and temperature on net productivity. E141

2:50 COS 58-5 Stachowicz, JJ1, SJ Kamel1, AR Hughes2 and R Grosberg1, (1)University of California Davis, (2) Florida State University. Connecting genetic diversity to seagrass productivity: Effects of genotypic richness, genetic relatedness and trait variation. D138

3:40 COS 58-7 Nielsen, UN1, DH Wall2, N Fierer3 and C Lauber4, (1)University of Western Sydney, (2)Colorado State University, (3)University of Colorado, (4)University of Colorado at Boulder. Soil biodiversity and ecosystem function: Insights from Antarctic low diversity soils. D138

4:40 COS58-10 Hulvey, KB, RJ Hobbs, MP Perring, RJ Standish and L Lach, University of Western Australia. Restoring multiple woodland ecosystem functions through diverse carbon plantings. D138

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