17 Large River Ecology

Tuesday, May 19, 2009: 8:00 AM-10:00 AM
Imperial Ballroom
Barbara Centis
8:00 AM
Benthic macroinvertebrate response to hydrogeomorphic fluctuations in a sand bed, prairie river
Brian J. O'Neill, University of Kansas; James H. Thorp, University of Kansas
8:15 AM
Use of δD and δ18 O to trace the origins and movements of macroinvertebrates in large river floodplain water bodies
David J. Myers, Southern Illinois University; Matt R. Whiles, Southern Illinois University; G.W. Whitledge, Southern Illinois University
8:30 AM
Population assessment and potential functional roles of native mussels in the Upper Mississippi River
Teresa J. Newton, United States Geological Survey; Jim Rogala, United States Geological Survey; Steve Zigler, United States Geological Survey; Brian Gray, United States Geological Survey; Mike Davis, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources; Heidi Dunn, Ecological Specialists; John Kern, Kern Statistical Services
8:45 AM
Why does hydrological connectivity matter to unionid mussels in floodplain ponds?
Junjiro Negishi, Public Works Research Institute; Shiro Sagawa, Public Works Research Institute; Seiji Sanada, Public Works Research Institute; Manabu Kume, Public Works Research Institute; Yuichi Kayaba, Public Works Research Institute
9:00 AM
Diets of a fish assemblage in the Grand Canyon, Colorado River: Assessing potential interactions between native and non-native species
Kevin Donner, Idaho State University; Sarah E. Zahn, Loyola University Chicago; Colden V. Baxter, Idaho State University; Emma J. Rosi-Marshall, Loyola University Chicago; Dustin Kincaid, Loyola University Chicago; Theodore A. Kennedy, USGS Grand Canyon Monitoring and Research Center; Wyatt F. Cross, Montana State University; Michael D. Yard, USGS Grand Canyon Monitoring and Research Center; Robert O. Hall Jr., University of Wyoming
9:15 AM
Differences in patterns of dispersal and population structure in congeneric species in the Mekong River basin
Eleanor A. S. Adamson, Queensland University of Technology; David A. Hurwood, Queensland University of Technology; Peter B. Mather, Queensland University of Technology
9:30 AM
Hydrogeomorphic characterization of rivers and implications for ecological processes and ecosystem services
James H. Thorp, University of Kansas; Bradley S. Williams, University of Kansas; Joseph E. Flotemersch, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
9:45 AM
Physical constraints on riverine diatoms: A case study from adige river (North-Eastern Italy)
Barbara Centis, Foundation E. Mach/ IASMA; Monica Tolotti, Foundation E. Mach/ IASMA; Nico Salmaso, Foundation E. Mach/ IASMA
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