29 Poster - Community Ecology

Tuesday, May 19, 2009: 1:30 PM-4:30 PM
Ambassador Ballroom
Effects of temperature and velocity fluctuations on diatom community composition in streams
Sylvia S. Lee, Loyola University Chicago; Emma J. Rosi-Marshall, Loyola University Chicago; C. G. Peterson, Loyola University Chicago; Theodore A. Kennedy, USGS Grand Canyon Monitoring and Research Center; Jeffrey R. Kampman, Loyola University Chicago; Holly A. Wellard, Loyola University Chicago
Variation in habitat and community structure along the Layou River, Commonwealth of Dominica
Matthew R. Mazgaj, Washington and Jefferson College; Tyler G. Frew, Washington and Jefferson College; James March, Washington and Jefferson College; Elvis Stedman, Freelance Tour Guide
Meiofauna densities among riffles, pools, and flats in a gravel bed stream
Arthur V. Brown, University of Arkansas; Adam Franklin, University of Arkansas
Predator diet shifts modify the outcome of interspecific competition via nonlethal mechanisms
Emily J. Cholak, Clarion University; Andrew M. Turner, Clarion University
A combined approach: Unionid filtration of the phytoplankton community
Carrie J. Miller, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma Biological Survey; Caryn C. Vaughn, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma Biological Survey
Influence of a geological transition on lotic macroinvertebrate communities
Margaret R. Neff, University of Toronto; Donald A. Jackson, University of Toronto
Nematode infection rates of Chironomidae subfamilies, functional feeding guilds and habit guilds within the Cheyenne River Basin, South Dakota
Andrew T. Kopp, South Dakota State University; Nels H. Troelstrup Jr., South Dakota State University
Long term changes in benthic community structure in the English Midlands
David G. Armanini, NWRI/Environment Canada—Canadian Rivers Institute, University of New Brunswick; Michael J. Dunbar, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology; Cedric L. R. Laize, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology; Terry Langford, University of Southampton
Shredding macroinvertebrate responses to total phosphorus gradients in streams
Clay Prater, University of Arkansas; Michelle A. Evans-White, University of Arkansas
Potential impact of two invasive species on the macroinvertebrate communities surrounding islands in navigation pools of the upper Mississippi River
Roger J. Haro, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse; Gregory J. Sandland, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse; William P. Gray, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse
Assessing the breadth of exotic parasite infections in native benthic communities of the upper Mississippi River
Gregory J. Sandland, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse; Roger J. Haro, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse; Benjamin A. Walker, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Determining the effects of urbanization on stream metabolism of Duluth streams
Jeremy M. Erickson, Natural Resources Research Institute; LaRae Lehto, Environmental Protection Agency; Lucinda B. Johnson, University of Minnesota Duluth; Richard Axler, Natural Resources Research Institute; Brian Hill, Environmental Protection Agency
Effects of the environmental degradation on aquatic insects assemblages in Cerrado streams, Brazil
Jennifer Cinaglia Lopes, Universidade Federal de Goiás; Bruno Spacek Godoy, Universidade Federal de Goiás; Juliana Simião Ferreira, Universidade Federal de Goiás; Leandro Gonçalves Oliveira, Universidade Federal de Goiás
Spatial patterns in macroinvertebrate assemblages of tropical insular streams (Gorgona Island, Tropical Eastern Pacific): Do relevant scales change seasonally?
Ana M. Gomez, Universidad de Antioquia; Magnolia C. Longo-Sánchez, Universidad de Antioquia; Juan F. Blanco, Universidad de Antioquia
Novel large leaf packs measure aquatic insect emergence on a realistic scale
Joeseph A. Edwards, Northern Arizona University; Zacchaeus G. Compson, Northern Arizona University; Kenneth J. Adams, Northern Arizona University; Jane C. Marks, Northern Arizona University
The effect of nuisance diatom growth on benthic macroinvertebrate communities
Aimee McLaughlin, University of Colorado at Boulder; Diane M. McKnight, University of Colorado
Aquatic plant communities within waterbodies of West Africa: The potential role of plants in the ecology of Buruli ulcer disease
Mollie D. McIntosh, Michigan State University; M. Eric Benbow, University of Dayton; Heather R. Williamson, University of Tennessee; Ryan K. Kimbirauskas, Michigan State University; Richard W. Merritt, Michigan State University
NSF-REU programs: How undergraduate student research in aquatic ecology can survive in a 'stonefly eat mayfly' world
John R. Wallace, Millersville University; Dominique Dagit, Millersville University; Jillian Brinser, Millersville University; Lindsey Clark, Millersville University; Jocelyn Long, Millersville University; Nicolas Viveros, Tufts University; Mollie Futterman, Thompkins Cortland Community College; Timothy Mahoney, Millersville University
Species loss and exotic introduction: Effects on ecosystem function
Susanna E. Scott, Texas State University; Corey Pray, Texas State University; Weston H. Nowlin, Texas State University; Yixin Zhang, Texas State University
Distribution and diet of the invasive ponto-caspian hydroid, cordylophora caspia in southern Lake Michigan: Potential effects on fish prey availability
Nadine C. Folino-Rorem, Wheaton College; Matthew J. Duggan, Wheaton College; Anne Parry Macdonald, Wheaton College; Emily K. Mindrebo, Wheaton College; Martin B. Berg, Loyola University
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