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Conference program: talks & posters

The program of talks and posters for the meeting has been finalized, pending any late changes, and can be downloaded in draft format here (3.1 MB): 5th International Biogeography Society Meeting, program of talks & posters. The program of symposium talks is also listed below.


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Symposium I
Mediterranean Biogeography: Where History Meets Ecology Across Scales

PLANT SPECIATION IN THE MEDITERRANEAN AREA: DO TEMPORAL COURSES OF DIVERSIFICATION AND MODES OF ORIGIN DIFFER IN THE AEGEAN ARCHIPELAGO?
Comes, Hans Peter

LOST WORLDS: BIOGEOGRAPHY OF THE GENUS HOMO IN THE PLIO-PLEISTOCENE - THE MEDITERRANEAN AS PART OF A LARGER BIOGEOGRAPHICAL ENTITY
Finlayson, Clive

HUMAN ACTIVITIES AND THE DISTRIBUTION OF MEDITERRANEAN PLANTS, ESPECIALLY ISLAND ENDEMIC  
Rackham, Oliver

MUSEUMS AND CRADLES OF MEDITERRANEAN PLANT BIODIVERSITY
Tzedakis, Chronis

INSIGHTS INTO NEOGENE MEDITERRANEAN BIOGEOGRAPHY BASED ON PHYLOGENETIC RELATIONSHIPS OF MOUNTAIN AND LOWLAND GROUPS OF NARCISSUS (AMARYLLIDACEAE)
Santos-Gally Rocio; Vargas Pablo & Arroyo Juan

PALAEOBIOGEOGRAPHY OF THE WESTERN MEDITERRANEAN INSULAR FAUNAS DURING THE LATE CENOZOIC
Palombo, Maria Rita

 

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Symposium II
New Perspectives on Comparative Phylogeography - Novel Integrative Approaches and Challenges

EVOLUTIONARY BIOGEOGRAPHY: PREDICTION AND RELEVANCE OF PHYLOGEOGRAPHIC DIVERSITY
Moritz, Craig; Carnaval, Ana & Singhal, Sonal

PREDICTABILITY OF LONG DISTANCE DISPERSAL: COMPARATIVE PHYLOGEOGRAPHY OF MULTIPLE PACIFIC LINEAGES
Gillespie, Rosemary G.; Baldwin, Bruce G. & Roderick, George K.

COMPARATIVE LANDSCAPE GENETICS – GLOBAL PATTERNS IN BENTHIC FISHES
Riginos, Cynthia

SPATIAL COALESCENT METHODS AND PHYLOGEOGRAPHY
Baird, Stuart J.E.

SURPRISING DISPERSAL EVENTS IN THE PHYLOGEOGRAPHIC HISTORY OF THE STAG TRUFFLE FAMILY ELAPHOMYCETACEAE
Reynolds, Hannah T.; Vilgalys, Rytas J. & Castellano, Michael

A PHYLOGEOGRAPHIC PARADIGM FOR THE INDIAN SUBCONTINENT
Ramakrishnan, Uma

 

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Symposium III
Biogeography and Ecology: Two Lenses in One Telescope

DISENTANGLING THE IMPORTANCE OF NICHES FOR THE MAINTENANCE OF SPECIES DIVERSITY AT LOCAL AND REGIONAL SCALES AMIDST A GAUNTLET OF STOCHASTIC AND BIOGEOGRAPHIC PROCESSES
Chase, Jonathan & Myers, Jonathan

ECOLOGICAL NICHES AND LARGE-SCALE BIOGEOGRAPHY
Wiens, John J.

THE COMPARATIVE ECOLOGY AND BIOGEOGRAPHY OF PARASITES
Poulin, R.; Krasnov, B.R.; Mouillot, D. & Thieltges, D.W.

MACROECOLOGY AND BODY SIZE: AN IDEAL MATCH?
Smith, Felisa A. & Lyons, S. Kathleen

ADVANCES, CHALLENGES, AND CRITICAL TESTS OF ECOLOGICAL COMMUNITY ASSEMBLY THEORY
Weiher, Evan; Freund, Deborah; Fell, Michael; Bunton, Tyler; Stefanski, Artur; Lee, Tali & Bentivenga, Stephen

PHYLOGENY, PHYLOGEOGRAPHY AND COMMUNITY ASSEMBLY
Emerson, Brent C.; Cicconardi, Francesco; Fanciulli, Pietro P. & Shaw, Peter J. A.

OLD AND NEW CHALLENGES IN USING SPECIES DIVERSITY FOR ASSESSING BIODIVERSITY
Chiarucci, Alessandro; Bacaro, Giovanni; Scheiner, Samuel M.

DEVIATIONS BETWEEN MAMMALIAN PHYLOGENETIC DIVERSITY AND SPECIES RICHNESS PROVIDE A SIGNATURE OF THE EVOLUTIONARY AND BIOGEOGRAPHIC HISTORIES THAT UNDERLIE PRESENT-DAY DIVERSITY GRADIENTS
Davies, Jonathan & Buckley, Lauren

 

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Symposium IV
Analytical Advancements in Macroecology and Biogeography

LINKING MACROEVOLUTIONARY ANALYSIS WITH MACROECOLOGICAL QUESTIONS
Purvis, Andy; et al.

OLD TRENDS, CURRENT METHODS AND ALTERNATIVE VIEWS ON SPATIAL ANALYSES IN ECOLOGY
Peres-Neto, Pedro

STOCHASTIC SIMULATION MODELS IN BIOGEOGRAPHY
Colwell, Robert K. & Rangel, Thiago F.

MACROECOLOGY MEETS QUANTITATIVE GENETICS
Phillimore, A.B; Hadfield, J.D.; Smithers, R.J & Jones, O.R.

PHYLOGENETIC STRUCTURE OF MAMMAL ASSEMBLAGES AT BIOGEOGRAPHIC SCALES: LINKING PHYLOGENETIC COMMUNITY ECOLOGY WITH MACROECOLOGY
Cardillo, Marcel

PHYLOGENETIC INFERENCE OF RECIPROCAL EFFECTS BETWEEN GEOGRAPHIC RANGE EVOLUTION AND DIVERSIFICATION
Ree, Richard; Lancaster, Lesley & Goldberg, Emma

 

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Contributed Paper Session I
Island Biogeography

A UNIFIED MODEL FOR SPECIES RICHNESS, ABUNDANCE AND ORIGIN ON ISLANDS
Rosindell, J. & Phillimore, A. B.

WHAT IS THE SHAPE OF SPECIES-AREA RELATIONSHIPS IN ISLAND ARCHIPELAGOES?
Tjørve, Even & Tjørve, Kathleen M.C.

REVISITING THE ANTS OF MELANESIA AND THE TAXON CYCLE
Economo, Evan & Sarnat, Eli

HISTORICAL AND CONTEMPORARY DRIVERS OF BIOGEOGRAPHICAL MODULES AND ISLAND ROLES: A CROSS COMPARISON OF WALLACEA AND WEST INDIES
Carstensen, D.C.; Dalsgaard, B.; Svenning, J.-C.; Rahbek, C.; Fjeldså, J.; Sutherland, W.J. & Olesen, J.M.

EXTINCTIONS AND THE LOSS OF ECOLOGICAL FUNCTION IN ISLAND BIRD COMMUNITIES
Boyer, Alison G. & Jetz, Walter

BRYOPHYTE SPECIES RICHNESS PATTERNS IN MACARONESIA: DISENTANGLING THE ROLE OF GEOGRAPHICAL VARIABLES, GEOLOGICAL AGE AND CLIMATE
Aranda, Silvia; Gabriel, Rosalina; Borges, Paulo; Santos, Ana; Hortal, Joaquín & Lobo, Jorge

 

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Contributed Paper Session II
Climate Change Biogeography

DEGRADATION OF TREELINE FOREST BY FIRE: AN INDIRECT EFFECT OF CLIMATE CHANGE
Brown, Carissa D. & Johnstone, Jill F.

EXTINCTION RISKS OF AMAZONIAN PLANTS DUE TO DEFORESTATION AND/OR CLIMATE CHANGE
Feeley, Kenneth J.; Silman, Miles R. & Malhi, Yadvinder

DISTRIBUTIONAL AREA AND PHYLOGEOGRAPHICAL UNIQUENESS LOSS AS A CONSEQUENCE OF CLIMATE CHANGE IN ORYZOMYS COUESI
Vázquez-Domínguez, Ella; Calixto-Pérez, Edith; Garrido-Garduño, Tania & Martínez-Meyer, Enrique

STANDING STILL IN RUNNING WATERS: HABITAT STABILITY AFFECTS SPECIES’ ABILITY TO TRACK CLIMATIC CHANGES
Hof, Christian; Brändle, Martin; Dehling, Matthias D.; Munguia, Mariana; Brandl, Roland; Araújo, Miguel B. & Rahbek, Carsten

CLIMATE CHANGE VELOCITY SINCE THE LAST GLACIAL MAXIMUM AND ITS IMPORTANCE FOR PATTERNS OF SPECIES RICHNESS AND RANGE SIZE
Sandel, Brody; Arge, Lars A. & Svenning, Jens-Christian

WINNERS AND LOSERS IN BIRD SPECIES RICHNESS BETWEEN SISTER GENERA: THE ROLE OF CLIMATIC FLUCTUATIONS AND PERSISTENCE IN CLIMATICALLY STABLE AREAS
Rodriguez-Castañeda, Genoveva; Harding, Larisa E.; Jansson, Roland

 

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Contributed Paper Session III
Conservation Biogeography

BETWEEN LOSS OF UNIQUENESS AND INCREASED DIVERSITY: BIOTIC HOMOGENIZATION OF SPECIES, TRAIT AND PHYLOGENETIC COMPOSITIONS
Winter, Marten; Schweiger, Oliver & Kuhn, Ingolf

SPATIAL COMPONENTS OF NATIVE-ALIEN FUNCTIONAL DIFFERENTIATION: LINKING PATTERNS TO MECHANISMS
Ordonez, Alejandro & Olff, Han

DYNAMIC BIOGEOGRAPHY OF AGRICULTURAL PLANT/INSECT COMMUNITIES IN THE MEDITERRANEAN: SPATIAL AND TEMPORAL INTERACTIONS AMONG INDIGENOUS, DOMESTICATED, AND INVASIVE SPECIES
Roderick, George; Hadjistylli, Maria; Lozier, Jeffrey; Nardi, Francesco & Navajas, Maria

SPECIES LOSS ALTERS SPATIAL PATTERNS OF ZOONOTIC RISKS
Harris, Nyeema C. & Dunn, Robert R.

RANGE-DIVERSITY PLOTS FOR CONSERVATION PLANNING: USING RICHNESS AND RARITY IN PRIORITY SETTING
Villalobos, F.; Lira-Noriega, A.; Soberon, J. & Arita, H. T.

NOT ALL THAT GLITTERS IS GOLD
Ochoa-Ochoa, L., Whittaker, R.J. & Ladle, R.

 

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Contributed Paper Session IV
Palaeoecology

USING ECOLOGICAL NICHE MODELING TO EVALUATE NICHE STABILITY IN DEEP TIME
Stigall, Alycia L.

DIFFERENTIAL DISPERSAL RESPONSE OF MAMMALS DURING THE GREAT AMERICAN INTERCHANGE
Munguia-Carrara, M.; Martínez-Meyer, E. & Araújo, M.B.

APPARENT NICHE SHIFTS AND NO-ANALOGUE CLIMATES IN EASTERN NORTH AMERICA DURING THE LATE QUATERNARY
Williams, John (Jack); Veloz, Sam; Brewer, Simon; Nogues-Bravo, David & Liu, Zhengyu

RECONSTRUCTING A PUTATIVE CRYPTIC NORTHERN MESIC REFUGIA: PALEOCLIMATE RECONSTRUCTIONS AND TOPOCLIMATIC DOWNSCALING
Gavin, Daniel G. & Herring, Erin M.

GLACIAL SURVIVAL MAY MATTER AFTER ALL
Westergaard, Kristine Bakke; Alsos, Inger Greve; Popp, Magnus; Engelskjøn, Torstein; Flatberg, Kjell Ivar & Brochmann, Christian

REVISITING REID'S PARADOX BY INTEGRATING GENETIC AND TOPOGRAPHIC INFORMATION: ABIES ALBA (MILL.) - A CASE STUDY
Cheddadi, R.

 

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Contributed Paper Session V
Marine Biogeography

THE DYNAMICS OF BIODIVERSITY: RANGE SHIFTS AND AREAS OF ORIGIN
Renema, Willem

WHAT ORIGINATED SPECIATION AND WHAT PRESENTLY MAINTAINS THE SPECIES INTEGRITY AND THEIR GEOGRAPHIC DISTRIBUTION? A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF TWO MARINE TAXA ALONG THE CHILEAN COAST
Tellier, Florence; Contreras-Porcia, Loretto; Correa, Juan; Destombe, Christophe; Faugeron, Sylvain; Lopez, Camilo; Marchant, Sergio; Oppliger, Valeria; Rivadeneira, Marcelo; Rojas, Rodrigo; Thiel, Martin; Valero, Myriam; Varela, Andrea & Haye, Pilar

EXTENDING TERRESTRIAL SPATIAL PATTERN METRICS TO THE MARINE REALM
Wedding, Lisa; Lepczyk, Christopher A.; Pittman, Simon; Friedlander, Alan & Jørgensen, Stacy

INFERRING MARINE MACROECOLOGICAL AND BIOGEOGRAPHICAL PATTERNS USING BIO-ORACLE, A GLOBAL MARINE ENVIRONMENTAL DATASET
Tyberghein, Lennert; Verbruggen, Heroen & De Clerck, Olivier

DETERMINANTS OF GLOBAL EXTINCTION RISK IN MARINE MAMMALS
Davidson, Ana D.; Boyer, Alison G.; Kim, Hwahwan; Pompa-Mansilla, Sandra; Hamilton, Marcus J.; Costa, Daniel P.; Ceballos, Gerardo; & Brown, James H.

RANGE CHANGES IN LARGE, HIGHLY MOBILE OCEANIC PREDATORS
Tittensor, Derek & Worm, Boris

 

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Contributed Paper Session VI
Hot Topics in Biogeography

UNTANGLING THE INFLUENCE OF ECOLOGICAL AND EVOLUTIONARY FACTORS ON TRAIT VARIATION ACROSS HUMMINGBIRD ASSEMBLAGES
Graham, Catherine; Parra, Juan & Tinoco, Boris

THE PHYLOGENETIC STRUCTURE OF PALM ASSEMBLAGES WORLDWIDE
Kissling, W. Daniel; Eiserhardt, Wolf L.; Baker, William J.; Balslev, Henrik; Barfod, Anders S.; Borchsenius, Finn; Couvreur, Thomas L. P.; Dransfield, John; Govaerts, Rafaël & Svenning, Jens-Christian

WHAT CONSTRAINS LONG DISTANCE COLONISATION? EXPLORING THE LIMITS TO THE WANDERINGS OF THE DANTHONIOID GRASSES
Linder, H. Peter; Antonelli, Alexandre; Humphreys, Aelys M.; Pirie, Michael & Wueest, Raphael

DIVIDE TO CONQUER: IS THERE AN ATLANTIC FOREST VERTEBRATES' LONGITUDINAL PATTERN OF DISTRIBUTION?
Silva, S.; Ribas, C.; Ferrand, N.; Moraes-Barros, N. & Morgante, J.S.

ANDEAN UPLIFT AS DRIVER OF BIODIVERSITY IN AMAZONIA
Hoorn, Carina; et al.

LIMITS OF SPECIES RANGES AND DIVERSITY PATTERNS: RAPOPORT'S RULE, LATITUDINAL GRADIENTS AND GEOMETRY
Storch, David & Sizling, Arnost L.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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