Change in the Life of Aquatic Insects: Individuals to Ecosystems

Sunday, November 16, 2008: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room C1, First Floor (Reno-Sparks Convention Center)
Jennifer Henke
Robert F. Smith
Peter D. Jensen
Lauren E. Culler
Ely Kosnicki
8:30 AM
Change happens: Distributions, genetics, and evolutionary consequences in black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae)
Peter H. Adler, Clemson University; J. W. McCreadie, Clemson University
8:50 AM
9:10 AM
Spatial organization and factors influencing the structure of aquatic insect communities in Ghana, West Africa
M. Eric Benbow, University of Dayton; Mollie McIntosh, Michigan State University; Ryan Kimbirauskas, Michigan State University; Richard Merritt, Michigan State University
9:30 AM
10:20 AM
Effects of migrating Pacific salmon (alive and dead) on stream and riparian insect communities in southeast Alaskan streams
Richard Merritt, Michigan State University; Gary A. Lamberti, University of Notre Dame
10:40 AM
Deployment of Bt corn in our environment: Assessment of exposure and risk to aquatic insects
William Lamp, University of Maryland; Peter D. Jensen, Integral Consulting Inc; Chris M. Swan, University of Maryland; Galen P. Dively, University of Maryland
11:20 AM
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