PS: Ecoinformatics (Big Data) for Entomology: Pitfalls, Progress, And Promise

Wednesday, November 19, 2014: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Portland Ballroom 251 (Oregon Convention Center)
Jay Rosenheim
Claudio Gratton

8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:05 AM
Quantifying secondary pest outbreaks in cotton: A case study in causal inference from observational data
Kevin Gross, North Carolina State University ; Jay Rosenheim, University of California
8:30 AM
Machine learning tools for data-driven crop management: Increasing yield and reducing pesticide use
Matthew Meisner, University of California ; Jay Rosenheim, University of California
8:55 AM
Using large-scale herbivore monitoring records to understand regional patterns in population dynamics
Perry de Valpine, University of California ; Clifford Ohmart, SureHarvest
9:20 AM
Distinguishing between signal and noise in the California tephritid fruit fly invasion
James R. Carey, University of California ; Nikos Papadopoulos, University of Thessaly ; Richard E. Plant, University of California ; Caroline Larsen, University of California
9:45 AM
10:05 AM
A honey bee health database: Challenges and opportunities
Dennis vanEngelsdorp, University of Maryland ; James Wilkes, Appalachian State University ; Kathy Bailys, University of Illinois ; Marla Spivak, University of Minnesota ; David Tarpy, North Carolina State University ; Eugene Lengerich, Pennsylvania State University ; Michael Wilson, University of Tennessee ; Karen Rennich, University of Maryland
10:30 AM
Large scale observational data sets on Helicoverpa spp. and its egg parasitoid in Australian agricultural landscape: Implications of inferring casual relationships
Nancy Schellhorn, CSIRO ; Cate Paull, CSIRO ; Melissa Dobbie, CSIRO ; Hazel R. Parry, CSIRO ; Anne Bourne, CSIRO ; Myron Zalucki, University of Queensland
10:55 AM
What can broad-scale, publicly-available data tell us about insect community responses to agricultural land use?
Timothy D. Meehan, University of Wisconsin ; Kaitlin Stack Whitney, University of Wisconsin ; Claudio Gratton, University of Wisconsin
11:20 AM
A citizen-army for science:  Quantifying the contributions of citizen scientists to our understanding of monarch biology
Leslie Ries, National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center ; Karen Oberhauser, University of Minnesota
11:45 AM
Concluding Remarks
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