SS51 Oral: Mesocosm and Plankton Dynamics: What Have We Learned from Experimental Studies in Mesocosms?
 
Thursday, Feb. 4   Location: Eldorado Anasazi South
 
08:30 - 08:45am   MARINE MESOCOSMS: GIANT TEST TUBES IN THE OCEAN
 
08:45 - 09:00am   MODELECOSYSTEMS IN MARINE SCIENCE: A SURVIVING TRACE OR A PERSISTENT INSTRUMENT?
 
09:00 - 09:15am   LESSONS FROM 20 YEARS OF MESOCOSM STUDIES OF PLANKTON DYNAMICS IN OLIGOTROPHIC LAKES
 
09:15 - 09:30am   PLANKTON ECOLOGICAL STUDIES IN LARGE-SCALE MESOCOSMS: NUTRIENT VS. PREDATION CONTROL AND RETENTION VS. EXPORT OF NUTRIENT LOAD
 
09:30 - 09:45am   SEAWATER ENCLOSURE STUDIES ON THE NORWEGIAN COAST DURING THE LAST DECADE: I. INFLUENCE OF PHYSICAL, CHEMICAL AND BIOLGICAL FACTORS ON PHYTOPLANKTON DYNAMIC
 
09:45 - 10:00am   SEAWATER ENCLOSURE STUDIES ON THE NORWEGIAN WEST COAST DURING THE LAST DECADE: II. ZOOPLANKTON FOOD SELECTION AND PRODUCTION IN NATURAL PLANKTON DOMINATED BY FLAGELLATES OR DIATOMS.
 
10:30 - 10:45am   FOOD WEB INTERACTIONS IN A CALANUS FINMARCHICUS DOMINATED SYSTEM - A MESOCOSM STUDY
 
10:45 - 11:00am   EGG AND FAECAL PELLET PRODUCTION OF CALANUS FINMARCHICUS FEMALES FROM CONTROLLED MESOCOSMS AND IN SITU POPULATIONS: INFLUENCE OF AGE AND FEEDING HISTORY
 
11:00 - 11:15am   TRADING FOOD FOR TEMPERATURE: COMPROMISSES IN THE VERTICAL DISTRIBUTION OF DAPHNIA
 
11:15 - 11:30am   ENCLOSING NATURE: SOME EXPERIENCES FROM VERTICAL FLUX STUDIES IN MESOCOSMS
 
11:30 - 11:45am   UNDERSTANDING PATTERNS OF TROPHIC TRANSFER EFFICIENCY USING MESOCOSMS IN LAKES OF VARYING TROPHIC STATUS
 
11:45 - 12:00pm   STRUCTURATION OF MARINE PHYTOPLANKTON COMMUNITIES SUBJECTED TO DIFFERENT LEVELS OF N, P AND SI LIMITATION IN A MESOCOSM EXPERIMENT
 
12:00 - 12:15pm   EXPERIMENTAL MESOCOSM STUDY OF PHYTOPLANKTON SPECIES COMPOSITION, ALTERNATE LAKE STATES, AND COMMUNITY BREAKPOINTS ALONG A PHOSPHORUS GRADIENT
 
02:00 - 02:15pm   A MESOCOSM EXPERIMENT STUDYING FOOD WEB STABILITY IN A SHALLOW, MACROPHYTE-DOMINATED LAKE
 
02:15 - 02:30pm   PELAGIC FOODWEB RESPONSES TO NUTRIENT ENRICHMENT: INVERSE MODEL ANALYSIS OF MASS FLOWS IN MESOCOSM GRADIENT EXPERIMENTS
 
02:30 - 02:45pm   MESOCOSMS AND THRESHOLDS IN ECOLOGICAL SYSTEMS: A WINDOW OF OPPORTUNITY IN RESEARCH.
 
02:45 - 03:00pm   EFFECTS OF PHYSICAL SCALE ON MEAN PROPERTIES AND ON VARIANCE IN EXPERIMENTAL PLANKTONIC ECOSYSTEMS
 
03:30 - 03:45pm   CONTAINMENT AND SPATIAL SCALE: EFFECTS ON FORAGING ABILITY OF PLANKTIVOROUS FISH
 
03:45 - 04:00pm   FOOD WEB COMPLEXITY AND THE RESPONSE OF AQUATIC SYSTEMS TO STRESS
 
04:00 - 04:15pm   EFFECTS OF MULTIPLE STRESSES ON ESTUARINE ECOSYSTEM DYNAMICS IN LARGE-SCALE FIELD ENCLOSURES: A COMPARISON TO MESOCOSMS
 
04:15 - 04:30pm   SALINITY, TILAPIA, AND THE SALTON SEA: INSIGHTS FROM A MICROCOSM EXPERIMENT
 
04:30 - 04:45pm   INFLUENCE OF UV-B RADIATION ON NITROGEN UTILIZATION BY A NATURAL ASSEMBLAGE OF PHYTOPLANKTON
 
04:45 - 05:00pm   IMPACT OF LIGHT AND NUTRIENTS ON THE MAXIMUM QUANTUM YIELD OF PHOTOSYSTEM II FOR NATURAL PHYTOPLANKTON POPULATIONS FROM THE NEUSE RIVER, NC
 

 SS51 Posters: Mesocosm and Plankton Dynamics: What Have We Learned from Experimental Studies in Mesocosms?
 
Thursday, Feb. 4   Location: Sweeney
 
#0119   CHANGE IN THE CONCENTRATIONS OF IRON IN DIFFERENT SIZE FRACTIONS DURING A PHYTOPLANKTON BLOOM IN CONTROL ECOSYSTEM ENCLOSURES
 
#1513   USING ENCLOSURES TO ESTIMATE PLANKTONIC SECONDARY PRODUCTIVITY IN LAKE ROOSEVELT OF THE COLUMBIA RIVER
 
#0648   DUCK'S FEET REVISITED: CONSIDERING MECHANISMS FOR ZOOPLANKTON DISPERSAL AND COLONIZATION