Community ecology is dead.!
bigger is better.!                  studies!                     4000 plant competition!                     2000 on densi...
Reid et al. 2010
Web ecology!
Lortie et al. 2012!JPE!
Reid & Lortie 2012!Ecospheres!
Molenda et al. 2012!PlosOne!
Molenda et al. 2012!PlosOne!
Think locally, act locally.!
Long live replicated-regional community.!                          survey!                          removal!              ...
****!abundance!                     J. Ecology axiom 2007!             ****!richness!
****!                                   GLMS!species pool!                            region!                             ...
*!   meta-analyses on effect sizes!             E++ = 0.18!abundance!                                       Q, Qw, Qtot = ...
*!             E++ = 0.38!abundance!                           heterogeneity significant!                      *!          ...
abundance! E++ = 0.47!               cumulative meta-analyses unstable!richness!E++ = 0.32!                     regional/c...
rarefactions!regional/cont.!local!hyper-local!
significance!Species pools are important,
but local interactionssignificantly shape
regional patterns of!abundance & diversi...
www.ecoblender.org
www.christopherlortie.info!
Lortie esa 2012
Lortie esa 2012
Lortie esa 2012
Lortie esa 2012
Lortie esa 2012
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A copy of my ESA 2012 presentation. First talk showing use of Apple iPod Nanos to record bees.

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Lortie esa 2012

  1. 1. Community ecology is dead.!
  2. 2. bigger is better.! studies! 4000 plant competition! 2000 on density! 1800 on size! 900 plant facilitation! 300 using shrubs! 500 using stress gradients!
  3. 3. Reid et al. 2010
Web ecology!
  4. 4. Lortie et al. 2012!JPE!
  5. 5. Reid & Lortie 2012!Ecospheres!
  6. 6. Molenda et al. 2012!PlosOne!
  7. 7. Molenda et al. 2012!PlosOne!
  8. 8. Think locally, act locally.!
  9. 9. Long live replicated-regional community.! survey! removal! addition! reduce stress/warming
 expand gradient! Crowdsource the work.!
  10. 10. ****!abundance! J. Ecology axiom 2007! ****!richness!
  11. 11. ****! GLMS!species pool! region! microsite! interactions!Alternatives!SEMs!resampling for neutrality!climate, altitude, downscaled dataset pairing
multivariate analyses!variance partitioning & contrasts!
  12. 12. *! meta-analyses on effect sizes! E++ = 0.18!abundance! Q, Qw, Qtot = n.s.! *! regional/cont.! E++ = 0.2! local!richness! hyper-local!
  13. 13. *! E++ = 0.38!abundance! heterogeneity significant! *! regional/cont.! E++ = 0.28! local!richness! hyper-local!
  14. 14. abundance! E++ = 0.47! cumulative meta-analyses unstable!richness!E++ = 0.32! regional/cont.! local! hyper-local!
  15. 15. rarefactions!regional/cont.!local!hyper-local!
  16. 16. significance!Species pools are important,
but local interactionssignificantly shape
regional patterns of!abundance & diversity.!Local interactions = lynchpin 
for sensitivity to global change.!
  17. 17. www.ecoblender.org
www.christopherlortie.info!

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