Arquipélago - Life and Marine Sciences - Supplement 9

Rosalina Gabriel, Rui Bento Elias, Isabel R. Amorim & Paulo A. V. Borges (Eds)
 Island Biology 2106: Conference program and abstracts | International Conference on Island arquipelagosup9Evolution, Ecology and Conservation | 2nd Meeting

 Anfra do Heroísmo | 18-22 July 2016

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Gabriel, R., R.B. Elias, I.R. Amorim & P.A.V. Borges (Eds) 2016. Conference program and abstracts of the 2nd International Conference on Island Evolution, Ecology and Conservation: Island Biology 2016, 18-22 July 2016, Angra do Heroísmo, Azores, Portugal. Arquipelago. Life and Marine Sciences. Supplement 9: 557 pp.


CONFERENCE CHAIR

Paulo A.V. Borges

cE3c/ABG – Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Changes/Azorean Biodiversity Group, Department of Agricultural Sciences, University of the Azores, Rua Capitão João d’Ávila, sn, 9700-042 Angra do Heroísmo, Portugal, Phone: + 351 295 402 200, Fax: + 351 295 402 209

E-mail: paulo.av.borges@uac.pt

CONFERENCE CO-CHAIRS

Rosalina Gabriel, Rui Bento Elias and Isabel R. Amorim

cE3c/ABG – Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Changes/Azorean Biodiversity Group, Department of Agricultural Sciences, University of the Azores, Rua Capitão João d’Ávila, sn, 9700-042 Angra do Heroísmo, Portugal, Phone: + 351 295 402 200, Fax: + 351 295 402 209

E-mail: rosalina.ma.gabriel@uac.pt; rui.mp.elias@uac.pt; isabel.ma.rosario@uac.pt

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Paulo A.V. Borges (paulo.av.borges@uac.pt), Rosalina Gabriel (rosalina.ma.gabriel@uac.pt), Rui Bento Elias (rui.mp.elias@uac.pt), Isabel R. Amorim (isabel.ma.rosario@uac.pt), Christoph Kueffer (kueffer@env.ethz.ch) and Enésima F.E. Mendonça (enesima.fe.mendonca@uac.pt).

Organization

cE3c/ABG – Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Changes/Azorean Biodiversity Group


General Index

CONTENTS

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CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

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PLENARY TALKS

1

PT 1. Daniel Simberloff

The dynamic equilibrium theory of island biogeography: The origin, the legacy and the future

2

PT 2. Susan D. Clayton

The role of psychology in biodiversity conservation

3

PT 3. Paulo A.V. Borges

Long-term ecological research in Azores: What we have learned so far

4

PT 4. Robert J. Whittaker

Oceanic island biogeography through the lens of the General Dynamic Model macroscope

5

PT 5. George K. Roderick

Processes of ecology and evolution in the context of global change: Modelling a complex island

6

PT 6. Pedro Cardoso

Applications of artificial intelligence to island ecology and biogeography

7

PT 7. Isabel Sanmartin & F. Ronquist

Bayesian statistical approaches to island biogeography: progress and challenges

8

PT 8. Jens M. Olesen

Ecological networks on islands

9

CONTRIBUTED TALKS

11

CT 1.

Biological invasions

12

CT 2.

Biodiversity and macroecology

21

CT 3.

Ecology

29

CT 4.

Conservation

45

CT 5.

Biogeography

61

CT 6.

Evolution and genetics

75

WORKSHOPS

WS 1. Chair: Thomas Brooks

IUCN – Strategies for the conservation of island biodiversity

85

WS 2. Chair: Shelley A. James

iDigBio – Digitized natural history collections: Research uses for understanding island biodiversity, biogeography, and communities

89

WS 3. Chairs: António Onofre Soares & Helen Roy

Special Day Event – Biodiversity and biological invasion on islands

103

SPECIALIZED SYMPOSIA – Biodiversity

129

Bd1. (Sy 20) Chairs: Martim Melo, Ricardo Lima, Robert C. Drewes & Luís M.P. Ceríaco

Biodiversity in the Gulf of Guinea Islands

130

Bd2. (Sy 12) Chairs: Luís Silva & Rui B. Elias

Island Forests: Present status and future challenges

145

Bd4. (Sy 13) Chairs: Isabel R. Amorim & Ana Sofia P.S. Reboleira

Subterranean biology on islands

157

SPECIALIZED SYMPOSIA – Biogeography

167

Bg1. (Sy 17) Chairs: Masami Hasegawa & Harue Abe

Biogeography of species interactions in the Japanese Izu Islands

168

Bg3. (Sy 23) Chairs: Ana M.C. Santos, Anna Traveset, Jairo Patiño, Margarita Florencio, Sandra Nogué & Paulo A.V. Borges

How Macaronesia influenced our perspective on island systems

176

Bg4. (Sy 6) Chairs: Ricardo J. Lopes & Robert E. Ricklefs

Islands within islands: Parasites on insular host populations

188

Bg5. (Sy 10) Chairs: Sérgio Ávila, Pedro Raposeiro & Vítor Gonçalves

Palaeobiogeography, palaeocology and palaeoclimatology in Oceanic Islands

198

SPECIALIZED SYMPOSIA – Conservation

221

Cv1. (Sy 2) Chairs: Mónica Moura, Luís Silva & Juli Caujapé-Castells

Biodiversity and conservation of island plants

222

Cv2. (Sy 7) Chairs: Ana Moura Arroz, Luísa Lima, Susan Clayton & Juan Ignacio Aragonés

Biodiversity and place: Exploring relationships from a psychological perspective

246

Cv3. (Sy 4) Chairs: Vicky Kindemba & Paulo A.V. Borges

Conservation of invertebrates in Mid-Atlantic islands

253

Cv4. (Sy 5) Chairs: Christian E. Vincenot & Sophie Petit

Biodiversity and conservation of island vertebrates

260

Cv5. (Sy 8) Chairs: Erik de Boer & David A. Burney

From extinction to restoration: Madagascar, the Mascarenes and the Seychelles

277

Cv6. (Sy 24) Chair: Artur Gil

Protected areas in islands: Are we doing everything wrong?

287

SPECIALIZED SYMPOSIA – Ecology

297

Ec1. (Sy 9) Chairs: Pedro Raposeiro, Vítor Gonçalves & Ana C. Costa

Freshwater systems in oceanic islands

298

Ec2. (Sy 1) Chairs: François Rigal & Pedro Cardoso

Functional diversity on islands: Challenges and opportunities for future research

309

Ec3. (Sy 16) Chairs: Anna Traveset, Rúben H. Heleno & Manuel Nogales

Network approaches to island biology

316

Ec4. (Sy 14) Chair: Inger Greve Alsos

Polar islands

326

Ec5. (Sy 11) Chairs: Teja Tscharntke & Holger Kreft

Similarities and dissimilarities of biodiversity patterns on oceanic, terrestrial and experimental islands

334

SPECIALIZED SYMPOSIA – Evolution

347

Ev1. (Sy 3) Chairs: Luís Valente & Josselin Cornuault

Diversification, colonisation and ecological limits on islands: A macroevolutionary perspective

348

Ev2. (Sy 21) Chairs: Borja Milá & Christophe Thébaud

Dynamics of speciation and diversification in island birds

359

Ev3. (Sy 22) Chair: Hanno Schaefer

Ev3-Evolutionary processes in the Macaronesian island flora

373

Ev4. (Sy 15) Chairs: Brent Emerson, Heriberto López & Christine Parent

Invertebrate evolution on islands

383

Ev5. (Sy 18) Chairs: Rita Covas & Claire Doutrelant

Patterns of adaptation on islands and the Insularity Syndrome

397

Ev6. (Sy 19) Chair: Lawrence R. Heaney

The role of topography and elevation in diversification on islands

407

POSTER SESSIONS

415

Poster session 1.

Biodiversity and Ecology

416

Poster session 2.

Conservation

444

Poster session 3.

Invasive species and Biogeography

471

Poster session 4.

Evolution, ecology and climate

501

FIELD TRIPS

525

FT 1. Rui B. Elias & Fernando Pereira

Pre-conference field trip: Faial and Pico Islands (12-17 July 2016)

526

FT 2. Rui B. Elias, Paulo A.V. Borges, Isabel R. Amorim, Rosalina Gabriel, Enésima Mendonça & Fernando Pereira

Native forests and caves of Terceira Island, Azores (20 July 2016)

527

FT 3. Sofia F.P. Goulart, Mariana Reis Brito, César Pimentel, Sónia Santos & Rosalina Gabriel

Wetlands of Praia da Vitória – Terceira Island, Azores (21 July 2016)

529

FT 4. Rui B. Elias & Fernando Pereira

Post-conference field trip: Terceira Island (23-26 July 2016)

531

RAVE

532

Portuguese Ecological Society (SPECO) & Azorean Biodiversity Group (cE3c/ABG)

Rapid Assessment Visual Expedition

LIST OF PARTICIPANTS

533

AUTHOR INDEX

547