Recent Presentations National / International Meetings

2015

Chappel, J., S.K. McKay, and C.M. Pringle.  2015.  Temporal variation in riverine connectivity: The impact on tropical migratory shrimp.  Biennial Symposium of the International  Society for River Science.

Connelly, S.,  C. Colon-Gaud, A.T. Rugenski, T. Fraauendorf, S.S. Kilham, M.R. Whiles, K.R. Lips and C.M. Pringle. 2015.  Tropical Amphibian Declines in Streams (TADS): A ten year post-amphibian decline analyses of stream ecosystem response.  Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America. Baltimore, MD.
de Jesus, R, and C.M. Pringle. 2015.  Monitoring stream biointegrity using macroinvertebrates in a high intensity coffee-growing region: Contrasting an index-based approach with reference site comparisons in the Pirris Watershed, Costa Rica. Society for Freshwater Science Meetings, Milwaukee, MN.
 
Ganong, C.N., Hidalgo, M, and C.M. Pringle.  2015. How tolerant are stream invertebrates to drought-driven acidification associated with climate change?  Society for Freshwater Science Meetings, Milwaukee, MN.
Ramirez, A., C.M. Pringle,  G.E. Small, B. Bixby, J.H. Duff, M. Ardon, A.P. Jackman, M. Snyder, C. Ganong, P. Guttierrez-Fonseca, and F. Triska.  2015.  Insights fro a 25+ year dataset in lowland Costa Rica:  Effects of hydrologic connectivity from the mountains to the sea on stream ecosystems of an inland protected area. Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Baltimore, MD.
 
Stoker, D., A. J. Falkner, K.M. Murray, A. Lang, C.M. Pringle, J. Hepinstall-Cymerman, M.J. Conroy, and R.J. Cooper. 2015. Evaluating bottom-up and top-down regulation of leaf decomposition in forested headwater streams of the Southern Appalachian Mountains. Annual Meeting of the Society for Freshwater Science, Milwaukee, WI.
Stoker, D., A.J. Falkner, K.M. Murray, A. Lang, C.M. Pringle, J. Hepinstall-Cymerman, M.J. Conroy, and R.J. Cooper. 2015. Evaluating bottom-up and top-down regulation of leaf decomposition in forested headwater streams of the Southern Appalachian Mountains. Annual Southeastern Ecology and Evolution Conference, Athens, GA.

2014

Barnum, T.R., T. Wootton, R. Bixby, J.M. Drake, D. Stoker, C. Colón-Gaud, A.T. Rugenski, T.C. Frauendorf, S. Connelly, S.S. Kilham,  M.R. Whiles, K.R. Lips, and C.M. Pringle  2014. Examining mechanisms underlying a lack of functional compensation following a disease-driven amphibian decline in a Neotropical stream.  Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Sacramento, CA.

Flecker. A.S., S.A.Thomas,  R.D. Bassar, T.N. Simon, T. Heatherly, R. El-Sabaawi, M.C. Marshall, B. Lamphere, A. Lopez Sepulcre, C.M. Pringle and D.N. Reznick. 2014. Eco-evolutionary interactions and Trinidadian guppies: Reconciling experimental venue and spatio-temporal scale. Society for Freshwater Science Meetings, Portland, OR. 

Ganong, C., G.E. Small, J.H. Duff, M. Ardon, A. Ramirez, F.J. Triska, and C.M. Pringle. 2014. Consequences of climate changes in precipitation: Shifts in seasonal pH regime and nutrinet concentrations in Neotropical rainforest streams, Costa Rica. Society for Freshwater Science Meetings, Portland, OR.

Gutiérrez-Fonseca, P.E., C.M. Pringle, and A. Ramírez. 2014. Dinámica a largo plazo de las variables fisicoquímicas y sus efectos sobre la estructura y composición del ensamblaje de macroinvertebrados en ríos de zonas bajas en Costa Rica. 2ndo Congreso Latino Americano de Macroinvertebrados de Agua Dulce. Queretaro, Mexico.

Pringle, C.M.  2014.  Swimming against the current: How stream ecology research at the Luquillo Experimental Forest changed how we relate to rivers in Puerto Rico. Invited presentation at the 75th Anniversary of the International Institute of Tropical Forestry, USDA Forest Service, Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico.

Simon, T.M.C. Freeman, A.J. Binderup, M.C. Marshall, R.D. Bassar, A.S. Flecker, J.F. Gilliam, S.A. Thomas, J. Travis, D.N. Reznick, and C.M. Pringle. 2014. Local adaptation in Trinidadian guppies alters the ecosystem at local and landscape scale in mountain streams of northern Trinidad. Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Minneapolis, MN.

Torres,  P.J., J.C. Chappell, and C.M. Pringle. 2014. Tropical island streams among biggest losers in climate change game: Lessons from Puerto Rico. Society for Freshwater Science Meetings, Portland, OR.

2013

Barnum, T., J. Drake, C. Colon-Gaud, A. Rugenski, T. Frauendorf, S.S. Kilham, M.R. Whiles, K.R. Lips and C.M. Pringle. 2013. Consequences  of catastrophic amphibian declines on the food web attributes of a  tropical stream. Annual Meeting of the Society for Freshwater Science, Gainesville, FL. [ PDF ]

Barnum, T.R., H. Drake, C. Colon-Gaud, A. Rugenski,  T. Frauendorf, S.S. Kilham, M.R. Whiles, K.R. Lips and C.M. Pringle. 2013. Food web properties persist after amphibian extirpations in a neotropical stream. Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Minneapolis, MN. [ PDF ]

de Jesus-Crespo, R., D. Newsome and C.M. Pringle. 2013. Strategies for NGO-Academic partnerships: collaboration with the Rainforest Alliance to protect tropical streams ecosystems. Annual Meeting of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation, San Jose Costa Rica.

DiRenzo, G.V., R. Brenes, M.R. Whiles, C.M. Pringle, S.S. Kilham and K.R. Lips. 2013. Disease as a homogenizing process: tropical stream tadpole community dynamics prior to and following a disease epidemic. Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Minneapolis, MN. [ PDF ]

Ganong, C.N., J.H. Duff and C.M. Pringle. 2013. Biogenic carbon dioxide in local groundwater as a contributor to seasonal decreases in pH in Neotropical rainforest streams, Costa Rica. Annual Meeting of the Society for Freshwater Science, Gainesville FL. [ PDF ]

Ganong, C.N.,  G.E. Small, J.H. Duff, and C.M. Pringle. 2013. Consequences of climate change on Neotropical streams: differential effects of CO2 on pH declines in well-buffered vs poorly-buffered streams.  Annual Meeting of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation, San Jose, Costa Rica.

Pringle, C.M.,  G.E. Small, R. Bixby,  J.H. Duff, M. Ardon, A. Ramirez,  A. Jackman, M. Snyder,  C. Ganong, and F.J. Triska. 2013. Climate-driven acidification in lowland Neotropical streams: Insights from a 25-year dataset on ground water-surface water interactions. Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Minneapolis, MN. [ PDF ]

Pringle, C.M. 2013. Climate-driven acidification in lowland Neotropical Streams, Insights from a 25-year dataset in lowland Costa Rica.  Meetings of the International Society of Limnology and Oceanography, Budapest, Hungary.

Rugenski, A., M.R. Whiles, M.J. Vanni, K.R. Lips, C.M. Pringle, and S.S. Kilham. 2013. Amphibian declines alter nutrient supply and storage in Neotropical stream food webs. Annual Meeting of the Society for Freshwater Science, Gainesvile, FL. [ PDF ]

Simon, T.N., A.J. Binderup, M.C. Marshall, R.D. Bassar, S.A. Thomas, A.S. Flecker, J.F. Gilliam, D.N. Reznick, and C.M. Pringle. 2013. Different trait-mediated effects of locally adapted guppies on stream ecosystems: In situ experimental evidence of top-down effects are reflected by ecosystem properties at landscape scales in Trinidad’s Northern Range. Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Minneapolis, MN. [ PDF ]

Simon, T.N., A.J. Binderup, M.C. Marshall, R.D. Bassar, S.A. Thomas, A.S. Flecker, J.F. Gilliam, D.N. Reznick and C.M. Pringle. 2013. In situ experimental evidence for top-down effects of locally adapted guppies on ecosystem properties at landscape scales in Trinidad’s Northern Range: evidence of a genetic basis for ecosystem-level effects. INTECOL, British Ecological Society, London, UK. [ PDF ]

Sullivan, J., E. Gardiner, P. Bolstqad, D. Leigh, M. Scott, E.F. Benfield, R. Bixby, T. Gragson, and C.M. Pringle. 2013. The Coweeta Hazard Site Project: A long-term study of stream ecosystems and their responses to different l and-use trajectories in the southern Appalachians. Annual Meeting of the Society for Freshwater Science, Gainesvile, FL. [ PDF ]

Sullivan, J., E. Gardiner, P. Bolstqad, D. Leigh, M. Scott, E.F. Benfield, R. Bixby, T. Gragson, and C.M. Pringle. 2013. Investigating stream ecosystem response to landscape change at environmentally meaningful time-scales: The Coweeta-LTER Hazard Site Project. Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Minneapolis, MN. [ PDF ]

Thomas, S.A., A.S. Flecker, R. D. Bassar, T.N. Simon, T. Heatherly, R. El-Sabaawi, M.C. Marshall, B. Lamphere, A. Lopez Sepulcre, C.M. Pringle, and D.N. Reznick. Eco-evolutionary dynamics and the contemporary convergence of ecology and evolution. INTECOL, British Ecological Society, London, UK.

Torres, P.J., O. Perez-Reyes, E.A. Greathouse, K.L. Smith, A.P. Covich, T.A. Crowl, W.H. McDowell, and C.M. Pringle. 2013. Top-down control of macroconsumers determines reach-scale variability in patterns of algal food resources: A long-term study in two tropical headwater streams, Puerto Rico. Annual Meeting of the Society for Freshwater Science, Gainesvile, FL. [ PDF ]

Torres, P.J., and C.M. Pringle. 2013. Evidence for an ecosystem state change at the landscape scale: Loss of top-down control of stream macro-consumers over decades significantly alters stream ecosystem processes across the island of Puerto Rico. Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Minneapolis, MN. [ PDF ]