Mini-Symposium 12:
Reef Resilience

Oral Presentations (Click on presentation title to view abstract)
DATE TIME TITLE AUTHORS (* indicates Presenting Author) ROOM
Thursday
July 10, 2008
10:00 - 10:15 Past Frequencies of Thermal Anomalies Determine Extent of Coral Bleaching Diane THOMPSON*, Robert VAN WOESIK Floridian Ballroom B/C
Thursday
July 10, 2008
10:15 - 10:30 Corals in Hot Water: Physiological Responses of Porites lobata in a Diurnally Fluctuation Environment Daniel BARSHIS*, Jonathon STILLMAN, Ruth GATES, Robert TOONEN, Lance SMITH, Charles BIRKELAND Floridian Ballroom B/C
Thursday
July 10, 2008
10:30 - 10:45 Responses of coral hosts and their algal symbionts to thermal heterogeneity Hollie PUTNAM*, Peter EDMUNDS Floridian Ballroom B/C
Thursday
July 10, 2008
10:45 - 11:00 Effect of physiological state on regeneration in Porites lutea (Scleractinia) at Reunion Island Vianney DENIS*, Joëlle RICHARD, Mireille MMM GUILLAUME, Henrich JH BRUGGEMANN Floridian Ballroom B/C
Thursday
July 10, 2008
11:00 - 11:15 The contribution of heterotrophy to recovery from bleaching in a cnidarian-algal symbiosis Cameron JOHNSON*, Tamar GOULET Floridian Ballroom B/C
Thursday
July 10, 2008
11:15 - 11:30 Bleaching Effects on Scleractinian Coral Reproduction and Lipids Stores on The Great Barrier Reef, Australia Devin TU*, Selina WARD Floridian Ballroom B/C
Thursday
July 10, 2008
11:45 - 12:00 Thailand’s Coral Reefs Show Resilience in the Face of Repeated Natural Stressors Niphon PHONGSUWAN, Anchalee CHANKONG, Ronawon BOONPRAKOB, Chaimongkol YAMARUNPATTHANA, Sathika PAOKANTA, Niphon PHONGSUWAN* Floridian Ballroom B/C
Thursday
July 10, 2008
12:00 - 12:15 Reefs, resilience, and refuges - theoretical considerations and real-life examples Bernhard RIEGL*, Samuel PURKIS Floridian Ballroom B/C
Thursday
July 10, 2008
12:15 - 12:30 Tolerance, refuge and recovery of coral communities to thermal bleaching David SUGGETT*, David SMITH, Nat SPRING, Michelle ETIENNE Floridian Ballroom B/C
Thursday
July 10, 2008
15:30 - 15:45 Defining and utilizing indicators of reef resilience in the Red Sea and Arabian Gulf Ameer ABDULLA*, David OBURA Floridian Ballroom B/C
Thursday
July 10, 2008
15:45 - 16:00 Reef Resilience and Change 1998-2007, Alphonse Atoll, Seychelles Annelise HAGAN*, Tom SPENCER Floridian Ballroom B/C
Thursday
July 10, 2008
16:00 - 16:15 The effects of habitat on coral resistance and resilience to bleaching Gabriel GRIMSDITCH*, Nassir AMIYO, Joseph KILONZO Floridian Ballroom B/C
Thursday
July 10, 2008
16:15 - 16:30 Ocean dynamics drive coral reef processes in the Andaman Sea Claudio RICHTER*, Mélanie BON, Laura FILLINGER, Carin JANTZEN, Cornelia RODER, Gertraud SCHMIDT, Niphon PHONGSUWAN, Somkiat KHOKIATTIWONG Floridian Ballroom B/C
Thursday
July 10, 2008
16:30 - 16:45 Opposing effects of water quality on coral bleaching resistance and recovery David OBURA*, Haji MACHANO, January NDAGALA, Monica ZAVAGLI Floridian Ballroom B/C
Thursday
July 10, 2008
16:45 - 17:00 Two-years monitoring of water flow effects on photosynthesis and growth of the coral Acropora digitifera Takashi NAKAMURA*, Seitaro S. YAMAZAKI, Yeong Shyan YUEN, Hideo YAMASAKI Floridian Ballroom B/C
Thursday
July 10, 2008
17:00 - 17:15 Wave Effects on Coral Reefs Malcolm L. HERON, William J. SKIRVING, Scott F. HERON* Floridian Ballroom B/C
Thursday
July 10, 2008
17:15 - 17:30 Coral reefs under the impact of internal waves, Similan Islands, Andaman Sea: primary production Carin JANTZEN*, Cornelia RODER, Gertraud SCHMIDT, Christian WILD, Claudio RICHTER Floridian Ballroom B/C
Thursday
July 10, 2008
17:45 - 18:00 Coral reefs under the impact of internal waves, Similan Islands, Andaman Sea: heterotrophy Cornelia RODER*, Carin JANTZEN, Gertraud SCHMIDT, Claudio RICHTER Floridian Ballroom B/C
Friday
July 11, 2008
10:00 - 10:15 Coral Recruitment in the Garden of Good and Evil: Algae as a Driver of Coral Reef Resilience Robert STENECK*, Suzanne ARNOLD, Peter MUMBY, Valerie PAUL, Raphael RITSON-WILLIAMS Floridian Ballroom B/C
Friday
July 11, 2008
10:15 - 10:30 Algal effects on coral replenishment, and the resilience of coral reefs Chico BIRRELL*, Laurence MCCOOK, Bette WILLIS, Guillermo DIAZ-PULIDO Floridian Ballroom B/C
Friday
July 11, 2008
10:30 - 10:45 Coral Reef Resilience to Chronic and Acute Disturbances: Lessons from 90 Years of Monitoring in American Samoa Alison GREEN*, Charles BIRKELAND, Douglas FENNER, Cheryl SQUAIR Floridian Ballroom B/C
Friday
July 11, 2008
10:45 - 11:00 What is the future for extensive areas of reef impacted by fish blasting and coral bleaching and now dominated by soft corals? A case study from Malaysia. Elizabeth WOOD*, Frances DIPPER Floridian Ballroom B/C
Friday
July 11, 2008
11:00 - 11:15 Stability of reef framework and post settlement mortality as the structuring factor for recovery of Malakal Bay Reef, Palau, Micronesia: 25 years after a severe COTS outbreak. Steven VICTOR, Steven VICTOR* Floridian Ballroom B/C
Friday
July 11, 2008
11:15 - 11:30 Response and adaptation to climate change stress on Andros Island Reefs, Bahamas Philip KRAMER* Floridian Ballroom B/C
Friday
July 11, 2008
11:30 - 11:45 Interaction between Fishing and Bleaching on Kenyan Coral Reefs Moderated by Disturbance History Emily DARLING*, Tim MCCLANAHAN, Isabelle CÔTÉ Floridian Ballroom B/C
Friday
July 11, 2008
11:45 - 12:00 Great Barrier Reef Coral Communities: Resilient in the 1980s but Struggling in the 2000s Terry DONE*, Lyndon DEVANTIER, Emre TURAK, Mary WAKEFORD, Abbi MCDONALD, Craig JOHNSON Floridian Ballroom B/C