Mini-Symposium 15:
Progress in Understanding the Hydrodynamics of Coral Reef Systems

Poster Presentations: Wednesday, July 9, 2008 16:00 - 18:00 Exhibit Hall A-D (Click on presentation title to view abstract)
POSTER BOARD # TITLE AUTHORS (* indicates Presenting Author)
15.515 Influence of Florida Current frontal eddies on circulation and fish recruitment around the Florida Keys Reef Tract HEESOOK KANG*, Vassiliki KOURAFALOU, Claire PARIS
15.516 Wave transformation and wave-induced currents on a submerged barrier reef: Field observations and Boussinesq-type modelling Philippe BONNETON*, Rodrigo CIENFUEGOS, Sylvain OUILLON, Patrice BRETEL, Jean-Pierre LEFEBVRE, Natalie BONNETON
15.517 Numerical modelling of a coastal reef–lagoon system Ryan LOWE*, James FALTER, Stephen MONISMITH, Marlin ATKINSON
15.519 Defining the Reefal Bay System Hydrodynamically Ava MAXAM*, Dale WEBBER
15.520 Patterns in benthic communities at a remote subtropical atoll along a wave exposure gradient Kimberly PAGE-ALBINS*, Peter VROOM, Mark ALBINS, Ronald HOEKE, Celia SMITH
15.521 The Particle Tracking Model: Method to Quantify External Sediment Loading to Coral Reef Regions Zeki DEMIRBILEK*, Tahirih LACKEY, Joseph GAILANI, Jarrell SMITH
15.522 Water Quality and Movement over the Forereef at Carrie Bow Cay, Belize: A Wind-Driven System? Karen KOLTES*, Tom OPISHINSKY
15.523 Island-scale Circulation Patterns Around Moorea, French Polynesia James LEICHTER*
15.524 Laboratory and field experiments of waves and water levels over fringing reefs in Guam and Hawaii Zeki DEMIRBILEK*, Mark MERRIFIELD, Okey NWOGU
15.525 Reef Rip Current Generated by Tide and Wave during Summer Season: Field Observation Conducted in Yoshiwara Coast, Ishigakijima, Okinawa, Japan Mario DE LEON*, Ryuichiro NISHI, Fumio KUMASAKA, Tsuyoshi TAKAESU, Ryosuke KITAMURA
15.526 Spatial differences of the linear extension of Pocillopora damicornis in Polhena reef of Southern Sri Lanka Wickrama Arachchige UPASANTA KUMARA*, Terney PRADEEP KUMARA P.B., Cumaranatunge P.R.T.
15.527 Environmental vs. intrinsic determination of colony symmetry in the coral Pocillopora verrucosa Tali MASS*, Amazia GENIN
15.528 Pumping Rates of the Giant Barrel Sponge Xestospongia muta on Caribbean Reefs: Size Scaling, Environmental Controls, and Bleaching Effects. Christopher FINELLI*
15.529 Physical processes influencing the locations of Nassau grouper (Epinephelus striatus) spawning areas and implications for reef fishery management Mandy KARNAUSKAS*, Laurent CHERUBIN, Vera AGOSTINI, Claire PARIS