Mini-Symposium 16:
Ecosystem Assessment and Monitoring of Coral Reefs - New Technologies and Approaches

Oral Presentations (Click on presentation title to view abstract)
DATE TIME TITLE AUTHORS (* indicates Presenting Author) ROOM
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
10:00 - 10:15 Sampling state and process variables on coral reefs Roger GREEN*, Brian MCARDLE, Robert VAN WOESIK 315
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
10:15 - 10:30 Synoptic ecological tools for coral reef science Bruce HATCHER*, Jinyu SHENG, Serge ANDREFOUET 315
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
10:30 - 10:45 Multi-scale Approach for Assessing the Effects of Land-based Contamination on the Southeast Fringing Reef of Molokai Laetitia HEDOUIN*, Bernardo VARGAS ANGEL, Amanda REICHELT-BRUSHETT, Xavier POCHON, Ruth D. GATES 315
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
10:45 - 11:00 Using cellular diagnostics to link land-based sources of pollution with coral reef degradation in South Florida Phillip DUSTAN*, John FAUTH, Kenneth BANKS, Eric PANTE, Bernardo VARGAS-ANGEL, Craig DOWNS 315
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
11:00 - 11:15 Development and Application of Variable Fluorescence Techniques and Instrumentation for Monitoring and Assessing Coral Reefs Maxim GORBUNOV*, Dan TCHERNOV, Liti HARAMATY, Yael HELMAN, Frank NATALE, Sophia JOHNSON, Paul FALKOWSKI 315
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
11:15 - 11:30 Potential application of PAM fluorometry in reactive coral health monitoring programs: A pilot study Jeremy SOFONIA* 315
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
11:30 - 11:45 A Comparison of Thermal History and Fv/Fm in Inner Lagoon and Outer Barrier Reef Montastrea faveolata. Karl CASTILLO* 315
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
11:45 - 12:00 Shifting bleaching thresholds: acclimatization or a flawed model? Ray BERKELMANS* 315
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
12:00 - 12:15 Integrating Satellite and In Situ Light, Wind and Temperature Data for Ecological Forecasting of Coral Bleaching at Four Sites in the Caribbean James HENDEE, Tao ZHENG, Lew GRAMER, Erik STABENAU*, Derek MANZELLO, Shunlin LIANG 315
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
12:15 - 12:30 GBROOS – An Ocean Observing System for the Great Barrier Reef Scott BAINBRIDGE* 315
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
15:30 - 15:45 Ecological Forecasting for Coral Reef Ecosystems James HENDEE*, Lew GRAMER, Derek MANZELLO, Erik STABENAU, Chris LANGDON, Mike JANKULAK 315
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
15:45 - 16:00 Advancing spatial-temporal continuity in coral reef ecosystem pattern detection: The morphology, distribution and chemical environments of coral habitats encompassing Coiba National Park, Panamá. Luis CAMILLI*, Oscar PIZARRO, Richard CAMILLI 315
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
16:00 - 16:15 Landscape mosaics of coral reefs: A new survey technology for mapping and monitoring reef condition Brooke GINTERT*, Nuno GRACIAS, Diego LIRMAN, Arthur GLEASON, Philip KRAMER, R. Pamela REID 315
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
16:15 - 16:30 Imaging coral community structure at high resolution over large areas on the reef terraces of the Chagos archipelago John TURNER*, Robert GIBBS 315
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
16:30 - 16:45 Bioeroding sponges need to be monitored Christine SCHÖNBERG*, Katherine E. HOLMES 315
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
16:45 - 17:00 Solar radiation dosimetry in Florida coral reefs determined from remote sensed, modeled, and in situ data Mace BARRON*, Deborah VIVIAN, Susan YEE, Debbie SANTAVY 315
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
17:00 - 17:15 Estimating Three-Dimensional Coral Colony Surface Area from Simple Field Measurements Lee COURTNEY, William FISHER*, Sandy RAIMONDO, Leah OLIVER, William DAVIS 315
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
17:30 - 17:45 Area-calibrated Automation of Coral Classification for Near and Subsurface Reef Videos Ma. Shiela Angeli MARCOS*, Laura DAVID, Maricor SORIANO 315
Thursday
July 10, 2008
10:00 - 10:15 The Florida Area Coastal Environment (FACE) Program John PRONI, Thomas CARSEY*, Jia-Zhong ZHANG, Kevin SULLIVAN, Rik WANNINKHOF, Peter SWART, Courtney DRAYER, Charles FEATHERSTONE, Jack STAMATES, Shailer CUMMINGS, Christopher SINIGALLIANO, Natchanon AMORNTHAMMARONG, Jules CRAYNOCK, Paul DAMMANN, James HENDEE 315
Thursday
July 10, 2008
10:15 - 10:30 Interdisciplinary Environmental Assessments of Coral Reefs Using Remote Sensing and Numerical Circulation Models Serge ANDREFOUET, Frank MULLER-KARGER*, Jinyu SHENG, Craig STEINBERG, Pascal DOUILLET, Inia SOTO, Bruce HATCHER, Sylvain OUILLON, Chuanmin HU, Bo YANG, Severine CHOUCKROUN, Guillaume DIRBERG, Christine KRANENBURG, Christopher MOSES 315
Thursday
July 10, 2008
10:30 - 10:45 CREIOS: NOAA’s Coral Reef Ecosystem Integrated Observing System Jessica A. MORGAN*, C. Mark EAKIN, Russell E. BRAINARD, James C. HENDEE, Joyce E. MILLER, Mark E. MONACO, Tyler R.L. CHRISTENSEN, Dwight K. GLEDHILL, Scott F. HERON, Gang LIU, William J. SKIRVING, Alan E. STRONG 315
Thursday
July 10, 2008
10:45 - 11:00 Ecological Count-Based Measures: How to Prevent and Correct Biases in Spatial Sampling Assaf ZVULONI*, Yael ARTZY-RANDRUP, Lewi STONE, Robert VAN WOESIK, Yossi LOYA 315
Thursday
July 10, 2008
11:00 - 11:15 Considerations in the Design of a Monitoring Program for Fish and Macrobenthos on a Caribbean Fringing Reef John MCMANUS*, Lee-Ann HAYEK, Felimon GAYANILO, Daniel HOLSTEIN, Kristine STUMP, Marilyn BRANDT, Wade COOPER 315
Thursday
July 10, 2008
11:15 - 11:30 Solar Irradiance and Coral Reefs: Modeling and Management Tools Lore AYOUB*, Pamela HALLOCK, Paula COBLE 315
Thursday
July 10, 2008
11:30 - 11:45 Light and Motion Sensor Program: Low Cost Coral Reef Monitoring Burton JONES*, Ivona CETINIC, Gerardo TORO-FARMER, Karli HERZOG, Albert BIANCULLI, Ramon DE LEON, Matthew RAGAN, Tom REYNOLDS 315
Thursday
July 10, 2008
11:45 - 12:00 Novel Optical Technique for characterization of light absorption and distribution in reef-building corals Vadim BACKMAN*, Erin DALY, Andrew FANG, Margaret SIPLE, Mark WESTNEAT, Vladimir TURZHITSKY, Jeremy ROGERS, Luisa MARCELINO 315
Thursday
July 10, 2008
12:00 - 12:15 Patterns of Vertical Zonation in Mesophotic Reef Communities of Southwestern Puerto Rico and Vieques Island Sara RIVERO*, Roy ARMSTRONG 315
Thursday
July 10, 2008
12:15 - 12:30 Listening to the reefs of Oman: can sound be used as a predictor of marine fauna? Mark PRIEST*, Stephen SIMPSON, Jenny MCILWAIN, Andrew HALFORD 315
Thursday
July 10, 2008
15:30 - 15:45 Coral reef soundscapes: the underwater acoustic world from a larval reef fish’s perspective Adel HEENAN*, Stephen SIMPSON, Mark PREIST, Emma KENNEDY, Chantal HUIJBERS, Ivan NAGELKERKEN, Victoria BRAITHWAITE 315
Thursday
July 10, 2008
15:45 - 16:00 Passive acoustic mapping of grouper aggregation sites David MANN*, James LOCASCIO, Michelle SCHARER, Michael NEMETH, Richard APPELDOORN 315
Thursday
July 10, 2008
16:00 - 16:15 Utilizing Acoustic Data in Establishing Reef Fish Recruit Abundance Victor TICZON*, Badi SAMANIEGO, Greg FOSTER, Sonia BEJERANO-CHAVARRO, Eileen PENAFLOR, Shiela MARCOS, Joseph Dominic PALERMO, Peter MUMBY, Laura DAVID 315
Thursday
July 10, 2008
16:15 - 16:30 MAPPING REEF STRUCTURE AND BATHYMETRY IN BELIZE USING COBRATAC Peter STETSON*, Burton SHANK, Phil LOBEL 315
Thursday
July 10, 2008
16:30 - 16:45 A Web-based Information Management Solution for Experimental Data from the Field of Coral Reef Ecology Florian MAYER*, Sven DUEWEL, Andreas HAAS, Carin JANTZEN, Malik NAUMANN, Jonathan M JESCHKE, Christian WILD 315
Thursday
July 10, 2008
16:45 - 17:00 Identification of sediment sources using geochemical fingerprinting at Pear Tree Bottom Reef, Runaway Bay, Jamaica Isaac WESTFIELD*, Steven DWORKIN, Rena BONEM, Emyris LANE 315
Thursday
July 10, 2008
17:00 - 17:15 The Semantic Reef: A Hypothesis-based, Eco-informatics Platform to Support Automated Knowledge Discovery for Remotely Monitored Reef Systems Trina MYERS*, Ian ATKINSON 315
Thursday
July 10, 2008
17:15 - 17:30 Divers for the Environment: Volunteers and Scientists in Marine Biodiversity Monitoring Stefano GOFFREDO, Patrizia NERI, Antonio ORLANDI, Francesco PENSA*, Maria SCOLA GAGLIARDI, Angela VELARDI, Corrado PICCINETTI, Francesco ZACCANTI 315
Thursday
July 10, 2008
17:30 - 17:45 AUVS EXPLORE REEF SUSTAINABILITY Noelle RELLES*, Mark PATTERSON 315
Friday
July 11, 2008
10:00 - 10:15 Shallow and deep-water gorgonian surveys on Saba Bank, Netherlands Antilles Peter ETNOYER*, Herman WIRSHING, Juan Armando SANCHEZ 315
Friday
July 11, 2008
10:15 - 10:30 Crustaceans of Saba Bank, Netherlands Antilles Morgan KILGOUR*, Thomas SHIRLEY 315
Friday
July 11, 2008
11:00 - 11:15 Caribbean shallow reef coral &[delta]15N variability among species and depth Kirby WEBSTER, Steve MACKO, Kiho KIM* 315
Friday
July 11, 2008
11:15 - 11:30 Light attenuation measurements in Bermuda reefs Gerardo TORO-FARMER*, Burton JONES 315
Friday
July 11, 2008
11:30 - 11:45 Mining ICON/CREWS Data Sets for Discovering Relationships between Environmental Factors and Coral Bleaching Marc BOUMEDINE* 315
Friday
July 11, 2008
11:45 - 12:00 The Reefpad: A Handheld Underwater Computer Aimed At Improving The Speed And Accuracy Of In-situ Monitoring Of Coral Reefs Frederic CHARPENTIER*, Peter GAYLE, Bernadette CHARPENTIER 315
Friday
July 11, 2008
12:00 - 12:15 Variations in the Symbiotic Algae (Zooxanthellae) Associated with Dominant Scleractinian Corals in Hong Kong SAR, China Yu Man TSANG *, Put ANG 315
Friday
July 11, 2008
12:15 - 12:30 Large Scale Coral Mortality in Barbados: a Delayed Response to the 2005 Bleaching Episode Hazel OXENFORD*, Angelique BRATHWAITE, Ramon ROACH 315