Mini-Symposium 18:
Reef Status and Trends

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 Stony Coral Status and Trends in Dry Tortugas National Park (Florida, USA): 1975-2007 Douglas MORRISON*, Walt JAAP, Carl BEAVER, Michael CALLAHAN, Dustin JOHNSON, Jim KIDNEY, Selena KUPFNER, Shannon WADE, Jennifer WHEATON 304
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
10:15 - 10:30 Status of Florida Keys coral reefs based upon multiple-scale sampling Mark CHIAPPONE*, Dione SWANSON, Leanne RUTTEN, Steven MILLER 304
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
10:30 - 10:45 Shifting Dominance and Diversity on a Florida Forereef: Is the Ripple Effect Gaining Momentum? Stephen GITTINGS*, Mitchell TARTT, Steven MILLER, Sarah FANGMAN, Patrick GIBSON, Lad AKINS, Mark CHIAPPONE, Dionne SWANSON, Allison WHITE 304
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
10:45 - 11:00 Ten Years and Counting: The Coral Reef Monitoring Project in the Florida Keys James W. PORTER*, and Coral Reef Monitoring Team - 304
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
11:00 - 11:15 Coral Reef Habitat around New Providence Island, Bahamas Walter JAAP*, J.M DUPONT, L. KELLOGG, G. CHAPLIN, H. HERTLER 304
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
11:15 - 11:30 The almost total loss of Acropora palmata from the shallow waters off Barbados, West Indies, initiated by catastrophic destruction of a major bank-barrier reef off the southeast coast Ian MACINTYRE*, Peter GLYNN, Marguerite TOSCANO 304
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
11:30 - 11:45 Recent regional declines in reef relief within the Caribbean Lorenzo ALVAREZ-FILIP*, Jenny GILL, Nicholas DULVY, Andrew WATKINSON 304
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
11:45 - 12:00 Patterns of decline and evidence for resilience in Caribbean coral reefs Virginia SCHUTTE*, Elizabeth SELIG, John BRUNO 304
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
12:00 - 12:15 Long-term and large-scale trends in Caribbean coral reef fish populations Michelle PADDACK*, Isabelle CÔTÉ, John REYNOLDS, Andrew WATKINSON 304
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
12:15 - 12:30 Population status of the long-spined sea urchin Diadema antillarum in the Florida Keys 25 years after the Caribbean-wide mass mortality Mark CHIAPPONE*, Dione SWANSON, Leanne RUTTEN, Steven MILLER 304
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
15:30 - 15:45 Was the 1998 Coral Bleaching in the Southern Seychelles a Catastrophic Disturbance? - 1999-2006 Reef Fish Responses to Coral Substrate Changes Raymond BUCKLEY*, Nigel DOWNING, Ben STOBART, Kristian TELEKI 304
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
15:45 - 16:00 Spatiotemporal trends in biodiversity and coral reef communities structure at a decade scale (Reunion Island; Southwest Indian Ocean) Lionel BIGOT*, Bruce CAUVIN, Emmanuel TESSIER, Pascale CHABANET, Vianney DENIS 304
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
16:00 - 16:15 Response of high latitude hermatypic coral to the rising sea water temperature at Daya Bay, south China's Guangdong Province Hui HUANG*, Jiansheng LIAN, Jianhui YANG, Xiubao LI 304
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
16:15 - 16:30 A ten-year study on dynamical structure of a sub-tropical coral community in Hong Kong SAR, China Tze-wai TAM*, Put O. ANG 304
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
16:30 - 16:45 Decadal Scale Changes in Coral Reefs in Quintana Roo, Mexico Thaddeus NICHOLLS*, W. David LIDDELL 304
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
16:45 - 17:00 Pocillopora Recovery at Devil’s Crown, Galápagos Islands, Ecuador, Following Extirpation Associated With the 1982-83 El Niño-Southern Oscillation Joshua FEINGOLD*, Peter GLYNN 304
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
17:00 - 17:15 Status of the Mesoamerican Reef System Miguel GARCIA SALGADO, Marydelene VASQUEZ, Gabriela NAVA MARTÍNEZ*, Noel JACOBS 304
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
17:15 - 17:30 The decline of crinoids on the reefs of Curaçao and Bonaire, Netherlands Antilles David L. MEYER*, Elizabeth A. DAME, Peter B. LASK 304
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
17:30 - 17:45 Brazilian National Coral Reef Monitoring Program: Status and Perspectives. Beatrice FERREIRA*, Mauro MAIDA, Ana Lidia GASPAR, Caroline FEITOSA, Sergio REZENDE, Eduardo MACEDO, Fabio NEGRAO, Ana Paula PRATES, Clóvis CASTRO, Débora PIRES, Andreza PACHECO, Iara SOMMER, Liana MENDES, Joao Marcello CAMARGO 304
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
17:45 - 18:00 Long-term changes in taxonomic distinctness and trophic structure of the reef fishes at Cabo Pulmo reef, Gulf of California Hector REYES-BONILLA*, Lorenzo ALVAREZ-FILIP 304
Thursday
July 10, 2008
10:00 - 10:15 SOCIO-ECONOMIC MONITORING (SOCMON) AS A TOOL IN THE MANAGEMENT OF MARINE PROTECTED AREAS: PARTICIPATORY PROCESS AND INITIAL RESULTS IN PALAWAN PROVINCE, PHILIPPINES Michael PIDO*, Sheila VERGARA, Melissa MACASAET, John Francisco PONTILLAS, Marissa PONTILLAS, Eva Marie PONCE DE LEON, Delia MARTINEZ, Filomeno RACUYA 304
Thursday
July 10, 2008
10:15 - 10:30 Socio-Economic Status Of Communities Dependent On Coral Reefs In The Western Indian Ocean INNOCENT WANYONYI*, DAVID OBURA, DELPHINE MALLERET-KING 304
Thursday
July 10, 2008
10:30 - 10:45 Lessons Learned from Socio-economic Monitoring (SocMon) and Marine Protected Area Management Effectiveness (MPA-ME) Evaluation in the Caribbean Maria PENA*, Patrick MCCONNEY 304
Thursday
July 10, 2008
10:45 - 11:00 Status and trends in socioeconomic factors affecting the world’s coral reefs Christy LOPER*, Robert POMEROY, Patrick MCCONNEY, Arie SANDERS, Gaya SRISKANTHAN, Khulood TUBAISHAT, Innocent WANYONYI, Sheila VERGARA, Caroline VIEUX 304
Thursday
July 10, 2008
11:00 - 11:15 Status of Coral Reefs in South Asia (Bangladesh, India, Maldives, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Chagos (BIOT)) Jerker TAMELANDER, Arjan RAJASURIYA*, JK PATTERSON EDWARD, Sarang KULKARNI, Rohan ARTHUR, Alasdair HARRIS, Terney PRADEEP KUMARA, Vineeta HOON, Zahirul ISLAM, Hussein ZAHIR, M.F.M. FAIROZ, K. VENKATARAMAN 304
Thursday
July 10, 2008
11:15 - 11:30 Patterns of coral community recovery in the Maldives following mass bleaching in 1998 Hussein ZAHIR* 304
Thursday
July 10, 2008
11:30 - 11:45 Status of Coral Reefs in Southeast Asia – 2008 Karenne TUN, Loke Ming CHOU, Thamasak YEEMIN*, Nguyen VAN LONG, Dr SUHARSONO, Cleto NANOLA JR, David W LANE, Affendi YANG AMRI 304
Thursday
July 10, 2008
11:45 - 12:00 Status of Coral Reefs in Post-Tsunami Period in Andaman & Nicobar Islands (India) Alok SAXENA* 304
Thursday
July 10, 2008
12:00 - 12:15 Extent and Timing of Disturbances: Comparison between Australia’s Great Barrier Reef and the Caribbean Region Hugh SWEATMAN* 304
Thursday
July 10, 2008
12:15 - 12:30 Patterns of reef fish utilization and the consequence of human population growth on fish density and community composition in American Samoa Marlowe SABATER* 304
Thursday
July 10, 2008
15:30 - 15:45 Ten Years of Volunteer Science Gregor HODGSON*, Cori KANE, Craig SHUMAN 304
Thursday
July 10, 2008
15:45 - 16:00 The response of Caribbean coral reefs to repeated stress events. Loureene JONES* 304
Thursday
July 10, 2008
16:00 - 16:15 AGRRA data can distinguish chronic from acute impacts to wider Caribbean reef communities and provide baselines to assess future changes Robert GINSBURG, Philip KRAMER, Judith LANG, Kenneth MARKS*, Patricia RICHARDS KRAMER, Robert STENECK 304
Thursday
July 10, 2008
16:15 - 16:30 The Status of Coral Reefs of the World: 2008 David SOUTER*, Clive WILKINSON 304
Thursday
July 10, 2008
16:30 - 16:45 Coral Reef Monitoring in the South West Pacific 2007 Kenneth MACKAY*, Cherie WHIPPY-MORRIS 304
Thursday
July 10, 2008
16:45 - 17:00 Rapid Recovery from Bleaching Events - Fiji Global Coral Reef Monitoring Network Assessment of Hard Coral Cover from 1999-2007 Edward LOVELL*, Helen SYKES 304
Thursday
July 10, 2008
17:00 - 17:15 It Depends on Where You Look: The Status of Coral Reef Ecosystems in the United States and Pacific Freely Associated States Alicia CLARKE*, Jeannette WADDELL 304
Thursday
July 10, 2008
17:15 - 17:30 The status and trends of coral reef ecosystems in the Hawaiian Archipelago Eric BROWN*, Greta AEBY, Russell BRAINARD, Kathy CHASTON, Athline CLARK, Alan FRIEDLANDER, Jean KENYON, Petra MCGOWAN, Tony MONTGOMERY, William WALSH, Ivor WILLIAMS, Wendy WILTSE 304
Thursday
July 10, 2008
17:30 - 17:45 Healthy algal-dominated reefs on remote Pacific islands? Peter VROOM*, Kimberly PAGE, Jean KENYON, Russell BRAINARD 304
Thursday
July 10, 2008
17:45 - 18:00 Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program (RAMP): Integrated Ecosystem Observations of Coral Reef Ecosystems of the U.S. Pacific Islands Russell BRAINARD*, and Research COLLEAGUES 304
Friday
July 11, 2008
10:00 - 10:15 Observer variability and deployment effect with Reef Check data in Australia: implications for management Jos HILL*, Andrew HARVEY, Laura FANTOZZI, Craig SYMS 304
Friday
July 11, 2008
10:15 - 10:30 Assessment of Resilience in Montastrea faveolata Inside and Outside of a Marine Park Erich MUELLER* 304
Friday
July 11, 2008
10:30 - 10:45 Occupancy Models for Estimating the Size of Reef Fish Communities M. Aaron MACNEIL*, Timothy R. MCCLANAHAN 304
Friday
July 11, 2008
10:45 - 11:00 Evaluating The Health Of The Mesoamerican Reef Melanie MCFIELD*, Nadia BOOD, Ana FONSECA, Alejandro ARRIVILLAGA, Albert FRANQUESA RINOS, Rosa María LORETO VIRUEL 304
Friday
July 11, 2008
11:00 - 11:15 New Insights into the Exposure and Sensitivity of Coral Reefs to Ocean Warming Patrick BOYLAN*, Joanie KLEYPAS 304
Friday
July 11, 2008
11:15 - 11:30 Mesophotic reefs of the Puerto Rican Shelf: physical processes, resistance to climate change, cryptic mortality, and future trajectories Tyler SMITH*, Richard NEMETH, Jeremiah BLONDEAU, Jacqulyn CALNAN, Elizabeth KADISON 304
Friday
July 11, 2008
11:30 - 11:45 Recurrent Large-Scale Disturbances, Recovery Trajectories, and Resilience of Coral Assemblages on a Coral Reef in the South-Central Pacific Mehdi ADJEROUD*, François MICHONNEAU, Peter J. EDMUNDS, Yannick CHANCERELLE, Lucie PENIN, Jérémie VIDAL-DUPIOL, Bernard SALVAT, René GALZIN 304
Friday
July 11, 2008
11:45 - 12:00 Multiple states of coral reefs in human shaped environments Albert NORSTRÖM*, Magnus NYSTRÖM, Jerker LOKRANTZ, Carl FOLKE 304
Friday
July 11, 2008
12:00 - 12:15 A Global Assessment of the Threat of Extinction for Reef-Building Corals Kent CARPENTER*, Suzanne LIVINGSTONE, Muhammad ABRAR, Greta AEBY, Richard ARONSON, Andy BRUCKNER, Charles DELBEEK, Lyndon DEVANTIER, Graham EDGAR, Alasdair EDWARDS, Doug FENNER, Hector GUZMAN, Bert HOEKSEMA, Gregor HODGSON, Danwei HUANG, Ofri JOHAN, Al LICUANAN, Edward LOVELL, Jennifer MOORE, David OBURA, Domingo OCHAVILLO, Bill PRECHT 304