Mini-Symposium 1:
Lessons From the Past

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 The R/V Alpha Helix Symbios Expedition: A Retrospective Analysis of a Milestone in Coral Reef Research Christopher F. D'ELIA*, Abbie Rae HARRIS* 113/114
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
10:15 - 10:30 Caribbean Coral Reef Communities in the 1970's: An Ecosystem Baseline Data Set for Assessing Current Regional Reef Health Randolph BURKE*, Walter ADEY 113/114
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
10:30 - 10:45 Estimating Live Coral Cover in Fossil Reefs: A Microboring Approach Halard LESCINSKY*, Benjamin TITUS, Avinash MINHAS, Dennis HUBBARD 113/114
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
10:45 - 11:00 Historical changes in coral communities along a gradient of land use in Bocas del Toro, Panama Katie CRAMER* 113/114
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
11:00 - 11:15 The Effects of Geology, Oceanography and Anthropogenic Activities on the Coral Reef Ecosystems of the Pacific Remote Island Areas Joyce MILLER*, Jamison GOVE 113/114
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
11:15 - 11:30 Long-term records of reef growth under terrigenoclastic sediment influence: Paluma Shoals, central Great Barrier Reef, Australia Suzanne E PALMER*, Chris T PERRY, Scott G SMITHERS 113/114
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
11:30 - 11:45 Persistent Organic Pollutants and Trace Metals Associated with African Dust – Is There a Threat to Coral Reefs? Virginia GARRISON*, Susan GENUALDI, William FOREMAN, Michael MAJEWSKI, Azad MOHAMMED, Staci SIMONICH 113/114
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
11:45 - 12:00 BIOTURBATION, TAPHONOMIC BIAS AND TIME-AVERAGING IN TROPICAL MOLLUSCAN DEATH ASSEMBLAGES: DIFFERENTIAL SHELL HALF-LIVES IN GREAT BARRIER REEF SEDIMENT Matthew A. KOSNIK*, Quan HUA, Darrell S. KAUFMAN, Raphael A. WÜST 113/114
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
12:00 - 12:15 Coral Community Change Over a Cyclone Disturbance Gradient During the Quaternary in the Solomon Islands Brian BECK*, Sean CONNOLLY, John PANDOLFI 113/114
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
12:15 - 12:30 Reef slope failure in the northeastern corner of Male`, Maldives Mahmood RIYAZ*, Kyung-Ho PARK 113/114
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
15:30 - 15:45 A 1500 year Holocene Caribbean climate archive from the Blue Hole, Lighthouse Reef, Belize Eberhard GISCHLER*, Eugene SHINN, Wolfgang OSCHMANN, Jens FIEBIG, Noreen BUSTER 113/114
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
15:45 - 16:00 Environmental factors controlling community structure, morphology and linear extension of Mid-Holocene reef corals from Cañada Honda, Southwestern, Dominican Republic David CUEVAS*, Clark SHERMAN, Wilson RAMIREZ, Dennis HUBBARD 113/114
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
16:00 - 16:15 Unusual Serpulid/Tufa Bioherms Cap Corals of a Mid-Holocene Fringing Reef, Dominican Republic: Paleoenvironmental and Climatic Controls H. Allen CURRAN*, Kelsey WINSOR, Lisa GREER, Bosiljka GLUMAC 113/114
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
16:15 - 16:30 Is Acropora cervicornis a canary in the global warming coal mine? Lessons from the mid-Holocene Dominican Republic Lisa GREER*, Julia JACKSON, H. Allen CURRAN, Tom GUILDERSON, William P. PATTERSON, Lida TENEVA, Elizabeth RHEA, Jenny SHULTIS 113/114
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
16:30 - 16:45 The Emperor Has No Coral—An Inconvenient Truth? Eugene SHINN*, Barbara LIDZ, Eugene SHINN 113/114
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
16:45 - 17:00 New Ideas About Caribbean Coral-Reef Development: A View From Ye Shoulders of Giants Dennis HUBBARD* 113/114
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
17:00 - 17:15 Holocene reef development at the Flower Garden Banks: recent surprises William PRECHT*, Ken DESLARZES, Emma HICKERSON, G.P. SCHMAHL, James SINCLAIR, Richard ARONSON 113/114
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
17:15 - 17:30 Response of Acropora to warm climates; lessons from the geological past Clare WHITE*, Brian ROSEN, Dan BOSENCE 113/114
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
17:30 - 17:45 ABRUPT DROWNING AND COOLING 8.2-8.4 KA OBSERVED IN A 0.8-M DIAMETER AND 24-M LONG CORE THROUGH A HAWAIIAN CORAL REEF, OAHU, USA Eric GROSSMAN*, Jody WEBSTER, Christina RAVELO, Jim BARRY, Stewart FALLON, Yael SAGY, Bruce RICHMOND, Mike TORRESAN, David CLAGUE 113/114
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
17:45 - 18:00 Evidence of rapid sea-level rise from reef backstepping during the Last Interglacial highstand. Paul BLANCHON* 113/114
Thursday
July 10, 2008
10:00 - 10:15 Coral Reef Development along the Windward Platform Margin since the Plio-Pleistocene: Southern Exuma Cays, Bahamas (Dedicated to Robert F. Dill, 1927-2004) Paul J. HEARTY*, Donald F. MCNEILL 113/114
Thursday
July 10, 2008
10:15 - 10:30 Mid-Brunhes First High Amplitude Transgression(s): Platform Top and Siliciclastic Shelf Contemporaneous Re-flooding Recorded on the Slopes of Great Bahama Bank and Central Belize Barrier Reef Andre DROXLER*, Brooke E. CARSON 113/114
Thursday
July 10, 2008
10:30 - 10:45 Late Miocene to Recent Coral Community Dynamics in the Gulf of California Ramón LÓPEZ-PÉREZ* 113/114
Thursday
July 10, 2008
10:45 - 11:00 Caribbean Coral Reef Types from a Mixed Siliciclastic-Carbonate Setting: Miocene-Pliocene of the Dominican Republic Donald MCNEILL*, James KLAUS, Ann BUDD 113/114
Thursday
July 10, 2008
11:00 - 11:15 Paleoecology of Mio-Pliocene Free-living Corals in the Northern Dominican Republic and Neogene Evolutionary Patterns of the Caribbean Region James KLAUS*, Ann BUDD, Donald MCNEILL, Scott ISHMAN 113/114
Thursday
July 10, 2008
11:15 - 11:30 Cenozoic Photic Reef and Carbonate-Ramp Habitats: A New Look Using Paleoceanographic Evidence Pamela HALLOCK*, Luis POMAR 113/114
Thursday
July 10, 2008
11:30 - 11:45 Photosymbiosis is a Major Theme in the History of Mesozoic to Cenozoic Reef Systems George STANLEY JR.*, B. VAN DE SCHOOTBRUGGE 113/114
Thursday
July 10, 2008
11:45 - 12:00 Early Cenozoic Recovery of Caribbean Reef Coral Communities Thomas STEMANN* 113/114
Thursday
July 10, 2008
12:15 - 12:30 CO2-Concentrating Mechanisms, Harmful Blooms, and Late Devonian Reef Extinction 375 Million Years Ago Robert RIDING* 113/114