Mini-Symposium 1:
Lessons from the Past

Poster Presentations: Tuesday, July 8, 2008 16:00 - 18:00 Exhibit Hall A-D (Click on presentation title to view abstract)
POSTER BOARD # TITLE AUTHORS (* indicates Presenting Author)
1.1 Fringing-Reef Geomorphology and Facies controlled by hurricanes at Punta Maroma, Mexico. Sócrates IBARRA-FERNÁNDEZ*, Paul BLANCHON
1.10 Distribution of Clionid Sponges in the Florida Keys, 2001-2005 Michael CALLAHAN*
1.11 Sediment transport pathways on a fringing reef based on taphonomic alteration of larger benthic foraminifera Baculogypsina sphaerulata Murray FORD*, Paul KENCH
1.12 A Comparison of Rates and Styles of Bioerosion With Varying Sedimentation: Holocene Reefs in the Western Dominican Republic versus Modern Reefs off St. Croix, USVI Andrew ESTEP*, Timmons ERICKSON, Dennis HUBBARD
1.13 Depth-Related Patterns of Infaunal Bioerosion in Two Modern and Two Fossil Caaribbean Reefs: US Virgin Islands and the Dominican Republic Timmons ERICKSON*, Andrew ESTEP, Dennis HUBBARD
1.14 The role of constituent durability on the sediment budget of a fringing reef, Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef Murray FORD*
1.15 Response of soft-bottom macrobenthic coral reef communities to hurricane disturbance (Reunion Island, Western Indian Ocean) Dorothée TADDEI*, Lionel BIGOT, Heloïse ROUZE, Patrick FROUIN
1.16 Late Quaternary deposits on the southern Belize shelf: how does the mixed carbonate-siliciclastic succession record Pleistocene sea-level variation? Eberhard GISCHLER*, Robert GINSBURG, Sachandra PRASAD
1.17 Carysfort Reef, Key Largo, Florida Keys is melting Phillip DUSTAN*
1.18 The Effect of Marine Protection on Carbonate Sediment Production in St. Croix, USVI Alex BURPEE*, Lisa GREER, Robert HUMSTON, Dennis HUBBARD
1.19 A Possible Epibiont Signature for White Band Disease and/or Bleaching in Acropora palmata, Buck Island National Monument, St. Croix, USVI Anne LAGOMARCINO*, Dennis HUBBARD
1.2 Results of Scleractinian and Reef Investigation Conducted 1983-1984 in Southeastern Mexico Vassil ZLATARSKI*
1.20 Grain Size and Sedimentary Constituents as Indicators of Changing Environments and Energy Levels in Smugglers' Cove, St. Croix, U.S.V.I. Matthew KLINMAN*, Sarah CHAMLEE, Selina TIRTAJANA, Donald BARBER, Donald POTTER, Karla HUBBARD, Dennis HUBBARD
1.21 Preservation Potential of Lagoon Faunas and the Role of Deep Bioturbation in Shell Bed Formation Caitlin TEMS*, Ashley BURKETT, Karla HUBBARD
1.22 Holocene Reef Accretion Along the North Side of Bahia Enriquillo (Western Dominican Republic): Unique Insights Into Patterns of Reef Development in Response to Paleoceanography and Sea-Level Rise Dennis HUBBARD*, Wilson RAMIREZ, David CUEVAS
1.23 HISTORICAL AND PRESENT STATUS OF THE PEARL OYSTER, PINCTADA MARGARITIFERA, IN THE NORTHWESTERN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS Elizabeth KEENAN*, Russell BRAINARD, Lawrence BASCH
1.24 Enigmatic Coral Rock Pillars - Another Look into Reef Dynamics Helmut SCHUHMACHER*, Roland KRONE, Peter VAN TREECK
1.25 Ancient reefs and the Legacy Cycle: a new pedagogical approach to teaching Earth Science, with emphasis on climate change and sea level rise awareness Katherine ELLINS*, Lida TENEVA
1.26 Coral Morphology as an Indicator of Sedimentation Rate in Two Exposed Holocene Reefs: Western Dominican Republic Allicia DAVIS*, Dennis HUBBARD, Alexandra STEIN
1.27 120 years record of delta-18Ow deconvolving from Porites coral delta-18O and Sr/Ca at San Benedicto Island in the Mexican Transition Zone in the Northeastern Pacific. Julio VILLAESCUSA*, Jose CARRIQUIRY
1.3 Environmental effects on back-reef sponge distribution in the Florida Keys (USA) Jeremy WEISZ*, Mark BUTLER IV
1.4 Classifying Coralline Rubble Beaches in the British Virgin Islands Shannon GORE*, J. A. G. COOPER
1.5 Results of Long-term bioersion study, Belize patch reefs Halard LESCINSKY*, Maxwell HILL, Ann HOEDT
1.6 Reef Sedimentation Patterns, Southwestern Shelf of Puerto Rico Raquel HERNANDEZ*, Clark SHERMAN, Ernesto WEIL
1.7 Microboring and surface taphonomy of fossil reefs, Enriquillo Valley, Dominican Republic Benjamin TITUS*, Halard LESCINSKY
1.8 REAL TIME CORAL STRESS OBSERVATIONS BEFORE, DURING, AND AFTER BEACH NOURISHMENT DREDGING OFFSHORE SOUTHEAST FLORIDA, USA. Lou FISHER*, Ken BANKS, Dave GILLIAM, Richard E. DODGE, David STOUT, Bernardo VARGAS-ANGEL
1.9 Late Jurassic Coral Reefs from Outcrops of the Western Caucasus-Crimea: Analogues for the Eastern Black Sea Li GUO*, Stephen J. VINCENT, Samuel P. RICE, Vladimir LAVRISHCHEV