Mini-Symposium 25:
Predicting Reef Futures in the Context of Climate Change: Is 500 ppm CO2 and 2°C of warming the 'tipping point' for coral reefs?

Oral Presentations (Click on presentation title to view abstract)
DATE TIME TITLE AUTHORS (* indicates Presenting Author) ROOM
Monday
July 7, 2008
11:00 - 11:15 Is 500 ppm CO2 and 2°C of warming the 'tipping point' for coral reefs? If so, how should we respond? Ove HOEGH-GULDBERG* Floridian Ballroom B/C
Monday
July 7, 2008
11:15 - 11:30 Implications for our Coral Reefs in a Changing Climate over the next few decades – Hints from the past 22 years Alan E. STRONG*, Gang LIU, C. Mark EAKIN, Tyler R. L. CHRISTENSEN, Dwight K. GLEDHILL, Scott F. HERON, Jessica A. MORGAN, William J. SKIRVING Floridian Ballroom B/C
Monday
July 7, 2008
11:30 - 11:45 The Elephant in the reef: Committed warming and coral bleaching Simon DONNER* Floridian Ballroom B/C
Monday
July 7, 2008
11:45 - 12:00 Climate-scale Influences on the Development of Coral Bleaching Conditions in the Great Barrier Reef Scarla WEEKS*, Ana REDONDO-RODRIGUES, Andrew BAKUN Floridian Ballroom B/C
Monday
July 7, 2008
12:00 - 12:15 Going, Going, Gone? Are 1998 and 2005 Signs of the Future for Coral Reefs? C. Mark EAKIN*, Jessica A. MORGAN, Scott F. HERON, Janice M. LOUGH, William J. SKIRVING, Gang LIU, Tyler R. L. CHRISTENSEN, Dwight K. GLEDHILL, Alan E. STRONG Floridian Ballroom B/C
Monday
July 7, 2008
12:15 - 12:30 Forecasting storm-mediated changes in reef coral assemblages Joshua MADIN*, Michael O'DONNELL, Sean CONNOLLY Floridian Ballroom B/C
Monday
July 7, 2008
15:30 - 15:45 Seasonal to Decadal Changes in the Carbonate System of the North Pacific Ocean Richard FEELY*, Chris SABINE, Kathryn FAGAN Floridian Ballroom B/C
Monday
July 7, 2008
15:45 - 16:00 Marine biocalcifiers exhibit mixed responses to CO2-induced ocean acidification Justin RIES*, Anne COHEN, Daniel MCCORKLE Floridian Ballroom B/C
Monday
July 7, 2008
16:00 - 16:15 Carbonate dissolution by euendolithic microorganisms increases with rising pCO2 Aline TRIBOLLET*, Marlin ATKINSON, Chris LANGDON Floridian Ballroom B/C
Monday
July 7, 2008
16:15 - 16:30 Coral reef response to climate change – addressing complex problems with a simple model Robert BUDDEMEIER* Floridian Ballroom B/C
Monday
July 7, 2008
16:30 - 16:45 Scleractinian corals response to ocean acidification conditions Maoz FINE*, Dan TCHERNOV Floridian Ballroom B/C
Monday
July 7, 2008
16:45 - 17:00 Impacts of Ocean Acidification and Warming on Calcifying Coral Reef Organisms David I. KLINE*, Kenneth R. N. ANTHONY, Guillermo DIAZ-PULLIDO, Sophie DOVE, Selina WARD, Ove HOEGH-GULDBERG Floridian Ballroom B/C
Monday
July 7, 2008
17:00 - 17:15 Combined effects of elevated temperature and pCO2 on the photo-physiology of Symbiodinium spp. in two scleractinian coral species Andrew BAKER, Paul JONES*, Ranjeet BHAGOOLI, Herman WIRSHING, Tom CAPO, Christopher LANGDON Floridian Ballroom B/C
Monday
July 7, 2008
17:15 - 17:30 Ocean Acidification changes the early life history of scleractinian corals. Selina WARD*, Sophie DOVE, david KLINE, kenneth ANTHONY, Ove HOEGH-GULDBERG Floridian Ballroom B/C
Monday
July 7, 2008
17:30 - 17:45 Effects of climate change on coral reef algae: will algae be the winners? Guillermo DIAZ-PULIDO*, Kenneth R.N. ANTHONY, David I. KLINE, Laurence MCCOOK, Selina WARD, Ove HOEGH-GULDBERG, Sophie DOVE Floridian Ballroom B/C
Monday
July 7, 2008
17:45 - 18:00 Climate change thresholds and coral reef degradation Kenneth ANTHONY*, Guillermo DIAZ-PULIDO Floridian Ballroom B/C
Tuesday
July 8, 2008
10:00 - 10:15 Climate Change and Reef Development in the Tropical Eastern Pacific Richard ARONSON*, Ian MACINTYRE, Steven VOLLMER, Jennifer HOBBS, Anke MOESINGER Floridian Ballroom B/C
Tuesday
July 8, 2008
10:15 - 10:30 Fragile reefs of the Eastern Pacific: a model for reefs in a high CO2 world Derek MANZELLO*, Joanie KLEYPAS, David BUDD, Mark EAKIN Floridian Ballroom B/C
Tuesday
July 8, 2008
10:30 - 10:45 Phase shifts in coral reefs – comparative investigation of corals and benthic algae as ecosystem engineers Christian WILD*, Andreas HAAS, Malik NAUMANN, Christoph MAYR Floridian Ballroom B/C
Tuesday
July 8, 2008
10:45 - 11:00 Long-term, regional-scale patterns in Caribbean coral bleaching responses Allison L. PERRY*, Isabelle M. CÔTÉ, John D. REYNOLDS, Andrew R. WATKINSON Floridian Ballroom B/C
Tuesday
July 8, 2008
11:00 - 11:15 Right of disaster: Understanding, predicting and accelerating the adaptive response of reef coral symbioses to climate change Andrew BAKER* Floridian Ballroom B/C
Tuesday
July 8, 2008
11:15 - 11:30 Proliferation of an opportunistic Symbiodinium sp. during the 2005 eastern Caribbean mass coral ‘bleaching.’ Todd LAJEUNESSE*, Jennifer FINNEY, Robin SMITH, Hazel OXENFORD Floridian Ballroom B/C
Tuesday
July 8, 2008
11:30 - 11:45 A community change in the symbionts of a scleractinian coral following a natural bleaching event: field evidence of acclimatization Alison JONES*, Ray BERKELMANS, Madeleine VAN OPPEN, Jos MIEOG, William SINCLAIR Floridian Ballroom B/C
Tuesday
July 8, 2008
11:45 - 12:00 Shifts in Symbiodinium communities following bleaching in the Panamic eastern Pacific: Insights from quantitative PCR Adrienne CORREA*, Andrew BAKER, Danielle MCDONALD, Peter GLYNN Floridian Ballroom B/C
Tuesday
July 8, 2008
12:00 - 12:15 Can scleractinians take up exogenous symbionts after a bleaching event? Mary Alice COFFROTH*, Eleni PETROU, Daniel POLAND, Lyndsey HOLLAND Floridian Ballroom B/C
Tuesday
July 8, 2008
12:15 - 12:30 Environmental Controls on the Establishment and Development of Symbiosis in Corals Vivian CUMBO*, Andrew BAIRD, M.H. VAN OPPEN Floridian Ballroom B/C
Tuesday
July 8, 2008
15:30 - 15:45 My name is Legion, for we are many: the ecological and evolutionary significance of population structure in symbiotic dinoflagellates (Symbiodinium, Dinophyta) Scott R. SANTOS* Floridian Ballroom B/C
Tuesday
July 8, 2008
15:45 - 16:00 Coral Holobiont Community Structure: How Much Have We Missed By Focusing Only in the Coral Host? Juan ORTIZ*, Maria GOMEZ CABRERA Floridian Ballroom B/C
Tuesday
July 8, 2008
16:00 - 16:15 Prevalence of background populations of an opportunistic Symbiodinium among Caribbean coral communities. Robin SMITH*, Todd LAJEUNESSE Floridian Ballroom B/C
Tuesday
July 8, 2008
16:15 - 16:30 Symbiont specificity within and among soft coral genera during the 1998 GBR mass coral bleaching event Tamar GOULET*, Todd LAJEUNESSE, Katharina FABRICIUS Floridian Ballroom B/C
Tuesday
July 8, 2008
16:30 - 16:45 Coral Physiology: the Interaction between Symbiodinium Genotype and Environment Jos MIEOG*, Madeleine VAN OPPEN, Ray BERKELMANS, Bette WILLIS, Wytze STAM, Jeanine OLSEN Floridian Ballroom B/C
Tuesday
July 8, 2008
16:45 - 17:00 Can Hosting Different Symbiodinium spp. Lead to Thermal Adaptation Within Pocillopora verrucosa Around Guam? Lisa CHAU*, Robert ROWAN Floridian Ballroom B/C
Tuesday
July 8, 2008
17:15 - 17:30 Relationship between historical sea-surface temperature variability and climate change-induced coral mortality in the Western Indian Ocean Mebrahtu ATEWEBERHAN*, Tim MCCLANAHAN Floridian Ballroom B/C
Tuesday
July 8, 2008
17:30 - 17:45 Corals Resisting Warming – The importance of experience Thomas OLIVER*, Stephen PALUMBI Floridian Ballroom B/C
Tuesday
July 8, 2008
17:45 - 18:00 The Effect of Thermal History on the Susceptibility of Reef-building Corals to Thermal Stress Rachael MIDDLEBROOK* Floridian Ballroom B/C
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
10:00 - 10:15 Bleaching, El Nino, and El Nina: 13 years of seasonal analysis of reef-building corals in Florida, the Bahamas, and the Caribbean William FITT*, Dusty KEMP, Xavier HERNANDEZ-PECH, Roberto IGLESIAS-PRIETO, Jennifer MCCABE, Tom SHANNON, Brigitte BRUNS, Gregory SCHMIDT Floridian Ballroom B/C
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
10:15 - 10:30 The future of specific symbioses within the reef coral Pocillopra in the eastern Pacific: investigating the impacts of thermal anomalies in western Mexico Mark WARNER*, Todd LAJEUNESSE, Hector REYES-BONILLA, Matt ASCHAFFENBURG, Mike MCGINLEY, Robin SMITH, Tye PETTAY Floridian Ballroom B/C
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
10:30 - 10:45 Annual Summer Mass Bleaching of a Multi-species Coral Community in American Samoa Douglas FENNER*, Scott HERON Floridian Ballroom B/C
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
10:45 - 11:00 Bleaching Damage and Recovery Potential of Coral Reefs in Dubai, UAE John BURT, Andrew BAUMAN*, Aaron BARTHOLOMEW, Peter SALE Floridian Ballroom B/C
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
11:00 - 11:15 Can symbiont diversity help coral reefs survive climate change? Marissa BASKETT*, Steven GAINES, Roger NISBET Floridian Ballroom B/C
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
11:15 - 11:30 Factors Affecting the Evolution of Bleaching Resistance in Corals Julian CALEY*, Troy DAY, Laura NAGEL, Madeleine VAN OPPEN Floridian Ballroom B/C
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
11:30 - 11:45 Estimating Potential for Adaptation of Corals to Climate Change Nikolaus CSÁSZÁR*, Peter RALPH, Richard FRANKHAM, Ray BERKELMANS, Madeleine VAN OPPEN Floridian Ballroom B/C
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
11:45 - 12:00 Coral Mortality from Bleaching: Pre-Adaptation of Host Corals to Increased Seawater Temperatures with Dependence upon Rapidly Adapting Zooxanthellae Kevin STRYCHAR*, Paul SAMMARCO Floridian Ballroom B/C
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
12:00 - 12:15 Climate change can supersensitise corals to natural levels of ultra violet radiation Ruth REEF*, Sophie DOVE, Maya CARMI, Ann MOONEY, Paulina KANIEWSKA, Oren LEVY, Ove HOEGH-GULDBERG Floridian Ballroom B/C
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
12:15 - 12:30 Analysis of Fish Abundance in the Gulf of California, and Projection of Changes by Global Warming Arturo AYALA BOCOS*, Hector REYES BONILLA Floridian Ballroom B/C
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
15:30 - 15:45 Climate Change and the Future for Coral Reef Fishes Philip MUNDAY*, Geoffrey JONES, Morgan PRATCHETT, Ashley WILLIAMS Floridian Ballroom B/C
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
15:45 - 16:00 Increased predation rates on coral-dwelling fishes associated with bleached coral hosts Darren COKER*, Morgan PRATCHETT, Philip MUNDAY Floridian Ballroom B/C
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
16:00 - 16:15 Effects of climate-induced coral bleaching on coral reef fishes. Morgan PRATCHETT*, Philip MUNDAY, Shaun WILSON, Nicholas GRAHAM, Joshua CINNER, David BELLWOOD, Geoff JONES, Nicholas POLUNIN, Tim MCCLANAHAN Floridian Ballroom B/C
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
16:15 - 16:30 Sublethal response of reef fishes to low coral cover David FEARY*, Mark MCCORMICK, Geoffrey JONES Floridian Ballroom B/C
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
16:30 - 16:45 Climate warming and the ocean-scale integrity of coral reef ecosystems Nick GRAHAM*, Tim MCCLANAHAN, Aaron MACNEIL, Shaun WILSON, Nick POLUNIN, Simon JENNINGS, Pascale CHABANET, Susan CLARK, Mark SPALDING, Yves LETOURNEUR, Lionel BIGOT, Rene GALZIN, Marcus OHMAN, Kajsa GARPE, Alasd Floridian Ballroom B/C
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
16:45 - 17:00 Relating Patterns in Coral Bleaching and the Extrinsic Environment over Multiple Scales: Opportunities for Prioritizing Resource Management in Florida in Response to Climate Change Eric MIELBRECHT*, Daniel WAGNER, Alex SCORE, Lara HANSEN Floridian Ballroom B/C
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
17:00 - 17:15 Using Climate Information to Improve Coral Reef Management Elizabeth MCLEOD*, Rodney SALM, Axel TIMMERMANN, Russell MOFFITT Floridian Ballroom B/C
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
17:15 - 17:30 Incorporating anticipated patterns of coral bleaching into the design of marine protected areas Will WHITE*, Louis BOTSFORD, Philip MUNDAY, Jeffrey MAYNARD, Geoffrey JONES Floridian Ballroom B/C
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
17:30 - 17:45 Quantifying the synergistic interaction between thermal stress and water quality in determining the differential bleaching susceptibility of coral communities on the GBR Scott WOOLDRIDGE*, Terry DONE Floridian Ballroom B/C
Wednesday
July 9, 2008
17:45 - 18:00 Are Refugia Based on Triage Principles the Last Hope for Reef Systems? Donald POTTS* Floridian Ballroom B/C