Sample records for tundra coral reefs

  1. Degradation and recovery of Caribbean coral reefs

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    Paredes, Gustavo Adolfo

    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Causes of coral reef degradation: Response. Science, 302,E. (2008) Baselines and Degradation of Coral Reefs in theCauses of coral reef degradation - Response. Science, 302,

  2. Human impacts on Caribbean coral reef ecosystems

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    Hardt, Marah Justine

    2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The tissue biomass of common Caribbean reef corals. xv VITAJackson, JBC. “Structure of Caribbean coral reef communitiesHuman impacts on Caribbean coral reef ecosystems by Marah

  3. Linking coral reef health and human welfare

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    Walsh, Sheila Marie

    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Baselines and degradation of coral reefs in the northernBaselines and degradation of coral reefs in the northern2006) Fisheries Resources: Coral ReefFishes. Solomon Islands

  4. Degradation and recovery of Caribbean coral reefs

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    Paredes, Gustavo Adolfo

    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    of the long-term decline of coral reef ecosystems. Science,E. 2005. Ecology - Are US coral reefs on the slippery slopeAndrefouet, H. M. Guzman, Coral Reefs 24, 31 (2005). N. G.

  5. Human impacts on Caribbean coral reef ecosystems

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    Hardt, Marah Justine

    2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    359. Sheppard,CRC (1982) Coral populations on reef slopesin text. Benthic Groups Coral Acropora cervicornis Acroporatube Non Living Sand Dead coral Bare Urchins Echinometra

  6. Microbes versus fish : the bioenergetics of coral reef systems

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    McDole, Tracey Shannon

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    versus Fish: The Bioenergetics of Coral Reef Systems Aversus Fish: The Bioenergetics of Coral Reef Systems bywas to investigate the bioenergetics of coral reef systems

  7. Historical change in coral reef communities in Caribbean Panama

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    Cramer, Katie Lynn

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    persistence interrupted in Caribbean coral reefs. EcologyJBC. Ecological change on Caribbean coral reefs before coraland extinctions in the Caribbean reef-coral fauna. In

  8. Degradation and recovery of Caribbean coral reefs

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    Paredes, Gustavo Adolfo

    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    54th Annual Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute, Cancun,Jackson. 2006. Structure of Caribbean coral reef communities86, 2055-2060 Munro J.L. (1983) Caribbean coral reef fishery

  9. Are mangroves a limiting resource for two coral reef fishes?

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    Halpern, B S

    2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    of reef fish. Proc 6th Int Coral Reef Symp 1:149–155 Wilsona limiting resource for two coral reef fishes? Benjamin S.of adult populations of 2 coral reef fish species (the

  10. Systematics of merulinidae (Scleractinia) and conservation phylogenetics of reef corals

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    Huang, Danwei; Huang, Danwei

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    One-third of reef-building corals face elevated extinctionand the resilience of coral reefs. Science, 301, 929–933.of Indo-Pacific reef corals. Journal of Biogeography, 19,

  11. Near-surface enrichment of zooplankton over a shallow back reef: implications for coral reef food webs

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    Alldredge, A. L.; King, J. M.

    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    distribution and grazing near coral reefs. Limnol Oceanogrbottom depletion of zooplankton over coral reefs: I. diurnaland size distribution. Coral Reefs 24:75–85 Yen J, Rasberry

  12. Microbial responses and coral reef resilience to organic matter inputs

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    Garren, Melissa Sara

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Antagonistic interactions among coral-associated bacteria.environmental drivers of coral communities at Palmyra Atoll:growth rates, and primary production made in coral reef

  13. Abundance and distribution of nocturnal fishes over a coral reef during the night

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    Holzman, Roi; Ohavia, Moty; Vaknin, Royi; Genin, Amatzia

    2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    nocturnal fishes over a coral reef during the night Authors:nocturnal fishes Abstract Coral reefs are characterized byand reproduction of coral reefs inhabitants. Despite the

  14. Climate Change, Coral Reef Ecosystems, and Management Options for Marine Protected Areas

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    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    9346-0 Climate Change, Coral Reef Ecosystems, and Managementactions. Habitats such as coral reefs are especiallyissue of cli- mate change, coral reef resilience, and marine

  15. Microbes versus fish : the bioenergetics of coral reef systems

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    McDole, Tracey Shannon

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    P. , et al. 2012 Assessing Coral Reefs on a Pacific-WideAssessing evidence of phase shifts from coral to macroalgaldominance on coral reefs. Ecology 90, 1478–1484. 17. Kelly,

  16. Fish, fishing, diving and the management of coral reefs

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    Johnson, Ayana Elizabeth

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    2010) Reducing bycatch in coral reef trap fisheries: escape2010) Release of eggs from tentacles in a Caribbean coral.Coral Reefs 29(2): 411. West, J. , Julius, S. , Kareiva,

  17. Ecological significance of bacteria associated with coral reef fish feces

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    Smriga, Steven Paul

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    assemblages associated with coral reef fish guts and feces.and their effect on coral reef microbes. EnvironmentalMicrobial ecology of four coral atolls in the Northern Line

  18. Historical change in coral reef communities in Caribbean Panama

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    Cramer, Katie Lynn

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    in threatened staghorn corals. PLoS ONE 3:e3718. doi:interrupted in Caribbean coral reefs. Ecology Letters 9(7):scale patterns in Pleistocene coral reef communities. In

  19. Coral fluorescence and symbiosis : photoacclimation, thermal shock, life history changes, and implications for reef monitoring

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    Roth, Melissa Susan

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Diversity and evolution of coral fluorescent proteins. PLoSB. (2008). Climate change and coral reef bleaching: Anpigment in reef-building corals. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 364,

  20. Historical change in coral reef communities in Caribbean Panama

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    Cramer, Katie Lynn

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    reef corals: A tracer of oil pollution in Panama. Ambio 25:chronic oil, heavy metal, and mercury pollution, that have

  1. Digital Moorea Cyberinfrastructure for Coral Reef Tony Fountain #1

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    Fabrikant, Sara Irina

    Digital Moorea Cyberinfrastructure for Coral Reef Monitoring Tony Fountain #1 , Sameer Tilak #2 of a coral reef ecosystem instrumented with real-time sensors connected to high-performance backend resources to reality at the Moorea Coral Reef site (MCR LTER, www.mcr.lternet.edu) of the U.S. National Science

  2. Unsupervised Learning of Terrain Appearance for Automated Coral Reef Exploration

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    Dudek, Gregory

    Unsupervised Learning of Terrain Appearance for Automated Coral Reef Exploration Philippe Giguere above a coral reef, without the need to maintain pose estimates. We tested the technique in simulation autonomously above a coral reef during a 20 minutes period. 1. Introduction Underwater marine environments

  3. An integrated cyberinfrastructure for real-time data acquisition and decision making in smart buildings and coral reef monitoring

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    Shin, Peter Hongsuck

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    6.2 Coral reef monitoring . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .This figure illustrates the coral reef monitoring systemMCR09] Moorea Coral Reef (MCR) Long Term Ecological

  4. Vortical ciliary flows actively enhance mass transport in reef corals

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    Shapiro, Orr H.

    The exchange of nutrients and dissolved gasses between corals and their environment is a critical determinant of the growth of coral colonies and the productivity of coral reefs. To date, this exchange has been assumed to ...

  5. Coral Reef Genomics: Developing tools for functional genomics of coral symbiosis

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    Schwarz, Jodi; Brokstein, Peter; Manohar, Chitra; Coffroth, Mary Alice; Szmant, Alina; Medina, Monica

    2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Coral Reef Genomics: Developing toolsfor functional genomics of coral symbiosis Jodi SCHWARZ 1 ,symbiosis functional genomics cDNA microarray ABSTRACT

  6. Planktivorous Fish Link Coral Reef and Oceanic Food Webs: Causes and Consequences of Landscape-Scale Patterns in Fish Behavior, Diet and Growth

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    Hanson, Katherine Mary W.

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Structure and Distribution of Coral Reefs. Smith, Elder andPreliminary observations on coral reef plankton. Limnology1973. Ecology of a Caribbean Coral Reef. The Porites Reef-

  7. Planktivorous fish link coral reef and oceanic food webs : causes and consequences of landscape-scale patterns in fish behavior, diet and growth

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    Hanson, Katharine Mary Winston

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Structure and Distribution of Coral Reefs. Smith, Elder andPreliminary observations on coral reef plankton. Limnology1973. Ecology of a Caribbean Coral Reef. The Porites Reef-

  8. Coral Reef Genomics: Developing tools for functional genomics of coral symbiosis

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    Schwarz, Jodi; Brokstein, Peter; Manohar, Chitra; Coffroth, Mary Alice; Szmant, Alina; Medina, Monica

    2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    and P.W. Glynn. 2004. Corals’ adaptive response to climate430: 741. Brown, B.E. 1997. Coral bleaching: causes andconsequences. Coral Reefs 16: 129-138 Chalker, B. E. and D.

  9. Oceanographic Controls on Coral Reef Habitats in Present and Future Climates /

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    Freeman, Lauren Amelia

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Kilometer-wide variation in coral reef communities. MarineJA and Yates KK (2009) Coral reefs and ocean acidification.impacts, and global change on coral reefs. PLoS biology 6(

  10. Community Structure, Ciculation and Seawater pH in a Coral Reef Ecosystem (Moorea, French Polynesia)

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    Frei, Olivier

    2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    a mesocosm investigation. Coral Reefs 27:473-483. Kawahata,Suzuki, and K. Goto. 1997. Coral reef ecosystems as a sourceof surface waters. Coral Reefs 16:261-266. McNeil, B. I. and

  11. Coral reef microbes : : the influences of benthic primary producers, nutrient availability, and anthropogenic stressors on community structure and metabolism

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    Kelly, Linda Ellen Wegley

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    analysis of stressed coral holobionts. Environmentalgenes associated with corals. Applied & Environmentalwith reef-building corals. Environmental Microbiology 6 (

  12. 2. GENERAL BACKGROUND ON CORALS AND CORAL REEFS 2.1 Taxonomy and Distribution

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    5 2. GENERAL BACKGROUND ON CORALS AND CORAL REEFS 2.1 Taxonomy and Distribution 2.1.1 Taxonomy or the differentiation of gene pools when identifying and categorizing organisms in the ocean. Rather, classical taxonomy

  13. Spatial and temporal variability of internal wave forcing on a coral reef

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    Leichter, James J; Deane, G B; Stokes, M D

    2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    19–31. Brown, B. E. , 1997: Coral bleaching: Causes andconsequences. Coral Reefs, 16, S129–S138. Cacchione, D. A. ,waves on a Florida (USA) coral reef: A plankton pump at

  14. Acute effects of removing large fish from a near-pristine coral reef

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    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Wsh from a near-pristine coral reef Douglas J. McCauley ·other benthic growth (excluding corals). Asterisks mark thelarge Wsh from a near-pristine coral reef at Palmyra Atoll,

  15. Connectivity and resilience of coral reef metapopulations in marine protected areas: matching empirical efforts to predictive needs

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    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Coral Reefs (2009) 28:327–337 DOI 10.1007/s00338-Connectivity and resilience of coral reef metapopulations inpro- tected areas (MPAs) on coral reefs require prediction

  16. Consistent long-term spatial gradients in replenishment for an island population of a coral reef fish

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    Hamilton, S L; White, J W; Caselle, J E; Swearer, S E; Warner, R R

    2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    an island population of a coral reef fish Scott L. Hamiltonsurveys of a common coral reef fish, the bluehead wrasseReyns & Sponaugle 1999), and coral reef fishes (reviewed by

  17. A map of human impacts to a “pristine” coral reef ecosystem, the Papah?naumoku?kea Marine National Monument

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    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Coral Reefs (2009) 28:635–650 DOI 10.1007/s00338-009-0490-impacts to a ‘‘pristine’’ coral reef ecosystem, the Papahasmall to be visible here Coral Reefs (2009) 28:635–650 1.

  18. Impacts of ocean acidification on coral reefs Perspectives from a field study in Mexico

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    Shumway, John

    Impacts of ocean acidification on coral reefs Perspectives from a field study in Mexico Adina (c) Foraminifera (d) Reef-building coral (e) Deep-water coral (f ) Bryozoans (g) Mollusks (h) Various Larva #12;Coral Reefs ­ The Rain Forests of the Ocean Rich Ecosystems that Provide Important

  19. Behaviour of settling coral reef fishes and supplementary mamagement tools 

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    Heenan, Adel

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Coral reef fish larvae take an active role in selecting their settlement site and sensory cues may help them to orientate during this process. As settlement is a period of transition through which the majority of individuals ...

  20. Fish assemblages on coral reefs in Guanaja, Bay Islands, Honduras

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    Mahendran, Christopher Kandiah

    1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    FISH ASSEMBLAGES ON CORAL REEFS IN GUANAJA, BAY ISLANDS, HONDURAS A Thesis by CHRISTOPHER KANDIAH MAHENDRAN Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree... of MASTER OF SCIENCE August 1999 Major Subject: Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences FISH ASSEMBLAGES ON CORAL REEFS IN GUANAJA, BAY ISLANDS, HONDURAS A Thesis by CHRISTOPHER KANDIAH MAHENDRAN Submitted to Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment...

  1. Land Use Planning to Promote Marine Conservation of Coral reef Ecosystems in Moorea, French Polynesia

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    Timothy Duane

    2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Goreau, T. F. , N. I. Goreau, and T. J. Goreau. 1979. Coralsand Coral Reefs. Scienti?c American, 241:124- 3 UN System-www. ispf.pf 7 Moorea Coral Reef LTER website, accessed

  2. A comparative study of Scleractinian coral diversity in Mo'orea, French Polynesia, and the Great Barrier Reef, Australia

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    Title, Alexandra C

    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    plot showing Scleractinian coral species at Temae asa proportion of total hard coral cover, ranked from mostthe structure of fish and coral communities at Tiahura Reef,

  3. CRISP Economic Workshop "Investing in Coral Reefs: Is it worth it?"

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    Boyer, Edmond

    1 CRISP Economic Workshop "Investing in Coral Reefs: Is it worth it?" Noumea, New Caledonia hal-00549031,version1-21Dec2010 Author manuscript, published in ""Investing in Coral Reefs : coral reef, seagrass bed, mangrove forest, limestone forest and tropical rainforest, food-plain mire

  4. Coral reefs reduce tsunami impact in model simulations Catherine M. Kunkel,1

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    Oppenheimer, Michael

    Coral reefs reduce tsunami impact in model simulations Catherine M. Kunkel,1 Robert W. Hallberg,2 14 December 2006. [1] Significant buffering of the impact of tsunamis by coral reefs is suggested against tsunamis. Citation: Kunkel, C. M., R. W. Hallberg, and M. Oppenheimer (2006), Coral reefs reduce

  5. Oceanographic Controls on Coral Reef Habitats in Present and Future Climates /

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    Freeman, Lauren Amelia

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    animal secretes a calcium carbonate skeleton, which overCoral reefs deposit calcium carbonate skeletons as thethe white underlying calcium carbonate skeleton, hence the

  6. Climate Change, Coral Reef Ecosystems, and Management Options for Marine Protected Areas

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    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    009-9346-0 Climate Change, Coral Reef Ecosystems, andresult- ing from climate change, as evidenced by massmore suscep- tible to climate change stressors (Hughes and

  7. Functional connectivity of coral reef fishes in a tropical seascape assessed by compound-specific stable isotope analyses

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    McMahon, Kelton Wells

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The ecological integrity of tropical habitats, including mangroves, seagrass beds and coral reefs, is coming under increasing pressure from human activities. Many coral reef fish species are thought to use mangroves and ...

  8. Century-scale Records of Coral Growth and Water Quality from the Mesoamerican Reef Reveal Increasing Anthropogenic Stress and Decreasing Coral Resilience

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    Carilli, Jessica E

    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    12 Figure 1-4. Drilling a coral core inX-radiographs of various coral cores showing the differentReef with locations of coral collections as black

  9. The State of Coral Reef Ecosystems of the Republic of the Marshall Islands MarshallIslands

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    Queensland, University of

    The State of Coral Reef Ecosystems of the Republic of the Marshall Islands 387 MarshallIslands The State of Coral Reef Ecosystems of the Republic of the Marshall Islands Maria Beger1 , Dean Jacobson22 (1,940,000 mi2 ), the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) is comprised of 1,225 islands

  10. Enhancing the detection and classification of coral reef and associated benthic habitats

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    Rundquist, Donald C.

    Enhancing the detection and classification of coral reef and associated benthic habitats. Rundquist, M. Lawson, and R. Perk (2007), Enhancing the detection and classification of coral reef and Atkinson, 2000]. Holden and LeDrew [1999] have shown that a high-resolution in situ spectral library can

  11. THE EFFECT OF HERBIVORY BY THE LONG-SPINED SEA URCHIN, DIADEMA SAVIGNYI, ON ALGAE GROWTH IN THE CORAL REEFS OF MOOREA, FRENCH POLYNESIA

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    Hoey, Jennifer

    2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    between corals and algae on coral reefs: a review of4: 16-24. Wilder, R.M. Algae-Herbivore Interactions on theURCHIN, DIADEMA SAVIGNYI, ON ALGAE GROWTH IN THE CORAL REEFS

  12. Coral Reefs DOI 10.1007/s00338-007-0270-6

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    Liere, Robert van

    Coral Reefs DOI 10.1007/s00338-007-0270-6 123 REPORT A computational method for quantifying morphological variation in scleractinian corals K. J. Kruszyjski · J. A. Kaandorp · R. van Liere Received: 16 corals obtained with X-ray Computed Tomog- raphy scanning techniques. The advantage of Computed

  13. To appear: 2007 International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications, Barcelona, Spain. CORAL REEF TEXTURE CLASSIFICATION

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    Ribeiro, Eraldo

    , Spain. CORAL REEF TEXTURE CLASSIFICATION USING SUPPORT VECTOR MACHINES Anand Mehtaa, Eraldo Ribeiroa Sciences Florida Institute of Technology Melbourne, FL 32901 Email: eribeiro@cs.fit.edu Keywords: Coral Abstract: The development of tools to examine the ecological parameters of coral reefs is seriously lagging

  14. Climate Change, Coral Reef Ecosystems, and Management Options for Marine Protected Areas

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    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    the pH of ocean surface waters has decreased by about 0.1of CO 2 in cooler waters, reefs at the latitudinal marginsand ?shes Sea urchins, cold-water corals, coralline algae,

  15. Modelling Potential Fishery Pressures Facing Western Scotland's Cold Water Coral Reefs 

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    Broughton, Caroline

    2014-11-27T23:59:59.000Z

    Cold water coral reefs are of enormous importance to science and society, being hotspots of biodiversity, indicators of past climate and a potential source of new medicines. However, their existence is under threat from pressures including climate...

  16. Exploring the climate change refugia potential of equatorial Pacific coral reefs

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    Drenkard, Elizabeth Joan

    2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Global climate models project a 21st century strengthening of the Pacific Equatorial Undercurrent (EUC). The consequent increase in topographic upwelling of cool waters onto equatorial coral reef islands would mitigate ...

  17. Ocean acidification causes bleaching and productivity loss in coral reef builders

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    will show delayed and mixed responses. climate change global warming carbon dioxide Great Barrier ReefOcean acidification causes bleaching and productivity loss in coral reef builders K. R. N. Anthony1 with warming. Here, we report on an 8-week study that compared bleaching, productivity, and calcification

  18. A research tool for long-term and continuous analysis of fish assemblage in coral-reefs using underwater camera footage

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    Fisher, Bob

    A research tool for long-term and continuous analysis of fish assemblage in coral-reefs using a better understanding of a complex environment such as a coral reef, collecting data for long-term monitoring of these environments is essential. Long-term monitoring of a coral reef environment can however

  19. Observations and HighObservations and High--Resolution Modeling of SmallResolution Modeling of Small--Scale FlowScale Flow--TopographyTopography Interactions Near Caribbean Coral ReefsInteractions Near Caribbean Coral Reefs

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    Ezer,Tal

    of Small--Scale FlowScale Flow--TopographyTopography Interactions Near Caribbean Coral ReefsInteractions Near Caribbean Coral Reefs Tal Ezer Center for Coastal Physical Oceanography, Old Dominion University wave-induced mixing and dispersion, providing a possible explanation why many species of Caribbean fish

  20. arctic soft coral: Topics by E-print Network

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    in the surroundings. Keywords Artificial reefs ? Coral reefs ? Biodiversity ? Multivariate analysis ? Red Sea Introduction Coral reefs worldwide Benayahu, Yehuda 10...

  1. THE EFFECT OF HERBIVORY BY THE LONG-SPINED SEA URCHIN, DIADEMA SAVIGNYI, ON ALGAE GROWTH IN THE CORAL REEFS OF MOOREA, FRENCH POLYNESIA

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    Hoey, Jennifer

    2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    and G.C. Williams. 1996. Coral Reef Animals of the Indo-antillarum Philippi on living coral. Oecologia 20: Bak,structure as a response of coral communities to global

  2. Sediments and reef corals of Cayo Arenas, Campeche Bank, Yucatan, Mexico

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    Busby, Roswell Franklyn

    1965-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    SEDIMENTS AND REEF CORALS OF CAYO ARENAS, CAMPECHE BANK) YUCATAN, MEXICO A Thesis By ROSWELL F. BUSBY Submitted to the Graduate College of the Texas AbM University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE... January 1965 Maj or Sub)cot: OCEANOGRAPHY SEDIMENTS AND REEF CORALS OF CAYO ARENAS, CAMPECHE BANK, YUCATAN, MEXICO A Thesis By ROSWELL F, BUSBY Approved as to style and content by: a o omm ttee Mem er Hea o pa t t em er January 1965 4...

  3. Sediments and reef corals of Cayo Arenas, Campeche Bank, Yucatan, Mexico 

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    Busby, Roswell Franklyn

    1965-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    for confirming and suPplying iden- tification of various reef coral specimens, and the latter for taking the photo-micrographs used in this report. Special thanks are extended to Ing. Guillermo P. Salas, Director, Instituto de Geologia, University of Mexico...

  4. threatened by a welter of problems that destroy corals, ruin reef

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    Ghazanfar, Asif

    threatened by a welter of problems that destroy corals, ruin reef ecosystems and imperil fishing of restoring ecosystem health and increasing fish populations [6]. Broadscale implementation of such protected of adults and larvae [7]. Adult neighborhoods, that is, the way adult fish and invertebrates use habitat

  5. Major Cellular and Physiological Impacts of Ocean Acidification on a Reef Building Coral

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    to be facing a significant increase in local and global stressors [1,3]. Global warming and ocean acidification, Townsville, Queensland, Australia, 5 Global Change Institute, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, Australia Abstract As atmospheric levels of CO2 increase, reef-building corals are under greater

  6. 15/07/12 5:47 AMA World Without Coral Reefs -NYTimes.com Page 1 of 3http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/14/opinion/a-world-without-coral-reefs.html?_r=2&hpw&pagewanted=print

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    Botea, Adi

    15/07/12 5:47 AMA World Without Coral Reefs - NYTimes.com Page 1 of 3http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/14/opinion/a-world-without-coral-reefs.html?_r=2&hpw&pagewanted=print July 13, 2012 A World Without Coral of the world's coral reefs, the nurseries of tropical coastal fish stocks. They have become zombie ecosystems

  7. Explore Online: Question-Driven Coral-Reef Monitoring

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    Mcilwain, Jenny

    populations through time (e.g., detecting changes in fish biomass across In 1998, an unusually strong thermal-reef assemblages (Weinberg 1981, Brown et al. 2004, Lam et al. 2006, Nadon and Stirling 2006, Leujak and Ormond

  8. Competition between coral and algal holobionts

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    Barott, Katie Lynn

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    al. Baselines and degradation of coral reefs in the northernfish communities ameliorate coral disease. PNAS. 2009; 106(changing trophic structures on coral reefs. In: Dubinsky Z,

  9. THE CORALREEF SOFTWARE SUITE AS A TOOL FOR SYSTEM AND NETWORK ADMINISTRATORS 1 The CoralReef software suite as a tool for system

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    California at San Diego, University of

    flexible enough for rapid in-house customization. Existing passive data collection tools are typically to real-time report gen- eration. CoralReef provides a convenient set of passive data tools for a diverse increasingly difficult and impor- tant. To this end we have created the CoralReef passive traffic monitoring

  10. THE CORALREEF SOFTWARE SUITE AS A TOOL FOR SYSTEM AND NETWORK ADMINISTRATORS 1 The CoralReef software suite as a tool for system

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    California at San Diego, University of

    exible enough for rapid in-house customization. Existing passive data collection tools are typically to ows analysis to real-time report gen- eration. CoralReef provides a convenient set of passive data networks has become increasingly diÆcult and impor- tant. To this end we have created the CoralReef passive

  11. The stony corals of Enmedio reef off Veracruz, Mexico

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    Rannefeld, James Walter

    1972-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    undiscovered until Alexander Agassiz (1878) visited Alacran reef on the Campeche Shelf on the steamer "Blake. " Kornicker and his associates were next to investigate Alacran (Kornicker, Bonet, Cann, and Hoskin, 1959; Kornicker and Boyd, 1962). This group..., pg. 10) is longer than any list publi. shed to date for the Gulf of Mexico (Table 3). Personal ob- servations of the Arenas group on the Campeche Shelf have supplemented Busby (1965) so that, the number of species and varieties there (26...

  12. Journal of Indonesia Coral Reefs 1(3) (2012) 147-159 Printed ISSN : 2089-8231

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    Harvell, Catherine Drew

    Journal of Indonesia Coral Reefs 1(3) (2012) 147-159 Printed ISSN : 2089-8231 *Corresponding Author, Australia 5 Department of Marine Science dan Fisheries, Hasanuddin University, Indonesia 6 The Nature Conservatory, Indonesia Marine Program, Indonesia 7 Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell

  13. Chronology of mercury enrichment factors in reef corals from western Venezuela Ruth Ramos a,*, Roberto Cipriani b

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    Bermingham, Eldredge

    Keywords: Reef corals Sclerochronology Metal pollution Enrichment factors Mercury Petrochemical industry a b s t r a c t Mining and deforestation in the early 20th century, the development of petrochemical). Petrochemical plants, which usually are built on the coast for immediate access to ships, are one of the most

  14. The threatened Atlantic elkhorn coral, Acropora palmata : population dynamics and their policy implications

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    Vardi, Tali

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Clarke, editors. The State of Coral Reef Ecosystems of theC. 1997. Reefs since Columbus. Coral Reefs 16 (suppl. ):S23-1989. Modification of coral reef zonation by terrigenous

  15. The ecology of coral-microbe interactions

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    Marhaver, Kristen Laura

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Antagonistic interactions among coral- associated bacteria.of a scleractinian coral in response to microbial biofilms.impacts, and the resilience of coral reefs. Science 301:929-

  16. Oceanographic Controls on Coral Reef Habitats in Present and Future Climates /

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    Freeman, Lauren Amelia

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    remote tropical Pacific occupied by reefs, each characterized by different ranges of temperature, degree heating

  17. Community Structure, Ciculation and Seawater pH in a Coral Reef Ecosystem (Moorea, French Polynesia)

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    Frei, Olivier

    2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    deep water, releasing calcium and carbonate ions back intoorganic matter and calcium carbonate (CaCO 3 ) from the reef

  18. Addressing the dilemma of development on a coral reef atoll: A case study of Agatti atoll, in the Lakshadweep archipelago of India. ? 

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    Rajwade, Aparajita

    of literature based on coral reef atoll management using co-managed MPAs. Second, a case study approach was used to analyse documents pertinent to Agatti’s socio-ecological system (SES). After careful analysis of the Agatti atoll and its parent archipelago...

  19. Coral fluorescence and symbiosis : photoacclimation, thermal shock, life history changes, and implications for reef monitoring

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    Roth, Melissa Susan

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    monasteriata to short-term heat stress. Limnol. Oceanogr.specific biomarker of heat stress within a reef-buildingmonasteriata to short-term heat stress. Limnol. Oceanogr.

  20. FRESHWATER RUNOFF EFFECTS ON THE DIVERSITY AND COLONIZATION OF CORAL RUBBLE-INHABITING CRUSTACEAN MICROCOMMUNITIES

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    Fletcher, Nicholas K

    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    tus and conservation of South Pacif ic coral reefs. Proc.5th int. Coral Reef Congr. 6:509-513 Erdmann MV, Caldwell RLthe Seventh International Coral Reefs Symposium, Guam, 1992

  1. Submarine diagenesis in Lower Cretaceous coral-rudist reefs, Mural Limestone, southeastern Arizona

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    Cross, Scott Lewis

    1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    carbon isotope values (d 3C? = 2. 5 '/ ) and a 0. 3X Mg enrichment over original low-Mg calcite rudi st shells support the interpretation of these peloidal features as former Mg-calcite submar1ne cements. Primary porosity in the reef core was neglig1... for selected reef-rock components. . 68 73 82 28 Mg vs. Ca f' or selected reef-rock components. . . 84 29 Graph of the oxygen isotopic equilibrium relationship between temperature, calcite, and water. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87 30 Chart of cement...

  2. The living benthonic foraminiferal fauna of the West Flower Garden Bank coral reef and biostrome

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    Tresslar, Ralph Christopher

    1974-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    to use foraminifers for correlation and environmental interpretation in the exploration for oil and gas, and as a result, hundreds of previously un- described speci es were named. When Cushman proposed his first classification in 1927, the order... sediment samples collected off the southern coast of Puerto Rico. 10 Lidz and Lidz (1966) examined sediment samples collect, ed among the Veracruz reefs, and Dav1s (1964) and Logan (1969) reported on the faunas near the Campeche reefs. The Campeche...

  3. Continental Shelf Research 26 (2006) 194205 Characterizing the deep insular shelf coral reef habitat of the

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    Eustice, Ryan

    (Gardner et al., 2003). Pollution, sedimentation, hurricanes and coral disease are all contributors and acoustic sensing (Singh et al., 2004). The Seabed was tested over the insular shelf slope off southwestern

  4. THE ASSOCIATION AND DIVERSIFICATION OF TRAPEZIA CRABS WITH THEIR OBLIGATE POCILLOPORA CORAL HOSTS IN MO’OREA, FRENCH POLYNESIA

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    Ly, Vickie

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    trajectories, and resilience of coral assemblages on a SouthCentral Pacific reef. Coral Reefs. 28:775– Castro, P. 1996.symbiotic with reef corals. Bulletin of Marine Science. 58(

  5. Coral facies and diagenesis of a Pleistocene patch reef, Ambergris Cay, Belize

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    Russell, Karen Lee

    1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    /swash zone cementation, as well as abundant primary and secondary porosity and well-preserved skeletal mineralogy. Pleistocene submarine cements include acicular aragonite and magnesium-calcite peloids. Many corals were encrusted by dense, intercalated... microporosity that is partially filled by anhedral submicrocrystalline calcite. Some porosity is lined by isopachous, subhedral to euhedral microcrystalline calcite (possibly once submarine magnesium calcite). Rarely, coral sclerodermites are replaced...

  6. Rapid Evolution of Coral Proteins Responsible for Interaction with the Environment

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    Voolstra, Christian R.

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    dinoflagellates: A determinant of coral bleaching. Proc NatlO (1999) Climate change, coral bleaching and the futureof the world’s coral reefs. Marine and Freshwater Research

  7. Radiocarbon in annual coral rings from the eastern Tropical Pacific Ocean

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    Druffel, Ellen M

    1981-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    W. Buddemeier and S. V. Smith, Coral chronometers: SeasonalLinick, Radiocarbon in annual coral rings and con- stitutedgraphic studies of reef coral exoskeletons, J. Exp. Mar.

  8. NOAA Technical Report NESDIS 143 NOAA Coral Reef Watch 50 km Satellite Sea Surface

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    , and solar-terrestrial sciences. From these sources, it develops and disseminates environmental data, energy development and distribution, global food supplies, and the development of natural resources. Mark Eakin1 William Skirving2,3 Tyler R. L. Christensen1,2 Alan E. Strong1,2 Jianke Li1,2 1 NOAA Coral

  9. Coral Health and Disease: A Comparison of Cook's and Opunohu Bays in Mo'orea,French Polynesia

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    Shea, Alessandra

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    lagoon  on  New  Caledonia.   Coral  Reef  Initiatives  for Predictive  Modeling  of  Coral  Disease  Distribution natural  disturbances  on  coral  assemblages  in  French 

  10. The recovery of coral genetic diversity in the Sunda Strait following the 1883 eruption of Krakatau

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    Starger, C. J.; Barber, P. H.; Ambariyanto,; Baker, A. C.

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Coral Reefs (2010) 29:547–565 DOI 10.1007/s00338-0609-2 REPORT The recovery of coral genetic diversity in thein two reef-building corals, Pocillopora damicornis and

  11. Proxy Records of the Indonesian Low and the El Ni{tilde n}o-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) from Stable Isotope Measurements of Indonesian Reef Corals

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    Moore, M.D.

    1995-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

    The Earth`s largest atmospheric convective center is the Indonesian Low. It generates the Australasian monsoon, drives the zonal tropospheric Walker Circulation, and is implicated in the genesis of the El Nino-Southern Oscillation (ENSO). The long-term variability of the Indonesian Low is poorly characterized, yet such information is crucial for evaluating whether changes in the strength and frequency of ENSO events are a possible manifestation of global warming. Stable oxygen isotope ratios ({delta}{sup 18}O) in shallow-water reef coral skeletons track topical convective activity over hundreds of years because the input of isotopically-depleted rainwater dilutes seawater {delta}{sup 18}O. Corals also impose a temperature-dependent fractionation on {delta}{sup 18}O, but where annual rainfall is high and sea surface temperature (SST) variability is low the freshwater flux effect dominates.

  12. Long-term implications of coral use in the construction of royal coastal marae on Moorea, French Polynesia

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    Pickard, Alexandria E

    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    the structure of fish and coral communities at Tiahura Reef,Moorea. Coral Reefs 25: Chesher, R, and Faulkner, D.1979. Living Corals. Crown Publishers, Inc. , New York. Di

  13. Climate controls on coral growth in the Caribbean

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    Bosshart, Sara A. (Sara Allison)

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Accurate predictions of Caribbean coral reef responses to global climate change are currently limited by a lack of knowledge of the dominant environmental controls on coral growth. Corals exhibit significant responses to ...

  14. Chemically stimulated behavior of the Hermit Crab Calcinus latens (Randall 1840) and the role of chemical signaling as a mode of sensory perception within the coral rubble habitat of Moorea, French Polynesia

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    Iglesias, Ilysa S.

    2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    dwellers (coelobites) beneath coral rubble in the Floridaand diversity of Conus on coral reefs. Oecologia. 60: (293-modes of Calcinus latens in the coral rubble microhabitat.

  15. A survey of mushroom corals and the effects of water flow on sediment removal in Fungia species

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    Ginsberg, Benjamin

    2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    behavior of mushroom corals.  Coral Reefs  Gilmour J.  P.  recruitment of mushroom corals  contributes little to of Body Size  in Mushroom Corals (Scleractinia  Fungiidae) 

  16. The ecology of coral-microbe interactions

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    Marhaver, Kristen Laura

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    algal symbioses. Molecular Ecology 18:1823-1833. Webster, N.F. Rohwer. 2008. Microbial ecology of four coral atolls inin Caribbean coral reefs. Ecology Letters 9:818-826. Porter,

  17. ARM - Coral Reef Cores

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative1 First Use of Energy for All Purposes (Fuel and Nonfuel), 2002; Level: National5Sales for4,645 3,625 1,006 492air Comments? We would love to heargovInstrumentstdma Comments?HistoryArcticContactSites Outreach

  18. Shifting base-lines, declining coral cover, and the erosion of reef resilience: comment on Sweatman et al. (2011)

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    Bruno, John F.

    complacency or denial. Keywords Shifting base-lines Á Climate change Á Monitoring Á Coral cover In recent- mental degradation from overfishing, pollution, and cli- mate change, calls for action rather than changes on land following the arrival of Europeans and their livestock, and from land clearing

  19. The Response of Developing Island Economies to Coral1 Bleaching Events2

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    Bauer, Dana Marie

    The Response of Developing Island Economies to Coral1 Bleaching Events2 James George Baldwin1 bleaching induced coral reef degradation and the economies of the U.N. defined small island developing and the health of the reef. Our findings highlight the striking need for better management of coral reef

  20. Radiocarbon in the Weddell Sea as observed in a deep-sea coral and in Krill

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    Michel, Robert L; Druffel, Ellen M

    1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    isotopic growth record in a reef coral from the Florida keysand a deep-sea coral from Blake Plateau, Science, thelower Suess. in banded corals: Conclusions Weddell of meters

  1. Regional calibration of coral-based climate reconstructions from Palau, West Pacific Warm Pool (WPWP)

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    Osborne, Michael C; Dunbar, Robert B; Mucciarone, David A; Sanchez-Cabeza, Joan-Albert; Druffel, Ellen

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    M. , 2001. El Niño related coral bleaching in Palau, WesternCaroline Islands. Coral Reefs 20, 127–136. Carton, J.A. ,of tropical paleoclimates from corals. Quaternary Science

  2. The Threatened Atlantic Elkhorn Coral, Acropora palmata: Population Dynamics and Their Policy Implications.

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    Vardi, Tali

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    2005. Ecology. Are U.S. coral reefs on the slippery slope to2006. Indirect effects of algae on coral: Algae- mediated,microbe-induced coral mortality. Ecology Letters 9:835-845.

  3. Paleoecology, structure, and distribution of Triassic coral buildups in western North America

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    Stanley, G. D., Jr.

    1979-08-17T23:59:59.000Z

    and cold-water coral banks that could easily be mistaken for shallow, tropical reefs if preserved in the rock record. The Triassic buildups of North America are domi- nated by astrocoeniid, montlivaltiid, and thamnasteriid corals that differ little over... with modern coral reefs, Smith (1927) inferred tropical climates for North America during the Triassic and cited broader climatic belts to explain the present-day distribu- tional data. Muller (1936a, b), in discussing Triassic coral reefs from Nevada...

  4. Habitat selection, facilitation, and biotic settlement cues affect distribution and performance of coral recruits in French Polynesia

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    Price, Nichole

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    prob- ably because the coral grew away from or over the pre-increased dimensionality of the coral could have exposed thea contribution of the Moorea Coral Reef Long-term Ecological

  5. Stable isotopic records of bleaching and endolithic algae blooms in the skeleton of the boulder forming coral Montastraea faveolata

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    Hartmann, A. C.; Carilli, J. E.; Norris, R. D.; Charles, C. D.; Deheyn, D. D.

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Coral Reefs (2010) 29:1079–1089 DOI 10.1007/s00338-010-0667-of the boulder forming coral Montastraea faveolata A. C.Within boulder forming corals, ?xation of dis- solved

  6. Shimrit Perkol-Finkel Yehuda Benayahu Community structure of stony and soft corals on vertical unplanned

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    Benayahu, Yehuda

    reefs Ã? Biodiversity Ã? Multivariate analysis Ã? Red Sea Introduction Coral reefs worldwide reef ecosystems, artificial reefs (AR) have become permanent additions to the area, sustaining well. The results suggest that AR may increase local heterogeneity and space availability by adding novel habitats

  7. Phytoplankton Responses to Mass Coral Spawning in the Flower Garden Banks, Gulf of Mexico

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    Horne, Courtney Leigh

    2012-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

    the building of reef skeletal structure. Coral framework can be broken down into sediments and make up an important fraction of the inorganic carbon pathway. Reef systems also provide ecosystem services such as sustaining commercial fisheries, protecting... beaches and coastlines from storm surges, and supporting nurseries and cultural services. Coral reefs are critically important for the ecosystem goods and services they provide to maritime tropical and subtropical nations. Reefs are in serious decline...

  8. PhyloChip Tackles Coral Disease

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    DeSantis, Todd

    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Scientists at Berkeley Lab and the University of California, Merced are using an innovative DNA array developed at Berkeley Lab to catalog the microbes that live among coral in the tropical waters off the coast of Puerto Rico. More info: http://newscenter.lbl.gov/feature-stories/2009/02/02/coral-reefs/

  9. PhyloChip Tackles Coral Disease

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    DeSantis, Todd

    2013-05-29T23:59:59.000Z

    Scientists at Berkeley Lab and the University of California, Merced are using an innovative DNA array developed at Berkeley Lab to catalog the microbes that live among coral in the tropical waters off the coast of Puerto Rico. More info: http://newscenter.lbl.gov/feature-stories/2009/02/02/coral-reefs/

  10. Native Predators Do Not Influence Invasion Success of Pacific Lionfish on Caribbean Reefs

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    Miller, Thomas E.

    Native Predators Do Not Influence Invasion Success of Pacific Lionfish on Caribbean Reefs Serena whether biotic resistance by native predators on Caribbean coral reefs has influenced the invasion success of the Caribbean. We recorded protection status of the reefs, and abiotic variables including depth, habitat type

  11. ameliorate coral disease: Topics by E-print Network

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    17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 Next Page Last Page Topic Index 1 Functionally diverse reef-fish communities ameliorate coral disease Biology and Medicine Websites Summary:...

  12. Evolutionary insights into scleractinian corals using comparative genomic hybridizations

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    Aranda, Manuel; DeSalvo, Michael K; Bayer, Till; Medina, Monica; Voolstra, Christian R

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Transcriptomic responses to heat stress and bleaching in theof the response to heat stress in hepatopancreas tissue ofearly gene response to heat stress in a coral reef fish. Mol

  13. Long prereproductive selection and divergence by depth in a Caribbean candelabrum coral

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    Hellberg, Michael E.

    Long prereproductive selection and divergence by depth in a Caribbean candelabrum coral Carlos of the candelabrum coral Eunicea flexuosa across the Caribbean. Eunicea is endemic to the Caribbean and all sister: How can new marine species emerge without obvious geographic isolation? Caribbean coral reefs

  14. Global assessment of coral bleaching and required rates of adaptation under climate change

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    Oppenheimer, Michael

    Global assessment of coral bleaching and required rates of adaptation under climate change S I M O, Australia Abstract Elevated ocean temperatures can cause coral bleaching, the loss of colour from reef- building corals because of a breakdown of the symbiosis with the dinoflagellate Symbiodinium. Recent

  15. ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW FOR CATEGORICAL EXCLUSION DETERMINATION

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    areas, and other water sources that are vital in a region); and (vii) Tundra, coral reefs, or rain forests; or x (5) Involve genetically engineered organisms, synthetic...

  16. ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW FOR CATEGORICAL EXCLUSION DETERMINATION

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    areas, and other water sources that are vital in a region); and (vii) Tundra, coral reefs, or rain forests; or x 5 ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW FOR CATEGORICAL EXCLUSION...

  17. Bouse Hills Pumping Plant to Harcuvar 115-kV Transmission Line

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    areas, and other water sources that are vital in a region); and X (vii) Tundra, coral reefs, or rain forests.; or X (5) Involve genetically engineered organisms, synthetic...

  18. ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW FOR CATEGORICAL EXCLUSION DETERMINATION

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    areas, and other water sources that are vital in a region); and (vii) Tundra, coral reefs, or rain forests; or X (5) Involve genetically engineered organisms, synthetic X...

  19. Western Area Power Administration, Desert Southwest Region Parker...

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    areas, and other water sources that are vital in a region); and X (vii) Tundra, coral reefs, or rain forests.; or X (5) Involve genetically engineered organisms, synthetic...

  20. Mead-Liberty 345-kV Transmission Line Access Road Maintenance...

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    areas, and other water sources that are vital in a region); and X (vii) Tundra, coral reefs, or rain forests.; or X (5) Involve genetically engineered organisms, synthetic...

  1. ENVIRONMENT AL REVIEW FOR CATEGORICAL EXCLUSION DETERMINATION

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    areas, and other water sources that are vital in a region); and (vii) Tundra, coral reefs, or rain forests; or x 6 ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW FOR CATEGORICAL EXCLUSION...

  2. Application of Categorical Exclusions (1021.410) Disagree Agree...

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    areas, and other water sources that are vital in a region); and X (vii) Tundra, coral reefs, or rain forests.; or X (5) Involve genetically engineered organisms, synthetic...

  3. ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW for CATEGORICAL EXCLUSION DETERMINATION

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    a ; and * Tundra, coral reefs, or rain forests . 1 Applicable statutory, regulatory, or permit requirements for environment, safety and health, including requirements of DOE and...

  4. Paytan_Answers 113.pdf Student questions: Adina Paytan colloquium on "Impacts of Ocean Acidification on Coral

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    Shumway, John

    Acidification on Coral Reefs - Perspectives from a Field Study in Mexico" 1/16/13 In your presentation is happening in the real situation? The corals that are moved from their natural environment and exposed. Finally, it is possible that the corals in the field are better aclimated to the conditions

  5. Patterns of coral recruitment at the East Flower Garden Bank

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    Baggett, Larry Scott

    1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    of the continental shelf than on the mid-shelf. Rogers et al. (1984) studied coral recruitment patterns at four different depths at Salt River submarine canyon, St. Croix, U. S. Virgin Islands by ~tion of coral settling plates along with reef gd t. th lych h ttld...~1 ~ t SO 150 1. 00 0. 50 0. 00 Spu 5 5 Fo ll ~stM ol E*paaU Figure 2b. Distribution of type II coral spat by quarter and plate disposition for arrays A and B. Table 5. ~ number of coral spat by season aggregated over dispositions for each...

  6. Coral contact dermatitis

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    Jefferson, Julie; Thompson, Curtis; Hinshaw, Molly; Rich, Phoebe

    2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    skin reaction to Red Sea coral injury showing superficial11736921] 5. Addy JH. Red sea coral contact dermatitis. Inthypersensitivity reaction to coral. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2005

  7. Fractal patterns of coral communities: evidence from remote sensing (Arabian Gulf, Dubai, U.A.E.)

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    Purkis, Sam

    Fractal patterns of coral communities: evidence from remote sensing (Arabian Gulf, Dubai, U to power-law distributions over several orders of magnitude to an extent that suggests fractal behaviour, fractal, IKONOS Introduction It has long been recognized that the processes driving coral reef dynamics

  8. Which Environmental Factors Predict Seasonal Variation in the Coral Health of Acropora digitifera and Acropora

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    Feng, Ming

    of Western Australia, Perth,Western Australia, Australia Abstract The impact of physico-chemical factors. digitifera and A. spicifera, at Ningaloo Reef (north-western Australia) in the southeast Indian Ocean. Coral address: CSIRO Marine and Atmopheric Research, Perth, Western Australia, Australia Introduction Coral

  9. Human impacts on Caribbean coral reef ecosystems

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    Hardt, Marah Justine

    2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    environmental gradients in wave energy and light (Jackson,an interplay of light, wave energy, storm frequency, andespecially in high wave energy environments (Hughes and

  10. Human impacts on Caribbean coral reef ecosystems

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    Hardt, Marah Justine

    2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    and Price, 1975; Porter, 1976; Fadallah, 1983) and corallite area has been used as a linear approximation for biomass (and Price, 1975; Porter, 1976; Fadallah, 1983; Edwards and Gates, 2002), but there are no comprehensive comparative data on how biomass

  11. Human impacts on Caribbean coral reef ecosystems

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    Hardt, Marah Justine

    2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Barracuda,” “Stone bass,” and the “Rock fish,” likely ais called the “Stone bass” and the bottom fish is “Dentici

  12. Linking coral reef health and human welfare

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    Walsh, Sheila Marie

    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    create a balanced factorial design. An additional 13 sitesa balanced natural factorial experimental design to test theusing a natural factorial experimental design (Fig. 1-1),

  13. Gametogenesis of the warm water coral Astrangia astreiformis (Anthozoa: Scleractinia)

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    St. Pierre, Lauren Jean

    1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    of MASTER OF SCIENCE May 19g6 Major Subject: Zoology GAMETOGENESIS OF THE WARM WATER CORAL ASTRANGIA ASTREIFORMIS (ANTHOZOA: SCLERACTINIA) A Thesis by LAUREN 3EAN ST. PIERRE Approved as to style and content by: ary K. Wicksten Chair of Committee... Chairman of Advisory Committee: Dr. Mary K. Wicksten ~At t f (?th: I t ) h tyy (non-reef building) coral naturally occurring with and without symbiotic zooxanthellae (endosymbiotic dfnoflagellates). It has a recorded range from Massachusetts, along...

  14. Encrusting growth and retreat of Montastrea annularis (Anthozoa; Scleractinia) following the grounding of a freighter on Molasses Reef, Key Largo, Florida

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    Choi, Kwang-Sik

    1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    ). Because of its accessibility, it is one of the most visited reefs in the upper Florida Keys (Voss, 1984). Voss (1984) characterized the usage of Molasses Reef by divers as "heavya and use for fishing as "moderate". Structurally, ix, has s, well-developed... management, quantitative evaluation on destructive processes of coral is very necessary as well as that of constructive processes. It is suggested that the influence of previously discussed environmental factors on coral tissue retreat as well as growth...

  15. Circumpolar Arctic Tundra Vegetation Change Is Linked

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    Bhatt, Uma

    of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan Received 7 December 2009; accepted 4Circumpolar Arctic Tundra Vegetation Change Is Linked to Sea Ice Decline Uma S. Bhatt*,1 Donald A Institute, and Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, Alaska

  16. Miocene reef facies of Pelagian Block, central Mediterranean

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    Pedley, H.M.

    1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Miocene reefs outcrop in the Maltese Islands, southeastern Sicily, and the pelagian island of Lampedusa. Several rapid eustatic sea level fluctuations affected these late Tortonian-early Messinian build-ups; normal salinities appear to have been maintained during these events. Substrate, topography, sedimentation rate, and tectonic/eustatic events controlled reef development, which can be grouped into three settings: The most stable situation, the oldest Maltese and southeastern Sicilian reefs, has a ramp profile 15-30 km wide. The outermost zone consists of a broad belt of the large benthic foraminifer Heterostegina (compared with the underyling Oligocene beds rich in Lepidocyclina). Coralline algal carbonates, commonly rhodolitic, form a broad biostromal up-ramp association, kilometers in width, which commonly extends into the shallowest parts of the shelf. Scattered across the shallower ramp areas, in water depths generally less than 10 m, are coral-algal patch reefs, rarely larger than 20-50 m in diameter, commonly with truncated tops, and dominated by crustose coralline algae and the corals Porites and Tarbellastraea.

  17. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2005.06.011 Early diagenesis impact on precise U-series dating of deep-sea corals: Example of a 100

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    Long, Bernard

    /Ba ratios of ambient-seawater changed over time or that a diagenetic phenomenon have affected the U. INTRODUCTION Uranium-series dating of surface reef corals by thermal ion- ization mass spectrometry (TIMS

  18. arctic shrub tundra: Topics by E-print Network

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    Sites, Abandoned Dwellings, and Trampled Tundra in the Eastern Canadian Arctic: A Multivariate Analysis CiteSeer Summary: ABSTRACT. Arctic terrestrial ecosystems subjected...

  19. arctic tundra vegetation: Topics by E-print Network

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    of woody vegetation in arctic tundra? Biology and Medicine Websites Summary: 33124, USA. Global climate warming is projected to promote the increase of woody plants, especially of...

  20. ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW FOR CATEGORICAL EXCLUSION DETERMINATION

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    areas, and other water sources that are vital in a region); and (vii) Tundra, coral reefs, or rain forests; or 5 x x x x x x x ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW FOR CATEGORICAL...

  1. Food supply mechanisms for cold-water corals along a continental shelf edge

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    Thiem, Øyvind

    similar to what is found outside parts of the Norwegian coast. In the simulations the model is first-water coral reefs of the species Lophelia pertusa are a major benthic habitat in Norwegian waters. However documented in the North-East Atlantic, especially in Norwegian waters (Fosså et al., 2004). The distribution

  2. Microbial diversity and transcriptome profiling in coral holobionts

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    Sunagawa, Shinichi

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    2 Corals as Threatened Bacterial Habitats 2.11.2.3 Coral bleachingand coral diseases . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  3. Stratigraphy, structure, and zonation of large Silurian reef at Delphi, Indiana

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    Archer, A.W.; Bottjer, D.J.; Droste, J.B.; Horowitz, A.S.; Kelly, S.M.; Krisher, D.L.; Shaver, R.H.

    1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    A Silurian reef complex at Delphi, Indiana, consists of two subcircular reefs occupying an area of about 4 sq mi (10.6 sq km). The reef is more than 400 ft (62 m) thick, has a volume of about 0.15 cu mi (0.64 cu km), and effected as much as 75 ft (23 m) of compaction-induced drape in the overlying Middle Devonian strata. Stratigraphically, the complex extends upward from Salamonie (Middle Silurian) into Salina rocks (Upper Silurian). Growth of the complex proceeded through alternating periods of lateral expansion and restriction as reflected in the cross-sectional geometry of at least one of the reefs. These growth characteristics probably reflect the conditions that led to cyclic deposition of carbonate and evaporite rocks in the Michigan basin during Middle to Late Silurian time. Present dips along reef flanks locally exceed 35/sup 0/ but structural and stratigraphic analyses suggest that original depositional slopes may have been more gentle, that reef tops were never appreciably more than 200 ft (60 m) above the seafloor (although reef thicknesses of several hundred feet were attained before erosion), and that the central parts of the main reef masses were occupied by relatively rigid and volumetrically litle changing structural cores. Biozones include: two central areas of highest organic-framework buildup characterized by corals and stromatoporoids and flanking zones characterized separately by echinodermal and other debris, pentamerid brachiopods, gastropods, and fine debris and chert. The zonal distribution is similar to that already proposed for the large Silurian reef at Monon, Indiana, and somewhat resembles that proposed for the reef at Thornton, Illinois. These similarities and the fact of zonation in itself help to support the conclusion that the often debated Silurian buildups in the Great Lakes area satisfy all but the most rigid definitions of ecologic (organic-framework) reefs. 8 figures, 1 table.

  4. alpine tundra: Topics by E-print Network

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    Ecology Websites Summary: provides evidence for a mixed tundra-taiga environment prior to formation of the taiga forest bed. Ten new AMS 14 C analyses on terrestrial gastropod...

  5. arctic tundra ecosystems: Topics by E-print Network

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    rates have increased in the boreal forest; for example, there has been a doubling of the area burned in North America in the past 20 years. The disturbance regime in tundra may...

  6. Private development of artificial reefs

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    Burns, Arthur Allen

    1978-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    an artificial reef would have on the total productivity of coastal fishery resources, (2) the legal consideration associated with the private development of artificial reefs, and (3) the financial feasibility or the reef development. The geographic area... the specific concern of this thesis is the private development of artificial reefs, the conclusion is made that a market economy would be the most efficient mechanism of allocating many common property resources. DEDICATION To my Parents, whose love...

  7. Species composition and population levels of scleractinean corals within the Diploria-Montastrea-Porites Zone of the East Flower Garden Bank, northwest Gulf of Mexico

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    Viada, Stephen Tomas

    1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Levels of Scleractinean Corals Within the Diploria-Montastrea-Porites Zone of the East Flower Garden Bank, Northwest Gulf of Mexico. (December 1980) Stephen Tomas Viada, B. S. , Texas ASM University Chairman of Advisory Committee: Dr. Thomas J. Bright... Population levels of scleractinean corals at "top-reef" and "reef edge" sites within the Di ploria-Montastrea-Pori tes Zone of the East Flower Garden Bank were determined at two sites by means of a series of 34 stratified random photographic line transects...

  8. A Theoretical Model of Pattern Formation in Coral Reefs

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    the behavior of perturba- tions in an initially uniform model system. Alan Turing was one of the first

  9. Historical change in coral reef communities in Caribbean Panama

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    Cramer, Katie Lynn

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    utilization of synthetic agrochemicals. The second half ofintroduction of new agrochemicals (Henriques et. al. 1997,Oil pipeline Synthetic agrochemicals Banana disease United

  10. Microbes versus fish : the bioenergetics of coral reef systems

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    McDole, Tracey Shannon

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    at the island-level (non-linear regression, R 2 = 0.21; Fig.metabolic rate (non-linear regression, R 2 = 0.08; Fig. 4B).production. (a) Non-linear regression analysis of the

  11. Quantifying Climatological Ranges and Anomalies for Pacific Coral Reef Ecosystems

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    ,2 , David G. Foley1,7 1 Joint Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Research, University of Hawai`i at Ma, School of Engineering and Physical Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia, 7

  12. Historical change in coral reef communities in Caribbean Panama

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    Cramer, Katie Lynn

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    In Adaptive Radiations in Prehistoric Panama (OF Linares andIn Adaptive Radiations in Prehistoric Panama (OF Linares andIn Adaptive Radiations in Prehistoric Panama (OF Linares and

  13. Fish, fishing, diving and the management of coral reefs

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    Johnson, Ayana Elizabeth

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Soak time, catch quantity, catch biomass, and catch valueSoak time, catch quantity, catch biomass, and catch valueonly the catch quantity, not biomass (Parrish, 1982). Then,

  14. EO 13089 -- Coral Reef Protection | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels DataDepartment of Energy Your Density Isn't Your Destiny:RevisedAdvisory Board Contributions EMEM STAR CertifiedRed LionDepartment

  15. Corals and Ocean Acidification: Insights on Reef Community Development and Coral Calcification in an Acidified Ocean

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    Crook, Elizabeth Derse

    2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    rapidly overgrown by fleshy algae in acidified conditions;interactions between fleshy algae and calcifying speciessuggests that non-calcareous algae appear to benefit in low

  16. Pennsylvanian lophophyllidid corals

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    Jeffords, Russell M.

    1947-01-20T23:59:59.000Z

    of carborundum powder and water. Theaddition of liquid soap or glycerine to the mixture aids appreciably in keeping the powder in suspen-sion during sawing. A thin-bladed diamond saw was used for several dozen corals. The band saw is moresatisfactory... of carborundum powder and water. Theaddition of liquid soap or glycerine to the mixture aids appreciably in keeping the powder in suspen-sion during sawing. A thin-bladed diamond saw was used for several dozen corals. The band saw is moresatisfactory...

  17. Plant Root Characteristics and Dynamics in Arctic Tundra Ecosystems, 1960-2012

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    Sullivan, Paddy; Sloan, Victoria; Warren, Jeff; McGuire, Dave; Euskirchen, Eugenie; Norby, Richard; Iversen, Colleen; Walker, Anthony; Wullschleger, Stan

    A synthesis of the available literature on tundra root distribution and dynamics, and their role in key ecosystem processes in the Arctic.

  18. Surface energy exchanges along a tundra-forest transition and feedbacks to climate

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    McGuire, A. David

    Surface energy exchanges along a tundra-forest transition and feedbacks to climate Jason Beringer a 21 October 2004; accepted 17 May 2005 Abstract Surface energy exchanges were measured in a sequence of five sites representing the major vegetation types in the transition from arctic tundra to forest

  19. Topographic Controls on LAI in Arctic Tundra Luke Spadavecchia -54 -2008

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    and surface energy balance, which can vary by an order of magnitude among Arctic tundra communities. We Spadavecchia - 55 - 2008 4.1 Declaration The following chapter was submitted to the Journal of Ecology and plant functional type of a tundra ecosystem'. Journal of Ecology 96(6): 1238-1251) we correct

  20. Molecules and fossils reveal punctuated diversification in Caribbean "faviid" corals

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    Schwartz, Sonja A; Budd, Ann F; Carlon, David B

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    in Caribbean “faviid” corals. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2012data for all individual corals. Samples and multilocusIs Concentrated at the Edge of Coral Species Distributions.

  1. Thriving Tundra Bushes Add Fuel to Northern Thaw

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative1 First Use of Energy for All Purposes (Fuel and Nonfuel), 2002; Level: National5Sales for4,645U.S. DOE Office of ScienceandMesa del SolStrengthening a solidSynthesis ofwas publishedThree scientists namedTundra

  2. Coral calcification : insights from inorganic experiments and coral responses to environmental variables

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    Holcomb, Michael (Michael C.)

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The mechanisms involved in the formation of coral skeletons are examined using a laboratory model for coral calcification and the growth of living corals under different environmental conditions. Abiogenic aragonite was ...

  3. Microsoft PowerPoint - Forest-tundra_LANL-28 Jan-2015.pptx

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    predict: * Rapid advance of trees and shrubs i p t l b l i in response to global warming * Loss of 40-50% of current tundra Effects of changed forest distribution: Effects of...

  4. artificial reefs project: Topics by E-print Network

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    sug- gesting that artificial reefs were already in use in Japan 2 A Comparison of Fish Populations on an Artificial and Natural Reef Environmental Sciences and Ecology...

  5. CORAL Name: STS 1 Model Number: ICP

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    Reif, Rafael

    CORAL Name: STS 1 Model Number: ICP Location: TRL What it does: Deep Silicon Etch Introduction prior to use and to ENGAGE MACHINE prior to starting your process in CORAL. Venting and Loading a Wafer

  6. CORAL Name: STS 2 Model Number: ICP

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    Reif, Rafael

    CORAL Name: STS 2 Model Number: ICP Location: TRL Introduction: The ST Systems Multiplex ICP tool prior to starting your process in CORAL. Loading a Wafer: The wafer is loaded into the system using of the tool. #12;If there are any issues with the tool post a comment in CORAL and contact Donal 2-2983. #12;

  7. PLASMAQUEST STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURE CORAL Name: Plasmaquest

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    Reif, Rafael

    PLASMAQUEST STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURE CORAL Name: Plasmaquest Model Number: 145 Location: TRL. PROCEDURE: Check reservations in CORAL to insure that you reserved the correct machine in the correct, if this is the case. `Engage' the machine in CORAL for the equipment that you are about to use; use this command

  8. Response of a tundra ecosystem to elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide and CO{sub 2}-induced climate change

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    Oechel, W.

    1990-05-23T23:59:59.000Z

    A proposal for continuation of research on net ecosystem carbon dioxide and methane flux and sampling and analysis of soil samples from arctic tundra regions is presented.

  9. Early Development of Pendleton Artificial Reef

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    of giant kelp, Macrocystis pyrifera and M. angustifolia, to the reef. Establishment of a stand of giant kelp will increase the aspect-ratio of the reef and provide "substrate to surface" habitat for fish. This decision was based upon experience gained in kelp restoration work and dives in nearby kelp forests

  10. CORAL Server and CORAL Server Proxy: Scalable Access to Relational Databases from CORAL Applications

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    Valassi, A.; /CERN; Bartoldus, R.; /SLAC; Kalkhof, A.; /CERN; Salnikov, A.; /SLAC; Wache, M.; /Mainz U., Inst. Phys.

    2012-04-19T23:59:59.000Z

    The CORAL software is widely used at CERN by the LHC experiments to access the data they store on relational databases, such as Oracle. Two new components have recently been added to implement a model involving a middle tier 'CORAL server' deployed close to the database and a tree of 'CORAL server proxies', providing data caching and multiplexing, deployed close to the client. A first implementation of the two new components, released in the summer 2009, is now deployed in the ATLAS online system to read the data needed by the High Level Trigger, allowing the configuration of a farm of several thousand processes. This paper reviews the architecture of the software, its development status and its usage in ATLAS.

  11. Near-surface enrichment of zooplankton over a shallow back reef: implications for coral reef food webs

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    Alldredge, A. L.; King, J. M.

    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    27, 2007. The eclipse entered umbra at 2152 hours, entered0122 hours, and ended (left umbra) at 0223 hours. Sampling

  12. Near-surface enrichment of zooplankton over a shallow back reef: implications for coral reef food webs

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    Alldredge, A. L.; King, J. M.

    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    0534-4 REPORT Near-surface enrichment of zooplankton over anear the bottom but no enrichment aloft. In Moorea, whereand mixing, zooplankton enrichment extended throughout the

  13. Early Bomb Radiocarbon Detected in Palau Archipelago Corals

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    Glynn, Danielle; Druffel, Ellen; Griffin, Sheila; Dunbar, R. B.; Osbourne, M.; Sanchez-Cabeza, J.-A.

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    by a high-resolution coral ? 14 C record. Journal of Geo-con- sistent calibrations of coral proxy records from Palau,Radiocarbon in annual coral rings of Florida. Geophysical

  14.  EARLY BOMB RADIOCARBON DETECTED IN PALAU ARCHIPELAGO CORALS

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    Glynn, Danielle S; Druffel, Ellen R.M.; Griffin, Sheila; Dunbar, Robert; Osborne, Michael; Sanchez-Cabeza, Joan Albert

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    by a high-resolution coral ? 14 C record. Journal of Geo-con- sistent calibrations of coral proxy records from Palau,Radiocarbon in annual coral rings of Florida. Geophysical

  15. Brevard shrimpers: Coral plan could

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    Belogay, Eugene A.

    in the coffin of the commercial fishing industry in #12;Port Canaveral," said Laurilee Thompson, owner of Dixie Crossroads Seafood Restaurant in Titusville. Shrimpers don't fish in the area where the coral is. Fishing for or possessing rock shrimp is prohibited within the current closed area, which runs from about

  16. Tenneco scores a first with artificial reef

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    Bleakley, W.B.

    1982-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

    Describes the launching of a retired production platform in Florida waters where the 500-ton structure will become the world's first artificial fishing reef. Recent studies show how abandoned platforms can contribute to marine life propagation. Reef marker buoys were added to the jacket before launching to conform to U.S. Coast Guard specifications. Dives made at the site established a fish population base on which to evaluate the jacket's success. Periodic dives will be made to update the census and determine the reef's performance.

  17. Stealthy slugs and communicating corals: polyp withdrawal by an aggregating soft coral in response to injured neighbors

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    Goddard, JHR

    2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    capture rates of a soft coral: advantages of being a smallin a temperate soft coral. Ecology, 72: 1849–1866. McFadden,in the clonal soft coral, Alcyonium rudyi. Evolution, 51:

  18. Lipid biomarkers of coral stress : calibration and exploration

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    Kneeland, Jessie M. (Jessie Mary)

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Corals are increasingly threatened by warming sea surface temperatures and other anthropogenic changes. The delicate symbiosis between corals and their algal endosymbionts (zooxanthellae) is easily disrupted by thermal ...

  19. Press Materials for Argonne CORAL announcement | Argonne National...

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    Press Materials for Argonne CORAL announcement Under the joint Collaboration of Oak Ridge, Argonne, and Lawrence Livermore (CORAL) initiative, the U.S. Department of Energy...

  20. A new reef marine reserve in the

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    A new reef marine reserve in the southern Arabian Gulf ­ Jebel Ali (Dubai, United Arab Emirates) Just in time to make a major contribution to IYOR, Dubai municipality (United Arab Emirates) declared

  1. REGULAR ARTICLE Soil nitrogen cycling rates in low arctic shrub tundra

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    Grogan, Paul

    of the soil microbial community in both ecosystems indicat- ed similar fungal dominance (epifluorescence landscape. Keywords 15 Nitrogen . Gross N mineralization . Arctic tundra . Litter. Soil microbial community). For example, remote sensing studies have characterized an increase in peak-season biomass across the Arctic

  2. Plant defences at no cost? The recovery of tundra scrubland following heavy grazing

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    Oksanen, Lauri

    Plant defences at no cost? The recovery of tundra scrubland following heavy grazing by grey component of low arctic and low alpine vegetation. They typically produce high contents of secondary them less palatable to herbivores. Question: Does the production of secondary chemicals carry a fitness

  3. Vegetation responses in Alaskan arctic tundra after 8 years of a summer warming and winter snow

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    Ickert-Bond, Steffi

    by insulating vegetation from winter wind and temperature extremes, modifying winter soil temperaturesVegetation responses in Alaskan arctic tundra after 8 years of a summer warming and winter snow ) open-topped fiberglass chambers (OTCs) to study the effects of changes in winter snow cover and summer

  4. Seasonal radiocarbon and oxygen isotopes in a Galapagos coral: Calibration with climate indices

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    Druffel, Ellen R. M; Griffin, Sheila; Glynn, Danielle S; Dunbar, Robert B; Mucciarone, David A; Toggweiler, J. Robert

    2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    stable isotopes in Palmyra corals during the past century,radiocarbon content of corals from the Galapagos Islands,1981), Radiocarbon in annual coral rings from the eastern

  5. Decadal timescale shift in the 14C record of a central equatorial Pacific coral

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    Grottoli, A; Gille, S; Druffel, Ellen R M; Dunbar, R

    2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    South-Central Pacific coral records. Geophysical Research1981. Radiocarbon in annual coral rings from the easterntemperature from banded coral records: implications for the

  6. Effects of the Horns Reef Wind Farm on har-

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    1 Effects of the Horns Reef Wind Farm on har- bour porpoises. - Interim report to Elsam Engineering monitoring program of harbour porpoises in and around Horns Reef offshore wind farm. Due to substantial maintenance activities on the turbines in Horns Reef wind farm in 2004, it was decided to suspend

  7. Fish Foraging on an Artificial Reef in Puget Sound, Washington

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    Fish Foraging on an Artificial Reef in Puget Sound, Washington GREGORY J. HUECKEL and R. LEE with an artificial reef in Puget Sound to increase our knowledge of the changes in the structure of the fish com with an artificial reef in Puget Sound, Wash. Stomachs ofthesefish species, dissectedfrom 609 fish speared on, around

  8. Harbour Porpoises on Horns Reef -Effects of the Horns

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    Reef Offshore Wind Farm, Denmark, with emphasis on data collected in 2004. Three 2-day surveysHarbour Porpoises on Horns Reef - Effects of the Horns Reef Wind Farm Annual Status Report 2004 6 1.2 Effects of construction of the wind farm 7 1.3 Expected effects from a wind farm in normal

  9. Tenneco scores a first with artificial reef

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    Bleakley, W.B.

    1982-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

    Describes the launching of a retired production platform in Florida waters where it will become the world's first artificial fishing reef. Tenneco's decision to use a 500-ton structure for a reef was made after recent studies showed how abandoned platforms can contribute to marine life propagation. The accommodations unit and other structures on the deck section were perforated with holes of varying sizes to permit light penetration and provide additional protection for young fish. Photo sequence shows the jacket launch. A number of dives made at the site before the jacket was launched established a fish population base on which to evaluate the jacket's success. Periodic dives will be made to update the census and determine the reef's performance.

  10. Regional calibration of coral-based climate reconstructions from Palau, West Pacific Warm Pool (WPWP)

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    Osborne, Michael C; Dunbar, Robert B; Mucciarone, David A; Sanchez-Cabeza, Joan-Albert; Druffel, Ellen

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    for assistance with coral drilling as well as Captain Jimabout coral drilling targets as well as temperature logger

  11. Land Use Planning to Promote Marine Conservation of Coral reef Ecosystems in Moorea, French Polynesia

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    Timothy Duane

    2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Waste into Resource Anaerobic biogas tank Anaerobic pondsor tanks can capture biogas resulting from the degradationprocess. Biogas is produced in many countries for cook-

  12. Mercury levels in coral reefs along the Caribbean coast of Central America

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    Bermingham, Eldredge

    , mining, overuse of agrochemicals, industrial waste, ports, and refineries) may have affected the entire practices, topsoil erosion, and runoff with excesses of fertilizers and agrochemicals (Guzmaan and Jimeneez

  13. Effects of Ocean Acidification on Learning in Coral Reef Maud C. O. Ferrari1

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    Wisenden, Brian D.

    : Ferrari MCO, Manassa RP, Dixson DL, Munday PL, McCormick MI, et al. (2012) Effects of Ocean Acidification

  14. Climate Change, Coral Reef Ecosystems, and Management Options for Marine Protected Areas

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    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    and pollution of coastal watersheds can have far-reaching effects on marine ecosystems, for example, the Gulf of Mexico ‘‘

  15. Dynamics of larval fish assemblages over a shallow coral reef in the Florida Keys

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    Sponaugle, Su

    J. Fortuna Ã? K. Grorud Ã? T. Lee Communicated by P.W. Sammarco, Chauvin S. Sponaugle (&) Ã? J. Fortuna

  16. Climate Change, Coral Reef Ecosystems, and Management Options for Marine Protected Areas

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    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    forests damaged by Hurricane Andrew. Plant Ecology 157:151–1994) Assessment of Hurricane Andrew impacts on natural and1998) Effects of Hurricane Andrew on wetlands in southern

  17. Oceanographic Controls on Coral Reef Habitats in Present and Future Climates /

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    Freeman, Lauren Amelia

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Stationary Point Count (SPC) methods were based on NOAAa 20-meter radius of the SPC diver were recorded during afrom both the TLP and the SPC data. These two datasets were

  18. Variations in coral reef net community calcification and aragonite saturation state on local and global scales

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    Bernstein, Whitney Nicole

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Predicting the response of net community calcification (NCC) to ocean acidification OA and declining aragonite saturation state [Omega]a requires a thorough understanding of controls on NCC. The diurnal control of light ...

  19. Acute effects of removing large fish from a near-pristine coral reef

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    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Analyses of recruitment tiles indicated that there were nochange of CCA growing on tiles between treatments (F vs. O,algae on recruitment tiles at the end of the experiment (

  20. Coral facies and diagenesis of a Pleistocene patch reef, Ambergris Cay, Belize 

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    Russell, Karen Lee

    1986-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    - crystalline acicular aragonite cement in secondary interparticle porosity. 48 50 24 25 Thin section photomicrograph of randomly oriented extremely fine crystalline to microcrystalline acicular aragonite cement filling dissolution enhanced boring... appearance of Halimeda. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 33 SEM photomicrograph of dense mesh of vadose calcite whisker (needle) crystals 63 34 A. Thin section photomicmgraph showing vadose calcite whisker crystals in dissolution enhanced...

  1. Temperature calibration of Gulf of Mexico corals

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    Smith, Jennifer Mae

    2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    for measurement of extension, density, and isotopes ([]¹?O, []¹³C). The coral oxygen isotope signature was calibrated against high-resolution daily temperature and salinity data sets spanning 1990-1997. Coralline estimates of water temperature demonstrate only...

  2. PhyloChip Tackles Coral Disease

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    Todd DeSantis

    2009-01-30T23:59:59.000Z

    Scientists at Berkeley Lab and the University of California, Merced are using an innovative DNA array developed at Berkeley Lab to catalog the microbes that live among coral in the tropical waters off the coast of Puerto Rico.

  3. PhyloChip Tackles Coral Disease

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    Todd DeSantis

    2010-01-08T23:59:59.000Z

    Scientists at Berkeley Lab and the University of California, Merced are using an innovative DNA array developed at Berkeley Lab to catalog the microbes that live among coral in the tropical waters off the coast of Puerto Rico.

  4. Remote Sensing of Western-Caribbean Coral Communities

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    Nebraska-Lincoln, University of

    Remote Sensing of Western-Caribbean Coral Communities Introduction: Despite the fact that coral. Remote sensing has been suggested as a potential tool for monitoring the spatial extent, health the Spectral Reflectance of Corals In-Situ. GIScience and Remote Sensing. Maeder, J., Narumalani, S., Rundquist

  5. Implementation of the CORAL Deductive Database System Raghu Ramakrishnan

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    Sudarshan, S.

    Implementation of the CORAL Deductive Database System Raghu Ramakrishnan Univ. of Wisconsin Seshadri Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison Abstract CORAL is a deductive database system that provides a modu- lar, declarative query language/programming language. CORAL is a deductive system that supports a rich

  6. Implementation of the CORAL Deductive Database System \\Lambda Raghu Ramakrishnan

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    Sudarshan, S.

    Implementation of the CORAL Deductive Database System \\Lambda Raghu Ramakrishnan Univ. of Wisconsin Seshadri Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison Abstract CORAL is a deductive database system that provides a modu­ lar, declarative query language/programming language. CORAL is a deductive system that supports a rich

  7. ACOEL on CORAL A COmponent Requirement and Abstraction Language

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    Leavens, Gary T.

    ACOEL on CORAL A COmponent Requirement and Abstraction Language An Extended Abstract Vugranam C. Sreedhar IBM TJ Watson Research Center Hawthorne, NY 10532 sreedhar@watson.ibm.com ABSTRACT CORAL is a language for specifying properties of ACOEL, a component-oriented extensional language. The design of CORAL

  8. CORAL HEALTH AND DISEASE: A COMPARISON OF COOK’S AND ‘OPUNOHU BAYS IN MOOREA, FRENCH POLYNESIA

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    Shea, Alessandra

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Predictive  Modeling  of  Coral  Disease  Distribution Baseline levels of coral disease  in  the  northwestern 2011.   Patterns  of  Coral  Disease  across  Hawaiian 

  9. Rigs to reefs: a petroleum industry perspective

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    Dubose, William Perry

    1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    ister. In this notice, DOI solicited responses which addressed alternatives for the disposition of obsolete platforms, the status of technology needed to perform the various alternatives identified, the impact of such operations on the environment... and liability concerns. Overcame these considerations and a vialbe program should result. The costs incurred by a company to create an artificial reef with an obsolete platform are usually greater than those incurred in normal disposition. This additional...

  10. Llandoverian to Ludlovian barrier reef complex in southeast Wisconsin

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    Rovey, C.W. (Univ. of Wisconsin, Milwaukee (USA))

    1989-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Subsurface exploration in the Michigan basin established that a carbonate bank and barrier reef complex prograded basinward during the late Wenlockian to early Ludlovian, but the corresponding Niagaran Series is generally undifferentiated. In southeast Wisconsin the series is well exposed; thus, a better record of depositional history is available. Until now, reefs in the Racine formation of southeast Wisconsin (upper Wenlockian through lower Ludlovian) were interpreted as patch reefs built landward of the barrier complex. However, the following criteria are consistent with an extension of Michigan's northern barrier complex beneath Lake Michigan to southeast Wisconsin: (1) Ubiquitous presence of reef facies along a southwest to northeast trend. This trend is coincident with thickening and a facies change indicative of a deep to shallow water transition, (2) similarity in depositional sequence of the overlying Salina Group in Wisconsin and Michigan. The Salina sediments surround, but are absent over, structures interpreted as pinnacle reefs and form a feather edge against the thicker belt interpreted as a barrier complex. Hence, the Racine reefs are reinterpreted as a barrier complex. Hence, the Racine reefs are reinterpreted as a barrier and pinnacle reef complex. Similar facies changes are also present in older formations. Intraformational truncation surfaces in the underlying Waukesha Dolomite (upper Llandoverian to lower Wenlockian) clearly indicate the presence of a nearby carbonate slope. Therefore, the carbonate buildup originated prior to the Wenlockian and migrated further basinward than previously believed.

  11. Oceanic climate and circulation changes during the past four centuries from radiocarbon in corals

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    Druffel, Ellen R. M; Griffin, Sheila; Beaupré, Steven R; Dunbar, Robert B

    2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    signal in a 335-year coral record from New Caledonia,1981), Radiocarbon in annual coral rings from the east- ernthe 1760s in monthly corals from the Gala´pagos Islands,

  12. Mass Spectrometric 14C and U-Th Measurements in Coral

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    Burr, G S; Edwards, R L; Donahue, D J; Druffel, Ellen R M; Taylor, F W

    1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    C AND U-Th MEASUREMENTS IN CORAL G. S. BURR', R. L.Th and “C measurements in coral. Samples with U-Th dates inU-Th ages from Barbados corals. Nature 345: 405-410. Bard,

  13. Temescal FC-2000 Electron Beam Evaporator CORAL NAME = EbeamFP

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    Reif, Rafael

    Temescal FC-2000 Electron Beam Evaporator CORAL NAME = EbeamFP STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURE immediately, via CORAL. Operating the System 1. Engage the machine in Coral 2. From the Monitor's main Screen

  14. Coral records of central tropical Pacific radiocarbon variability during the last millennium

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    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Radio- carbon in annual coral rings of Florida, Geo- phys.2007), A review of modern coral d 18 O and D 14 C proxyof the radiocarbon of corals from the Galapagos Islands,

  15. Low reservoir ages for the surface ocean from mid-Holocene Florida corals

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    Druffel, Ellen R. M; Robinson, Laura F; Griffin, Sheila; Halley, Robert B; Southon, John R; Adkins, Jess F

    2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Druffel, E. M. (1982), Banded corals: Changes in oceanic 14Radio- carbon in annual coral rings of Florida, Geo- phys.Radiocarbon in annual coral rings of Belize and Florida,

  16. Coral records of central tropical Pacific radiocarbon variability during the last millennium

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    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    2007), A review of modern coral d 18 O and D 14 C proxyof the radiocarbon of corals from the Galapagos Islands,and U?Th measure- ments in coral, Radiocarbon, 34, 611–618.

  17. Texture and Color Distribution-basedTexture and Color Distribution-based Classification for Live Coral DetectionClassification for Live Coral Detection

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    Stough, Joshua

    Coral DetectionClassification for Live Coral Detection Joshua V. Stough, Lisa Greer, Matt BensonJoshua V, ... · Coral benthic studiesCoral benthic studies ­ NCC/LBP with NN ­NCC/LBP with NN ­ [Marcos et al., Optics

  18. Coral records of central tropical Pacific radiocarbon variability during the last millennium

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    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    and B. Lazar (2000), Diagenesis in live corals from the Gulf2001), Early marine diagenesis in corals and geochemicalafter moderate to severe diagenesis for these relatively

  19. Coral records of central tropical Pacific radiocarbon variability during the last millennium

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    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    and B. Lazar (2000), Diagenesis in live corals from the Gulf2001), Early marine diagenesis in corals and geochemicalafter moderate to severe diagenesis for these relatively

  20. Michigan Basin. Secondary recovery in reef trends yields more production

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    Not Available

    1982-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Secondary recovery practices in reef trends in Michigan are described. Waterflooding in the Chester 18 Unit began in 1978; it currently has 6 injection wells and 11 production wells. The production wells use a submersible pumping unit, and current production levels are estimated at 3800 bopd. The present level of injection is ca. 17,000 bpd of water. The company operating the field has concluded that more barrels can be produced from a reef if a waterflood is started early. There are 55 to 60 such reefs with potential for supplemental recovery.

  1. Molecules and fossils reveal punctuated diversification in Caribbean "faviid" corals

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    Schwartz, Sonja A; Budd, Ann F; Carlon, David B

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    punctuated diversification in Caribbean “faviid” corals. BMCRanges of the Fossil Caribbean Faviidae. Compiled firstand notes for all Caribbean fossil faviid species. Competing

  2. atlantic reef fishes: Topics by E-print Network

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    21 22 23 24 25 Next Page Last Page Topic Index 1 Latitudinal gradients in Atlantic reef fish communities: trophic structure and spatial use patterns Biology and Medicine Websites...

  3. Reticulate reef patterns antecedent karst versus self-organization

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    Purkis, Sam

    - terns and ring reefs (faros); in addition, they 1© 2014 The Authors. Sedimentology © 2014 International Association of Sedimentologists Sedimentology (2014) doi: 10.1111/sed.12172 #12;invoke hydrodynamic factors

  4. Evaluating the transcriptome of the settled polyp of the robust coral, Montastraea faveolata when infected with the competent symbiont, by microarray analysis

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    O'Rourke, Aubrie Elise

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Ball EE (2011) The biology of coral metamorphosis: Molecularin the scleractinian coral Fungia scutaria. BiologicalE. and V. M. Weis (2010) Coral larvae exhibit few measurable

  5. OVERLAP OF PREDICTED COLD-WATER CORAL HABITAT AND BOTTOM-CONTACT FISHERIES

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    OVERLAP OF PREDICTED COLD-WATER CORAL HABITAT AND BOTTOM-CONTACT FISHERIES IN BRITISH COLUMBIA of Resource Management Title of Thesis: Overlap of predicted cold-water coral habitat and bottom- contact-contact fishing on cold-water corals (class Anthozoa) due to the role corals play in providing biogenic habitat

  6. Democratizing content publication with Coral Michael J. Freedman, Eric Freudenthal, David Mazi`eres

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    Badrinath, B. R.

    Democratizing content publication with Coral Michael J. Freedman, Eric Freudenthal, David Mazi`eres New York University http://www.scs.cs.nyu.edu/coral/ Abstract CoralCDN is a peer-to-peer content, all for the price of a cheap broadband Internet connection. Volunteer sites that run Coral

  7. Early molecular responses of coral larvae to hyperthermal stress

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    suggests that heat stress might compromise some components of the coral immune defence and therefore might oxidative stress showed little response at the early hours to heat stress, supporting the proposal that upEarly molecular responses of coral larvae to hyperthermal stress MAURICIO RODRIGUEZ-LANETTY,* SAKI

  8. Century-scale Records of Coral Growth and Water Quality from the Mesoamerican Reef Reveal Increasing Anthropogenic Stress and Decreasing Coral Resilience

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    Carilli, Jessica E

    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    long-term records of heat stress, and found that 1998 wasto bleaching during heat stress, and there may be other asand large-scale global heat stress associated with climate

  9. Extreme Longevity in Proteinaceous Deep-Sea Corals

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    Roark, E B; Guilderson, T P; Dunbar, R B; Fallon, S J; Mucciarone, D A

    2009-02-09T23:59:59.000Z

    Deep-sea corals are found on hard substrates on seamounts and continental margins world-wide at depths of 300 to {approx}3000 meters. Deep-sea coral communities are hotspots of deep ocean biomass and biodiversity, providing critical habitat for fish and invertebrates. Newly applied radiocarbon age date from the deep water proteinaceous corals Gerardia sp. and Leiopathes glaberrima show that radial growth rates are as low as 4 to 35 {micro}m yr{sup -1} and that individual colony longevities are on the order of thousands of years. The management and conservation of deep sea coral communities is challenged by their commercial harvest for the jewelry trade and damage caused by deep water fishing practices. In light of their unusual longevity, a better understanding of deep sea coral ecology and their interrelationships with associated benthic communities is needed to inform coherent international conservation strategies for these important deep-sea ecosystems.

  10. ARM - Lesson Plans: Rate of Coral Growth

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative1 First Use of Energy for All Purposes (Fuel and Nonfuel), 2002; Level: National5Sales for4,645 3,625govInstrumentstdmadap Documentation TDMADAP : XDC documentationBarrow, Alaska OutreachMakingPast SeaRate of Coral

  11. Black Coral Capital | Open Energy Information

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page onYou are now leaving Energy.gov You are now leaving Energy.gov You are being directedAnnual Siteof EnergyInnovation in CarbonofBiotins Energia Jump to: navigation,BirahiCoral Capital

  12. Modeling pinnacle reefs and their associated surfaces

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    Hamilton, D.E.; Henize, S.

    1989-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Although computer mapping programs are becoming widely available, simple to use, and powerful, the blind application of these programs often produces poor results. By considering the environment of deposition, postdepositional events, and scale of map when computer mapping, a better result can be achieved. To demonstrate the importance of these issues, data from Antrim and Kalkaska Counties, Michigan, were used to model pinnacle reefs in the Northern trend of the Michigan basin. The data consisted of 640 wells containing tops, facies, and show information for six units: Niagaran Gray, Niagaran Brown, Salina A1 evaporite, Salina A1 carbonate, Salina A2 evaporite, and Salina A2 carbonate. Building grids and contour maps of the Niagaran Brown (pinnacle) surface, using standard algorithms, produced a surface that either projected below or above the interreef surface. By using a mix of standard algorithms, the pinnacles and interreef surface were acceptably modeled. The Salina evaporites and carbonates are usually modeled using an isochore gridding approach. However, using this approach did not produce surfaces that reflected the geologist's interpretation. Simple modifications of the isochore approach allowed more accurate representation of the geologic interpretation. The evaporite surface models were built assuming they paralleled a paleowater surface. The carbonate surface models were built assuming they draped the surface existing at the time of deposition. Large- and small-scale maps were built for these data. Facies and show information were also mapped. Combined maps of several variables were constructed and evaluated for potential pinnacle locations.

  13. A new coral disease from the southern Arabian Gulf During an ecological survey of coral communities at Jebel Ali in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, a high incidence

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    at Jebel Ali in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, a high incidence of coral diseases was observed. Although

  14. An integrated cyberinfrastructure for real-time data acquisition and decision making in smart buildings and coral reef monitoring

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    Shin, Peter Hongsuck

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Peter Fairley. Germany’s green-energy gap. IEEE Spectr. ,societys interest in green energy, green technologies, andand IP-based networks with green energy ini- tiatives, there

  15. An integrated cyberinfrastructure for real-time data acquisition and decision making in smart buildings and coral reef monitoring

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    Shin, Peter Hongsuck

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    6.1 Smart Building . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4.2.5 Simulation Models for Smart Building: . .4.2.6 Building Control Logic for Smart Building: 4.2.7

  16. An integrated cyberinfrastructure for real-time data acquisition and decision making in smart buildings and coral reef monitoring

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    Shin, Peter Hongsuck

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    and solar power, and the solar panel conditions are alsocover the sky and when the solar panels do not re- ceive theto the shadow on the solar panels, the solar produc- tion

  17. Coral reef microbes : : the influences of benthic primary producers, nutrient availability, and anthropogenic stressors on community structure and metabolism

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    Kelly, Linda Ellen Wegley

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    a gradient of nutrient availability. Kelly, L.W. , C.E.for in situ O-2 availability. Marine Ecology-Progressa gradient of nutrient availability. In Preparation. Nelson,

  18. Coral reef microbes : : the influences of benthic primary producers, nutrient availability, and anthropogenic stressors on community structure and metabolism

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    Kelly, Linda Ellen Wegley

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    331(6154): p. 341-343. Bruland, K.W. , J.R. Donat, and D.A.129. Rue, E.L. and K.W. Bruland, Complexation of Iron(Iii)1): p. 1-11. Rue, E.L. and K.W. Bruland, The role of organic

  19. Coral reef microbes : : the influences of benthic primary producers, nutrient availability, and anthropogenic stressors on community structure and metabolism

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    Kelly, Linda Ellen Wegley

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    collapsible bags (19 l; Cole-Parmer, Vernon Hills, IL, USA)collapsible bags (19 l; Cole-Parmer, Vernon Hills, IL, USA)

  20. EECBG Success Story: Cape Coral Youth Center Helps Light the...

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    The city of Cape Coral, Florida -- a town of located on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico -- is using funding from the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG)...

  1. IMPLEMENTING A NOVEL CYCLIC CO2 FLOOD IN PALEOZOIC REEFS

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    James R. Wood; W. Quinlan; A. Wylie

    2004-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Recycled CO2 will be used in this demonstration project to produce bypassed oil from the Silurian Dover 35 pinnacle reef (Otsego County) in the Michigan Basin. We began injecting CO2 in the Dover 35 field into the Salling-Hansen 4-35A well on May 6, 2004. Subsurface characterization is being completed using well log tomography animations and 3D visualizations to map facies distributions and reservoir properties in three reefs, the Belle River Mills, Chester 18, and Dover 35 Fields. The Belle River Mills and Chester 18 fields are being used as type-fields because they have excellent log and/or core data coverage. Amplitude slicing of the log porosity, normalized gamma ray, core permeability, and core porosity curves is showing trends that indicate significant heterogeneity and compartmentalization in these reservoirs associated with the original depositional fabric of the rocks. Digital and hard copy data continues to be compiled for the Niagaran reefs in the Michigan Basin. Technology transfer took place through technical presentations regarding visualization of the heterogeneity of the Niagaran reefs. Oral presentations were given at the Petroleum Technology Transfer Council workshop, Michigan Oil and Gas Association Conference, and Michigan Basin Geological Society meeting. A technical paper was submitted to the Bulletin of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists on the characterization of the Belle River Mills Field.

  2. IMPLEMENTING A NOVEL CYCLIC CO2 FLOOD IN PALEOZOIC REEFS

    SciTech Connect (OSTI)

    James R. Wood; W. Quinlan; A. Wylie

    2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Recycled CO2 will be used in this demonstration project to produce bypassed oil from the Silurian Dover 35 pinnacle reef (Otsego County) in the Michigan Basin. Contract negotiations by our industry partner to gain access to the CO2 supply have been completed and the State of Michigan has issued an order to allow operation of the project. Injection of CO2 is scheduled to begin in February, 2004. Subsurface characterization is being completed using well log tomography animations and 3D visualizations to map facies distributions and reservoir properties in two reefs, the Belle River Mills and Chester 18 Fields. The Belle River Mills and Chester18 fields are being used as type-fields because they have excellent log and/or core data coverage. Amplitude slicing of the normalized gamma ray and core permeability and core porosity curves is showing trends that indicate significant heterogeneity and compartmentalization in these reservoirs associated with the original depositional fabric of the rocks. Digital and hard copy data continues to be compiled for the Niagaran reefs in the Michigan Basin. Technology transfer took place through technical presentations regarding visualization of the heterogeneity of the Niagaran reefs. An oral presentation was given at the AAPG Eastern Section Meeting and a booth at the same meeting was used to meet one-on-one with operators.

  3. Development and implementation of a coral health assessment tool for St. John, USVI

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    Detlefsen, William Robert

    2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Coral health in St. John, US Virgin Islands, has shown tremendous declines in recent years, with more than 50% declines in live coral cover. As one component of a group project to assess the possible impacts of anthropogenic ...

  4. Corals Subject Review 1. ____________ organisms are composed of hundreds to hun-

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    Corals Subject Review 1. ____________ organisms are composed of hundreds to hun- dreds of thousands powerful, often lethal, _____________. WORD BANKalgae anthropogenic asexual atoll barrier basal plate below tidal emersions tourism toxins weather zooplankton zooxanthellae Corals Subject Review oceanservice

  5. Crystallographic Evidence for Water-assisted Photo-induced Peptide Cleavage in the Stony Coral

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    Ikura, Mitsuhiko

    Crystallographic Evidence for Water-assisted Photo-induced Peptide Cleavage in the Stony Coral 3-2, Suita, Osaka 565-0871, Japan A coral fluorescent protein from Trachyphyllia geoffroyi, Kaede

  6. Modelling by percolation theory of the behaviour of natural coral used as bone substitute.

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    Boyer, Edmond

    Modelling by percolation theory of the behaviour of natural coral used as bone substitute. Y the resorption and ossification of natural coral implanted in bones. The first step of the process.barbotteau@qse.tohoku.ac.jp) #12;Modelling by percolation theory of the behaviour of natural coral used as bone substitute.2 1

  7. STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURE for XeF2 Etcher Coral Name: XeF2

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    Reif, Rafael

    STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURE for XeF2 Etcher Coral Name: XeF2 Model #: SE Tech ES-2000XM Location this system you must RESERVE the equipment in CORAL. It is mandatory to ENGAGE the machine before you start processing. Please enter etch rate data in CORAL and the logbook by the tool If you encounter any problems

  8. Short Communication CORAL: QSPR model of water solubility based on local and global SMILES attributes

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    Gini, Giuseppina

    Short Communication CORAL: QSPR model of water solubility based on local and global SMILES 17910, Jackson, MS 39217, USA h i g h l i g h t s " The CORAL software for the building up of QSPR/QSAR models is suggested. " The SMILES is used as the representation of the molecular structure. " The CORAL

  9. A comparison between coral colonies of the genus Madracis and simulated forms.

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    Liere, Robert van

    ForReview Only A comparison between coral colonies of the genus Madracis and simulated forms Keywords: scleractinian corals, simulation, morphology, Madracis, Computed Tomography scans, morphogenesis of the Royal Society B #12;ForReview Only A comparison between coral colonies of the genus1 Madracis

  10. What's the Damage? Assessing the Costs of Spatial Closures to Protect Corals and

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    What's the Damage? Assessing the Costs of Spatial Closures to Protect Corals and Sponges from.: 588 Title of Project: What's the damage? Assessing the costs of spatial closures to protect corals for protecting corals and sponges from potential damage by bottom trawling. However, closures can be challenging

  11. Macroalgal distribution at Lee Stocking Island, Bahamas

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    Roberts, Jill Christie

    1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    from the reef community, macroalgae have been increasing in abundance on the reefs surrounding Lee Stocking Island (LSI), Bahamas. Macroalgal patches prevent coral recruitment and growth, thereby restructuring the reef. In such cases, coral and algal...

  12. IMPLEMENTING A NOVEL CYCLIC CO2 FLOOD IN PALEOZOIC REEFS

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    James R. Wood; W. Quinlan; A. Wylie

    2003-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Recycled CO2 will be used in this demonstration project to produce bypassed oil from the Silurian Charlton 6 pinnacle reef (Otsego County) in the Michigan Basin. Contract negotiations by our industry partner to gain access to this CO2 that would otherwise be vented to the atmosphere are near completion. A new method of subsurface characterization, log curve amplitude slicing, is being used to map facies distributions and reservoir properties in two reefs, the Belle River Mills and Chester 18 Fields. The Belle River Mills and Chester18 fields are being used as typefields because they have excellent log-curve and core data coverage. Amplitude slicing of the normalized gamma ray curves is showing trends that may indicate significant heterogeneity and compartmentalization in these reservoirs. Digital and hard copy data continues to be compiled for the Niagaran reefs in the Michigan Basin. Technology transfer took place through technical presentations regarding the log curve amplitude slicing technique and a booth at the Midwest PTTC meeting.

  13. The Coal-Waste Artificial Reef Program (C-WARP): A New Resource

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    The Coal-Waste Artificial Reef Program (C-WARP): A New Resource Potential for Fishing Reef ABSTRACT-Thefeasibility ofusing solid blocks of waste materialfrom coal:firedpower plantslor underwater (scrubber) sludge from coal-burning power stations. was constructed in the Atlantic Ocean offLong Island. N

  14. DAY VERSUS NIGHT ACTIVITY OF REEF FISHES IN A KELP FOREST OFF SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA

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    DAY VERSUS NIGHT ACTIVITY OF REEF FISHES IN A KELP FOREST OFF SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA ALFRED W. EBELING AND RICHARD N. BRAY! ABSTRACT Vertical distributions and feeding activities of residential kelp-bed fishes were compared between day and night in an area of reef and kelp off Santa Barbara, Calif

  15. ANNUAL VARIABILITY OF REEF-FISH ASSEMBLAGES IN KELP FORESTS OFF SANTABARBARA, CALIFORNIA

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    ANNUAL VARIABILITY OF REEF-FISH ASSEMBLAGES IN KELP FORESTS OFF SANTABARBARA, CALIFORNIA ALFRED W. EBELING/ RALPH J. LARSON,2 WILLIAM S. ALEVIZON,3 AND RICHARD N. BRAy 4 ABSTRACT Assemblages of kelp-bed fishes that live in and about the kelp canopy or over the reef bottom were censused by movie strips

  16. Method development for 234U and 230Th determination and application to fossil deep-water coral and authigenic carbonate dating from the Campos Basin - Brazil

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    Vivone, Ronaldo J; Godoy, Maria Luiza D. P; Godoy, José Marcus; Santos, Guaciara M

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Petrobras) for the fossil coral and the authigenic carbonateto Fossil Deep- Water Coral and Authigenic Carbonate DatingFor the fossil deep-water corals samples from Campos Basin,

  17. Reef analysis on seismograms from northeast Garza County, Texas

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    Rokke, Stephen Richard

    1958-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    . 22 Axplitjsde of the ac%saic reflections. . . . . . . . , . . . , 23 Reef reflections . . Cc no ln 8 10 no e ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ F ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 25 References . ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ i ~ ~ 0 ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 2V ILLUSTRATE TOSS peSe Agora 1... pessible tho depths to Iorison k on tho cress seetQ?ns vere tied 'to the depths to tho top of ths roof ccjspXsx, as indicated on the amilable oloctris vali 1sgc. For Iorison "g" thoro vore 9 snsh ties, merinos sh" tied sinQarly to the Ellenburger...

  18. Reproductive biology and evolution of epinephelid and serranid fishes (Perciformes, Epinephelidae, Serranidae)

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    Erisman, Brad Edward

    2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    at Ningaloo Reef, western Australia. Environ Biol Fish 57:at Ningaloo Reef, western Australia. Coral Reefs 22:33—142.at Ningaloo Reef, Western Australia. Ichthyol Res 54:213—

  19. Response of a tundra ecosytem to elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide and CO{sub 2}-induced climate change. Final report

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    Oechel, W.C.

    1996-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The overall objective of this research was to document current patterns of CO{sub 2} flux in selected locations of the circumpolar arctic, and to develop the information necessary to predict how these fluxes may be affected by climate change. In fulfillment of these objectives, net CO{sub 2} flux was measured at several sites on the North Slope of Alaska during the 1990-94 growing season (June-August) to determine the local and regional patterns, of seasonal CO{sub 2} exchange. In addition, net CO{sub 2} flux was measured in the Russian and Icelandic Arctic to determine if the patterns of CO{sub 2} exchange observed in Arctic Alaska were representative of the circumpolar arctic, while cold-season CO{sub 2} flux measurements were carried out during the 1993-94 winter season to determine the magnitude of CO{sub 2} efflux not accounted for by the growing season measurements. Manipulations of soil water table depth and surface temperature, which were identified from the extensive measurements as being the most important variables in determining the magnitude and direction of net CO{sub 2} exchange, were carried out during the 1993-94 growing seasons in tussock and wet sedge tundra ecosystems. Finally, measurements of CH{sub 4} flux were also measured at several of the North Slope study sites during the 1990-91 growing seasons. Measurements were made on small (e.g. 0.5 m{sup 2}) plots using a portable gas-exchange system and cuvette. The sample design allowed frequent measurements of net CO{sub 2} exchange and respiration over diurnal and seasonal cycles, and a large spatial extent that incorporated both locally and regionally diverse tundra surface types. Measurements both within and between ecosystem types typically extended over soil water table depth and temperature gradients, allowing for the indirect analysis of the effects of anticipated climate change scenarios on net CO{sub 2} exchange. In situ experiments provided a direct means for testing hypotheses.

  20. Attacking the Asokan-Ginzboorg Protocol for Key Distribution in an Ad-Hoc Bluetooth Network Using CORAL 

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    Steel, G.; Maidl, M.; Bundy, Alan

    We describe Coral, a counterexample finder for incorrect inductive conjectures. By devising a first-order version of Paulson's formalism for cryptographic protocol analysis, we are able to use Coral to attack protocols which may have an unbounded...

  1. Local lattice distortions and thermal transport in perovskite manganites Department of Physics, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33124

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    of Physics, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33124 J. J. Neumeier Department of Physics, Florida, Coral Gables, Florida 33124 K. J. McClellan Materials Science and Technology Division, Los Alamos

  2. Effects of Prudhoe Bay reserve pit fluids on water quality and macroinvertebrates of arctic tundra ponds in Alaska

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    West, R.L.; Snyder-Conn, E.

    1987-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The report summarizes results from the authors` 1983 field study. Although the report should be useful in assessing impacts from reserve pit fluids under Arctic conditions and in evaluating possible management strategies, it was neither intended as an exhaustive study, nor can the results be wholly extrapolated to present-day oil field practices. Since 1983, state regulations concerning reserve pit fluid discharges have become increasingly stringent. Also, some industry practices have changed. For example, chrome lignosulfonate drill muds have been partly replaced by non-chrome lignosulfonates, and diesel oil has been largely replaced with less toxic mineral oil in drilling operations. From 1985 to 1987, the Fish and Wildlife Service began additional studies on Prudhoe Bay reserve pit fluids to examine impacts to tundra pond water, sediment, and biota; to evaluate acute and chronic toxicity through bioassays; and to examine bio-uptake of metals and hygrocarbons by resident species--including invertebrates, sedges, fish, and birds. Reports on these investigations have not yet been prepared, but should also be consulted by the interested reader when they become available.

  3. Response of a tundra ecosystem to elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide and CO{sub 2}-induced climate change. Final report

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    Oechel, W.C.

    1996-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The overall objective of this research was to document current patterns of CO{sub 2} flux in selected locations of the circumpolar arctic, and to develop the information necessary to predict how these fluxes may be affected by climate change. In fulfillment of these objectives, net CO{sub 2} flux was measured at several sites on the North Slope of Alaska during the 1990--94 growing season (June--August) to determine the local and regional patterns of seasonal CO{sub 2} exchange. In addition, net CO{sub 2} flux was measured in the Russian and Icelandic Arctic to determine if the patterns of CO{sub 2} exchange observed in Arctic Alaska were representative of the circumpolar Arctic, while cold-season CO{sub 2} flux measurements were carried out during the 1993--94 winter season to determine the magnitude of CO{sub 2} efflux not accounted for by the growing season measurements. Manipulations of soil water table depth and surface temperature, which were identified from the extensive measurements as being the most important variables in determining the magnitude and direction of net CO{sub 2} exchange, were carried out during the 1993--94 growing seasons in tussock and wet sedge tundra ecosystems. Finally, measurements of CH{sub 4} flux were also measured at several of the North Slope study sites during the 1990--91 growing seasons.

  4. Dissepimental rugose corals of Upper Pennsylvanian (Missourian) rocks of Kansas

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    Cocke, J. M.

    1970-10-13T23:59:59.000Z

    limestone and shale for- mations. Each limestone formation is divided into 1) a normal facies belt of thin limestones generally containing abundant invertebrates and few phylloid algae, and 2) at least one phylloid algal mound complex belt which... corals belonging to Dibunophyllum, Neokoninckophyllum, Caninia, and Geyerophyllum are described from both carbonate facies belts but not from thick shale formations. Family Aulophyllidae is represented by 17 species of Dibunophyllum and Neokoninckophyllum...

  5. Epifaunal Assemblages on Deep-water Corals in Roatan, Honduras

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    Lavelle, Katherine

    2012-10-30T23:59:59.000Z

    45 Discussion 48 References 51 Summary 53 Appendices 57 v List of Tables Table 1. Absolute abundance of coral morphospecies at study sites (AKR= Anthony?s Key, GBB= Gibson Bight..., HMB= Half Moon Bay, LBE= Luna Beach, LWR= Lawson?s Rock, OLS= Old Loafer?s, SDM= Sueno del Mar, SDR= Sueno del Bahia). Table 2. Absolute abundance of epifaunal species at study sites (AKR= Anthony?s Key, GBB= Gibson Bight, HMB= Half Moon Bay, LBE...

  6. Coral Extension Rate Analysis Using Computed Axial Tomography

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    Yudelman, Eleanor Ann

    2014-01-10T23:59:59.000Z

    CORAL EXTENSION RATE ANALYSIS USING COMPUTED AXIAL TOMOGRAPHY A Thesis by ELEANOR ANN YUDELMAN Submitted to the Office of Graduate and Professional Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree... of MASTER OF SCIENCE Chair of Committee, Niall Slowey Committee Members, Deborah Thomas Benjamin Giese George P. Schmahl Head of Department, Deborah Thomas May 2014 Major Subject: Oceanography Copyright 2014 Eleanor Ann Yudelman ii ABSTRACT...

  7. Coral Vision 1.0 uses histograms on hue trained over the positive and negative user clicks.

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    Stough, Joshua

    Coral Vision 1.0 uses histograms on hue trained over the positive and negative user clicks. The initial pixel-wise decision is culled and smoothed using image morphological operations Coral Vision: Software for Improving Efficiency in Coral Monitoring Cory L. Walker, Joshua V. Stough Lisa Greer

  8. Novel application of the CORAL software to model cytotoxicity of metal oxide nanoparticles to bacteria Escherichia coli

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    Gini, Giuseppina

    Novel application of the CORAL software to model cytotoxicity of metal oxide nanoparticles 39217, USA h i g h l i g h t s " The CORAL software for the building up of QSPR/QSAR models is suggested. " The CORAL model for cytotoxicity of metal oxide nanoparticles is demonstrated. " The model is a mathematical

  9. The influence of habitat selection and density on the population dynamics of stony coral species of the

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    Sealey, Kathleen Sullivan

    The influence of habitat selection and density on the population dynamics of stony coral species of Biology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, 33124 USA *Corresponding author: K. Semon Phone: 1-305-284-3013, Fax: 1-305-284-3039, e-mail: ksemon@bio.miami.edu Abstract Although stony corals are most frequently

  10. Habitat configuration and availability influences the settlement of temperate reef fishes (Tripterygiidae)

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    Shima, Jeff

    Habitat configuration and availability influences the settlement of temperate reef fishes 29 September 2013 Available online 23 October 2013 Keywords: Attraction vs. production Fragmentation Habitat availability Habitat configuration Settlement Tripterygiidae To survive, most benthic marine

  11. Antecedent Geologic Controls on the Distribution of Oyster Reefs in Copano Bay, Texas

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    Piper, Erin Alynn

    2011-08-08T23:59:59.000Z

    ANTECEDENT GEOLOGIC CONTROLS ON THE DISTRIBUTION OF OYSTER REEFS IN COPANO BAY, TEXAS A Thesis by ERIN ALYNN PIPER Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements... for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE May 2010 Major Subject: Oceanography ANTECEDENT GEOLOGIC CONTROLS ON THE DISTRIBUTION OF OYSTER REEFS IN COPANO BAY, TEXAS A Thesis by ERIN ALYNN PIPER Submitted to the Office of Graduate...

  12. Hydrologic, diel and lunar factors affecting fishes on artificial reefs off Panama City, Florida

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    Sanders, Richard Morgan

    1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    HYDROLOGIC, DIEL AND LUNAR FACTORS AFFECTING FISHES ON ARTIFICIAL REEFS OFF PANAMA CITY, FLORIDA A Thesis RICHARD MORGAN SANDERS, Jr. Submitted to the Graduate College of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements... for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE August 1983 Major Subject: Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences HYDROLOGIC, DIEL AND LUNAR FACTORS AFFECTING FISHES ON ARTIFICIAL REEFS OFF PANAMA CITY, FLORIDA A Thesis RICHARD MORGAN SANDERS, Jr. Approved as to style...

  13. Effects of three substrate variables on two artificial reef fish communities

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    Chandler, Charlie Ray

    1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    associated with two artificial reefs were investigated off Panama City, Florida. The reefs, known as Inshore and Offshore Barges, were steel barges of identical size and shape which were located close enough to one another to insure their ichthyofaunal.... To Vicki, Terra Dawn, and ? ACKNOWLEDGMENTS I would like to thank Messrs. Tony Traviesa, Danny Grizzard, and the staff of the Panama City Marine Institute for their tremendous financial and logistical support in conducting this study. Special thanks...

  14. Decadal cyclicity of regional mid-Holocene precipitation: Evidence from Dominican coral proxies

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    Greer, Lisa

    Decadal cyclicity of regional mid-Holocene precipitation: Evidence from Dominican coral proxies of four Holocene specimens of Montastraea sp. and Siderastrea sp. coral skeletons from the Dominican Republic were analyzed to examine decadal-scale fluctuations in regional precipitation. The specimens range

  15. Movement of Deep-Sea Coral Populations on Climatic Timescales 3.1 ABSTRACT

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    Winfree, Erik

    the distributions and rates of deep-water mass shifts during times of past climate change has largely been informed by several millennial scale rapid climate change events. Here we investigate the ecological response of deep-sea coral communities to both glaciation and rapid climate change. We find that the deep-sea coral

  16. Coral Isotope Record of Environmental Change in the Northwest Gulf of Mexico

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    Miner, Adrian

    2013-08-30T23:59:59.000Z

    carbon and oxygen isotopes in coral skeletal material must be well understood. We have studied a Montastrea faveolata coral core from the Flower Garden Banks deposited over the 161 year period from 1844 to 2005. Annual growth bands revealed by X...

  17. Extracellular matrix production and calcium carbonate precipitation by coral cells in vitro

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    Extracellular matrix production and calcium carbonate precipitation by coral cells in vitro Yael), which facilitates controlled deposition of a calcium carbonate skeleton; and (iii) the calcium carbonate to nematocysts, mucous glands, and sensory or nerve cells (2, 3). Many corals also precipitate calcium carbonate

  18. Geochemistry of slow-growing corals : reconstructing sea surface temperature, salinity and the North Atlantic Oscillation

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    Goodkin, Nathalie Fairbank

    2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    A 225-year old coral from the south shore of Bermuda (64°W, 320N) provides a record of decadal-to-centennial scale climate variability. The coral was collected live, and sub-annual density bands seen in x-radiographs ...

  19. Deep-Sea Coral Evidence for Rapid Change in Ventilation of the Deep North Atlantic

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    Adkins, Jess F.

    Deep-Sea Coral Evidence for Rapid Change in Ventilation of the Deep North Atlantic 15,400 Years Ago radiocarbon and thorium-230 dates from benthic coral species reveal that the ventilation rate of the North to interstadials of longer dura- tion (5). One problem has been that the time resolution of sediments is limited

  20. IMPLEMENTING A NOVEL CYCLIC CO2 FLOOD IN PALEOZOIC REEFS

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    James R. Wood; W. quinlan; A. Wylie

    2006-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Recycled CO2 is being used in this demonstration project to produce bypassed oil from the Silurian Dover 35 Niagaran pinnacle reef located in Otsego County, Michigan. CO2 injection in the Dover 35 field into the Salling-Hansen 4-35A well began on May 6, 2004. A second injection well, the Salling-Hansen 1-35, commenced injection in August 2004. Oil production in the Pomerzynski 5-35 producing well increased from 9 BOPD prior to operations to an average of 165 BOPD in December, 2004 and has produced at an average rate of 61 BOPD (Jan-Dec, 2005). The Salling-Hansen 4-35A also produced during this reporting period an average of 29 BOPD. These increases have occurred as a result of CO2 injection and the production rate appears to be stabilizing. CO2 injection volume has reached approximately 2.18 BCF. The CO2 injection phase of this project has been fully operational since December 2004 and most downhole mechanical issues have been solved and surface facility modifications have been completed. It is anticipated that filling operations will run for another 6-12 months from July 1, 2005. In most other aspects, the demonstration is going well and hydrocarbon production has been stabilized at an average rate of 57 BOPD (July-Dec, 2005). Our industry partners continue to experiment with injection rates and pressures, various downhole and surface facility mechanical configurations, and the huff-n-puff technique to develop best practices for these types of enhanced recovery projects. Subsurface characterization was completed using well log tomography and 3D visualizations to map facies distributions and reservoir properties in the Belle River Mills, Chester 18, Dover 35, and Dover 36 Fields. The Belle River Mills and Chester 18 fields are being used as type-fields because they have excellent log and/or core data coverage. Amplitude slicing of the log porosity, normalized gamma ray, core permeability, and core porosity curves are showing trends that indicate significant heterogeneity and compartmentalization in these reservoirs associated with the original depositional fabric and pore types of the carbonate reservoir rocks. Accumulated pressure data supports the hypothesis of extreme heterogeneity in the Dover 35. Some intervals now have pressure readings over 2345 psig (April 29, 2005) in the A-1 Carbonate while nearby Niagaran Brown intervals only show 1030 psig (March 7, 2005). This is a pressure differential over 1300 psig and suggests significant vertical barriers in the reef, consistent with the GR tomography modeling. Digital and hard copy data have been compiled for the Niagaran reefs in the Michigan Basin, including a detailed summary of 20 fields in the vicinity of the demonstration well. Technology transfer took place through technical presentations regarding visualization of the reservoir heterogeneity in these Niagaran reefs. Oral presentations were given at two Petroleum Technology Transfer Council workshops, a Michigan Oil and Gas Association Conference, a Michigan Basin Geological Society meeting, and the Eastern American Association of Petroleum Geologist's Annual meeting. In addition, we met with our industry partners several times during the first half of 2005 to communicate and discuss the reservoir characterization and field site aspects of the demonstration project. A technical paper was published in the April 2005 issue of the AAPG Bulletin on the characterization of the Belle River Mills Field.

  1. Implementing A Novel Cyclic CO2 Flood In Paleozoic Reefs

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    James R. Wood; W. Quinlan; A. Wylie

    2005-03-31T23:59:59.000Z

    Recycled CO{sub 2} is being used in this demonstration project to produce bypassed oil from the Silurian Dover 35 Niagaran pinnacle reef located in Otsego County, Michigan. CO{sub 2} injection in the Dover 35 field into the Salling-Hansen 4-35A well began on May 6, 2004. A second injection well, the Salling-Hansen 1-35, commenced injection in August 2004. Oil production in the Pomerzynski 5-35 producing well increased from 9 BOPD prior to operations to an average of 165 BOPD in December, 2004 and is presently producing 52 BOPD. The Salling-Hansen 4-35A also produced during this reporting period an average of 21 BOPD. These increases have occurred as a result of CO{sub 2} injection and the production rate appears to be stabilizing. CO{sub 2} injection volume has reached approximately 1.6 BCF. The CO{sub 2} injection phase of this project has been fully operational since December 2004 and most downhole mechanical issues have been solved and surface facility modifications have been completed. It is anticipated that filling operations will run for another 6-12 months from July 1, 2005. In most other aspects, the demonstration is going well and hydrocarbon production has been successfully increased to a stable rate of 73 BOPD. Our industry partners continue to experiment with injection rates and pressures, various downhole and surface facility mechanical configurations, and the huff-n-puff technique to develop best practices for these types of enhanced recovery projects. Subsurface characterization is being completed using well log tomography and 3D visualizations to map facies distributions and reservoir properties in the Belle River Mills, Chester 18, Dover 35, and Dover 36 Fields. The Belle River Mills and Chester 18 fields are being used as type-fields because they have excellent log and/or core data coverage. Amplitude slicing of the log porosity, normalized gamma ray, core permeability, and core porosity curves is showing trends that indicate significant heterogeneity and compartmentalization in these reservoirs associated with the original depositional fabric and pore types of the carbonate reservoir rocks. Accumulated pressure data supports the hypothesis of extreme heterogeneity in the Dover 35. Some intervals now have pressure readings over 2345 psig (April 29, 2005) in the A-1 Carbonate while nearby Niagaran Brown intervals only show 1030 psig (March 7, 2005). This is a pressure differential over 1300 psig and suggests significant vertical barriers in the reef, consistent with the GR tomography modeling Digital and hard copy data continue to be compiled for the Niagaran reefs in the Michigan Basin. Technology transfer took place through technical presentations regarding visualization of the reservoir heterogeneity in these Niagaran reefs. Oral presentations were given at two Petroleum Technology Transfer Council workshops, a Michigan Oil and Gas Association Conference, a Michigan Basin Geological Society meeting, and the Eastern American Association of Petroleum Geologist's Annual meeting. In addition, we met with our industry partners several times during the first half of 2005 to communicate and discuss the reservoir characterization and field site aspects of the demonstration project. A technical paper was published in the April 2005 issue of the AAPG Bulletin on the characterization of the Belle River Mills Field.

  2. Effects of Coastal Circulation on the Distributional Patterns of Pelagic Juvenile Fishes and Otolith Chemistry, and on the Timing of Juvenile Reef Fish Settlement

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    Nishimoto, Mary M.

    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    natural reefs and oil and gas production platforms on rockynatural reefs and oil and gas production platforms on rockyThe ecological role of oil and gas production platforms and

  3. Effects of Coastal Circulation on the Distributional Patterns of Pelagic Juvenile Fishes and Otolith Chemistry, and on the Timing of Juvenile Reef Fish Settlement

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    Nishimoto, Mary M.

    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    J. C. Ohlmann. 2006. Do oil and gas platforms off Californiaof natural reefs and oil and gas production platforms onof natural reefs and oil and gas production platforms on

  4. aqaba red sea: Topics by E-print Network

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    is uncertain due to global warming and repeated bleaching a century. Keywords: climate change, coral bleaching, coral reefs, Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea Received 9 January. The latter,...

  5. andaman sea northeastern: Topics by E-print Network

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    Websites Summary: of coral reef systems. Effects of anthropogenically driven climate change are predicted to have for the massive coral Porites lutea between 1906 and 1982 on the...

  6. EA-212 Coral Power, LLC | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels DataDepartment of Energy Your Density Isn't Your Destiny:Revised Finding of No53197EFinding ofMulti-FamilyEA-212 Coral Power, LLC EA-212

  7. EA-212-A Coral Power, LLC | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels DataDepartment of Energy Your Density Isn't Your Destiny:Revised Finding of No53197EFinding ofMulti-FamilyEA-212 Coral Power, LLC

  8. EA-212-D Coral Power, LLC | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels DataDepartment of Energy Your Density Isn't Your Destiny:Revised Finding of No53197EFinding ofMulti-FamilyEA-212 Coral Power, LLC12-C

  9. EA-213 Coral Power, LLC | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels DataDepartment of Energy Your Density Isn't Your Destiny:Revised Finding of No53197EFinding ofMulti-FamilyEA-212 Coral Power, LLC12-CEA-213

  10. EA-213-A Coral Power, LLC | Department of Energy

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels DataDepartment of Energy Your Density Isn't Your Destiny:Revised Finding of No53197EFinding ofMulti-FamilyEA-212 Coral Power,

  11. EA-212 Coral Power, LLC | Department of Energy

    Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative1 First Use of Energy for All Purposes (Fuel and Nonfuel), 2002; Level: National5Sales for4,645 3,625 1,006 492 742Energy China 2015 Business42.1Energy |Final Site-WideBPA issuedNFSCY-12PP&LEnergy Coral

  12. EA-212-A Coral Power, LLC | Department of Energy

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative1 First Use of Energy for All Purposes (Fuel and Nonfuel), 2002; Level: National5Sales for4,645 3,625 1,006 492 742Energy China 2015 Business42.1Energy |Final Site-WideBPA issuedNFSCY-12PP&LEnergy Coral-A

  13. EA-213 Coral Power, LLC | Department of Energy

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative1 First Use of Energy for All Purposes (Fuel and Nonfuel), 2002; Level: National5Sales for4,645 3,625 1,006 492 742Energy China 2015 Business42.1Energy |Final Site-WideBPA issuedNFSCY-12PP&LEnergy Coral

  14. EA-213-A Coral Power, LLC | Department of Energy

    Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative1 First Use of Energy for All Purposes (Fuel and Nonfuel), 2002; Level: National5Sales for4,645 3,625 1,006 492 742Energy China 2015 Business42.1Energy |Final Site-WideBPA issuedNFSCY-12PP&LEnergy Coral-A

  15. EA-253-A Coral Canada US Inc | Department of Energy

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative1 First Use of Energy for All Purposes (Fuel and Nonfuel), 2002; Level: National5Sales for4,645 3,625 1,006 492 742Energy China 2015 Business42.1Energy |Final Site-WideBPAPower Marketing, IncAESto exportCoral

  16. EA-293-A Coral Energy Management, LLC | Department of Energy

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative1 First Use of Energy for All Purposes (Fuel and Nonfuel), 2002; Level: National5Sales for4,645 3,625 1,006 492 742Energy China 2015 Business42.1Energy |Final Site-WideBPAPowerEE US No. 1 to exportEnergy,Coral

  17. Coral Gables, Florida: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page onYou are now leaving Energy.gov You are now leaving Energy.gov You are beingZealand JumpConceptual Model, clickInformationNew| ExplorationCooperstown, Wisconsin:NewCopperCoral

  18. Artificial Reef Guide for Taylor County, Florida Taylor County has supported construction of public artificial reefs since 1965, when the first

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    Watson, Craig A.

    a mixture of prefabricated concrete materials and metal scrap including iron pipes, steel ductwork/11/1993 STEINHATCHEE REEF CONCRETE CULVERTS METAL SCRAP 29°40.017'N 83°37.426'W 29.66695° -83.62377° 22 6 and various parts from industrial machinery. This is a very popular dive and fishing location due to its close

  19. Application of reservoir geology of enhanced oil recovery from upper Devonian Nisku Reefs, Alberta, Canada

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    Watts, N.R. (AEC Oil and Gas Company, Calgary, Alberta (Canada)); Coppold, M.P. (Imperial Oil Resources Limited (Esso), Calgary, Alberta (Canada)); Douglas, J.L. (Saudi Aramco, Dhahran (Saudi Arabia))

    1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The Upper Devonian West Pembina reef trend of west-central Alberta contains recoverable reserves of over 79 x 10[sup 6] m[sup 3] (500 million bbl) of oil and 1.4 x 10[sup 10] m[sup 3] (500 billion ft[sup 3]) of gas within approximately 50 pinnacle reefs in the Nisku Formation. Although the oil is saturated with gas at original reservoir pressure, primary depletion would soon lower the reservoir pressure below the bubble point, decreasing recovery. Thus, pressure maintenance is applied early in the producing life of the pools through waterflood or miscible flood schemes. Selection of the appropriate enhanced recovery scheme depends upon the internal flow-unit geometry of the reefs. The Bigoray Nisku C pool and the Pembina Nisku L pool form end members of the reservoir spectrum. They can be used as flow-unit models in the geological input for reservoir simulation studies. The Bigoray Nisku C pool is dominantly limestone. The primary textures, well perserved in this reef, provide the key to interpreting the relict textures in fully dolomitized reefs. Due to the presence of horizontal permeability barriers associated with the limestone lithology, the pool is developed with a waterflood displacement scheme. Ultimate recovery is estimated to be on the order of 0.55 x 10[sup 6] m[sup 3] (3.5 million bbl) or 46% or original oil in place (OOIP). The Pembina Nisku L pool is a completely dolomitized reef. In contrast to the Bigoray Nisku C pool, the complete dolomitization reduces the number of generic reservoir flow units observed in the L pool reef from six to three. Due to the excellent reservoir quality and absence of horizontal permeability barriers, it is being exploited by a vertical miscible flood. The Nisku L pool is one of the largest pinnacle reefs discovered in the Nisku reef fairway and contains an estimated 5 x 10[sup 6] m[sup 3] (31 million bbl) OOIP. Ultimate recovery is estimated to be approximately 4.1 x 10[sup 6] m[sup 3] (25.8 million bbl) or 82% of OOIP.

  20. apprenticeship program volume: Topics by E-print Network

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    Program International Coral Reef Solicitation No. NOAA-NOS-IPO-2011-2002585 CFDA No. 11.482 Due: The NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Grant Program (Grant Program), as...

  1. CURRICULUM VITAE -RYAN H SMITH Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory

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    . Implementation of moored oceanographic sensor arrays. Development of real-time oceanographic monitoring stations for Understanding Coral Reef Dynamics and Processes: Photo-Systems to Coral Reef Systems, 5, 415-431. contributing

  2. Radiocarbon and stable isotopes in Palmyra corals during the past century

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    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    A. and Lazar B. (2000) Diagenesis in live corals from thesignatures only when the diagenesis was moderate to severe (They concluded that minor diagenesis did not change the D 14

  3. F. J. Wild A. C. Jones A. W. Tudhope Investigation of luminescent banding in solid coral

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    REPORT F. J. Wild á A. C. Jones á A. W. Tudhope Investigation of luminescent banding in solid coral-Verlag 2000 F. J. Wild á A. C. Jones (&) Department of Chemistry, The University of Edinburgh, King

  4. Shallow meteoric alteration and burial diagenesis of massive dolomite in the Castle Reef Formation, northwest Montana

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    Whitsitt, Philip Mark

    1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    ), Sawmill Creek (SC), Half Dome Crag (HDC), Morningstar Mountain (MM), Mount Field (MF), Gateway Pass (GP), North Fork of Dupuyer Creek (NFD), South Fork of Dupuyer Creek (SFD), Volcano Reef (VR), North Fork of Teton River (NFT), Teton River (TR), Cave...SHALLOW METEORIC ALTERATION AND BURIAL DIAGENESIS OF MASSIVE DOLOM I TE I N THE CASTLE REEF FORMAT I ON ~ NORTHWEST MONTANA A Thesis by PHILIP MARK WHITSITT Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial...

  5. Carbonate sedimentation in the vicinity of Arcas Reef, Campeche Bank, Mexico

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    Snead, Robert Garland

    1964-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    OF SCI ENCE August, 1$6It Illajor Subject: Geological Oceanography CARBONATE SEDIMENTAT ION IN THE V ICI NITY OF ARCAS REEF) CAMPECHE BANK, MEXICO A Thee is by Robert G. Snead Approved as to style and content by. airman of mittee Committee em er...CARBONATE SEDIMENTATION I N THE VI CI NITY OF ARCAS REEF) CAMPECHE BANK, MEXICO A Thea is Rober t G. Snead Submitted to the Graduate College of Texas A&M Uni vers i ty in partial fulf i 1lment of the requirements for the degree of IIIIASTER...

  6. A dinoflagellate symbiont of the coral Oculina diffusa Lamarck (Cnidaria : Anthozoa)

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    Gouldy, Ralph Roland

    1978-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Oculina diffusa Lam. was collected from three sites along the Texas coast. The algal symbiont of this coral was studied directly from the living tissues of th coral and from isolations of the alga in three different media maintained at different culture... of Specimens The Algal Symbiont Culture Media Inoculation and Culture Condition Staining . RESULTS AND DISCUSSION Distribution of Oculina diffusa Lam. in Texas Growth and Life Cycle of the Alga . Histochemistry of the Alga Comparison of the Algal...

  7. Stable isotopic records of bleaching and endolithic algae blooms in the skeleton of the boulder forming coral Montastraea faveolata

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    Hartmann, A. C.; Carilli, J. E.; Norris, R. D.; Charles, C. D.; Deheyn, D. D.

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    of bleaching and endolithic algae blooms in the skeleton ofa lesser extent, endolithic algae within the coral skeleton.Endolithic algae produce distinctive green bands in the

  8. 1999 Ph.D. Chemistry University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 1994 M.Sc. Chemistry Sun Yat-sen University, P.R. China

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    Leuenberger, Michael N.

    1 EDUCATION 1999 Ph.D. Chemistry University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 1994 M.Sc. Chemistry University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida HONORS AND AWARDS 2008-present National Institute of Health (NIH

  9. Hurricane Damage Sustained by the Oyster Industry and the Oyster Reefs Across the Galveston Bay System

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    Hurricane Damage Sustained by the Oyster Industry and the Oyster Reefs Across the Galveston Bay., Russell J. Miget, and Lawrence L. Falconer. "Hurricane Damage Sustained by the Oyster Industry-1412. Tel: 361/265-9203, Fax: 361/265-9434, E-mail: l-falconer@tamu.edu. Hurricane Damage Sustained

  10. ACTIVITY OF HAWAIIAN REEF FISHES DURING THE EVENING AND MORNING TRANSITIONS BETWEEN DAYLIGHT AND DARKNESS

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    ACTIVITY OF HAWAIIAN REEF FISHES DURING THE EVENING AND MORNING TRANSITIONS BETWEEN DAYLIGHT inactive at night, the latter mainly inactive in daylight. During active periods their behavior, with the diurnal species mostly inactive in darkness and the nocturnal species mostly inactive in daylight (Hobson

  11. Visual censuses of reef fish have been used to monitor fish communities as

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    :72­80 (2001). Abstract­We calculated the power of visual length estimates by novice and experienced scientific of environmental degrada- tion (Hourigan et al., 1988; Fausch et al., 1990) and as a fisheries manage- ment tool of a population of reef fish? The advantages of assessing the sta- tistical power of environmental moni- toring

  12. Biogeochemical and redox record of midlate Triassic reef evolution in the Italian Dolomites

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    Riding, Robert

    a a Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, University of Tennessee, 1412 Circle Dr., Knoxville, TN 37996 (Archaeolithoporella, Shamovella), together with a variety of micritic fabrics, formed compact reefs in high energy (REE) values indicative of oxic conditions. These signatures are consistent with their original high-energy

  13. A geologic study of the Ropes reef reservoir, Hockley County, Texas

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    Carter, Thomas Ray

    1956-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    , D. f. , Starved Pennsylvanian Midland Basin, Bull. Amer. Assoc. Petrol. Geol. Vol. 37. pp. 509-521. Ladd, Harry S. , Recent Reefs. Bull. Amer. Assoc. Petrol. Geol. Vol. 34. pp. 203-214. Nevin, C. M. , Principles of Structural Geology. John Wiley...

  14. Rapid Evolution of Coral Proteins Responsible for Interaction with the Environment

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    Voolstra, Christian R.; Sunagawa, Shinichi; Matz, Mikhail V.; Bayer, Till; Aranda, Manuel; Buschiazzo, Emmanuel; DeSalvo, Michael K.; Lindquist, Erika; Szmant, Alina M.; Coffroth, Mary Alice; Medina, Monica

    2011-01-31T23:59:59.000Z

    Background: Corals worldwide are in decline due to climate change effects (e.g., rising seawater temperatures), pollution, and exploitation. The ability of corals to cope with these stressors in the long run depends on the evolvability of the underlying genetic networks and proteins, which remain largely unknown. A genome-wide scan for positively selected genes between related coral species can help to narrow down the search space considerably. Methodology/Principal Findings: We screened a set of 2,604 putative orthologs from EST-based sequence datasets of the coral species Acropora millepora and Acropora palmata to determine the fraction and identity of proteins that may experience adaptive evolution. 7percent of the orthologs show elevated rates of evolution. Taxonomically-restricted (i.e. lineagespecific) genes show a positive selection signature more frequently than genes that are found across many animal phyla. The class of proteins that displayed elevated evolutionary rates was significantly enriched for proteins involved in immunity and defense, reproduction, and sensory perception. We also found elevated rates of evolution in several other functional groups such as management of membrane vesicles, transmembrane transport of ions and organic molecules, cell adhesion, and oxidative stress response. Proteins in these processes might be related to the endosymbiotic relationship corals maintain with dinoflagellates in the genus Symbiodinium. Conclusion/Relevance: This study provides a birds-eye view of the processes potentially underlying coral adaptation, which will serve as a foundation for future work to elucidate the rates, patterns, and mechanisms of corals? evolutionary response to global climate change.

  15. 1. Check Equipment Reservations in Coral to ensure that you reserved the correct machine, in the correct facility, for the correct date. Another user may

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    Reif, Rafael

    1. Check Equipment Reservations in Coral to ensure that you reserved the correct machine to honor them, if this is the case. 2. Engage the tool in Coral for the equipment that you are about to use protectors and acid gloves. 5. Perform pre-check of wet bench 1. Check the Coral indicator LED in the upper

  16. Sedimentology and stratigraphy of the Miocene to Pliocene Mona Reef Complex and its relation with relative sea-level fluctuations

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    Rodriguez Delgado, Alejandra Maria

    2012-05-31T23:59:59.000Z

    core facies that appear to be limestone. The Pliocene framework is characterized by reef core facies with less diagenetic alterations. The evolution of the Isla de Mona complex is subdivided in six stages characterized by episodes of deposition...

  17. Pleistocene hinterland evolution of the active Banda Arc: Surface uplift and neotectonic deformation recorded by coral terraces at Kisar, Indonesia

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    Seamons, Kent E.

    deformation recorded by coral terraces at Kisar, Indonesia AND Hinterland emergence of the active Banda arc-continent collision: Metamorphism, geochronology, and structure of the uplifted Kisar Atoll, Indonesia and related Banda Arc: surface uplift and neotectonic deformation recorded by coral terraces at Kisar, Indonesia

  18. Modulation of Light-Enhancement to Symbiotic Algae by Light-Scattering in Corals and Evolutionary Trends in

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    Ottino, Julio M.

    Modulation of Light-Enhancement to Symbiotic Algae by Light-Scattering in Corals and Evolutionary that the cost of enhancing light-amplification to the algae is revealed in decreased resilience) Modulation of Light-Enhancement to Symbiotic Algae by Light-Scattering in Corals and Evolutionary Trends

  19. Reef fish assemblages on hard banks in the northwestern Gulf of Mexico

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    Dennis, George David

    1985-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    , and Benny Gallaway of LGL Ecological Research Associates helped me collect specimens on oil plat- forms and at the Flower Garden banks. They also provided instructional help for a fledgling diving scientist and were the most able dive part- ners. My wife... assemblage or at a bank (Pielou, 1975). Additional records of reef fish taken from the hard banks and oil platforms by hook and line, ichthyocides, spear, and trawl are reported in the systematic species account. Sampling locations not reported...

  20. Groundwater and pollution chemistry of the Silurian reef at Carey, Ohio: Geological influences

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    Richards, R.P. (Heidelberg Coll., Tiffin, OH (United States). Water Quality Lab.); Lu, Jun; Ruedisili, L. (Univ. of Toledo, OH (United States). Dept. of Geology)

    1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    The Ridge, located northwest of Carey, Ohio, is an arcuate topographic high with thin soils overlying massive to poorly bedded, reef core and reef flank limestones and dolostones of the Lockport and Salina groups. The reef core facies is porous, and solution channels are well developed locally. In the area adjacent to the Ridge, 20--50 + feet of drift overlies carbonates belonging to the same strata, but of unknown facies. Land use is agricultural/residential, and residents rely on private wells for their water supply. Groundwater on the Ridge has been contaminated with nitrate at least since 1965. Recent studies, done in cooperation with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Water, show that nitrate contamination ([gt] 3 mg/l as N) is widespread on the topographic high but confined to it; wells less than 1 km from the Ridge show no nitrate. Other chemical differences between groundwater on the Ridge and that adjacent to it are equally sharp, and include ammonia, dissolved silica, and sulfate (all lower on the Ridge); and dissolved oxygen concentrations (higher on the Ridge). Weekly samples in five wells show that these concentrations are stable over the course of a year. Seeking to understand these patterns, the authors examined the inferred ground-water flow paths, the thickness of the Lockport (as a proxy for the location of reef facies), the outcrop patterns of the formations, and the drift thickness. Only drift thickness was spatially related to groundwater chemistry. Apparently the drift supplies the silica and sulfate, and, when sufficiently thick, is a locus of oxygen reduction and denitrification.

  1. Primary U distribution in scleractinian corals and its implications for U series dating

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    Adkins, Jess F.

    microsampling techniques to explore diagenetic processes in carbonates. These processes are important. Keywords: uranium; diagenesis; coral; dating. Index Terms: 1040 Geochemistry: Radiogenic isotope]. In addition to dating, the uranium concen- tration ([U]) in carbonates has been used to con- strain past water

  2. Energy reserves and metabolism as indicators of coral recovery from bleaching Lisa J. Rodrigues1

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    Grottoli, Andréa G.

    Energy reserves and metabolism as indicators of coral recovery from bleaching Lisa J. Rodrigues1. Grottoli School of Earth Sciences, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210 Abstract With reduced of energy reserves (i.e., lipid, carbohydrate, protein) and heterotrophy to survive and recover

  3. Hydro International Corals and Water Column Study for Gulf Oil Spill Response

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    Belogay, Eugene A.

    of NOAA's response to the Deepwater Horizon/BP oil spill. "This is a major catastrophe," said Nelson of Mexico to gather baseline data against which to measure change if oil from the Deepwater Horizon spillHydro International Corals and Water Column Study for Gulf Oil Spill Response 14/07/2010 A science

  4. Growth and recovery of three Caribbean scleractinian coral species following the severe thermally-mediated bleaching event of 2005 /

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    Neal, Benjamin Paul

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    to bleaching during heat stress, and there may be other asaffects coral response to heat stress. PLoS One 7:e34418responses to light, heat-stress and irradiance exposure,

  5. A geologic study of the Ropes reef reservoir, Hockley County, Texas 

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    Carter, Thomas Ray

    1956-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Sectioni Ropes Field, Rockley County, Texas (In pocket) 2. Structure Contour Nap, Top of "T" Zone (In pocket) 3. Structure Contour Nap, Top of Black Shale (In pocket) 4. Structure Contour Nap, Top of R Zone {In pocket) 5. Structure Contour Nap, Top... of Fi Sand ( In pocket ) 6. Structure Contour Nsp, Tcp of -"an Andres {In pocket) 7. Structure Contour Nap, Tcp of Anhydrite {In pocket) S. Isopach Nap, Reef-"T" (In pocket) 9. Isopach Nap, "T"-Black Shale (In pocket) 10. Isopsch Nap, Black Shale...

  6. Paleoenvironment of an upper Cotton Valley (Knowles limestone) patch reef, Milam County, Texas

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    Cregg, Allen Kent

    1982-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    (Head of' Department) ( Mem'her ) (Member) May 198Z ABSTRACT Paleoenvironment of an Upper Cotton Valley (Knowles Limestone) Patch Reef, Milam County, Texas (May 1982) Allen Kent Cregg, B. S. , University of New Orleans Chairman of Advisory.... Depth in kilo- meters (km) and thousands of feet (kft). Two-way time in seconds {sec). (Seismic section courtesy of Mohil Producing Texas and New Mexico Incorporated-United Geo- physical). - NW 1? 5 2? SR I A 1 SA 2 1 'I S ? 10 4? 15'-' 5? Z...

  7. Coral Radiocarbon Records of Indian Ocean Water Mass Mixing and Wind-Induced Upwelling Along the Coast of Sumatra, Indonesia

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    Guilderson, T P; Grumet, N S; Abram, N J; Beck, J W; Dunbar, R B; Gagan, M K; Hantoro, W S; Suwargadi, B W

    2004-02-06T23:59:59.000Z

    Radiocarbon ({sup 14}C) in the skeletal aragonite of annually banded corals track radiocarbon concentrations in dissolved inorganic carbon (DIC) in surface seawater. As a result of nuclear weapons testing in the 1950s, oceanic uptake of excess {sup 14}C in the atmosphere has increased the contrast between surface and deep ocean {sup 14}C concentrations. We present accelerator mass spectrometric (AMS) measurements of radiocarbon isotope ({Delta}{sup 14}C) in Porites corals from the Mentawai Islands, Sumatra (0 S, 98 E) and Watamu, Kenya (3 S, 39 E) to document the temporal and spatial evolution of the {sup 14}C gradient in the tropical Indian Ocean. The rise in {Delta}{sup 14}C in the Sumatra coral, in response to the maximum in nuclear weapons testing, is delayed by 2-3 years relative to the rise in coral {Delta}{sup 14}C from the coast of Kenya. Kenya coral {Delta}{sup 14}C values rise quickly because surface waters are in prolonged contact with the atmosphere. In contrast, wind-induced upwelling and rapid mixing along the coast of Sumatra entrains {sup 14}C-depleted water from the subsurface, which dilutes the effect of the uptake of bomb-laden {sup 14}C by the surface-ocean. Bimonthly AMS {Delta}{sup 14}C measurements on the Mentawai coral reveal mainly interannual variability with minor seasonal variability. The interannual signal may be a response to changes in the Walker circulation, the development of easterly wind anomalies, shoaling of the eastern thermocline, and upwelling of {sup 14}C-depleted water along the coast of Sumatra. Singular spectrum analysis of the Sumatra coral {Delta}{sup 14}C record reveals a significant 3-year periodicity. The results lend support to the concept that ocean atmosphere interactions between the Pacific and Indian Oceans operate in concert with the El Ni{tilde n}o-Southern Oscillation (ENSO).

  8. Amazon River water in the northeastern Caribbean Sea and its effect on larval reef fish assemblages during April 2009

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    Amazon River water in the northeastern Caribbean Sea and its effect on larval reef fish assemblages.S.A. ABSTRACT During April to June 2009, a large bolus of Amazon River water impacted the northeastern Caribbean Ocean waters to the north, with Caribbean surface waters showing intermediate values. Plankton net tows

  9. Preservation of in situ reef framework in regions of low hurricane frequency: Pleistocene of Curacao and Bonaire,

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    Greenstein, Benjamin J.

    frequency of disturbance by severe storms, because the frequency distribution of tropical cyclonesPreservation of in situ reef framework in regions of low hurricane frequency: Pleistocene of Curac framework in regions of low hurricane frequency: Pleistocene of CuracËao and Bonaire, southern Caribbean

  10. Journal of Systems and Software, Vol. 82(1) pp. 131-143 (January 2009). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jss.2008.06.036 CoRAL: A Transparent Fault-Tolerant Web Service

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    Tamir, Yuval

    .jss.2008.06.036 CoRAL: A Transparent Fault-Tolerant Web Service Navid Aghdaie1 and Yuval Tamir * Concurrent is increasingly used for critical applications and services. We present a client-transparent mechanism, called CoRAL, that provides high reliability and availability for Web service. CoRAL provides fault tolerance even

  11. Heterogeneity and Depositional Variability of Reef Sand Aprons: Integrated Field and Modeling of the Dynamics of Holocene Aranuka Atoll, Republic of Kiribati, Equatorial Pacific

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    Wasserman, Hannah

    2013-08-31T23:59:59.000Z

    documented, the details of geomorphological and sedimentological patterns, and the physical oceanographical processes controlling sedimentological differentiation, are less well constrained. On isolated carbonate platforms, accumulation of reef-derived debris...

  12. Predicting spatial distribution of critical pore types and their influence on reservoir quality, Canyon (Pennsylvanian) Reef reservoir, Diamond M field, Texas

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    Fisher, Aaron Jay

    2007-04-25T23:59:59.000Z

    Subject: Geology iii ABSTRACT Predicting Spatial Distribution of Critical Pore Types and Their Influence on Reservoir Quality, Canyon (Pennsylvanian) Reef Reservoir, Diamond M Field, Texas... scale. Ultimately slice maps of reservoir quality at a 10 ft interval for a 150 ft section of the Canyon Reef reservoir were developed. These iv reservoir quality maps will provide a useful tool for the design and implementation of accurate...

  13. The effects of ferrochrome lignosulfonate on the respiration and excretion of the coral, Madracis mirabilis

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    Westerhaus, Mary Joanne

    1978-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    review of this manuscript. Gary Wolff and Fain Hubbard are due thanks for the drafting of the figures. Thanks also go to the men at the Naval Coastal Systems Laboratory, Panama City, Florida, and to the people at Potomac Research, Incorporated, Panama... seawater. The platform is a 100 x 100 i' t. structure located 12 miles West-Southwest of Panama City, Florida in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico. OXygen (0 ) consumption and ammonium (NH4+) excretion of the 2 coral~ Madracis mirabilis, were determined...

  14. Evaluation of Natural Markers to Assess Cross-Shelf Connectivity of MesoAmerican Reef Fish Populations in Belize

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    Wetmore, Lynne S.

    2014-05-06T23:59:59.000Z

    -optimal temperature and salinity conditions within back-reef systems, resulting in osmoregulatory stress and increased energy requirements for nursery occupants (Aleem 1972; Nichols et al. 1986). Additionally, trophic production from both allochthonous and local... fragments. For obvious reasons, manual removal of carbonate components from benthic diatom and POM samples was not possible, and several previous studies have noted depletions (generally 0-1‰) in ?13C for benthic microalgae (including diatoms...

  15. apalachicola bay usa: Topics by E-print Network

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    of 192 NAME: Habitat Restoration in Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii LOCATION: Kaneohe Bay, County of Honolulu, Hawaii Engineering Websites Summary: ACRES: 13 acres coral reef...

  16. arab emirates united: Topics by E-print Network

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    Gulf. Coral Reefs 17: 22. Riegl B 208 SABIC INNOVATIVE PLASTICS SEPTEMBER 18, 2013 Energy Storage, Conversion and Utilization Websites Summary: Spain Morocco ...

  17. Surface water processes in the Indonesian Throughflow as documented by a high-resolution coral (Delta)14C record

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    Fallon, S J; Guilderson, T P

    2008-04-23T23:59:59.000Z

    To explore the seasonal to decadal variability in surface water masses that contribute to the Indonesian Throughflow we have generated a 115-year bi-monthly coral-based radiocarbon time-series from a coral in the Makassar Straits. In the pre-bomb (pre-1955) era from 1890 to 1954, the radiocarbon time series occasionally displays a small seasonal signal (10-15{per_thousand}). After 1954 the radiocarbon record increases rapidly, in response to the increased atmospheric {sup 14}C content caused by nuclear weapons testing. From 1957 to 1986 the record displays clear seasonal variability from 15 to 60{per_thousand} and the post-bomb peak (163 per mil) occurred in 1974. The seasonal cycle of radiocarbon can be attributed to variations of surface waters passing through South Makassar Strait. Southern Makassar is under the influence of the Northwest Monsoon, which is responsible for the high Austral summer radiocarbon (North Pacific waters) and the Southeast Monsoon that flushes back a mixture of low (South Pacific and upwelling altered) radiocarbon water from the Banda Sea. The coral record also shows a significant {sup 14}C peak in 1955 due to bomb {sup 14}C water advected into this region in the form of CaCO{sub 3} particles (this implies that the particles were advected intact and then become entrapped in the coral skeleton--is this what we really mean? Wouldn't even fine particles settle out over the inferred transit time from Bikini to MAK?) or water particles with dissolved labeled CO{sub 2} produced during fallout from the Castle tests in 1954.

  18. Response of a tundra ecosystem to elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide and CO{sub 2}-induced climate change. Post-field season work plan, September 1, 1994--November 30, 1994

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    NONE

    1994-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

    The preliminary data from the temperature and water table manipulations indicated that net CO{sub 2} flux of both tussock and wet sedge tundra ecosystems is sensitive to changes in water table depth and soil temperature. The preliminary results from the patch, landscape, and regional flux measurements indicate that there are large deficiencies in our current ability to extrapolate from patch and landscape levels to the region. During fall 1994, our primary goals are to: (1) Analyze a full season of net CO{sub 2} flux from the in situ manipulations, and determine the effects of water table depth and elevated temperature on the C balance of arctic ecosystems. Once this task is complete, the data will be published in a form that discusses the importance of these environmental controls, and their relevance to future CO{sub 2}-induced climate change. (2) Analyze tower- and aircraft-based eddy correlation flux data, and develop methods to reduce the time required to analyze these data. (3) Determine the importance of environmental controls of the exchange of CO{sub 2} at each spatial scale, and to develop the necessary routines that will permit the scaling of fine-scale flux data to landscape and regional scales. (4) Prepare manuscripts for publication on net CO{sub 2} flux data for each spatial scale, latitudinal flux pattern, and on methods and considerations for scaling from point measurements to the landscape and regional scale.

  19. Eytan, R. I. and M. E. Hellberg. 2010. Nuclear and mitochondrial sequence data reveal and conceal different demographic histories and population genetic processes in Caribbean reef

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    Hellberg, Michael E.

    different demographic histories and population genetic processes in Caribbean reef fishes. Evolution the Caribbean. Sequence data for one mitochondrial and two nuclear markers were collected for 168 individuals across the species' Caribbean ranges. While both species shared a similar pattern of genetic subdivision

  20. URBAN WILDLIFE 623 an effective range of between 5 and 200 m for targets of 515

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    Fernández-Juricic, Esteban

    Pacific. The species chiriquiensis is a common component of coral reefs and soft coral reefs in that region. After examining the system- atic status of related taxa we conclude that there are only two valid to standard methodology (Rützler, 1978). Type material of Verongia pedunculata Lévi

  1. The Expedition of the Research Vessel "Polarstern" to the Arctic in 2007 (ARK-XXII/1a-c)

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    Tyler, Charles

    ). The present cruise surveyed cold-water coral reefs along the Norwegian coast, starting with a sidescan survey ISSN 1866-3192 #12;2525 5. DEEP-WATER CORALS ALONG THE NORWEGIAN CONTINENTAL MARGIN: MULTIDISCIPLINARY. These reefs were discovered by the Norwegian Institute of Marine Research (IMR) in 2002 (Fosså et al., 2004

  2. Baseline Characterization Of Bio-Optical Oceanographic Properties And Their Relation To The

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    Gilbes, Fernando

    To The Diversity And Health Of Coral Reef Communities Final Data Report October 2000 - September 2001 Roy A and monitoring the underwater light field is essential for coral reef habitat monitoring initiatives and to test the hypothesis that states that the health of these communities depend upon low transport of nutrients, sediments

  3. Sublethal metabolic responses of the hermatypic coral Madracis decactis exposed to drilling mud enriched with ferrochrome lignosulfonate

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    Krone, Michael August

    1979-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    were conducted at Stage-l, a three tiered 100' by 100' research platform locateri 12 miles offshore from Panama City, Florida. This offshore laboratory is managed by the Naval Coasta'I Systems Center. The laboratory seawa'er system in- take at a... south of Galveston, Texas on the out r edge of the continental shelf at 93 48. 5' west longitude and 27 52. 3' north la. itude (see Figure 2), At the collection site the coral s were placed in aer;ter! !G! 00 aquaria for transport to Fre port...

  4. Oxygen and Carbon Isotopes and Coral Growth in the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea as Environmental and Climate Indicators

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    Wagner, Amy Jo

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    thanks goes to the crew of the M/V Fling; the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary (FGBNMS) staff, E. Hickerson, G.P. Schmal, L. Kurjelja; the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary staff, J. Halas, B. Causey, A. Massey; U.S. Geological Survey... OXYGEN AND CARBON ISOTOPES AND CORAL GROWTH IN THE GULF OF MEXICO AND CARIBBEAN SEA AS ENVIRONMENTAL AND CLIMATE INDICATORS A Dissertation by AMY JO WAGNER Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University...

  5. doi:10.1016/j.gca.2004.06.033 U ages from a Single Fossil Coral Fragment by Multi-collector

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    Fairbanks, Richard G.

    /238 Uinitial values close to seawater, there is a need for age validation. Redundant 230 Th/234 U/238 chemistry, modified to permit the separation of uranium, thorium, and protactinium isotopes from a single. INTRODUCTION Uranium series age dating of corals, by high-precision and high-accuracy mass spectrometric

  6. 5.1 Overview In evaluating the 82 candidate coral species, the BRT first assessed whether the taxonomic units in the candidate list

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    .S. Endangered Species Act. Next, to estimate extinction risk for each of the candidate species, the BRT relied to reach a final BRT determination on extinction risk. 5.2 The Species Question The BRT first examined 99 5. METHODS 5.1 Overview In evaluating the 82 candidate coral species, the BRT first

  7. INTEGRATED GEOLOGIC-ENGINEERING MODEL FOR REEF AND CARBONATE SHOAL RESERVOIRS ASSOCIATED WITH PALEOHIGHS: UPPER JURASSIC SMACKOVER FORMATION, NORTHEASTERN GULF OF MEXICO

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    Ernest A. Mancini

    2001-09-14T23:59:59.000Z

    The University of Alabama in cooperation with Texas A&M University, McGill University, Longleaf Energy Group, Strago Petroleum Corporation, and Paramount Petroleum Company are undertaking an integrated, interdisciplinary geoscientific and engineering research project. The project is designed to characterize and model reservoir architecture, pore systems and rock-fluid interactions at the pore to field scale in Upper Jurassic Smackover reef and carbonate shoal reservoirs associated with varying degrees of relief on pre-Mesozoic basement paleohighs in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico. The project effort includes the prediction of fluid flow in carbonate reservoirs through reservoir simulation modeling which utilizes geologic reservoir characterization and modeling and the prediction of carbonate reservoir architecture, heterogeneity and quality through seismic imaging. The primary objective of the project is to increase the profitability, producibility and efficiency of recovery of oil from existing and undiscovered Upper Jurassic fields characterized by reef and carbonate shoals associated with pre-Mesozoic basement paleohighs. The principal research effort for Year 1 of the project has been reservoir description and characterization. This effort has included four tasks: (1) geoscientific reservoir characterization, (2) the study of rock-fluid interactions, (3) petrophysical and engineering characterization and (4) data integration. This work was scheduled for completion in Year 1. Overall, the project work is on schedule. Geoscientific reservoir characterization is essentially completed. The architecture, porosity types and heterogeneity of the reef and shoal reservoirs at Appleton and Vocation Fields have been characterized using geological and geophysical data. The study of rock-fluid interactions has been initiated. Observations regarding the diagenetic processes influencing pore system development and heterogeneity in these reef and shoal reservoirs have been made. Petrophysical and engineering property characterization is progressing. Data on reservoir production rate and pressure history at Appleton and Vocation Fields have been tabulated, and porosity data from core analysis has been correlated with porosity as observed from well log response. Data integration is on schedule, in that, the geological, geophysical, petrophysical and engineering data collected to date for Appleton and Vocation Fields have been compiled into a fieldwide digital database for reservoir characterization, modeling and simulation for the reef and carbonate shoal reservoirs for each of these fields.

  8. Transuranic concentrations in reef and pelagic fish from the Marshall Islands. [/sup 239/Pu, /sup 240/Pu

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    Noshkin, V.E.; Eagle, R.J.; Wong, K.M.; Jokela, T.A.

    1980-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Concentrations of /sup 239 + 240/Pu are reported in tissues of several species of reef and pelagic fish caught at 14 different atolls in the northern Marshall Islands. Several regularities that are species dependent are evident in the distribution of /sup 239 + 240/Pu among different body tissues. Concentrations in liver always exceeded those in bone and concentrations were lowest in the muscle of all fish analyzed. A progressive discrimination against /sup 239 + 240/Pu was observed at successive trophic levels at all atolls except Bikini and Enewetak, where it was difficult to conclude if any real difference exists between the average concentration factor for /sup 239 + 240/Pu among all fish, which include bottom feeding and grazing herbivores, bottom feeding carnivores, and pelagic carnivores from different atoll locations. The average concentration of /sup 239 + 240/Pu in the muscle of surgeonfish from Bikini and Enewetak was not significantly different from the average concentrations determined in these fish at the other, lesser contaminated atolls. Concentrations among all 3rd, 4th, and 5th trophic level species are highest at Bikini where higher environmental concentrations are found. The reasons for the anomalously low concentrations in herbivores from Bikini and Enewetak are not known.

  9. The Optical - Infrared Colors of CORALS QSOs: Searching for Dust Reddening Associated With High Redshift Damped Lyman Alpha Systems

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    Sara L. Ellison; Patrick B. Hall; Paulina Lira

    2005-07-18T23:59:59.000Z

    The presence of dust in quasar absorbers, such as damped Lyman alpha (DLA) systems, may cause the background QSO to appear reddened. We investigate the extent of this potential reddening by comparing the optical-to-infrared (IR) colors of QSOs with and without intervening absorbers. Our QSO sample is based on the Complete Optical and Radio Absorption Line System (CORALS) survey of Ellison et al (2001). We have obtained near-simultaneous B and K band magnitudes for subset of the CORALS sample and supplemented our observations with further measurements published in the literature. To account for redshift-related color changes, the B-K colors are normalized using the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) QSO composite. The mean normalized B-K color of the DLA sub-sample is +0.12, whereas the mean for the no-DLA sample is -0.10; both distributions have RMS scatters ~0.5. Neither a student's T-test nor a KS test indicate that there is any significant difference between the two color distributions. Based on simulations which redden the colors of QSOs with intervening DLAs, we determine a reddening limit which corresponds to E(B-V) < 0.04 (SMC-like extinction) at 99% confidence (3 sigma), assuming that E(B-V) is the same for all DLAs. Finally, we do not find any general correlation between absorber properties (such as [Fe/Zn] or neutral hydrogen column density) and B-K color. One of these two QSOs shows evidence for strong associated absorption from X-ray observations, an alternative explanation for its very red color. We conclude that the presence of intervening galaxies causes a minimal reddening of the background QSO.

  10. Microsoft Word - Tundra Activity2.doc

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative1 First Use of Energy for All Purposes (Fuel and Nonfuel), 2002; Level: National5Sales for4,645U.S. DOEThe Bonneville PowerCherries 82981-1cnHighandSWPA / SPRA / USACE625 FINALOptimization

  11. INTEGRATED GEOLOGIC-ENGINEERING MODEL FOR REEF AND CARBONATE SHOAL RESERVOIRS ASSOCIATED WITH PALEOHIGHS: UPPER JURASSIC SMACKOVER FORMATION, NORTHEASTERN GULF OF MEXICO

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    Ernest A. Mancini

    2002-09-25T23:59:59.000Z

    The University of Alabama in cooperation with Texas A&M University, McGill University, Longleaf Energy Group, Strago Petroleum Corporation, and Paramount Petroleum Company are undertaking an integrated, interdisciplinary geoscientific and engineering research project. The project is designed to characterize and model reservoir architecture, pore systems and rock-fluid interactions at the pore to field scale in Upper Jurassic Smackover reef and carbonate shoal reservoirs associated with varying degrees of relief on pre-Mesozoic basement paleohighs in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico. The project effort includes the prediction of fluid flow in carbonate reservoirs through reservoir simulation modeling which utilizes geologic reservoir characterization and modeling and the prediction of carbonate reservoir architecture, heterogeneity and quality through seismic imaging. The primary objective of the project is to increase the profitability, producibility and efficiency of recovery of oil from existing and undiscovered Upper Jurassic fields characterized by reef and carbonate shoals associated with pre-Mesozoic basement paleohighs. The principal research effort for Year 2 of the project has been reservoir characterization, 3-D modeling and technology transfer. This effort has included six tasks: (1) the study of rockfluid interactions, (2) petrophysical and engineering characterization, (3) data integration, (4) 3-D geologic modeling, (5) 3-D reservoir simulation and (6) technology transfer. This work was scheduled for completion in Year 2. Overall, the project work is on schedule. Geoscientific reservoir characterization is essentially completed. The architecture, porosity types and heterogeneity of the reef and shoal reservoirs at Appleton and Vocation Fields have been characterized using geological and geophysical data. The study of rock-fluid interactions is near completion. Observations regarding the diagenetic processes influencing pore system development and heterogeneity in these reef and shoal reservoirs have been made. Petrophysical and engineering property characterization has been essentially completed. Porosity and permeability data at Appleton and Vocation Fields have been analyzed, and well performance analysis has been conducted. Data integration is up to date, in that, the geological, geophysical, petrophysical and engineering data collected to date for Appleton and Vocation Fields have been compiled into a fieldwide digital database. 3-D geologic modeling of the structures and reservoirs at Appleton and Vocation Fields has been completed. The model represents an integration of geological, petrophysical and seismic data. 3-D reservoir simulation of the reservoirs at Appleton and Vocation Fields has been completed. The 3-D geologic model served as the framework for the simulations. A technology workshop on reservoir characterization and modeling at Appleton and Vocation Fields was conducted to transfer the results of the project to the petroleum industry.

  12. INTEGRATED GEOLOGIC-ENGINEERING MODEL FOR REEF AND CARBONATE SHOAL RESERVOIRS ASSOCIATED WITH PALEOHIGHS: UPPER JURASSIC SMACKOVER FORMATION, NORTHEASTERN GULF OF MEXICO

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    Ernest A. Mancini

    2004-02-25T23:59:59.000Z

    The University of Alabama, in cooperation with Texas A&M University, McGill University, Longleaf Energy Group, Strago Petroleum Corporation, and Paramount Petroleum Company, has undertaken an integrated, interdisciplinary geoscientific and engineering research project. The project is designed to characterize and model reservoir architecture, pore systems and rock-fluid interactions at the pore to field scale in Upper Jurassic Smackover reef and carbonate shoal reservoirs associated with varying degrees of relief on pre-Mesozoic basement paleohighs in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico. The project effort includes the prediction of fluid flow in carbonate reservoirs through reservoir simulation modeling which utilizes geologic reservoir characterization and modeling and the prediction of carbonate reservoir architecture, heterogeneity and quality through seismic imaging. The primary goal of the project is to increase the profitability, producibility and efficiency of recovery of oil from existing and undiscovered Upper Jurassic fields characterized by reef and carbonate shoals associated with pre-Mesozoic basement paleohighs. Geoscientific reservoir property, geophysical seismic attribute, petrophysical property, and engineering property characterization has shown that reef (thrombolite) and shoal reservoir lithofacies developed on the flanks of high-relief crystalline basement paleohighs (Vocation Field example) and on the crest and flanks of low-relief crystalline basement paleohighs (Appleton Field example). The reef thrombolite lithofacies have higher reservoir quality than the shoal lithofacies due to overall higher permeabilities and greater interconnectivity. Thrombolite dolostone flow units, which are dominated by dolomite intercrystalline and vuggy pores, are characterized by a pore system comprised of a higher percentage of large-sized pores and larger pore throats. Rock-fluid interactions (diagenesis) studies have shown that although the primary control on reservoir architecture and geographic distribution of Smackover reservoirs is the fabric and texture of the depositional lithofacies, diagenesis (chiefly dolomitization) is a significant factor that preserves and enhances reservoir quality. The evaporative pumping mechanism is favored to explain the dolomitization of the thrombolite doloboundstone and dolostone reservoir flow units at Appleton and Vocation Fields. Geologic modeling, reservoir simulation, and the testing and applying the resulting integrated geologic-engineering models have shown that little oil remains to be recovered at Appleton Field and a significant amount of oil remains to be recovered at Vocation Field through a strategic infill drilling program. The drive mechanisms for primary production in Appleton and Vocation Fields remain effective; therefore, the initiation of a pressure maintenance program or enhanced recovery project is not required at this time. The integrated geologic-engineering model developed for a low-relief paleohigh (Appleton Field) was tested for three scenarios involving the variables of present-day structural elevation and the presence/absence of potential reef thrombolite lithofacies. In each case, the predictions based upon the model were correct. From this modeling, the characteristics of the ideal prospect in the basement ridge play include a low-relief paleohigh associated with dendroidal/chaotic thrombolite doloboundstone and dolostone that has sufficient present-day structural relief so that these carbonates rest above the oil-water contact. Such a prospect was identified from the modeling, and it is located northwest of well Permit No. 3854B (Appleton Field) and south of well No. Permit No.11030B (Northwest Appleton Field).

  13. CBA v Precautionary A 2006 EPA CBA on reducing air quality

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    Callender, Craig

    surveys, which ask people how much they are willing to pay to save coral reefs or endangered species environmental protection, they should be protected even if their poverty ensures that their WTP is low." #12

  14. This article was downloaded by:[UT Arlington] On: 7 September 2007

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    Winguth, Arne

    -distribution, re-selling, loan or sub-licensing, systematic supply or distribution in any form to anyone near Batticaloa at the coast of Sri Lanka encompasses coral reefs and sandy clay over gravel

  15. A Framework of Lessons Learned from Community-Based Marine Reserves and Its Effectiveness in

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    Queensland, University of

    A Framework of Lessons Learned from Community- Based Marine Reserves and Its Effectiveness factors for success. Reviewing relevant literature, we present a framework of "lessons learned" during; Community-based; coral reef conservation; Philippines; Alternative livelihood; Lessons learned Published

  16. Isr. J. Earth Sci.; 58: 355368 DOI: 10.1560/IJES.58.34.355

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    Marco, Shmuel "Shmulik"

    Sea Transform system. Radiocarbon and uranium series ages of coral samples from the reef set northwestern shore of the Gulf of Elat-Aqaba by digging a wide exploration pit into the sediments that bury it

  17. New Peruvian Plant to Produce "Marine Beef"

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    prepared and can thus be used in a wide variety of foods. Construction of the plant was completed in 1984 the regulations went into effect. "Destruction of our coral reefs cannot be tolerated," said Brawner, adding

  18. The effects of mixing energy on water column oil

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    Rogers, Ellen Tiffany

    2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    the potential to deleteriously affect sensitive coral reefs, sea grasses, kelp beds, mangrove forests, salt marshes, swamps and river habitats (Burger, 1997). Economic losses will be suffered i f the slick reaches recreational areas, commercial fisheries...

  19. Ecology, 88(9), 2007, pp. 22112219 2007 by the Ecological Society of America

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    Stachowicz, Jay

    demand, and we suggest that it persists in nutrient-limited high-intertidal pools because of local provided by organisms such as reef- building corals (Done et al. 1997), kelps (Graham 2004), seagrasses

  20. Hydrological and Oceanographic Considerations for Integrated Coastal Zone Management

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    sustainable economic development. This study aims to support environmental management at the scaleHydrological and Oceanographic Considerations for Integrated Coastal Zone Management in Southern reduce soil fertility in the uplands and nega- tively affect mangrove, seagrass, and coral reef

  1. HAWAI`I UNDERSEA RESEARCH LABORATORY NOAA's Undersea Research Center for Hawai`i and the Western Pacific

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    in nearly 1900 dives representing 9300 hours underwater, and a benthic ecology database derived from in-house with the Coral Reef Conservation Program. Pisces IV and Pisces V are three-person, battery-powered, one

  2. Inorganic Phosphorus Uptake in a Carbonate-dominated Seagrass Ecosystem

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    Koch-Rose, Marguerite

    of Biological Sciences, Florida Atlantic University, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton, Florida 33431 2 South Florida un- derstood. While Pi uptake has been examined on coral reef flats (Atkinson 1987; Bilger

  3. Research Scholarship, Collaboration, and Outreach at Northwestern University ISEN Collaborates to

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    Ottino, Julio M.

    and smart-grid technology. 28 Connecting Caves to Coral Reefs Patricia Beddows, left, is exploring. 16 Solving the Last Mile The integration of traffic congestion and predictive modeling has positioned

  4. Flow-topography interactions, particle transport and plankton dynamics at the Flower Garden Banks: a modeling study

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    Francis, Simone

    2006-04-12T23:59:59.000Z

    influenced flow at the Flower Garden Banks, two small but thriving coral reef ecosystems in the northwest Gulf of Mexico. Flow past the modeled banks is characterized by vortex shedding, turbulent wake formation and strong return velocities in the near...

  5. Independent Verification Survey of the Clean Coral Storage Pile at the Johnston Atoll Plutonium Contaminated Soil Remediation Project

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    Wilson-Nichols, M.J.; Egidi, P.V.; Roemer, E.K.; Schlosser, R.M.

    2000-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

    f I The Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) Environmental Technology Section conducted an independent verification (IV) survey of the clean storage pile at the Johnston Atoll Plutonium Contaminated Soil Remediation Project (JAPCSRP) from January 18-25, 1999. The goal of the JAPCSRP is to restore a 24-acre area that was contaminated with plutonium oxide particles during nuclear testing in the 1960s. The selected remedy was a soil sorting operation that combined radiological measurements and mining processes to identify and sequester plutonium-contaminated soil. The soil sorter operated from about 1990 to 1998. The remaining clean soil is stored on-site for planned beneficial use on Johnston Island. The clean storage pile currently consists of approximately 120,000 m3 of coral. ORNL conducted the survey according to a Sampling and Analysis Plan, which proposed to provide an IV of the clean pile by collecting a minimum number (99) of samples. The goal was to ascertain wi th 95% confidence whether 97% of the processed soil is less than or equal to the accepted guideline (500-Bq/kg or 13.5-pCi/g) total transuranic (TRU) activity.

  6. Caribbean Adventures and Experiential Education during Herpetological Surveys

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    Angeli, Nicole F

    2014-10-07T23:59:59.000Z

    lizards. Mentioning ‘Caribbean fieldwork’ to most people will bring to mind colorful coral reefs, breaching sharks, and vast stretches of uninhabited beach. The reality is better reflected by imaging sun- burns, dehydration, and skin rashes. Explaining... to see hundreds of Antillean bats emerge from their roosts for the night, seeking out elusive or rare herpetofauna such as the crested toad (Bufo lemur) and the blue- tailed ground lizard (Ameiva wetmorei), and snor- keling over coral reefs and seeing...

  7. INTEGRATED GEOLOGIC-ENGINEERING MODEL FOR REEF AND CARBONATE SHOAL RESERVOIRS ASSOCIATED WITH PALEOHIGHS: UPPER JURASSIC SMACKOVER FORMATION, NORTHEASTERN GULF OF MEXICO

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    Ernest A. Mancini

    2003-09-25T23:59:59.000Z

    The University of Alabama in cooperation with Texas A&M University, McGill University, Longleaf Energy Group, Strago Petroleum Corporation, and Paramount Petroleum Company are undertaking an integrated, interdisciplinary geoscientific and engineering research project. The project is designed to characterize and model reservoir architecture, pore systems and rock-fluid interactions at the pore to field scale in Upper Jurassic Smackover reef and carbonate shoal reservoirs associated with varying degrees of relief on pre-Mesozoic basement paleohighs in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico. The project effort includes the prediction of fluid flow in carbonate reservoirs through reservoir simulation modeling that utilizes geologic reservoir characterization and modeling and the prediction of carbonate reservoir architecture, heterogeneity and quality through seismic imaging. The primary objective of the project is to increase the profitability, producibility and efficiency of recovery of oil from existing and undiscovered Upper Jurassic fields characterized by reef and carbonate shoals associated with pre-Mesozoic basement paleohighs. The principal research effort for Year 3 of the project has been reservoir characterization, 3-D modeling, testing of the geologic-engineering model, and technology transfer. This effort has included six tasks: (1) the study of seismic attributes, (2) petrophysical characterization, (3) data integration, (4) the building of the geologic-engineering model, (5) the testing of the geologic-engineering model and (6) technology transfer. This work was scheduled for completion in Year 3. Progress on the project is as follows: geoscientific reservoir characterization is completed. The architecture, porosity types and heterogeneity of the reef and shoal reservoirs at Appleton and Vocation Fields have been characterized using geological and geophysical data. The study of rock-fluid interactions has been completed. Observations regarding the diagenetic processes influencing pore system development and heterogeneity in these reef and shoal reservoirs have been made. Petrophysical and engineering property characterization has been completed. Porosity and permeability data at Appleton and Vocation Fields have been analyzed, and well performance analysis has been conducted. Data integration is up to date, in that, the geological, geophysical, petrophysical and engineering data collected to date for Appleton and Vocation Fields have been compiled into a fieldwide digital database. 3-D geologic modeling of the structures and reservoirs at Appleton and Vocation Fields has been completed. The models represent an integration of geological, petrophysical and seismic data. 3-D reservoir simulation of the reservoirs at Appleton and Vocation Fields has been completed. The 3-D geologic models served as the framework for the simulations. The geologic-engineering models of the Appleton and Vocation Field reservoirs have been developed. These models are being tested. The geophysical interpretation for the paleotopographic feature being tested has been made, and the study of the data resulting from drilling of a well on this paleohigh is in progress. Numerous presentations on reservoir characterization and modeling at Appleton and Vocation Fields have been made at professional meetings and conferences and a short course on microbial reservoir characterization and modeling based on these fields has been prepared.

  8. Species composition and population levels of scleractinean corals within the Diploria-Montastrea-Porites Zone of the East Flower Garden Bank, northwest Gulf of Mexico 

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    Viada, Stephen Tomas

    1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    SPECIES COMPOSITION AND POPULATION LEVELS OF SCLERACTINEAN CORALS WITHIN THE DIPLORIA-MONTASTREA-PORITES ZONE OF THE EAST FLOWER GA~IIK, I w MEXICO A Thesis by STEPHEN TOMAS VIADA Submitted to the Graduate College of Texas A8M University...~A1IN, MEXICO A Thesis by STEPHEN TOMAS VIADA Approved as to style and content by: Chairman o Com 'ttee Thomas J. Bright Mem er Richard Rezak Member Merrill H. Sweet a Department December 1980 ABSTRACT Species Composition and Population...

  9. Porpoises on Horns Reef -

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    levels of porpoise activity during construction (encounter duration went up, waiting time went down.4 Comparison of POD data and surveys 47 3 Discussion 48 3.1 Effects of wind farm 48 3.1.1 Construction phase 48 3.1.2 Post construction period 49 3.1.3 Influence of salinity 50 3.2 Methodological considerations

  10. An Oregon State University Publication Catalyst Staff

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    Escher, Christine

    of the Invasive Indo-Pacific Lionfish on Bahamian Coral reef Fish Communities ............................4 colors and exotic appeal, this predatory fish has been shipped around the world, and is displayed a large impact on native fishes. Recent research demonstrates that sin- gle lionfish on small patch reefs

  11. S.R. Wing E.S. Wing Prehistoric sheries in the Caribbean

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    Floeter, Sergio Ricardo

    of the protein in the diets of the people living along the island coasts during prehistoric times. Coral Reefs in the Caribbean and other tropical reef systems are hampered by a lack of understanding of historical patterns animal protein sources in the subsistence of the human colonists of the Caribbean islands

  12. * Address for correspondence: Dr. J. C. O'Reilly, Department of Biology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124-0421, USA. E-mail: oreilly@bio.miami.edu.

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    Nishikawa, Kiisa

    Behavior in Adult Amphibians James C. O'Reilly 1* , Stephen M. Deban 2 & Kiisa C. Nishikawa 3 1 Department* Address for correspondence: Dr. J. C. O'Reilly, Department of Biology, University of Miami, Coral Morphology, pp. 153-190. P. Aerts, K. D'Août, A. Herrel & R. Van Damme, Eds. © Shaker Publishing 2002, ISBN

  13. MARINE ECOLOGY PROGRESS SERIES Mar Ecol Prog Ser

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    Smith, Jennifer E.

    biomass, thus helping to favor corals by preventing the establishment and growth of algae that compete Pacific coral reef Scott L. Hamilton1 , Jennifer E. Smith2 , Nichole N. Price2 , Stuart A. Sandin2,* 1 in biomass, such as inside no- take marine reserves, their foraging activities have been shown to reduce

  14. A Benthic Terrain Classification Scheme for American Samoa Accepted for publication in Marine Geodesy, 2006

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    Wright, Dawn Jeannine

    , invasive species, security training activities, offshore oil and gas exploration, and coral bleaching on earth, continually face destruction from anthropogenic and natural threats. The U.S. Coral Reef Task to increasing coastal populations (Culliton 1998). Natural and anthropogenic processes threaten natural

  15. alaskan arctic tundra: Topics by E-print Network

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    Alaskan arctic lake Sally MacIntyre,a,b* Geosciences Websites Summary: . In summers with cold surface temperatures, the surface energy fluxes which induce mixing by heat loss...

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    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    potential climatic change. High latitudes are characterized by large annual changes in solar input. Albedo decreases strongly from winter, when the surface is snow-covered, to...

  17. ancient shrub tundra: Topics by E-print Network

    Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

    religion in the ancient Mediterranean permeated aspects of everyday life, including seafaring. Besides cargo, ships transported mariners' religious beliefs from port to port,...

  18. alaskan tussock tundra: Topics by E-print Network

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    ecosystems are changing and species are being lost due to anthropogenic impacts including global warming and increasing nitrogen (N) deposition. We removed dominant species,...

  19. Lab Process AreaWhere CORAL Name It is: It does: Maker/Model Units per:(self-run) if staff EBL e-beam write24-041 Elionix 125 keV, hi-res e-beam writer Elionix F-125 7 hr 7

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    Culpepper, Martin L.

    Lab Process AreaWhere CORAL Name It is: It does: Maker/Model Units per:(self-run) if staff EBL e, bakes 8 hr 12 EML photo photo coater-EML spinner coats PR Solitec 8 hr 12 EML metrologyhall dektak EML diffusion Resonetics rm OxidationTube tube furnace wet & dry ox, anneals, bakesLindberg 8 hr 12

  20. CARBONATE REEFS READINGS FOR EVERYONE

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    Kah, Linda

    Borden Peninsula, Arctic Canada: Sedimentology, 43, p. 827-848. Turner, E.C., Narbonne, G.M., and James)?: Sedimentology, v. 43, p. 947-971. #12;

  1. The 24th Annual Lecture Series THE DELICATE BALANCE OF NATURE 2015

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    Watson, Craig A.

    , including their life cycle, habitat, interactions with predators, and fisheries. February 25 HISTORY AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE REEF MOORING BUOY SYSTEM John Halas, long-time Keys' resident, retired Upper Region Manager of the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, and biologist, developed a mooring system to protect our coral

  2. Introduction: The Ecological Consequences of a Bipartite Life History

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    Carr, Mark H.

    Introduction: The Ecological Consequences of a Bipartite Life History The vast majority of demersal ecology of marine fishes are strik- ing. In marked contrast with the life history of terrestrial ver perception for coral reef fishes by Cowen et al., 2000; Cowen, 2002; Leis and McCormick, 2002; Planes, 2002

  3. The Ecological Society of America BIOCOMPLEXITY

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    rainforests, bleaching coral reefs, and global warming. How is biocomplexity studied and what are some basic is to understand how com- ponents of the global ecosystem interact with each other in order to gain knowledge of biocomplexity: · nonlinear (including cha otic) behavior · interactions that span multiple levels or space

  4. Scott Russell Sanders Essay: 5,900 words 1113 East Wylie Street

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    Sheridan, Jennifer

    by sewage, industrial pollution, and invasive species. One thinks of the oxygen-starved region in the Gulf of SPEAKING FOR THE LAND: ALDO LEOPOLD AS A WRITER / 1 #12;Mexico where no fish can survive, a dead zone of more ultraviolet rays, the leaching and death of coral reefs from offshore pollution and rising water

  5. II I I II I I I I I The Real Message

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    Avise, John

    ocean complete with coral reef. Biosphere 2 re- ceives energy as sunlight and as electricity (from and oceans, water purification by marshes, groundwater storage by aqui- fers, soil generation and maintenance scales over which the monetary valuations might be tabulated. However, thanks to the controlled

  6. FISH ASSEMBLAGES IN MACROCYSTIS AND NEREOCYSTIS KELP FORESTS OFF CENTRAL CALIFORNIA

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    FISH ASSEMBLAGES IN MACROCYSTIS AND NEREOCYSTIS KELP FORESTS OFF CENTRAL CALIFORNIA JAMES LEE canopy fonning kelp forests (giant kelp, Macrocystis 'Jl!j1'ifera, and bull kelp, NereolJlJstis luetkeana for substrate and cover within their habitat, such as rock or coral reefs or kelp beds, as well as man

  7. Habitat composition and coverage mapping in La Parguera, Puerto Rico using AVIRIS and IKONOS imagery

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    Gilbes, Fernando

    orbit. On the contrary the Airborne visible/infrared imaging (AVIRIS) is an unique optical sensor; they provide effective means to observe and monitor shallow coral reefs worldwide, to evaluate inter to the effects of global warming. Satellite acquired data allows to the large scale monitoring and evaluation

  8. Abstractions Visit Nautilus for regular news relevant to Nature authors http://blogs.nature.com/nautilus and see

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    Schecter, Stephen

    ', have intrigued researchers for decades. The bluestreak cleaner wrasse fish (Labroides dimidiatus) cleans parasites off the skins of other coral-reef fishes, reaping a satisfy- ing meal in return. But is that all there is to the arrangement? After observing that `client' fish seem to preferentially visit

  9. FAS6932: ALGAE BIOLOGY AND ECOLOGY Instructor: Professor Edward Phlips

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    Watson, Craig A.

    FAS6932: ALGAE BIOLOGY AND ECOLOGY Instructor: Professor Edward Phlips Main Office: Program-mail: phlips@ufl.edu Office Hours: Mondays 4pm-5pm Course Description: The biology and ecology of aquatic algae on the ecological role of algae in different aquatic ecosystems (e.g. open ocean, estuaries, coral reefs, rocky

  10. Prepared in cooperation with the PUERTO RICO DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL AND

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    Prepared in cooperation with the PUERTO RICO DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCES U of Rivers in Puerto Rico, and their Potential Influence on Coral Reefs Scientific Investigations Report 2005-5206 #12;Cover photograph ViewofagorgoniancoralnearPlayaCarabinero,IsladeMona,PuertoRico. Photographtakenby

  11. Fast Drum Strokes: Novel and Convergent Features of Sonic Muscle Ultrastructure, Innervation, and Motor

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    Tricas, Timothy C.

    , and Motor Neuron Organization in the Pyramid Butterflyfish (Hemitaurichthys polylepis) Kelly S. Boyle,1 of sonic motor pathways in dis- tantly related fishes is required to determine the relation- ships between and adjacent hypaxial muscle fibers and the distribution of sonic motor neurons in the coral reef Pyramid

  12. Current Biology 19, 12831287, August 11, 2009 2009 Elsevier Ltd All rights reserved DOI 10.1016/j.cub.2009.06.028 Blue and Yellow

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    Grutter, Alexandra "Lexa"

    .cub.2009.06.028 Report Blue and Yellow Signal Cleaning Behavior in Coral Reef Fishes Karen L. Cheney,1 that cleaner fish display a blue ``guild'' coloration [5­7]. Via color analytical techniques and phylogenetic comparisons, we show that cleaner fish are more likely to display a blue coloration, in addition to a yellow

  13. The Adaptive Hypothesis of Bleaching

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    Miami, University of

    over a wide range of light levels ranging from direct exposure to full sunlight in intertidal corals, air and land (Smith and Buddemeier 1992), and reef communities have persisted over geological time through significant climate and sea-level fluctuations. Despite this, rates of speciation and extinction

  14. Examining the Effects of Ecotourism Involvement and Tourism Benefits on Florida Tour Operators' Conservation Contributions to Wetland Ecosystems

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    Lin, Li-Pin

    2012-02-14T23:59:59.000Z

    on wetland ecosystems attracted relatively less academic attention than rainforests and coral reefs. Florida, listed as one of the states with the greatest share of wetland loss in the U.S. due to rapid growth in agriculture, tourism, and urban development...

  15. Mitochondrial DNA sequence variation of the 16s rRNA gene from five western Atlantic populations of the coral M?o?n?t?a?s?t?r?a?e?a? a?n?n?u?l?a?r?i?s?

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    Holland, Brenden Stephen

    1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    surface current velocities in the region of I Enmedio Reef are 0. 4 to 0. 5 kts, or about 0. 8 km per hour (Rannefeld 1972). A i competency period of 10 weeks gives a potential range of 1300 km for larvae coming from ~ the southwestern Gulf (Bright et... amplified products" (Innis et aL 1990). 28 PCR amplification was conducted using a Perkin-Elmer Cetus DNA Thermal Cycler~, Standard PCR protocols consisted of either 50 ttt or 100 td reactions in 0. 5 ml microfuge tubes (Innis et al. 1990), Reagents...

  16. Modelling of Reefs and Shallow Marine Carbonates 

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    Hill, Jon

    2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Carbonate sediments are often highly heterogeneous due to the numerous factors that control deposition. Understanding the processes and controls that are responsible for such complexity has, however, proved problematic. ...

  17. Long Wave Breaking Effects on Fringing Reefs

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    Goertz, John 1985-

    2012-12-12T23:59:59.000Z

    Calculated HRMS .................................................... 20? Figure 7: HRMS of JB07 vs. Directly Calculated HRMS ..................................................... 21? Figure 8: Dissipation Zones for Combined Probabilistic Model.... To find a better estimation of the constraints in this steep slope area, Janssen and Battjes (2007; hereafter JB07) can be used to estimate bulk dissipation. However, it is possible to investigate the breaking process at levels deeper than bulk...

  18. Gitai Yahel Tania Zalogin Ruthy Yahel Amatzia Genin

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    Yahel, Gitai

    - and infauna inhabiting exposed rocks in coral reefs Received: 20 February 2003 / Accepted: 11 August 2005 Ã? of Victoria, STN CSC, P.O. Box 3020, Victoria, BC, CanadaV8W 3N5 E-mail: Yahel@UVic.ca Tel.: +1-250-7218858 Fax: +1-250-7217120 Present address:R. Yahel VENUS Project, University of Victoria, STN CSC, P.O. Box

  19. Use of Shark Shapes to Reduce Incidental Capture of Sea Turtles in the Long-Line Fisheries

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    Bostwick, Angela Sue

    2011-10-21T23:59:59.000Z

    turtles (Chelonia mydas; Wang and Swimmer 2006, Wang et al. 2009). #7;#1; #1; Turtles are commonly preyed upon by tiger sharks (Galeocerdo cuvier) (Witzell 1987, Simpfendorfer et al. 2001), whereas, the great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) may... Press. Boca Raton, F. L., pp. 187-112. Bennett, P., Keuper-Bennett, U., and G. H. Balazs. 2002. Changing the landscape: Evidence for detrimental impacts to coral reefs by Hawaiian marine turtles. In: A. Mosier, A. Foely, and B. Brost...

  20. Late-Quaternary Variations in Tree Cover at the Northern Forest-Tundra Ecotone

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    Wisconsin at Madison, University of

    and contemporary observations of woody cover from the Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) sensor. Our about land-use and land-cover change [DeFries, 2008]. The widespread availability, low cost, and high. Biogeophysical feedbacks, involving exchanges of water and energy between the land surface and atmosphere [Bonan

  1. Radiocarbon Content of CO 2 Respired from High Arctic Tundra in Northwest Greenland

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    Czimczik, Claudia I; Welker, Jeffrey M

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    sustainable scholarly publishing as an inherently collaborative enterprise connecting authors, nonprofit publishers, academic institutions, research libraries,

  2. Potential DOC production from size-fractionated Arctic tundra soils Chunhao Xu a,b

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    Guo, Laodong

    by freeze­thaw and subsequent frost heave processes (cryoturbated) into the underlying mineral soil horizons evaluated under different extraction time, temperature, soil/water ratio, and preservation conditions-acidic)soils. In general,soil extraction athigher temperature (22°Cvs. 2 °C)resultedin a 10­ 20% higher DOC. Degradation

  3. Radiocarbon Content of CO 2 Respired from High Arctic Tundra in Northwest Greenland

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    Czimczik, Claudia I; Welker, Jeffrey M

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    J. E. , 2002: Survey of Greenland instrumental temperaturetypes in northwestern Greenland. Arctic, Antarctic, andfen ecosystem in NE-Greenland. Theoretical and Applied

  4. THE REEF ECOSYSTEM Biologist says farming practices are killing the reef

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    Belogay, Eugene A.

    Cousteau was one of the first seafaring men to recognize the value of satellite images in monitoring the oceans. #12;"He ended up doing a lot of great PR for NASA," Lapointe said. "Today with the sensors

  5. The CORAL Deductive System Raghu Ramakrishnan

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    Liblit, Ben

    for each module in the program. In addition, users are permitted to guide query optimization, if desired Foundation Fellowship in Science and Engineering, a Presidential Young Investigator Award with matching

  6. The CORAL Deductive System Raghu Ramakrishnan

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    Sudarshan, S.

    module in the program. In addition, users are permitted to guide query optimization, if desired Foundation Fellowship in Science and Engineering, a Presidential Young Investigator Award with matching

  7. Upper Pennsylvanian Conemaugh corals from Ohio

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    Bebout, D. G.

    1966-05-23T23:59:59.000Z

    is expressed to M. L. THOMPSON, 110%, of the Illinois State Geological Survey, for first sug- gesting the problem; to M. T. STURGEON, Ohio University, who accompanied me in the field and supplied the strati- graphic information at each locality; and to R. M. EF... is expressed to M. L. THOMPSON, 110%, of the Illinois State Geological Survey, for first sug- gesting the problem; to M. T. STURGEON, Ohio University, who accompanied me in the field and supplied the strati- graphic information at each locality; and to R. M. EF...

  8. The ecology of coral-microbe interactions

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    Marhaver, Kristen Laura

    2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    modes in the von Karman vortex street. Physics of Fluids A:This is known as Von Karman vortex street. In sum, microbial

  9. Coral Power LLC (California) | Open Energy Information

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page onYou are now leaving Energy.gov You are now leaving Energy.gov You are being directedAnnual Siteof EnergyInnovationinConcentratingEnergyCoosa Valley Electric Coop IncLLC (California)

  10. Coral Power LLC (Nevada) | Open Energy Information

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page onYou are now leaving Energy.gov You are now leaving Energy.gov You are being directedAnnual Siteof EnergyInnovationinConcentratingEnergyCoosa Valley Electric Coop IncLLC

  11. Coral Power LLC (Washington) | Open Energy Information

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page onYou are now leaving Energy.gov You are now leaving Energy.gov You are being directedAnnual Siteof EnergyInnovationinConcentratingEnergyCoosa Valley Electric Coop IncLLCCoral Power

  12. Coral Power LLC | Open Energy Information

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page onYou are now leaving Energy.gov You are now leaving Energy.gov You are being directedAnnual Siteof EnergyInnovationinConcentratingEnergyCoosa Valley Electric Coop IncLLCCoral

  13. Echinodermata of the West Flower Garden Reef Bank

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    Burke, Thomas Edward

    1974-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    muricatum. 41 10. ~dt 1*t. 'lp-6 1 1 . Btt 1 view. 46 11. A h ~t' ' "I 11, Oph' dtt. tp- 6 1 ' . Btt ? 1 49 view. 53 13. ~oht t' lt. 'tp- 1 1 . Btt aboral view. 57 Page 14. 0phtdPP*1P-B& t htt 1 view. 15. ~htd bi d . 'fp ? b*l 1 . 8tt oral view... aboral view. 121 28. Tp-Ci e*~btto . 3tt ? Ct t d kinziei. 126 29. Schematic diagram of West Flower Garden Bank, indi. cating prominent surface features in both geologic and biotic terms. 132 CHAPTER I INTRODUCTION The phylum Echinodermata has...

  14. Variability in relative importance of determinants of reef fish recruitment

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    Shima, Jeff

    , University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106 USA. E-mail: shima@lifesci.lscf.ucsb.edu Ecology Letters

  15. Effects of fishing and protection on Brazilian reef fishes

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    Floeter, S R; Halpern, Benjamin S; Ferreira, CEL

    2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Science 279, 860–63. PRB (Population Reference Bureau),1.3% per year) population (PRB, 2004), half of which lives

  16. FISH ASSEMBLAGES ASSOCIATED WITH PLATFORMS AND NATURAL REEFS

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    Love, Milton

    the lease or pipeline right-of-way to a condition that meets the requirements of the regulations. The BOEMRE of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement Pacific OCS Region Camarillo, CA, 93010 August 2010 of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement, U. S. Department of Interior and approved

  17. Foreign Fishery Developments JAPAN PLANS HUGE ARTIFICIAL REEF

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    . Mexico has a 10,OOO-km coastline and its new 200-mile Exclusive Eco- nomic Zone (EEZ) covers an area imports and to promote the purchase of fishing vessels from domestic ship- 1,000 2-cubic-meter concrete

  18. CVC REEF-Renewable Energy Equity Fund | Open Energy Information

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page onYou are now leaving Energy.gov You are now leaving Energy.gov You are being directedAnnualProperty EditCalifornia:Power LP Biomass Facilityin Charts Jump to:ListCRED: A NewLLP

  19. Re-description and Reassignment of the Damselfish Abudefduf luridus (Cuvier, 1830) Using Both Traditional and Geometric Morphometric Approaches

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    Cooper, W. James; Albertson, R Craig; Jacob, Rick E.; Westneat, Mark W.

    2014-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Here we present a re-description of Abudefduf luridus and reassign it to the genus Similiparma. We supplement traditional diagnoses and descriptions of this species with quantitative anatomical data collected from a family-wide geometric morphometric analysis of head morphology (44 species representing all 30 damselfish genera) and data from cranial micro-CT scans of fishes in the genus Similiparma. The use of geometric morphometric analyses (and other methods of shape analysis) permits detailed comparisons between the morphology of specific taxa and the anatomical diversity that has arisen in an entire lineage. This provides a particularly useful supplement to traditional description methods and we recommend the use of such techniques by systematists. Similiparma and its close relatives constitute a branch of the damselfish phylogenetic tree that predominantly inhabits rocky reefs in the Atlantic and Eastern Pacific, as opposed to the more commonly studied damselfishes that constitute a large portion of the ichthyofauna on all coral-reef communities.

  20. Stoichiometry and temperature sensitivity of methanogenesis and CO2 production from saturated polygonal tundra in Barrow, Alaska

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    Roy Chowdhury, Taniya [ORNL; Herndon, Elizabeth M [ORNL; Phelps, Tommy Joe [ORNL; Elias, Dwayne A [ORNL; Gu, Baohua [ORNL; Liang, Liyuan [ORNL; Wullschleger, Stan D [ORNL; Graham, David E [ORNL

    2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Arctic permafrost ecosystems store ~50% of global belowground carbon (C) that is vulnerable to increased microbial degradation with warmer active layer temperatures and thawing of the near surface permafrost. We used anoxic laboratory incubations to estimate anaerobic CO2 production and methanogenesis in active layer (organic and mineral soil horizons) and permafrost samples from center, ridge and trough positions of water-saturated low-centered polygon in Barrow Environmental Observatory, Barrow AK, USA. Methane (CH4) and CO2 production rates and concentrations were determined at 2, +4, or +8 C for 60 day incubation period. Temporal dynamics of CO2 production and methanogenesis at 2 C showed evidence of fundamentally different mechanisms of substrate limitation and inhibited microbial growth at soil water freezing points compared to warmer temperatures. Nonlinear regression better modeled the initial rates and estimates of Q10 values for CO2 that showed higher sensitivity in the organic-rich soils of polygon center and trough than the relatively drier ridge soils. Methanogenesis generally exhibited a lag phase in the mineral soils that was significantly longer at 2 C in all horizons. Such discontinuity in CH4 production between 2 C and the elevated temperatures (+4 and +8 C) indicated the insufficient representation of methanogenesis on the basis of Q10 values estimated from both linear and nonlinear models. Production rates for both CH4 and CO2 were substantially higher in organic horizons (20% to 40% wt. C) at all temperatures relative to mineral horizons (<20% wt. C). Permafrost horizon (~12% wt. C) produced ~5-fold less CO2 than the active layer and negligible CH4. High concentrations of initial exchangeable Fe(II) and increasing accumulation rates signified the role of iron as terminal electron acceptors for anaerobic C degradation in the mineral horizons.

  1. Association of the threespot damelsfish (Stegastes planifrons) in ridge mortality of Diploria strigosa in the flower garden banks of the National Marine Sanctuary

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    Proppe, Darren Sean

    2013-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

    of ridge mortality, however, they do establish a relationship between S. planifrons and ridge mortality. Introduction: The East and West Hower Gardens banks, located in the Northwest Gulf of Mexico, about 180 km south southeast of Galveston, Texas... of the two banks are 19 km apart The banks occupy an area of over 300 acres and are sepamted from the neatest coral reefs off Tampico, Mexico, by more than 500 kilometers (Bright, Gittings, Rezak 90). Due to this isolauon, the Hower Gardens are rehtively...

  2. Early Bomb Radiocarbon Detected in Palau Archipelago Corals

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    Glynn, Danielle; Druffel, Ellen; Griffin, Sheila; Dunbar, R. B.; Osbourne, M.; Sanchez-Cabeza, J.-A.

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    doi:10.1029/ 2008JC004722. Glasstone S, Dolan P. 1977. Theout of the atmosphere (Glasstone and Dolan 1977). Fallon and

  3.  EARLY BOMB RADIOCARBON DETECTED IN PALAU ARCHIPELAGO CORALS

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    Glynn, Danielle S; Druffel, Ellen R.M.; Griffin, Sheila; Dunbar, Robert; Osborne, Michael; Sanchez-Cabeza, Joan Albert

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    doi:10.1029/ 2008JC004722. Glasstone S, Dolan P. 1977. Theout of the atmosphere (Glasstone and Dolan 1977). Fallon and

  4. Early Bomb Radiocarbon Detected in Palau Archipelago Corals

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    Glynn, Danielle; Druffel, Ellen; Griffin, Sheila; Dunbar, R. B.; Osbourne, M.; Sanchez-Cabeza, J.-A.

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    bomb 14 C from surface thermonuclear weapons testing in theinjection of 14 C by thermonuclear bomb testing occurredwhere the largest US thermonuclear weapons test occurred on

  5.  EARLY BOMB RADIOCARBON DETECTED IN PALAU ARCHIPELAGO CORALS

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    Glynn, Danielle S; Druffel, Ellen R.M.; Griffin, Sheila; Dunbar, Robert; Osborne, Michael; Sanchez-Cabeza, Joan Albert

    2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    bomb 14 C from surface thermonuclear weapons testing in theinjection of 14 C by thermonuclear bomb testing occurredwhere the largest US thermonuclear weapons test occurred on

  6. Evolutionary insights into scleractinian corals using comparative genomic hybridizations

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    Aranda, Manuel; DeSalvo, Michael K; Bayer, Till; Medina, Monica; Voolstra, Christian R

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    AR, Mishmar D: Mitochondrial bioenergetics as a major motiveinstance, mitochondrial bioenergetics has been dis- cussedtion of mitochondrial bioenergetics and thus a phase of

  7. Bacteria Marinobacter aquaeolei. Community Living. Microbes living in coral provide

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    marine microbes are unable to make their own food; these heterotrophs sur- vive by absorbing organic are single-celled organisms that come in a variety of shapes and sizes. They have no clearly defined nucleus remaining unicellular organisms and all visible forms of life are termed Eukarya (or "Eukaryotes

  8. 3. THREATS TO CORAL SPECIES 3.1 Human Population

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    per capita resource demands are directly responsible for escalating atmospheric CO2 buildup the planet and the level of human consumption of natural resources, both of which are increasing in most and consumption of natural resources are also root causes for increases in fishing (particularly of herbivores

  9. CORAL Fact Sheet__FINAL AS ISSUED_UPDATED

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  10. EA-212-C Coral Power, LLC | Department of Energy

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  11. Fact Sheet: Collaboration of Oak Ridge, Argonne, and Livermore (CORAL) |

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  12. EA-293-A Coral Energy Management, LLC | Department of Energy

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  13. CORAL the next big thing in supercomputing | ornl.gov

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  14. EA-253-A Coral Canada US Inc | Department of Energy

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  15. EA-212-D Coral Power, LLC | Department of Energy

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  16. Coral Springs, Florida: Energy Resources | Open Energy Information

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  18. Drilling fluids and the arctic tundra of Alaska: assessing contamination of wetlands habitat and the toxicity to aquatic invertebrates and fish (journal version)

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    Woodward, D.F.; Snyder-Conn, E.; Riley, R.G.; Garland, T.R.

    1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Drilling for oil on the North Slope of Alaska results in the release of large volumes of used drilling fluids into arctic wetlands. These releases usually come from regulated discharges or seepage from reserve pits constructed to hold used drilling fluids. A study of five drill sites and their reserve pits showed an increase in common and trace elements and organic hydrocarbons in ponds near to and distant from reserve pits. Ions elevated in water were Ba, Cl, Cr, K, SO4 and Zn. Concentrations of Cu, Cr, Fe, Pb, and Si in sediments were higher in near and distant ponds than in control ponds. The predominant organics in drill-site waters and sediments consisted of aromatic and paraffinic hydrocarbons characteristic of petroleum or a refined product of petroleum. In 96-hr exposures in the field, toxicity to Daphnia Middendorffiana was observed in water from all reserve pits, and from two of five near ponds, but not from distant ponds. In laboratory tests with Daphnia magna, growth and reproduction were reduced in dilutions of 2.5% drilling fluid (2.5 drilling fluid: 97.5 dilution water) from one reserve pit, and 25% drilling fluid from a second.

  19. Post-fire Tree Establishment Patterns at the Subalpine Forest-Alpine Tundra Ecotone: A Case Study in Mount Rainier National Park

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    Stueve, Kirk M.

    2010-10-12T23:59:59.000Z

    with abiotic and biotic variables in a GIS, and analyzed the correlations with standard logistic regression and logistic regression in the hierarchical partitioning framework at multiple spatial resolutions. A biotic factor (proximity to previously existing...

  20. Post-fire Tree Establishment Patterns at the Subalpine Forest-Alpine Tundra Ecotone: A Case Study in Mount Rainier National Park 

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    Stueve, Kirk M.

    2010-10-12T23:59:59.000Z

    with the physical environment. This dissertation employs a landscape ecology approach to examine the abiotic and biotic ecological mechanisms most important in controlling tree establishment at this ecotone. The study site is on the western slopes of Mount Rainier...

  1. Response of a tundra ecosystem to elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide and CO{sub 2}-induced climate change. Annual technical report

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    Oechel, W.C.

    1993-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Northern ecosystems contain up to 455 Gt of C in the soil active layer and upper permafrost, which is equivalent to approximately 60% of the carbon currently in the atmosphere as CO{sub 2}. Much of this carbon is stored in the soil as dead organic matter. Its fate is subject to the net effects of global change on the plant and soil systems of northern ecosystems. The arctic alone contains about 60 Gt C, 90% of which is present in the soil active layer and upper permafrost, and is assumed to have been a sink for CO{sub 2} during the historic and recent geologic past. Depending on the nature, rate, and magnitude of global environmental change, the arctic may have a positive or negative feedback on global change. Results from the DOE- funded research efforts of 1990 and 1991 indicate that the arctic has become a source of CO{sub 2} to the atmosphere. Measurements made in the Barrow, Alaska region during 1992 support these results. This change coincides with recent climatic variation in the arctic, and suggests a positive feedback of arctic ecosystems on atmospheric CO{sub 2} and global change. There are obvious potential errors in scaling plot level measurements to landscape, mesoscale, and global spatial scales. In light of the results from the recent DOE-funded research, and the remaining uncertainties regarding the change in arctic ecosystem function due to high latitude warming, a revised set of research goals is proposed for the 1993--94 year. The research proposed in this application has four principal aspects: (A) Long- term response of arctic plants and ecosystems to elevated atmospheric CO{sub 2}. (B) Circumpolar patterns of net ecosystem CO{sub 2} flux. (C) In situ controls by temperature and moisture on net ecosystem CO{sub 2} flux. (D) Scaling of CO{sub 2} flux from plot, to landscape, to regional scales.

  2. Response of a tundra ecosystem to elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide and CO{sub 2}-induced climate change. Annual technical report

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    Oechel, W.C.

    1992-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Northern ecosystems contain up to 455 Gt of C in the soil active layer and upper permafrost. The soil carbon in these layers is equivalent to approximately 60% of the carbon currently in the atmosphere as CO{sub 2}. Much of this carbon is stored in the soil as dead organic matter. Its fate is subject to the net effects of global change on the plant and soil systems of northern ecosystems. The arctic alone contains about 60 Gt C, 90% of which is present in the soil active layer and upper permafrost. The arctic is assumed to have been a sink for CO{sub 2} during the historic and recent geologic past. The arctic has the potential to be a very large, long-term source or sink of CO{sub 2} with respect to the atmosphere. In situ experimental manipulations of atmospheric CO{sub 2}, indicated that there is little effect of elevated atmospheric CO{sub 2} on leaf level photosynthesis or whole-ecosystem CO{sub 2} flux over the course of weeks to years, respectively. However, there may be longer- term ecosystem responses to elevated CO{sub 2} that could ultimately affect ecosystem CO{sub 2} balance. In addition to atmospheric CO{sub 2}, climate may affect net ecosystem carbon balance. Recent results indicate that the arctic has become a source of CO{sub 2} to the atmosphere. This change coincides with recent climatic variation in the arctic, and suggests a positive feedback of arctic ecosystems on atmospheric CO{sub 2} and global change. The research proposed in this application has four principal aspects: (A) Long-term response of arctic plants and ecosystems to elevated atmospheric CO{sub 2}; (B) Circumpolar patterns of net ecosystem CO{sub 2} flux; (C) In situ controls by temperature and moisture on net ecosystem CO{sub 2} flux; (D) Scaling of CO{sub 2} flux from plot, to landscape, to regional scales (In conjunction with research proposed for NSF support).

  3. 6 20082009 State of the Wild Source:AlexanderHafemann

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    sheets in the warm season. Finally, as tundra melts, methane, a powerful greenhouse gas, is bubbling out

  4. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA FEDERAL ENERGY REGULATORY COMMISSION

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    Laughlin, Robert B.

    infra at P 12). Coral Power, L.L.C. (Coral Power), Puget Sound Energy, Inc. (Puget Sound), and Avista

  5. Establishing Representative No-Take Areas in the Great Barrier Reef: Large-Scale Implementation of

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    Queensland, University of

    Institute for Regional Development, University of Western Australia, Nedlands, WA 6907, Australia Abstract, Townsville, QLD 4810, Australia b GeoScience Australia, GPO Box 378, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia c National Street, Brisbane, QLD 4000, Australia e Port Stephens Research Center, New South Wales Fisheries, Taylor

  6. Famennian microbial reef facies, Napier and Oscar Ranges, Canning Basin, western Australia

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    Stephens, N P; Sumner, Dawn Y.

    2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Geol. Rundsch. , Western Australia: Geologic Maps of theof the Canning basin, Western Australia. West. Aust. Geol.the Canning Basin, Western Australia. In: Stromatolites (Ed.

  7. Regional Analysis of Seafloor Characteristics at Reef Fish Spawning Aggregation Sites in the Caribbean

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    Kobara, Shinichi

    2011-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

    by SHINICHI KOBARA Submitted to the Office of Graduate Studies of Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY Approved by: Co-Chairs of Committee, William D. Heyman Anthony M. Filippi.... (December 2009) Shinichi Kobara, B.A., Soka University of Japan; M.Eng., Soka University of Japan Co-Chairs of Advisory Committee: Dr. William D. Heyman Dr. Anthony M. Filippi Overfishing of stock and decreasing biodiversity are grave...

  8. ACTION DIVER 2011/2012 | 9 rather common activity on a colourful reef.

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    Pauly, Daniel

    and itself. The goby might actually flick its dorsal fins up and down at you, a sign that it is threatening of more than about 20cm. Sightings of sea turtles, sharks, tunas and dolphins have become rare indeed over the last 20 years. Sadly there's been a widespread decrease in the populations of large fish like sharks

  9. Current could carry disaster to fragile reef By Zac Anderson & Kate Spinner

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    Belogay, Eugene A.

    . A king mackerel catapults into the air and tarpon dorsal fins knife the water's surface. Ben Harper plays and nurse sharks pass by. "I can't seem to spend enough time out here," Hughes said, legs crossed on the bow

  10. Predictability of reef fish recruitment in a highly variable nursery habitat

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    Aburto-Oropeza, Octavio; Sala, Enric; Paredes, Gustavo; Mendoza, Abraham; Ballesteros, Enric

    2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    I. Sanchez-Rodriguez. 1992. Biomasa cosechable de SargassumVariacio n estacional de la biomasa y talla de Sargassum

  11. Spatial trends in community and health-related characteristics of Galveston Bay oyster reefs

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    Song, Junggeun

    1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    sites sampled by Soniat et al. 1989 and this study. Comparison of GSI between Choi et al. 1993 and this study . . . 87 . . . . . 89 Comparison of Perkinsus marinus prevalence between previous and present studies. 91 Distribution of Perkinsus... medium. Since hemolymph can be collected without sacrificing oysters, this method can be useful for time-series experiments. Choi et al. (1989) used whole oyster tissue incubated in thioglycollate medium instead of a small piece of mantle tissue...

  12. The effects of habitat composition, quality, and breaks on home ranges of exploited nearshore reef fishes

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    Lowe, Christopher G.; Caselle, Jennifer

    2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    bass Sheephead Kelp bass Ocean whitefish Of the fish thatsand bass and trying to recapture previously tagged fish forgamefish. Kelp bass data are only from fish tracked along

  13. Effects of Habitat Composition, Quality and Breaks on Home Ranges of Exploited Nearshore Reef Fishes

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    Lowe, Chris; Caselle, Jennifer

    2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    sand bass and ocean whitefish. Predictably, fish returnedfish in Southern California – California sheephead (Semicossyphus pulcher), kelp bass (bass proved extremely difficult to catch and so only six of these fish

  14. Effects of Habitat Composition, Quality and Breaks on Home Ranges of Exploited Nearshore Reef Fishes

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    Lowe, Chris; Caselle, Jennifer

    2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    these edge areas while kelp bass seemed to have a distinctSemicossyphus pulcher), kelp bass (Paralabrax clathratus),that the home range size of kelp bass is about 3,250 square

  15. The effects of habitat composition, quality, and breaks on home ranges of exploited nearshore reef fishes

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    Lowe, Christopher G.; Caselle, Jennifer

    2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    habitat utilization of adult kelp bass Paralabrax clathratusBarred sand bass Sheephead Kelp bass Ocean whitefish Of thewhich was faster than kelp bass (6 d and 7 d following

  16. Relative Habitat Value Of Alternative Substrates Used In Oyster Reef Restoration

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    George, Lindsey Marie

    2013-08-08T23:59:59.000Z

    and in limited supply. This study incorporated field and laboratory experiments to assess the relative habitat value of alternative substrates (crushed concrete, porcelain, crushed limestone, and river rock, as well as oyster shell) for larval oyster recruitment...

  17. Reconstruction of the paleoenvironments of Jameson (Strawn) Reef field, Coke County, Texas

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    Hopkins, Kenneth Warren

    1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    strata filled depressions on the deeply eroded Ellenburger pro- viding a flat surface on which the Strawn could be deposited. Cheney and Goss (1952) classified Bendian rocks as normal marine blanket deposits. They are mainly shale and argillaceous... phreatic from the marine phreatic and is marked by brackish waters. The marine phreatic environment is characterized by rocks that have all pore space filled with normal marine water. As burial of the sediments continues, other forms of diagenesis occur...

  18. The provenance of the stone ballast from the Molasses Reef Wreck

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    Lamb, William Reginald

    1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    would limit the sources for ballast to the Old World and the Caribbean Basin of the New World. 5econd, the bailast was sampled systematically in the field which decreased the level of bias in the data collection. Third, the overall diversity... ballast Iithologfes with source locations, particularly when metamorphic and igneous rocks are under study. Paleontology is instrumental for provenance correlations of sedimentary lithologies. Fossils found in ballast stones can give geological dates...

  19. PERSPECTIVE Human impacts on the speciesarea relationship in reef fish assemblages

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    Myers, Ransom A.

    attention (e.g. Brose et al. 2004; Drakare et al. 2006; Marti´n & Goldenfeld 2006) as ecologists continue

  20. Symbiosis in the Fossil Record: Eocene Nummulites and Pleistocene Reefs of Egypt

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    Casazza, Lorraine Rebecca

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Figure 16. Original calcium carbonate test of N. gizehensiscan affect ? 18 O in calcium carbonate and seawater, and thethe precipitation of calcium carbonate. Earth and Planetary

  1. Ubiquitous Growth of Paleoarchean Biofilms Recorded in White Chert Bands of the Buck Reef Chert 

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    Sneed, Jonathan

    2014-12-11T23:59:59.000Z

    of photosynthetic microbial systems, these records were surveyed at multiple scales using novel hydrofluoric etching methods, translucent slabs cut to mm-scale thickness, Raman spectroscopy, and thin section analysis. I demonstrate that mat growth in the photic zone...

  2. Regional Analysis of Seafloor Characteristics at Reef Fish Spawning Aggregation Sites in the Caribbean 

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    Kobara, Shinichi

    2011-02-22T23:59:59.000Z

    Cayo Diego P?rez Cayo Lanzanillo Cayo Avalos Cayo Fragoso Punta Franc?s Cayo Calm?n Grande Cayos Los Indios Cayo Pared?n Cayo San Felipe Cayo Sabinal Cabo Corrientes Cayman Islands 6 GC Sand Caye GC Northeast end 1, 2, 14...

  3. Symbiosis in the Fossil Record: Eocene Nummulites and Pleistocene Reefs of Egypt

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    Casazza, Lorraine Rebecca

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    II. Investigation of Diagenesis in Middle Eocene BenthicN. 2012. Influence of diagenesis on the stable isotopiccor- recting for diagenesis of bulk marine carbonate.

  4. Modeling the Effects of Oyster Reefs and Breakwaters on Seagrass Growth

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    North, Elizabeth W.

    like breakwaters by attenu- ating waves, thus decreasing sediment resuspension. We developed a quasi), a parameter controlled by resuspension-induced turbidity, was calculated in simulations in which wave height influencing SGP, with higher waves increasing sediment resuspension and decreasing SGP. Submerged breakwaters

  5. Reef Habitats in the Middle Atlantic Bight: Abundance, Distribution, Associated Biological

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    abundance of fishery resources are in- and Biggs, 1988; Poppe et al., 1994). fluenced by physical and other can Stumf and Biggs, 1988; Poppe et al., lead to a better understanding of how 1994; NOAA National

  6. ECOLOGICAL AND ECONOMIC SUSTAINABILITY OF TROPICAL REEF SYSTEMS: ESTABLISHING SUSTAINABLE TOURISM IN THE EXUMA CAYS, BAHAMAS

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    Sealey, Kathleen Sullivan

    for regional tourism monitoring and management, a visitor survey was conducted in Nassau, New Providence and adequate financial backing. It is now important for the Park to create a clear management plan, a strategy, ecotourism, conservation, environ-mental impacts, management planning Introduction The prominence of tourism

  7. Symbiosis in the Fossil Record: Eocene Nummulites and Pleistocene Reefs of Egypt

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    Casazza, Lorraine Rebecca

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Benthic Foraminifera From Egypt Figure 1. Locality mapclays, east of Cairo, Egypt: a geotechnical perception.rocks, Abu Roash area, Egypt. Carbonates and Evaporites 19:

  8. Symbiosis in the Fossil Record: Eocene Nummulites and Pleistocene Reefs of Egypt

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    Casazza, Lorraine Rebecca

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    data analysis. Palaeontologia Electronica 4: 9. Hottinger L.analysis. Palaeontologia Electronica 4: 9. Heiss G, Kochzius

  9. The provenance of the stone ballast from the Molasses Reef Wreck 

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    Lamb, William Reginald

    1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    acid was decanted. Distilled water (300 ml) was added to the settled material, which was stirred for twenty seconds with a glass rod. A 20-ml pipette was then filled with the suspended material. These samples were piaced in a 100-ml centrifuge test... limestone. Lighter, less dense sample of the same lithology. Center displays a dissolution void and exterior is perforated by reeF-boring organisms. MN-59. 3( According to one group of researchers, the fossil assemblage contains no biostratigraphically...

  10. Shallow meteoric alteration and burial diagenesis of massive dolomite in the Castle Reef Formation, northwest Montana 

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    Whitsitt, Philip Mark

    1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    replacement. Partial dissolution of the replacive dolomite and subsequent precipitation of brightly luminescent dolomite overgrowths ( g 0= -5. 3 to -2. 5 40) occurred in shallow burial meteoric 18 environments. Distribution of the bright overgrowths... indicates flow pathways similar to those recognized by g 0 trends in the replacive dolomite. A final stage of red luminescent dolomite formed after further compaction and local dissolution of the bright overgrowths and prior to hydrocarbon migration...

  11. Symbiosis in the Fossil Record: Eocene Nummulites and Pleistocene Reefs of Egypt

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    Casazza, Lorraine Rebecca

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    and lower Late Pleistocene terraces, Wadi Gawasis Figure 22.of Middle Pleistocene terrace, Wadi Gawasis Figure 23.Late Pleistocene terraces, Wadi Wizr Figure 24. Diversity of

  12. The Marshall Islands Journal --Friday, November 4, 2011 27 An interactive demonstration of wave-reef

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    was the video by Murray Ford, of the University of Hawaii Sea Grant Program who is based at CMI, which focuses -- needs to read the Na- tional Tuna Fishery Status Report issued by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) recently. It is a 130-page report laden with facts, figures and analysis about all

  13. Precious Corals in Hawaii: Discovery of a New Bed and Revised Management Measures for Existing Beds

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    in the main Hawaiian Islands is suffi cient to support the local industry, but cost/ benefits of selective was harvested in the Makapuu Bed by domestic vessels utilizing tangle net dredges (dredges consisting of heavy

  14. Rapid Evolution of Coral Proteins Responsible for Interaction with the Environment

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    Voolstra, Christian R.

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    AM (2010) Development and heat stress-induced transcriptomicTranscriptomic responses to heat stress and bleaching in thefaveolata) during heat stress. Mar Biotechnol (NY) 2: 533–

  15. Densifying the suburbs : a single-family home alternative for tropical living in Coral Gables, Florida

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    Botero, Maria Antónia

    2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    This design project was an experimental case study to establish a viable, reduced-size typological alternative for single-family housing as a potential vehicle for the densification of the urban suburbs. Through demographic ...

  16. Microbes in the coral holobiont: partners through evolution, development, and ecological interactions

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    Rivera, Hanny E.

    In the last two decades, genetic and genomic studies have revealed the astonishing diversity and ubiquity of microorganisms. Emergence and expansion of the human microbiome project has reshaped our thinking about how ...

  17. Paleoceanography of the southern Coral Sea across the Mid-Pleistocene Transition 

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    Russon, Thomas Ford

    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    A comprehensive theory explaining the relationship between periodic variations in the Earths orbital parameters and the response of the climate system remains elusive. One of the key challenges is that of the Mid-Pleistocene ...

  18. Cape Coral Youth Center Helps Light the Way to Energy Savings | Department

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative1 First Use of Energy for All Purposes (Fuel and Nonfuel), 2002; Level: National5Sales for4,645 3,625 1,006 492 742Energy China U.S. Department ofJuneWaste To Wisdom: UtilizingDepartment62-LNG -First Reportof

  19. EECBG Success Story: Cape Coral Youth Center Helps Light the Way to Energy

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    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative1 First Use of Energy for All Purposes (Fuel and Nonfuel), 2002; Level: National5Sales for4,645 3,625 1,006 492 742Energy China U.S.ContaminationJulySavannah River Site forCommunity' | DepartmentWorkers

  20. Application to export electric energy OE Docket No. EA-212-C Coral Power,

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  1. Application to export electric energy OE Docket No. EA-212-C Coral Power,

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative1 First Use of Energy for All Purposes (Fuel and Nonfuel), 2002; Level: National5Sales for4,645 3,625 1,006 492 742 33 1112011AT&T, Inc.'s ReplyApplication of SyntheticPowerManagement Inc. |LPLLC | Department of

  2. Application to export electric energy OE Docket No. EA-212-C Coral Power,

    Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

    AFDC Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page to someone by E-mail Share EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Facebook Tweet about EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Twitter Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels Data Center Home Page on Google Bookmark EERE: Alternative Fuels DataDepartment of Energy Your Density Isn't Your Destiny: The FutureComments from Tarasa U.S.LLC | Department ofLPLLC | Department ofLLC:

  3. MARINE ECOLOGY PROGRESS SERIES Mar Ecol Prog Ser

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    Barrier Reef, the second largest barrier reef in the world. Glover's Reef is a remote oceanic atoll, which targeted for conserva- tion in 1993 by the designation of the Glover's Reef Marine Reserve (GRMR). Although at a Caribbean atoll (Glover's Reef, Belize) Ellen K. Pikitch1,4,*, Demian D. Chapman2,4 , Elizabeth A. Babcock3

  4. Links between coastal circulation and pollutant dispersal in the Santa Barbara Channel

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    Beckenbach, Edwin

    2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    for delivering nutrients to kelp reefs in the Southernscale eddies transport nutrients to kelp forests in shallowfor delivering nutrients to kelp reefs in the Southern

  5. Fish Bulletin No. 90. Common Marine Bivalves of California

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    Fitch, John E

    1952-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    Point Fermin, White Point, Carpinteria, Santa Cruz and Buhneon the rocky reefs at Carpinteria, between Redondo Beach andcommon on the reefs near Carpinteria. Use: Believed to have

  6. Predator Defense Mechanisms in Shallow Water Sea Cucumbers (Holothuroidea)

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    Castillo, Jessica A.

    2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    w/ sand rubble w/ few coral CaCO3 coral sand coral headsfuscogilva Temae: Composite CaCO3 near shore, predominantlybetween PK14 & 15: Composite CaCO3 near shore, predominantly

  7. Application to export electric energy OE Docket No. EA-212-C...

    Office of Environmental Management (EM)

    export electric energy OE Docket No. EA-212-C Coral Power, LLC Application to export electric energy OE Docket No. EA-212-C Coral Power, LLC Application from Coral Power, LLC to...

  8. STRATIGRAPHY OF UPPER MIOCENE OOLITE-MICROBIALITE-CORALGAL REEF SEQUENCES OF THE TERMINAL CARBONATE COMPLEX: SOUTHEAST SPAIN

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    Lipinski, Christopher Jeremy

    2009-12-17T23:59:59.000Z

    topographic relief. Most of the deposition is during the relative sea-level falls. At higher substrate elevations, close to the highstand position, sequences thicken and yield internal stratigraphic character that is inconsistent with a build-and-fill model...

  9. Disentangling the effects of macroalgae on the abundance of temperate reef fishes Alejandro Prez-Matus , Jeffrey S. Shima

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    Shima, Jeff

    -Matus , Jeffrey S. Shima School of Biological Sciences and the Victoria University Coastal Ecology Lab (VUCEL), P.O. Box 600, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand a b s t r a c ta r t i c l e i n f o Article history: Received 10 August 2009 Received in revised form 24 March 2010 Accepted 26 March 2010 Keywords

  10. The role of nursery habitats and climate variability in reef fish fisheries in the Gulf of California

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    Aburto-Oropeza, Marco Octavio

    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    for the past 300 years. Geofisica Internacional Mexico.the Gulf of California. Geofisica Internacional Mexicana 42:for the past 300 years. Geofisica Internacional Mexico.

  11. Western Ledge Reef Wreck: The Analysis and Reconstruction of the Late 16th-Century Ship of the Spanish Empire

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    Bojakowski, Piotr

    2012-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

    periods of Spanish maritime history, the ship epitomizes the culture and technology identified with the celebrated fleets of the Carrera de Indias. By combining the new and previously unavailable data with that of the original reports, this dissertation...

  12. The Late Devonian mass extinction was unusually protracted and ecologically selective, with preferential diversity losses among reef-

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    Sageman, Brad

    of the Phanerozoic (Sepkoski, 1986), with species- level extinction in the marine biosphere estimated to have beenABSTRACT The Late Devonian mass extinction was unusually protracted and ecologically selective have investigated the link between the extinction's unique character- istics and changes

  13. Assessing the Oceanographic Conditions and Distribution of Reef Fish Assemblages Throughout the Galápagos Islands Using Underwater Visual Survey Methods

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    Durkacz, Stephanie

    2014-12-12T23:59:59.000Z

    in the GMR. From Edgar et al. (2004a). ................. 35  Figure 11. Average SST around Galápagos in Summer 2013.. ....................................... 37  Figure 12. Average SST anomalies around Galápagos in Summer 2013 ........................ 38.... 2007). The Galápagos Islands are the only tropical archipelago that is found on the intersection of several warm- and cool-water ocean currents (Edgar et al. 2004a). The Figure 1. Major oceanographic currents around the Galápagos Islands...

  14. The role of nursery habitats and climate variability in reef fish fisheries in the Gulf of California

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    Aburto-Oropeza, Marco Octavio

    2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    are replaced further inland by a mudflat forest dominated byfringe to the inland mudflat (López-Portillo & Ezcurra

  15. Three-dimensional model synthesis of the global methane cycle

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    1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    and India; seasonal crop calendars; fixed emission per harvest subtropical/mid-latitudes; ascasonal WT tundra RH ric• cultivation AN LF animals landfills

  16. Preparation and characterization of calcium phosphate ceramics and Composites as bone substitutes

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    Zhang, Xing

    2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

    bone. Natural porous calcium carbonate skeletons, coral andconversion of calcium carbonate marine skeletons in (NH 4 )conversions of calcium carbonate skeletons (e.g. coral,

  17. Coral Health and Disease: A Comparison of Cook's and Opunohu Bays in Mo'orea,French Polynesia

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    2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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    Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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