Wednesday, January 31, 2018

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2018
Wednesday, January 31st
9:00 AM

Opening Remarks

Halmos Faculty

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

9:15 AM

Analysis of Surfactant and Oil Associated Bacteria in the Sea Surface Microlayer in Application to Satellite Oceanography

Cayla Whitney Dean
Kathryn L. Howe
John A. Kluge
Georgia Parks
Alex V. Soloviev
Aurelien Tartar
Mahmood Shivji
Susanne Lehner
William Perrie

HCNSO Guy Harvey Oceanographic Center Nova Southeastern University

9:15 AM - 9:30 AM

9:30 AM

Faunal Composition and Spatiotemporal Dynamics of Tuna (Family: Scombridae; Tribe: Thunnini) Early Life Stages in the Oceanic Gulf of Mexico

Nina Pruzinsky, Nova Southeastern University
Rosanna Milligan, Nova Southeastern University
Tracey Sutton, Nova Southeastern University

Guy Harvey Oceanographic Center Facility

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

9:45 AM

In Situ and Satellite Observations of an Oil Seep in the Gulf of Mexico

Alexander Soloviev, Nova Southeastern University
Cayla W. Dean, Nova Southeastern University
Alexander V. Soloviev, Nova Southeastern University
Susanne Lehner, German Aerospace Center
William Perrie, Bedford Institute f Oceanography
Paul Schuler, Oil Spill Response Limited

Guy Harvey Oceanographic Center Facility

9:45 AM - 10:00 AM

10:00 AM

Parasitic Indicators of Foraging Strategies in Wading Birds: A Great Blue Heron Case Study

Sarah Gumbleton, Nova Southeastern University

Guy Harvey Oceanographic Center Facility

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

10:15 AM

Appraisal of Microplastic Ingestion in Deep-Pelagic Fishes and Crustaceans in the Northern Gulf of Mexico and Straits of Florida

Ryan P. Bos, Nova Southeastern University
Tracey T. Sutton, Nova Southeastern University
Tamara M. Frank, Nova Southeastern University

Guy Harvey Oceanographic Center Facility

10:15 AM - 10:30 AM

10:30 AM

Coffee Break

Nova Southeastern University

HCNSO Guy Harvey Oceanographic Center Nova Southeastern University

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

11:00 AM

Microbiomes and Dynamic Genomes of Anglerfish Bacterial Symbionts in the Gulf of Mexico

Jose V. Lopez, Nova Southeastern University
Lindsay Freed, Nova Southeastern University
Cole Easson, Nova Southeastern University
Dana Feder, Cornell University
Tracey Sutton, Nova Southeastern University
Dante Fenolio, San Antonio Zoo
Tory Hendry, Cornell University

Guy Harvey Oceanographic Center Facility

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

11:15 AM

Effects of ocean warming, increased sedimentation, and parental genotype and location on the post-settlement survival and growth of Acropora cervicornis recruits

Jena Robbins, Nova Southeastern University

Guy Harvey Oceanographic Center Facility

11:15 AM - 11:30 AM

11:30 AM

Trophic Ecology and Parasitism of a Mesopelagic Fish Assemblage

Matthew S. Woodstock, Nova Southeastern University
Christopher A. Blanar, Nova Southeastern University
Tracey T. Sutton, Nova Southeastern University

Guy Harvey Oceanographic Center Facility

11:30 AM - 11:45 AM

11:45 AM

Surprises from the Deep: New and Unusual Crinoids

Charles G. Messing, Nova Southeastern University
Lenaïg G. Hemery
Greg W. Rouse, Scripps Institute of Oceanography, Univ. California San Diego

Guy Harvey Oceanographic Center Facility

11:45 AM - 12:00 PM

12:00 PM

Lunch

Nova Southeastern University

HCNSO Guy Harvey Oceanographic Center Nova Southeastern University

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

1:15 PM

Measurements of Surface Wave Patterns at the Sharp Front Produced by the Mississippi River Runoff during SAR Satellite Overpasses

John Alexander Kluge, Nova Southeastern University
Alexander V. Soloviev, Nova Southeastern University
Cayla W. Dean, Nova Southeastern University
Geoffrey Morrison, Nova Southeastern University
Susanne Lehner, German Aerospace Center
William Perrie, Bedford Institute of Oceanography

Guy Harvey Oceanographic Center Facility

1:15 PM - 1:30 PM

1:30 PM

Species Richness, Diversity and Abundance of Sponge Communities in Broward County, Florida, 2000-2015

Jessica Price, Nova Southeastern University

Guy Harvey Oceanographic Center Facility

1:30 PM - 1:45 PM

1:45 PM

An analysis of the status of the Oplophorid shrimp assemblage in the vicinity of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill between 2011 and 2017

Devan Nichols, Nova Southeastern University
Eric A. Burdett, Nova Southeastern University
Tracey Sutton, Nova Southeastern University
April Cook, Nova Southeastern University
Tamara M. Frank, Nova Southeastern University

Guy Harvey Oceanographic Center Facility

1:45 PM - 2:00 PM

2:00 PM

Microbiome Diversity of Coastal Floodwater in Southeastern Florida

Marissa Wickes, Nova Southeastern University

Guy Harvey Oceanographic Center Facility

2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

2:15 PM

Coral reef restoration and staghorn coral conservation: lessons learned over 10 years of research

Elizabeth A. Goergen, Nova Southeastern University
David S. Gilliam, Nova Southeastern University

Guy Harvey Oceanographic Center Facility

2:15 PM - 2:30 PM

2:30 PM

Symmetry in propagule pressure reduces establishment success of engineered bacteria with an Allee effect

Michael D. Dressler, Nova Southeastern University

Guy Harvey Oceanographic Center Facility

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM

2:45 PM

2018 A History of Coral Research in the Galápagos Islands, Ecuador

Joshua Feingold, Nova Southeastern University

Guy Harvey Oceanographic Center Facility

2:45 PM - 3:00 PM

3:00 PM

Coffee Break

Nova Southeastern University

HCNSO Guy Harvey Oceanographic Center Nova Southeastern University

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

3:30 PM

Disentangling a species complex: using genetic tools to guide management of a recently validated billfish, the roundscale spearfish (Tetrapturus georgii)

Andrea Bernard, Nova Southeastern University
Mahmood Shivji, Nova Southeastern University

Guy Harvey Oceanographic Center Facility

3:30 PM - 3:45 PM

3:45 PM

Investigating Pathogen Transmission Techniques and Genotypic Resistance in the Staghorn Coral, Acropora cervicornis

Megan Bock, Nova Southeastern University

Guy Harvey Oceanographic Center Facility

3:45 PM - 4:00 PM

4:00 PM

Coral reef and hardbottom community biogeography in central and southern Florida.

Brian K. Walker, Nova Southeastern University

Guy Harvey Oceanographic Center Facility

4:00 PM - 4:15 PM

4:15 PM

Effects of Age and Mass on Oxygen Store Development in Phocid Seals

Rachael Stevenson, Nova Southeastern University
Tamara Frank, Nova Southeastern University
Amy Hirons, Nova Southeastern University

Guy Harvey Oceanographic Center Facility

4:15 PM - 4:30 PM

4:30 PM

Assemblage structure and trophic ecology of the tubeshoulders (Family: Platytroctidae), a biomass-dominant bathypelagic fish

Mike Novotny, Nova Southeastern University
Tracey T. Sutton, Nova Southeastern University

Guy Harvey Oceanographic Center Facility

4:30 PM - 4:45 PM

4:45 PM

Closing Remarks

Halmos Oceanographic Center Faculty

4:45 PM - 5:15 PM

5:15 PM

Closing Dinner Reception

Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography SGA

HCNSO Guy Harvey Oceanographic Center Nova Southeastern University

5:15 PM - 7:00 PM