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2003 PADI FOUNDATION GRANT RECIPIENTS

Req.
No.

Recipient Name

Project Funded

Amount
Requested

Grant
Amount

N/A

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium
San Pedro, California
High School Research Internships for Summer 2002

$3,689.00

$3,689.00

5

Edward Kimakwa
Nairobi, Kenya
A Study of Fish Community Structure and Distribution in the River Sabaki Estuary, Kenya

$4,888.16

$4,888.16

14

Dawn Alexandra Osborn
Santa Cruz, California
The Effects of Different Rock Types on Intertidal Community Structure

$5,000.00

$3,500.00

16

Dr. Alexander Sh. Khabidov
Barnaul, Russia
Unknown Lakes of Siberia Russia: Towards the Understanding and Preservation of Aquatic Environment

$4,896.00

$2,500.00

17

John R. Hyde
Cardiff by the Sea, California
Genetic Identification of Sebastes spp. (Rockfish) Larvae Collected During CalCOFI and Cowcod Conservation Area Cruises

$7,874.00

$7,874.00

22

Bernadette Bezy
Wildomar, California
Coral Reproduction: The Hope for Future Generations: Agrariciid Coral Reproduction Research in Calebra Bay, Costa Rica: Implications for Conservation and Restoration

$8,810.00

$7,610.00

24

Scott Clark
U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer
Leyte, Philippines
Training a Leyte State University (Philippines) Faculty Member to Become a PADI Open Water SCUBA Instructor

$1,070.00

$1,070.00

26

Anna T. Barrios Using Passive Acoustic Techniques to Assess Spawning Habitat Preference and Other Requirements for Red Drum, Sciaenops ocellatus, in the Lower Neuse River of North Carolina

$1,990.00

$2,000.00

28

Rebecca E. Stamski
Santa Cruz, California
An Investigation of Links Between Sedimentation, Macroalgae, Reefs and Land Use in the Coastal Zones of South Molokai and West Maui, Hawaii

$6,375.00

$3,000.00

32

Caretta Research Project
Savannah, Georgia
The Caretta Research Project

$6,000.00

$4,500.00

33

Christopher S. Moses
Miami, Florida
The Use of Bahamian Speleothems for Analysis of Sea-Level Rise and Paleoclimate

$10,160.00

$2,500.00

34

Jonathan Belmaker
Beer-Sheeva, Israel
The Effect of Connectivity to a Natural Reef on Artificial Reef Fish Communities

$2,150.00

$2,150.00

40

Derrick C. Blackmon
Marine Environmental Consortium
Dauphin Island, Alabama
Role of Invertebrate Dispersal in the Trophic Dynamics of Coral Reef and Nearby Seagrass Communities: Implications for Marine Reserve Management in the Florida Keys

$2,114.00

$2,114.00

44

Leonardo Arango Lopez
Cali - Valle, Colombia
The Lobster in Old Providence and Santa Catalina Islands: A Didactic Primer to Fishermen

$800.00

$800.00

46

Stylianos Katsanevakis
Athens, Greece
Marine Pollution with Litter on the Sea Floor of Greek Coastal Areas

$3,800.00

$3,800.00

47

Jaime Sanchez-Camara
Barcelona, Spain
Ecology and Reproductive Behaviour of the Weedy Seadragon Phyllopteryx taeniolatus (Pisces: Syngnathidae)

$5,940.00

$5,940.00

52

Maria de los Milagros López Mendilaharsu
Montevideo, Uruguay
Activity Patterns and Foraging Ecology of Juvenile Green Turtles (Chelonia mydas) at a Coastal Foraging Area Near Cerro Verde, Rocha, Uruguay

$7,200.00

$7,200.00

59

LajeRotuma Initiative
Suva, Fiji Islands
LäjeRotuma Initiative: Mapping the Only Seagrass Community in a Relatively Undisturbed Seagrass Ecosystem, Rotuma Island

$2,000.00

$2,000.00

66

Diego F. Amorocho Llanos
Canberra, Australia
Conservation Genetics of Olive Ridley Marine Turtle (Lepidochelys olivacea) in the Colombian Pacific

$8,000.00

$4,000.00

69

Stacy Jupiter
Aptos, California
From Cows to Coral Reefs: Downstream Responses to Land Use Intensification

$8,976.99

$4,500.00

73

Joaquim Garrabou, Ph.D.
Marseille, France
Long-Term Trends in the NW Mediterranean Subtidal Rocky Benthic Communities

$4,810.00

$4,810.00

77

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium
San Pedro, California
Cabrillo Marine Aquarium High School Research Internships for Summer 2003

$5,000.00

$5,000.00

81

Rob Leaf
Moss Landing, California
Analysis of Ontogenetic Movement of the Blue Shark, Prionace glauca, by Stable Isotopes in Vertebral Centra

$1,799.10

$1,800.00

82

Konstantin Tkachenko
Samara, Russia
Factors Influencing the Abundance and Diversity of Subtidal Epibiota on Natural and Artificial Reefs

$5,260.00

$5,260.00

87

Jennifer Taylor
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
How the Skeletal Support, Morphology, and Mobility of Crustaceans During Molting Make Them Vulnerable to Predation

$3,634.00

$3,634.00

91

Southern Right Whale Project
Montevideo, Uruguay
Environmental Education About Conservation of the Southern Right Whale (Eubalaena sp.) and Its Habitat in Uruguayan Waters

$1,700.00

$1,700.00

101

Danielle Lipski
San Diego, California
Patterns of Recruitment of Fishes to Seagrass Beds

$6,380.00

$4,280.00

103

Benjamin Ruttenberg
Santa Barbara, California
Regional Variation in the Ecology of a Reef Fish: A Test of Causation

$8,900.00

$3,000.00

108

Colleena Perez
Moss Landing, California
Age, Growth, and Reproduction of the Sandpaper Skate, Bathyraja kincaidii

$6,651.00

$2,000.00

109

Aaron Carlisle
Moss Landing, California
Spatial and Temporal Patterns of Movement and Habitat Utilization of Adult and Juvenile Leopard Sharks in Elkhorn Slough, California

$7,000.00

$7,000.00

115

Juan Carlos Ortiz
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Effect of the Upwelling and Freshwater Discharges on the Coral-Symbiotic Dinoflagellate Community Structure of Central Venezuela

$8,700.00

$2,900.00

116

Angela S. Barker
Tampa, Florida
Stingray Ecology and Effects Within the Charlotte Harbor Estuary

$995.40

$995.40

117

Amy Whitt
McCrory, Arkansas
Evaluating the Impact of Ecotourism on Dolphins and the Success of an Educational Workshop for Dolphin-Watch Operators in Clearwater Beach, FL

$4,540.00

$4,540.00

125

Ewen McPhee
James Cook University
Townsville, Queensland, Australia
About Time: An Historical Overview of Resource Harvesting on the Great Barrier Reef

$2,992.00

$2,992.00

127

Michael Morrison
James Cook University
Townsville, Queensland, Australia
Aboriginal Knowledge of Estuarine and Marine Organisms in Northern Australia

$8,148.00

$6,000.00

142

Virginia Shervette
College Station, Texas
Assessment of Fish Diversity in Ecuadorian Mangroves: Tools for Management and Conservation

$2,000.00

$2,000.00

151

Dr. Laura Marina Reyes
Chubut, Argentina
Marine Mammals of Golfo San Jorge, Patagonia, Argentina: A Community-Based Conservation Program

$6,109.95

$6,109.95

155

Clifton B. Ruehl
College Station, Texas
Resource Polymorphism in Estuarine Sciaenid Fishes

$1,500.00

$1,500.00

161

Louise B. Brooks
Moss Landing, California
Ecology and Conservation of East Pacific Green Turtle (Chelonia mydas) in Baja California Sur, Mexico

$8,000.00

$5,000.00

163

Nguyen Hoang Long
Vietnam Programme
Hanoi, Vietnam
Coastal and Marine Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Resource Utilization in the Cat Ba Archipelago

$9,950.00

$3,750.00

164

Gabriella Scollo
Lima, Peru
School Projects: Hands-On Marine Science

$6,328.90

$3,928.00

168

Danielle Healey
San Diego, California
The Effects of Eelgrass Fragmentation on the Survival and Movement of the Mud Crab, Lophopanopeus bellus spp.

$1,500.00

$1,500.00

180

Jill Dumbauld
Kathryn Payne
Kathleen Van Vlack
Tucson, Arizona
Cultural Attachments to the Sea: Consultation as a Tool for Preservation

$10,000.00

$3,000.00

182

Jeffrey M. Reader
Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada
Use of Otolith Microchemistry to Resolve Oceanic Migration Patterns of Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar)

$1,500.00

$1,500.00

190

Francisca Edna de Andrade Cunha
João Pessoa, Brasil
Quality Indicators of the Areia Vermelha Marine State Park, Paraíba State, Brazil

$925.85

$925.85

191

Thelma Lúcia Pereira Dias
João Pessoa, Brasil
Assessment of Fishery Resources Exploited by Traditional Populations from Macau and Guamaré, Rio Grande do Norte State, Brazil: Baseline Data for a Sustainable Future

$878.00

$878.00

192

Rozalind Antrobus
Santa Cruz, California
Determining the Fate of a Harmful Algal Bloom Toxin Along Central California

$8,820.00

$5,000.00

194

Graham A. Ferrier
Northridge, California
Variations in Algal Morphology and Diversity Across Flow Microhabitats

$2,546.39

$2,546.39

196

Seth D. Newsome
Santa Cruz, California
Decline in Carrying Capacity in the Northeast Pacific? Dental Records of a Top Marine Consumer

$2,700.00

$2,700.00

202

Rebecca Prescott
Tucson, Arizona
A Living Reef in the Upper Gulf of California: Black and Pink Murex (Hexaplex muricanthus nigritus and Phyllonotus erthrostomus) Breeding Aggregations as Critical Habitat for Juvenile Fish and Invertebrates

$14,540.00

$6,000.00

209

Belinda A. Longakit
Cebu City, Philippines
Taxonomy and Distribution of Shallow Water Marine Sponges (Phylum Porifera) of Cebu, Philippines

$2,680.00

$2,680.00