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2007 PADI FOUNDATION GRANT RECIPIENTS

Req.
No.

Recipient Name

Project Funded

Grant
Amount

6

Rina Sari Suryana

South Sumatra, INDONESIA

Status and Distribution of Irrawady Dolphin Orcaella brevirostris and Hump-backed Dophin Sousa chinensis in the North-east Coastal of South Sumatra Province, Indonesia

4,000

18 Desline Fernando from Sri Lanka

Ja-ela, Sri Lanka

Lagoon Habitat and Fish Diversity in Post-Tsunami Batticaloa Lagoon, Sri Lanka

4,000

23 Simon Pierce

Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa

Developing a Sustaninable Whale Shark Tourism Industry in Southern Mozambique

5,000

34 Mariana Menezes Prata Bezerra Fuentes

Townsville, Australia

Risk Assessment of Climate Changes Impacts on Marine Turtle Population

4,448

36 Silvia Valeria Teso

Buenos Aires, Argentina

The genus Olivancillaria d'Orbigny, 1839 (Gastropoda: Olividae) in Argentine waters: Taxonomy and reproductive biology

2,300

37 Stylianos Katsanevakis

Athens, Greece

Population Dynamic and Denisty Surface Modelling of the Endangered Bivalve Pinna

5,188

39 Neeshma Jaiswal

Allahabad, India

Investigations on evolutionary processes and capacity building in helminth taxionomy

1,800

45 Endangered Species International

San Francisco, CA- USA

Distribution and Conservation Action of the Critically Endangered Dahl's Toad-headed Turtle (Batrachemys dahli), Colombia

4,000

67 Jessica Carilli

La Jolla, CA - USA

Quantifying the Effects of Runoff of Coral Health on the Mesoamerican Reef

5,250

69 Pablina Cadiz

Dumaguete City, Philippines

Effects of Bunker Fuel and Dispersants on Mangrove Seedling, Avicennia Marina

1,500

75 Rodney Custer

Normal, IL 61790 - USA

Comparative Analysis of Streambed Grain-size on the Heat Transport in the Hyporheic zone

1,500

76 Laurel Fink

Long Beach, CA 90814

Identifying and Characterizing Polluted Surface Waters in the Southern California Bight based on Metal Levels in the Sieve Tube Sap of Giant Kelp, Macrocystis Pyrifera

1,000

81 Ana Glavinic

Adelaide, South Australia

Ontogeny of the Neotrigonia (Bivalvia: Trigonioida)

2,446

89 Anderson B. Mayfield

Kaneohe, HI, USA

 

 

Using mitogen-activated protein kinase genes to compare coral health between Ofu Island, American Samoa and Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii: implications for physiological resilience to global warming

4,000

95 Jeffrey Schinske

San Francisco, CA 94131- USA

 

Speciation and reproductive barriers in a notrtheastern Pacific sport fish, the diamond turbot (Pleuronichthys guttulatus)

2,328

98 Alejo Joaquin Irigoyen

Chubut, Argentina

Effects of the invasive delp Undaria Pinnatifida (Phaeophyceae, Laminariales) on the rocky-reef fish assemblage from Patagonia

4,760

100 Amy Arent

Miami, FL USA

Growth Rate Dynamics and Symbiotic Relationships within the Giant Barrel Sponge Xestospongia muta

3,150

101 James J. Bell

Wellington, New Zealand

Patterns of sponge variability in the most diverse coral reef ecosystems in the world: the Indo-Pacific region

3,900

114 Joshua S. Reece

St. Louis, MO 63130

Identifying Sources of Biodiversity in Hawaiian Coral Reef Fish

2,700

116 James MacDonald

Newark, NJ 07102

 

Structure, variation, and conservation of fish communities in mangrove forests: interactions with root epibionts, habitat connectivity, and public outreach.

3,688

122 Algalita Marine Research Foundation

Long Beach, CA 90803

The Impact of Micro-Plastics on Zooplankton

5,000

123 Ana Cecilia Giacometti Mai

Paraiba, Brazil

 

Estimate of population parameters by mark-recapture of the longest seahorse Hippocampus reidi (Teleostei: Syngnathidae) in NE Brazil

4,000

150 Fausto Silvestri

So Paulo, Brasil

Determination of a sedimentation model to forecast and remediate the impact of mussel cultures in southeastern Brazil

4,083

154 Alberto Addis

Sassari, Italy

Distribution, reproductive biology and live cycle of Lightiella magdalenina (Crustacea, Cephalocarida).

5,500

160 Fernanda Teixeira Saturni

So Paulo, Brazil

Fishing and Ethno-knowledge of fisherman in two diverse seashore communities

1,075

173 University of Kansas Center for Research, Inc.

Lawrence, KS 66045

An Integrative Approach to Understanding Species' Distributions and Relationships of Australasian Box-Jellyfishes (Cubozoa; Cnidaia)

5,970.15

192 Carlos Mireles

Long Beach, CA 90840 - USA

Site fidelity and depth utilization of nearshore reef fishes on San Pedro Shelf offshore petroleum platforms

1,000

196 Gregor Hodgson

Pacific Palisades, CA 90272 - USA

Caribbean Coral Reefs Damaged by Bleaching and Hurricanes of 2005/6

5,000

200 Yurii Kornilev

Gainesville, FL 32611 - USA

 

 

Effects of human recreation on basking behavior and thermal physiology of a riverine turtle (Pseudemys suwanniensis): implications for conservation in a protected area.

5,200

217 Kathleen Reagan

Norman, Oklahoma, 73019 - USA

Mitochondrial Assessment of Gene Flow in the Freshwater Mussel, Amblema Plicata, in the Ouachita Highlands of Southeastern Oklahoma.

800

236 Dahl, Mikael

Strmstad, Sweden

Conservation genetics of the cold-water coral Lophelia pertusa

5,900

243 Lorenzo Bramanti

Pisa, Italy

Red coral conservation project

2,500

247 Alyssa Rosemartin

Tucson, AZ 85719 - USA

The Least Tern in Northwestern Sonora: Distribution and Management Implications

3,000

248 Meredith Kintzing

Norfolk, VA 23508

 

Investigating interactions between the spotted spiny lobster (Panulirus guttatus) and the long spined sea urchin (Diadema antillarum) in shaping coral reef communities.

2,002.26

250 Katharine M. Hanson

La Jolla, CA 92093-0208

Zooplankton as Capitol on a Coral Reef : Insights for the Economy of an Ecosystem and Population Regulation of a Coral Reef Fish

4,000

254 Ajejandro Pavia

Bogota, Colombia

Reducing green sea turtles by-catch in Colombia

5,000

259 Barbara de Moura Neves

Recife-PE, Brazil

 

Soft corals (Cnidaria, Octocorallia) from the invertebrates collection of the Department of Oceanography from Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE)

1,980

262 Marita Davison

Ithaca, NY 14853

Linking a Single Species to Aquatic Ecosystem Function and Structure: A Case Study of Flamingos in the High Andes of Bolivia

5,205

277 Shara Fisler

San Diego, CA 92109 - USA

Reducing the Incidental Capture of Sea Turtles and Sharks through Research & Education

9,000

281 Fernanda Pgas

College Station, TX 77843 - USA

Twenty-six years of Sea Turtle Protection in Brazil: Tracing the Effects of Shifting Conservation Strategies in One Village

3,702.92

282 Michael Booth

Ithaca, NY 14853 - USA

The ecological role of suckers (Pisces: Catastomidae) in the American Southwest

3,000

314 Jenny Giles

Queensland, Australia

 

A whole-trade approach to molecular species identification of dried shark and ray fins, for application to characterising the Australian-South East Asian fin trade

5,000

317 Annie Ji-Yih Yau

Santa Barbara, CA 93106 - USA

A demographic Study of a Giant Clam Population and the Impact of an Artisanal Fishery

1,540

319 Krista A. Capps

Ithaca, NY 14850

 

The effects of Fish Invasion on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Function in Freshwater Environments: A case Study of the Armored Catfish Invasion of Southern Mexico

4,470

324 Jonathan J. Dale

Honolulu, HI 96822

Bioenergetics of brown stingrays, Dasyatis lata, in Kaneohe Bay, Oahu, Hawaii

4,389.42

329 Melissa M. Foley

Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Investigating the link between terrestrial and marine environments along the Big Sur Coast

1,250.40

335 Luz Stella Gomez

Cali, Valle del Cauca, Colombia

Evaluation of Vulnerability of Batoids to Fishing in the Colombian Pacific Coast

5,000

340 Pamela Willis

Austin, TX 78712

Condition-dependent hybridization in swordtail and platy fishes

2,382

350 Jennifer Rupnow

Aptos, CA 95003

 

An Integrated Framework for the Protection of Groupers in the Northern Gulf of California: Recreational Fisheries and Management Scenarios

3,640