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1997 PADI FOUNDATION GRANT RECIPIENTS

Req.
No.
Recipient Name Project Funded Amount Requested Grant Amount
12 Hilary Sill, Recreation Coordinator
Five Acres
Altadena, California
Five Acres' Snorkeling Crusaders $3,460 $3,460
13 East Central Community Center
Spokane, Washington
Marine Science Adventure of the Puget Sound $2,860 $2,860
15 Lisa Greer
University of Miami
Department of Marine Geology
Miami, Florida
A Rapid Ecological Assessment of an Endangered Reef Environment, Dominican Republic $4,576 $4,576
17 Dr. Ferruccio Maltagliati Dr. Stefano Acunto
Dipartimento di Scienze Dell-Uomo
E Dell'Ambiente
Pisa, Italy
Morphological and Genetic Variability of Halophila stipulacea (Forssk.) Aschers. (Hydrocharitaceae) at Different Spatial Scales $4,600 $4,600
20 Mike Schaadt, Exhibits Director
Friends of Cabrillo Marine Aquarium
San Pedro, California
PADI/CMA Research Intern Program $2,500 $2,500
21 Alexander Sh. Khabidov, Ph.D.
Siberian Branch of the Russian
Academy of Sciences
Barnaul, Russia
The Combat Activity Impact on the Nearshore Environment of the Black Sea $4,998 $4,998
32 John J. Leddy, M.D.
Center for Research and Education in
Special Environments
University at Buffalo
Buffalo, New York
The Pulmonary Mechanics of Asthmatics During Water Immersion $17,322 $5,500
33 Rosemary Walker, Executive Producer
The University of Tennessee
Center for Telecommunications & Video
Knoxville, Tennessee
Lost At Sea -- The Over Fishing of American Waters $8,960 To Be Determined
34 Deputy Steve Salach
Broward Sheriff's Office
Deerfield Beach, Florida
Community Youth Scuba Diving Program $500 $500
40 Jack W. Grubaugh, Assistant Professor
Department of Biology
University of Memphis
Memphis, Tennessee
Assessing Natural Stream Communities of the Mid-South: A Survey of Fish and Aquatic Invertebrates of the Shiloh National Park $5,890 $2,890
44 A.O. Dennis Willows, Prof. of Zoology
University of Washington
Friday HarborLaboratories
Friday Harbor,Washington
Monitoring Bottom Fish Recovery in Marine Protected Areas $7,500 $5,000
46 Dr. Enric Sala
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, California
Grazing on Young Giant Kelp (Macrocystis pyrifera) Plants: Herbivore Species and Their Role in Recovery of Kelp Forests in Southern California $4,125 $4,125
59 Camille Fields
Center for Field Studies
George Mason University
Fairfax, Virginia
Understanding and Protecting the Health of the Third Largest Island Barrier Reef in the World, Andros Island, Commonwealth of the Bahamas $3,190 $3,190
60 Kathleen L. Moran University of Florida
Department of Zoology
Gainesville, Florida
Effect of the Thermal Environment on the Temporal Pattern of Emergence of Hatching Loggerheads (Caretta caretta) $5,000 $5,000
61 Daniel P. Swenson
UCLA Department of Biology
Los Angeles, California
A Hydrodynamic Study of Prey Detection by the Sea Star Astropecten armatus $3,562 $3,000
66 Roberta M. Gunn, Executive Director
Puget Soundkeeper Alliance
Seattle, Washington
Grassroots Pollution Detection Project $5,460 $2,000
68 Michael H. Graham
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, California
Effect of Spore Abundance on Recruitment and Maintenance of Subtidal Kelps

$4,070

$4,070

74 Clark Graham
Society for Historic Investigation and
Preservation (SHIP)
Chuuk, Federates States of Micronesia
SHIP's Maritime Archaeology & Marine Program

$9,250

$5,000

76 Owen J. Sexton, Ph.D.
Director, Tyson Research Center
Janice Starke, Director
Tyson Field Science Program
Washington University
Eureka, Missouri
Aquatic Ecosystems -- An Educational Unit for K-12

$5,500

$3,000

80 Mr. Burton V. Shank
Department of Ciencias Marinas
Lajas, Puerto Rico
The Effect of Algal Patch Characteristics on the Herbivory Patterns of Sparisoma radians

$1,775

$1,775

84 George Burgess, Senior Biologist in
Ichthyology
International Shark Attack File
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida
Shark Attack on Divers: An Analysis of Investigative Case Histories Residing in the International Shark Attack File

$12,196

$12,196

86 David R. Mendoza, Program Manager
Palau Community College
Koror, Republic of Palau
Aquatic Recreational Resources Technology (ARRT) Program

$17,901

$12,000

96 Michael Nemeth
Department of Marine Sciences
Lajas, Puerto Rico
Boat Wakes as a Disturbance to the Mangrove Prop Root Assemblage

$1,189

$1,189

97 Ali Cemal GÜCÜ, Associate Professor
Middle East Technical University
Institute of Marine Sciences
Içel, Turkey
A Monitoring Study for Endangered Ecological Heritage-Mediterranean Monk Seal

$7,000

$7,000

105 Christine Lockwood
Coastal Conservation Foundation
Tucson, Arizona
An Ocean In My Own Backyard!

$4,950

$4,950

120 Erin Carlin, Development Director
Boys & Girls Club of Minneapolis
Minneapolis, Minnesota
VEC Environmental Education Camp for Inner-City Youth,
Ages 8-14

$2,000

$2,000

121 Lara Ferry-Graham, Doctoral Student
University of California, Irvine
Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Irvine, California
Ecomorphology of Prey Capture in the Swellshark, Ceohaloscyllium ventriosum (Scyliorhinidae)

$2,728

$2,728

123 Richard B. Hackenberg Chairman of the BoardFriends of Cabrillo Marine Aquarium
San Pedro, California
Aquatic Nursery and Research Lab

$2,500

$2,500

124 David C. Knight, V.P. for Development
Center for Marine Conservation
Washington, D.C.
Underwater Cleanup and Conservation Monitoring Program $5,000

$5,000

125 Judith Vallee, Executive Director
Save the Manatee Club, Inc.
Maitland, Florida
Increasing Diver Involvement in Manatee Conservation Through an Educational Brochure: How to Dive in a Manatee Habitat $8,868

$3,500

130 Holly Edwards, Graduate Teaching Asst.
The University of Oklahoma
Department of Zoology
Norman, Oklahoma
Conservation Status of the South American Dolphin (Sotalia fluviatilis) in the Miskito Coast Protected Area, Nicaragua $5,000 $5,000
134 Larry C. Boles
Department of Biology
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Magnetic Compass Orientation and Homing Behavior of the Spiny Lobster, Panulirus argus $3,260 $3,260
138 Marie Levine, Executive Director
Shark Research Institute
Princeton, New Jersey
Whale Shark Study
(A Diver-Dependent Research Program)
$16,300 $8,000
142 Patrick J. Antonelli, M.D. Department of Otolaryngology
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida
Effects of Scuba Diving and Stapedectomy on the Inner Ear $9,528.80 $6,000
143 Mikhail V. Propp, Ph.D. Institute of Marine Biology
Far East Branch
Academy of Sciences of Russia
Vladivostock, Russia
SCUBA Diver-Operated Research Tools to Study Sand Composition, Pore Water Movement, Chemistry and Water Filtration of the Shallow Shelf Sands of Japan Sea $4,000 $4,000


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