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1998 PADI FOUNDATION GRANT RECIPIENTS

Req. No. Recipient Name Project Funded Amount
Requested
Grant Amount
N/A A.V. Yablokov, Ph.D.
Center for Russian Environmental Policy
Moscow, Russia
c/o Center for Democracy
Washington, D.C.
c/o Marine Mammal Commission
Bethesda, Maryland
Review and Evaluation of Post-World War II Soviet Whaling in the North Pacific

$10,000

$11,000
4 Jana Davis
Scripps Institution of Oceanography
San Diego, California
Recruitment Pattern and Process: A Mechanism of Habitat Partitioning in Five Sympatric Intertidal Fishes $1,620 $1,620
13 Karen Strohmeyer, Director
Cascade Pacific Resource Conservationand Development, Inc.
Corvallis, Oregon
Bugs and Biology: Citizen Monitoring of the McKenzie Watershed Using Macroinvertebrates as Biological Indicators $2,920 $2,920
14 Andrew B. Perleberg, Aquatic Biologist
U.S. Peace Corps
Pedernales, Manabí
Ecuador, SouthAmerica
Aquatic Ecosystems Environmental Youth Camp $1,607 $1,607
22 Dr. Michael S. Atkins
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Woods Hole, Massachusetts
The Ecology of Flagellated Protozoa in a Unique Underwater Environment: The Deep-Sea Hydrothermal Vent $9,818.78 $5,000
29 Mr. Argyle W. Tucker
Phantom Springs Cave Project
Grand Prairie, Texas
Phantom Springs Cave Project: 1998-99 $6,448 $3,500
31 Dr. Miriam Polne-Fuller
Assistant Research Biologist
Marine Science Institute
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, California
Pathogenic Attacks on the Amber Forest -- The Role of the Marine Amoeba Trichosphaerium in Kelp Tissue Slough-Off, Bridging Research and K-12 Education $14,798 $3,800
33 Richard B. Hackenberg, Chairman
Mike Schaadt, Exhibits Director
Friends of Cabrillo Marine Aquarium
San Pedro, California
PADI/CMA Research Intern Program $2,500 $3,000
49 Timothy B. Curry, Medical Student
The Research Foundation of
State University of New York
Amherst, New York
A Study of the Effect of Negative Pressure Breathing on Cardiovascular Parameters and Nitrogen Elimination in Humans $5,602 $2,512
56 Michael R. Heithaus
Behavioral Ecology Research Group
Simon Fraser University
Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
Predatory Behavior and Ecology of Tiger Sharks in a Seagrass Ecosystem $7,980 $7,980
59 Isabela Claret Tôrres
Departamento de Biologia Geral
ICB/Universidade Federal de
Minas Gerais
Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Determination of the Influence of the Tributaries in the Water Quality of Pampulha's Reservoir $5,000 $5,000
62 Gisela Heckel, Ph.D. Student
Universidad Autónoma de Baja
California
Ensenada, Baja California, México
The Influence of Whale Watching on the Behavior of Gray Whales (Eschrichtius robustus) in Todos Santos Bay, Baja, California, and Surrounding Waters: Management Plan Proposal $5,441.50 $3,562
66 Ruth A. Kelty
Maryland Sea Grant College
University of Maryland
College Park, Maryland
Phosphorus Uptake and Allocation in Corals and Sea Anemonies $4,500 $4,500
70 Larisa Avens
Biology Department
University of North Carolina at
Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
The Orientation and Navigation of Juvenile Loggerhead Sea Turtles, Caretta caretta, in the Sounds of North Carolina $2,740 $2,740
71 Msc Carlos A. Sánchez Ortiz
Research Professor
Universidad Autónoma de Baja
California Sur
Departamento de Biología Marina
LaPaz, México
Identification of Critical Habitats for Fish Populations in the Southern Sea of Cortez $4,500 $4,500
80 Lisa Kellogg, Graduate Student
University of South Alabama
Dauphin Island Sea Lab
Dauphin Island, Alabama
The Effects of Topographic Complexity on Coral Recruitment $3,744 $3,744
81 Larry C. Boles
Department of Biology
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Navigational Abilities of the Caribbean Spiny Lobster, Panulirus argus $3,750 $3,750
83 Stephen L. Estabrooks, Ph.D.
Resident Scientist
Nantucket High School
Nantucket, Massachusetts
The Role of Telomeres in the Bay Scallop, Argopecten irradians (L.) $4,600 $2,500
84 Semuel Frederik Tuhumury
Maluku, Indonesia
Structural Biodiversity of Meiobenthic Communities in the Ambon Coastal Zone $5,024 $5,024
89 Brian D. Riewald
Gainesville, Florida
Movements and Habitat Use of Pelagic Loggerhead Sea Turtles $5,000 $5,000
90 J. Christopher Taylor
Graduate Research Assistant
North Carolina State University
Department of Zoology
Raleigh, North Carolina
Ontogenetic Habitat Shifts and the Role of Non-Vegetated Intertidal Flats in Estuarine Fish: A Framework for Preservation and Restoration $3,840 $3,840
107 Dr. John D. Rockaway,
Chairman
Department of Geological and Petroleum Engineering
School of Mines and Metallurgy
University of Missouri-Rolla
Rolla, Missouri
Determining the Effect of Contaminated Groundwater on the Near-Shore Reef, Akumal, Mexico $7,675 $5,000
109 Pamela M. Willis
Department of Biological Sciences
Simon Fraser University
Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
Hybridization and Mating Behavior of Dall's Porpoise (Phocoenoides dalli) and Harbor Porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) in the Pacific Northwest $4,828 $4,828
114 Dr. Heidi Dewar
Hopkins Marine Station
Pacific Grove, California
New Tools for Studying Bluefin Tuna Biology $8,100 $4,050
120 Stephanie Presti
Grafton, Massachusetts
Mercury Concentration in the Scutes of Black Sea Turtles, Chelonia mydas agassizii, in the Gulf of California $3,600 $3,600
124 M. Shivji, Ph.D., Assistant Professsor
Molecular Marine Biology
Oceanographic Center
Nova Southeastern University
Institute of Marine and Coastal Studies
Dania, Florida
Development of Species-Specific, Genetic Identification Markers to Improve Shark Conservation Efforts $5,858 $5,858
125 Ms. Roshan E. Roy
c/o Judith C. Lang
Curator of Marine Zoology
Texas Memorial Museum
The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, Texas
Algal/Sediment Mat Mediated Coral Tissue Retreat: Initial Threat Assessment $3,850 $3,850
135 Todd H. Oakley, Ph.D. Student
Zoology Department
Duke University
Durham, North Carolina
Evolution of Compound Eyes and Iridescence in Ostracod Crustaceans from Light-Variable Marine Environments $9,350 $5,000
139 Sara Haumahu
Faculty of Fisheries
Pattimura University
Ambon, Indonesia
Studies on the Species Diversity of the Mollusc Resources in the Intertidal Zone of Kei Besar Island, Maluku $6,732 $6,732
141 William W. Kirby-Smith, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of the Practice of Marine Ecology
Nicholas School of the Environment Duke University
Beaufort, North Carolina
Metabolism of Amino Acids and Heterotrophic Nitrogen in Symbiotic Anthozoans $4,907 $4,907
 

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