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Recipient Name Project Funded Amount
1 Dr. Edward J. Klekowski
Professor of Biology
University of Massachusetts
Biology Department
Amherst, Massachusetts
The Underwater World of the Connecticut River: A Museum Exhibit $5,000 $2,000
5 Marine Conservation Society
Herefordshire, United Kingdom
Marine Conservation Society "Tackle Trawl" Underwater Clean Up Brochure 3,000 $4,500
10 Fruitvale Elementary School
Oakland, California
Exploration of Careers Underwater for Upper Elementary Students at Fruitvale School $10,000 $2,000
17 Erika Iyengar
Cornell University
Ithaca, New York
Evolution of Kleptoparasitism within the genus Trichotropis $7,685 $4,200
19 FerruccioMaltagliati,Ph.D.
Pisa, Italy
Genetic Variability and Gene Flow Among Populations of Octopus Vulgaris Cuv. (Cephalopoda: Octopodidae) from the Central Mediterranean Sea $6,300 $6,300
22 Eduardo Teixeira de Macedo
Brasilia, Brazil
Warning Plates About the Danger of Cave Diving at the "Hole of Hell" Ecological Park $350.00 $350.00
23 Mike N. Dawson, Graduate
Department of Organismic Biology, Ecology & Evolution
University of California
Los Angeles, California
Phylogeography and Conservation Genetics of a Federally Endangered Species, the California Tidewater Goby, Eucyclogobius newberryi $7,131 $7,131
24 Cabrillo Marine Aquarium San Pedro, California PADI Foundation/CMA Research Intern Program $3,000 $3,000
40 Andrea G. Grottoli, Ph.D. Department of Earth System Science
University of California - Irvine
Irvine, California
Coral Bleaching $8,857.60 $8,857.60
45 Matthew S. Edwards
Department of Biology
University of California
Santa Cruz, California
Disaster and Recovery in Giant Kelp Communities in the Northeast Pacific During the 1997-1998 El Niņo: A Matter of Scale $9,800 $9,800
47 Laura E. Martin
Department of Organismic Biology, Ecology & Evolution
University of California - Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California
Perturbation of a Biotically and Socio-Economically Valuable Ecosystem: Implications for Conservation and Management of Jellyfish Lake, Palau $4,400 $2,200
51 Mr. Will Figueira
Mr. Sean Lyman
Nicholas School of the Environment
Duke University
Beaufort, North Carolina
The Effects of Habitat on Demographic Rates and Population Dynamics of Reef Fish $4,621 $4,621
55 Joaquim Garrabou, Ph.D.
Department of Zoology
University of Maryland
College Park, Maryland
Long-Term Changes in the NW Atlantic and NW Mediterranean Subtidal Rocky Benthic Communities $4,915 $4,915
57 Brian D. Badgley
Bermuda Biological Station for Research
St. George's, Bermuda
Physiology of Dissolved Inorganic Nitrogen Uptake in Scleractinian Corals and Its Effect on Colony Productivity $8,100 $4,500
58 Victor M. Peddemors, Ph.D.
Whale Africa Promotions
Umhlanga Rocks
South Africa
Raggedtooth Sharks and Recreational Scuba Diving: Socio-Economic and Environmental Implications at the Aliwal Shoal, Umkomaas, KwaZulu-Natal $7,792 $7,792
65 Karen L. Overholtzer, Ph.D. Student
Department of Zoology
Oregon State University
Corvallis, Oregon
The Influence of Movement on the Population Dynamics of Coral Reef Fishes: Implications for Marine Reserve Design $7,601 $6,591
70 Charles Littnan, Research Student
Marine Mammal Research Group
Graduate School of the Environment
Macquarie University
Sydney, Australia
Foraging Ecology of Australian Fur Seals: The Effect of Proximity to Feeding Grounds on Foraging Behaviour $13,494 $10,000
78 Michael D. Donnellan, Graduate Student
Moss Landing Marine Laboratories
Moss Landing, California
Spatial and Temporal Dynamics of Kelp Forest Canopies in the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary $8,000 $3,000
82 Mr. Guido Pastorino
Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales "Bernardino Rivadavia"
Buenos Aires, Argentina
The Genus Buccinanops d'Orbigny, 1841 (Mollusca: Gastropoda) from the South American Coast: An Integrative Systematic and Biogeographic Study $6,000 $6,000
83 Ms. Erin Maillet
Millbury, Massachusetts
Environmental Mercury Contamination: Turtles as Biomonitors of the Health of Aquatic Ecosystems $4,700 $4,700
88 Mr. Armagan Sabetian
Department of Marine Science
University of Otago
Dunedin, New Zealand
Coastal Reef Grouper Population (Epinephelus spp.) and Fisheries Dynamics in the Solomon Islands $3,050 $3,050
89 Peter J. Edmunds, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Biology
California State University - Northridge
Northridge, California
The Role of Coral Recruitment as a Process Driving Patterns of Change in Caribbean Coral Reefs $4,900 $4,900
103 Dr. Nadav Shashar
Marine Biological Laboratory
Woods Hole, Massachusetts
Assessment of Impacts of Artificial Reefs on Nearby Natural Coral Reefs $8,431 $5,000
118 Dr. Lawrence M. Dill, FRSC
Professor and Director
Behavioural Ecology Research Group
Department of Biological Sciences
Simon Fraser University
Burnaby, British Columbia
Habitat Use by Large Marine Animals: An Ecosystem Approach $6,600 $6,600
125 Carmen E. Trisler, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Education Department
Wittenberg University
Springfield, Ohio
Tools for Teachers: Assisting Bahamians in Coral Reef Studies (ABC Reef Studies) $9,306 $5,000
127 Ms. Larisa Avens
Biology Department
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Homing Behavior and Orientation Mechanisms in Juvenile Loggerhead Sea Turtles, Caretta caretta, in Core Sound, North Carolina $3,680 $3,680
129 Wade D. Smith, Graduate Student
Ichthyology Laboratory
Moss Landing Marine Laboratories
Moss Landing, California
Life History Aspects of a Commercially Exploited Stingray, Dasyatis brevis, from the Magdalena Bay Complex, B.C.S., Mexico $3,000 $3,000
136 William P. Irwin, Graduate Student
Department of Biology
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Acoustically and Visually Tracking Horseshoe Crabs (Limulus polyphemus) during Migration for Mating $5,800 $5,000
137 David Gold, MOEd
Chemin des Cerfs
Increasing the Awareness of Decompression Illness (Decompression Sickness and Barotrauma) and Developing Notions of Environmental Projection Among the Indigenous Fisherman Divers of Thailand $8,150 $5,000
149 Yehuda Arieli, Ph.D.
Israel Naval Medical Institute
The Effect of Ultrasound on Gas Bubble Dynamics in the Prawn Palaemon elegans -- A Model for Decompression Illness In-Vivo $4,561.70 $4,000
163 Virginia Marine Science Museum
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Chesapeake Bay Marine Lab Programs for Underserved Students $10,500 $5,500
167 ReefKeeper International
Miami, Florida
Validating the Conservation Effectiveness of No-Take Coral Reef Sanctuary Preservation Areas in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary $5,238 $2,650
171 Dr. Mauricio Mello Petrucio
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
Belo Horizonte, BRASIL
Availability of Carbon and Bacterial and Phytoplancton Production in Aquatic Ecosystems of the Middle Rio Doce-MG $8,150 $8,150
181 Mr. Cris Weber University of Florida
Department of Coastal and Oceanographic
Gainesville, Florida
PADI Foundation Grant Follow Up Study $4,000 $4,000

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