Coral Reefs, Global Change, ICRS8
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Tue Jun 18 19:32:42 EDT 1996
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Coral Reefs, Global Change, and ICRS8
On Thursday June 27 at the 8th International Coral Reef Symposium in Panama
there will be a workshop session addressing the topic:
Coral Reef Responses to Global Change: The Role of Adaptation.
This is intended to provide an opportunity for the larger scientific
community to participate in and contribute to the activities of SCOR Working
Group 104, which is addressing this topic.
The workshop will consist of topical discussion sessions, initiated by BRIEF
individual or panel presentations to set the stage for general input and
discussion. Details may be modified as the Symposium progresses, but the
topical areas will include:
1. The fuzzy borderline between adaptation and acclimation: reproduction,
genetics, life histories and evolution -- and the ever-popular species
2. Community structure and function over time and space -- who matters, how
obligate are their associations, how do they find each other, and what do
they do when single?
3. Organism physiology and endosymbiosis as controls on acclimation -- the
problem of locally determined tolerance levels and other untidy details.
4. Stress, synergism, and environmental preference -- nutrients, light,
temperature, carbonate saturation state, and other subtly critical
The exact schedules of discussion will be determined and posted or circulated
at the meeting, in order to minimize conflicts with other workshops and to
take advantage of the available expertise.
All are welcome and reservations are not required, but anyone with extensive
interests in or potential contributions to any of the topics is invited to
contact me prior to the event:
Robert W. Buddemeier
email: Bob_Buddemeier at msmail.kgs.ukans.edu (through June 22)
or at the Plaza Paitilla Inn in Panama durig the Symposium
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