[Coral-List] flow rates (Butch Ringelspaugh)

Booth, Charles E. (Biology) BOOTH at easternct.edu
Thu Aug 30 13:01:55 EDT 2012

Butch wrote: "Is there anyone out there that has measured water flow rates
on reefs with
Acropora palmata and/or Acropora cervicornis? Or are there any papers out
there that may contain this information?"

Not aware of anything on Acropora, but Ken Sebens (Director, Friday Harbor
Marine Laboratory) has measured water flow rates around a variety of
corals. His list of publications can be found here:

Chuck Booth

Dr. Charles E. Booth
Professor of Biology
Department of Biology
Eastern Connecticut State University
Willimantic, CT  06226

Ph: 860-465-5260
FAX: 860-465-5213
Email: booth at easternct.edu


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>Date: Wed, 29 Aug 2012 13:55:47 -0400
>From: Butch Ringelspaugh <bringelspaugh at pieraquarium.org>
>Subject: [Coral-List] flow rates
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>Hi Everyone,
>Is there anyone out there that has measured water flow rates on reefs with
>Acropora palmata and/or Acropora cervicornis? Or are there any papers out
>there that may contain this information?
>Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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>Date: Wed, 29 Aug 2012 12:45:11 -0700 (PDT)
>From: RainbowWarriorsInternational <southern_caribbean at yahoo.com>
>Subject: Re: [Coral-List] Remote sensing, conservation,	and
>	sustainable resource apps?
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>Can the scope and technical platforms and delivery systems for the remote
>sensing technologies usage be made more specific?
>There are already hundreds of research initiatives underway to combine in
>essence data collection from remote sensing devices, handheld measuring
>devices, such as smart phones, tablets, notebooks and netbooks all
>equipped with either plugged in peripherals or wirelessly linked devices
>for data capture, most of these combining geospatial data and locational
>In addition the scope of usages and end-users needs to be more specific.
>In essence this initiative to bring remote sensing technologies into the
>field of ICT for development, which includes biodiversity monitoring
>conservation and sustainable development is just one of hundreds of
>I would also suggest looking at the UN Big Data initiative at
>http://unglobalpulse.org/technology and of course also check the W3C
>website (www.w3c.org and Eclipse Foundation website www.eclipse.org for
>useful insights into existing projects that may be relevant.
>And last but not least
>In this field it is best not to reinvent the wheel but join forces with
>other projects planned or in progress.
>Milton Ponson, President
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>To unite humanity in a global society dedicated to a sustainable way of
> From: Frank Muller-Karger <carib at marine.usf.edu>
>To: coral-list at coral..aoml.noaa.gov
>Sent: Wednesday, August 29, 2012 8:43 AM
>Subject: [Coral-List] Remote sensing, conservation, and sustainable
>resource apps?
>?  Dear colleagues:
>?  Can we use our science and remote sensing technologies in conservation
>?  sustainable use of resources? NASA is interested in addressing issues
>?  biodiversity, sustainability and conservation biology using remote
>?  technologies. A group of researchers has been asked to work with their
>?  different science communities to help define the top 10 questions for
>?  solutions would require remote sensing methods.
>?  If? you? could,? please? send? ideas on questions directly relevant to
>?  conservation? (and? specifically? not? on? questions? of technological
>?  advancements) before September 15. If it is easier to provide input by
>?  phone, let me know and let's coordinate a phone call.
>?  Our specific guidance is that questions should be:
>?  ?? ? ? ?  dependent on remote sensing technologies to answer
>?  ?? ? ? ?  answerable through a realistic research design
>?  ?? ? ? ?  allow a factual answer that does not depend on value
>?  ?? ? ? ?  address important gaps in conservation knowledge
>?  ?? ? ? ?  not formulated as a general topic area
>?  ?? ? ? ?  not answerable with ?it all depends?
>?  ?? ? ? ?  unlikely to be answerable with yes or no
>?  Some guidance on what this group would be looking for can be found in:
>?  Sutherland, W. J., Adams, W. M., Aronson, R. B., Aveling, R.,
>Blackburn, T.
>?  M.,? Broad,? S., Ceballos, G., et al. (2009). One Hundred Questions of
>?  Importance? to? the? Conservation? of? Global? ? Biological Diversity.
>?  Conservation Biology, 23(3), 557-567
>?  Thank you very much for your feedback.
>?  Best regards,
>?  Frank
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