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Biodiversity and Conservation (MA1005)

Biodiversity and Conservation

4 June, MA1005
  8:20-8:50 Registration Video: Dongsha Atoll National Park  
  8:50-9:10 Opening Chair of next event: Anne L. Cohen & Ben Jou 周仲島
9:10-9:40 keynote:
George T. F. Huang
Oceanographic Forcing on the Dongsha Atoll Coral Reef Ecosystem: Looking Back and Moving Forward
9:40-10:10 keynote:
Michael Bell
Tropical cyclogenesis in the South China Sea: Theory, Modeling and field experiements
10:10-10:30 Break Chair of next event: Lilian Liu 劉莉蓮
1 10:30-10:50 Suchana Apple Chavanich Marine biodiversity and conservation under the UNESCO-IOC/WESTPAC program: Research collaboration and capacity building among Western Pacific countries
2 10:50-11:10 Patrick Cabaitan Coral reef restoration efforts in the Philippines: opportunities for regional collaboration and conservation
  11:10-11:20 Break Chair of next event: Houng-Yung Chen 陳宏遠
3 11:20-11:40 Ying Giat Seah Malaysian marine fish diversity status – progress and challenges
4 11:40-12:00 Jani Thuaibah Isa Tanzil Coral reef research in Singapore: Food, fats and skeletons
5 12:00-12:20 Jen Nie Lee Climate change and environmental impacts on corals in Peninsular Malaysia
  12:20-13:40 Lunch+Poster Chair of next event:Te-Yu Liao 廖德裕
6 13:40-14:00 Moritz Müller The Rajang river system in Borneo, an overview of ongoing multidisciplinary studies
7 14:00-14:20 Put Ang High Tolerance of Hong Kong Corals to Environmental Changes: Implications for the Persistence of Corals in Marginal Environment under Global Climate Change
8 14:20-14:40 Chaolun Allen Chen
Reproductive plasticity of reef-building corals under the impact of rising sea surface temperature
14:40-15:00 Break Chair of next event: Hsiu-Chin Lin 林秀瑾
9 15:00-15:20 Colin Kuo-Chang Wen
The top-down control of herbivorous fishes on coral-algae competition and fish recruitment in dongsha atoll
10 15:20-15:40 Shao-Lun Liu
Who are the bad neighbors for the Dongsha corals? An update on seaweed ecological surveys in the Dongsha Inner Lagoon areas
11 15:40-16:00 Carolin Nieder Testing the palatability of the calcifying seaweed Galaxaura divaricata for the sea urchin (Tripneustes gratilla) and the green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas)
12 16:00-16:20 Shang-Yin Vanson Liu

Population connectivity of deep-sea coral: a preliminary results

  16:20-16:40 Break Chair of next event: Sen Jan 詹森 & Kwang-Tsao Shao 邵廣昭
  16:40-17:10 keynote:
Steven Ramp
Characteristics, Arrival Patterns, and Generation of Nonlinear Internal Waves Impinging on Dongsha Reef, Northeastern South China Sea
  17:10-17:40 keynote:
John McManus
Heading off Fishery and Environmental Declines in the South China Sea through Coordinated Management, Claim Freezes, and Peace Parks

5 June, MA1005

  Chair of next event: Meng-Hsian Chen 陳孟仙
  9:00-9:30 keynote:
Gray Williams
Monitoring climate change along the NW Pacific coast: challenges and opportunities
      Subsession Weather, MJO & Monsoon in SCS, Chair:Wei-Ting Chen 陳維婷, Chung-Hsiung Sui 隋中興
  9:30-10:00 keynote:
C. P. Chang
Boreal Winter Rainfall Systems Around Southern South China Sea
  10:00-10:20 Break Chair of next event: Meng-Hsien Chen 陳孟仙
13 10:20-10:40 Chung-Cheng Lu
Cephalopod diversity of the South China Sea with reference to the waters around Dongsha Islands
14 10:40-11:00 Chang-Feng Dai
Deep-sea Scleractinian Corals in the South China Sea
15 11:00-11:20

Jillian Ooi Lean Sim

Seagrass Species Response to Combined Gradients of Water Depth, Sediment, and Species Interactions in Tropical Mixed Meadows

  11:20-11:30 Break Chair of next event: Ching-Nen Nathan Chen 陳慶能
16 11:30-11:50 Bayden Russell Losing ecosystem resistance to change: when grazers fail to compensate for primary productivity
17 11:50-12:10 Wen Jye Mok The concentration of As, Cu, Se and Zn of Epinephelus areolatus, E. heniochus and E. sexfasciatus caught in the South China Sea at East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia
  12:10-12:55 Lunch+Poster Chair of next event: Wen-Tseng Lo 羅文增
18 12:55-13:10 Hin-Kiu Mok
Whisper of the seagrass
19 13:10-13:30 Jaruwan Mayakun Ecological trade-off of Halimeda macroloba growth under different microhabitats in a seagrass bed
20 13:30-13:50 Ching-Nen Nathan Chen
Production of long chain omega-3 fatty acids and carotenoids in tropical areas by a new heat-tolerant microalga Tetraselmis sp. DS3
21 13:50-14:10 Genefor Walker-Smith Amphipods in the South China Sea: what we know to date
  14:10-14:20 Break Chair of next event: Yalan Chou 周雅嵐
22 14:20-14:40 Mitchell Michela What little we know: actiniarian (true sea anemones) biodiversity of the South China Sea
23 14:40-15:00 ChenLu Lee
Reef fish connection between seagrass beds and coral reefs
24 15:00-15:20 Yu-Yun Chen
A nursery ground of sharptooth lemon shark, Negaprion acutidens, at the water of Dongsha Island in Dongsha Atoll National Park, Taiwan
25 15:20-15:35 Yi-Da Chris Hsieh
The aggregation behavior of rays around Dongsha Island-An investigation by drones
  15:35-15:40 Break  
  15:40-16:10 Conclusion Session