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Coastal Systems

The role of corallum morphology in mediating the response of the coral Porites rus to ocean acidification

Poster Number:  175 Presenter/Primary Author:  Beth Lenz Evaluating the response of corals to ocean acidification (OA) is crucial to understanding how coral reefs will change at low pH, yet the factors affecting coral susceptibility to OA remain unknown.

Toward modeling the role of ecomorphodynamics in barrier island response to climate change

Poster Number:  149 Presenter/Primary Author:  Orencio Duran Vinent In barrier islands, coastal dune morphology is the most important factor determining the vulnerability to storm impacts,

Foliar DMSO:DMSP ratio and metal content as potential indicators of stress in Spartina alterniflora

Poster Number:  141 Presenter/Primary Author:  Caroline McFarlin Physiological responses can occur long before there are visible signs of stress.

Determining historic extent of seagrass (Zostera marina) cover in Virginia's coastal bays

Poster Number:  140 Presenter/Primary Author:  Noah Egge Seagrasses can be found all over the world and are often the main structural habitat for shallow marine communities.

Background Photo by: Nicole Hansen - Jornada (JRN) LTER