SS27 Oral: Aquatic Ecosystems in Extreme Environments
 
Tuesday, Feb. 2   Location: Sweeney #2
 
08:30 - 08:45am   MICROBIAL CONSORTIA: STRATEGIES FOR GROWTH AND SURVIVAL IN EXTREME ENVIRONMENTS
 
08:45 - 09:00am   THE STRESSES AND STRAINS ON LIFE IN THE DEEP SEA: THE INFLUENCE OF PRESSURE, TEMPERATURE, NUTRITION AND RADIATION ON DEEP-SEA BACTERIA
 
09:00 - 09:15am   THE ROLE OF MINERALS IN HYDROTHERMAL SYSTEMS IN GOVERNING BIOMOLECULE STABILITY
 
09:15 - 09:30am   VOLCANOES, OCEANS AND LIFE IN OUR SOLAR SYSTEM
 
09:30 - 09:45am   SPATIAL AND INTER-ANNUAL VARIATION OF SULFIDE FLUXES IN CHEMOSYNTHETIC COMMUNITIES IN THE GULF OF MEXICO
 
09:45 - 10:00am   DISTINCT SEAFLOOR ENVIRONMENTS CAUSED BY RAPID GAS FLUX ON THE GULF OF MEXICO SLOPE
 
10:30 - 10:45am   MATS OF VACUOLATE FILAMENTOUS SULFUR BACTERIA: ADAPTATION TO ANOXIA AT VENTS AND SEEPS?
 
10:45 - 11:00am   MEIOFAUNA OF THE SANTA BARBARA BASIN BEGGIATOA MAT: A SYMBIOSIS-DOMINATED COMMUNITY
 
11:00 - 11:15am   THE APPLICATION OF MOLECULAR-BASED METHODS, PARTICULARLY DENATURING GRADIENT GEL ELECTROPHORESIS, IN ASSESSING THE DIVERSITY OF FLAGELLATES AT DEEP-SEA HYDROTHERMAL VENTS
 
11:15 - 11:30am   ARREST OF GENE EXPRESSION DURING ANOXIA: LESSONS FROM INVERTEBRATE DORMANCY.
 
11:30 - 11:45am   METABOLITE FLUX OF THE HYDROTHERMAL VENT TUBEWORM RIFTIA PACHYPTILA: A MODEL OF EXTREME ADAPTATIONS
 
11:45 - 12:00pm   HESIOCAECA METHANICOLA, A CLATHRATE DWELLING POLYCHAETE
 
12:00 - 12:15pm   FUNCTIONALLY SIGNIFICANT TOP-DOWN GRAZING AND PREDATION PRESSURE WITHIN MICROBIALLY DOMINATED ANTARCTIC FRESHWATER LAKE COMMUNITIES
 
02:00 - 02:15pm   CRYPTOBIOTIC PRESERVATION OF CYANOBACTERIAL MAT IN GLACIAL MELTWATER STREAMS IN THE MCMURDO DRY VALLEYS
 
02:15 - 02:30pm   MICROBIAL LIFE IN PERENNIAL ANTARCTIC LAKE ICE
 
02:30 - 02:45pm   BACTERIAL DISSOLVED ORGANIC CARBON DEMAND IN McMURDO DRY VALLEY LAKES, ANTARCTICA
 
02:45 - 03:00pm   MICROBIAL PROCESSES IN CLOUDS
 
03:30 - 03:45pm   UVB RADIATION STIMULATES ACCUMULATION OF MYCOSPORINE-LIKE AMINO ACIDS (MAAS) IN THE CORAL STYLOPHORA PISTILLATA, BUT NOT WHEN THE SHIKIMATE PATHWAY IS INHIBITED
 
03:45 - 04:00pm   PHYSIOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF A NOVEL EUKARYOTIC PHOTOTROPH ISOLATED FROM THE HALOALKALINE MONO LAKE, CALIFORNIA
 
04:00 - 04:15pm   ECOLOGICAL CONSEQUENCES OF THE ONSET OF MEROMIXIS DURING RESTORATION OF MONO LAKE, CALIFORNIA, USA
 
04:15 - 04:30pm   LIMNOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF AN EXTREMELY DEEP AND CLEAR CALDERA LAKE
 
04:30 - 04:45pm   ALGAE COMPOSITION OF SEA-ICE AND WATER SAMPLES IN THE HIGH ARCTIC AS DETERMINED FROM PHOTOSYNTHETIC PIGMENTS
 

 SS27 Posters: Aquatic Ecosystems in Extreme Environments
 
Tuesday, Feb. 2   Location: Sweeney
 
#1649   THE EFFECT OF PHYSICAL, CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL FACTORS ON THE PHYTOPLANKTON COMMUNITIES OF PRAIRIE SALINE LAKES
 
#0319   HYPERSALINE, ANOXIC BRINE POOLS ON THE TEXAS-LOUISIANA GULF SLOPE: A UNIQUE AND EXTREME ENVIRONMENT FOR LIFE?
 
#0869   LIGHT-FOCUSING IN ASSOCIATION WITH SMALL-SCALE STRUCTURES IN FRESHWATER AND SALINE ICE COVERS
 
#0524   TRANSMISSION OF ULTRAVIOLET IRRADIANCE THROUGH FIRST-YEAR SEA ICE IN THE NORTH WATER POLYNYA (76-79 deg. N) IN LATE SPRING.
 
#1206   PRIMARY AND BACTERIAL PRODUCTION IN SEA ICE IN THE GULF OF BOTHNIA
 
#1458   MEIOFAUNA FROM LOW OXYGEN MARINE ENVIRONMENTS
 
#0724   PHYLOGENETIC ANALYSIS OF BACTERIAL SYMBIONTS OF ALVINELLA POMPEJANA, A EURYTHERMAL POLYCHAETE INHABITING EXTREME HYDROTHERMAL VENT ENVIRONMENTS