SS30 Oral: Geochemistry and the Benthos: Determinants of Ecological Processes
 
Friday, Feb. 5   Location: Sweeney #3
 
08:30 - 08:45am   POLLUTANT EFFECTS ON BIOTURBATION - AN ADDED WRINKLE IN INTERACTIONS BETWEEN GEOCHEMISTRY AND THE BENTHOS
 
08:45 - 09:00am   HYDROGEN DISTRIBUTIONS IN CHESAPEAKE BAY SEDIMENTS IN RELATION TO REDUCTIVE DECHLORINATION ACTIVITY AND BIOGEOCHEMICAL PARAMETERS
 
09:00 - 09:15am   DETERMINANTS OF ABYSSAL BENTHIC COMMUNITY ORGANISATION: THE DEEP ARABIAN SEA
 
09:15 - 09:30am   UNTANGLING THE ROLES OF OXYGEN AND ORGANIC MATTER IN STRUCTURING COMMUNITIES: INSIGHTS FROM BATHYAL MACROFAUNA
 
09:30 - 09:45am   SUBMARINE GROUNDWATER DISCHARGE, WORM PATCHES AND PORE WATER CHEMSITRY
 
09:45 - 10:00am   CONTRASTING CHARACTERISTICS AND CONSEQUENCES OF DIGESTION BY DEPOSIT FEEDERS AND SEDIMENTARY BACTERIA
 
10:30 - 10:45am   BENTHIC MICROALGAL MEDIATION OF SURFICIAL SEDIMENT GEOCHEMISTRY
 
10:45 - 11:00am   EFFECTS OF GEOCHEMISTRY ON BENTHIC RECRUITMENT AND COMMUNITIES: THE SIGNIFICANCE OF TRANSIENT PROCESSES
 
11:00 - 11:15am   FIELD MEASUREMENTS OF INITIAL BENTHIC INVERTEBRATE LARVAL SETTLEMENT: PHYSICAL CONTROLS AND GEOCHEMICAL IMPLICATIONS
 
11:15 - 11:30am   A MODEL OF PORE WATER GEOCHEMICAL SUCCESSION FOLLOWING SEDIMENT DISTURBANCE IN THE GREAT LAKES
 
11:30 - 11:45am   ARE MEGAFAUNAL DEPOSIT FEEDERS "KEYSTONE MODIFIERS" OF POC FLUX ON THE CONTINENTAL SLOPE?
 
11:45 - 12:00pm   LUGWORM BIOTURBATION AFFECTS CADMIUM WATER/SEDIMENT TRANSFER AND DISTRIBUTION
 
12:00 - 12:15pm   THE EFFECT OF HYDROLOGICAL FLOW ON THE FLUX OF NUTRIENTS AND GASES ACROSS THE SEDIMENT-WATER INTERFACE
 
12:15 - 12:30pm   RAPID FLUX AND TURNOVER OF REACTIVE POREWATER CONSTITUENTS ON AN INTERTIDAL SANDFLAT: THE INTERACTION OF PHYSICAL ADVECTION AND MACROBIOLOGICAL PROCESSES
 

 SS30 Posters: Geochemistry and the Benthos: Determinants of Ecological Processes
 
Thursday, Feb. 4   Location: Sweeney
 
#0366   ORGANIC CARBON INPUTS AND THE SPATIAL DISTRIBUTION OF SULFATE REDUCTION IN WEST AFRICAN CONTINENTAL SLOPE SEDIMENTS
 
#0506   RELEASE OF PHOSPHORUS FROM CARBONATE SEDIMENTS OF FLORIDA BAY, USA: THE POTENTIAL ROLE OF SEDIMENT SULFIDE.
 
#0918   DO SUBSURFACE DETRITIVORES REALLY EXIST?
 
#0735   BIOGEOCHEMICAL CONTROLS ON SEDIMENT-WATER PHOSPHORUS EXCHANGE IN LAKE CHAMPLAIN