Curriculum Vitae
 

DANIEL F. GLEASON

Professor
Department of Biology
Georgia Southern University
Statesboro, GA 30460-8042
Telephone: 912-478-5957
FAX: 912-478-0845

E-mail: dgleason@georgiasouthern.edu

 

 

Education

Professional Experience

Teaching Experience

Honors and Awards

Professional Societies

Grants

Publications

 Presentations



Education

PhD University of Houston, Houston, Texas (Biology - 1992). Title of Thesis: The control and adaptive significance of morphological variation in the reef coral Porites astreoides.

M.S. University of Houston, Houston, Texas (Biology - 1984). Title of Thesis: Resource utilization in postlarval brown shrimp: the potential importance of herbivory.

B.S. Furman University, Greenville, South Carolina (Biology - 1980)

 

Professional Experience

2007-pres. Professor, Dept. of Biology, Georgia Southern Univ., Statesboro, GA.

2005-2008 Associate Chair, Dept. of Biology, Georgia Southern Univ., Statesboro, GA.

2001-2007 Associate Professor, Dept. of Biology, Georgia Southern Univ., Statesboro, GA.

2001 Visiting Professor, School of Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA.

1996-2001 Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA.

1994-1996 Research Assistant Professor, Univ. of Houston, Dept. of Biology, Houston, Texas.

1992-1994 Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Houston, Dept. of Biology, Houston, Texas.

1991-1992 Research Assistant, University of Houston, Dept. of Biology, Houston, Texas.

1990-1991 Teaching Assistant, University of Houston, Dept. of Biology, Houston, Texas.

1989-1990 Research Associate, National Undersea Research Program, St. Croix, U.S.V.I.

1988-1989 Lecturer, West Indies Laboratory, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands.

1984-1989 Research Assistant, Univ. of Houston, Marine Science Program, Galveston, TX.

1982-1983 Fisheries Technician, NOAA-NMFS, Galveston, Texas.

 

Teaching Experience

1996-2006 Georgia Southern University, Department of Biology
Lecturer/Lab Classes: Biology of the Organisms, General Biology, Environmental Biology, General Zoology, Marine Ecology, Principles of Biology II, Evolution and Ecology, Physiological Ecology, Tropical Marine Biology
Seminar Classes: Undergraduate Seminar, Graduate Seminar in Marine Biology, Graduate Seminar on Biology of Sessile Organisms, Graduate Seminar on Recruitment Processes in Marine Organisms.
Current Graduate Students: Lauren Divine, Kenan Matterson
Previous Graduate Students: Leslie Sarmiento (graduated: May 2008), Christopher Freeman (graduated: May 2007), Lauren Wagner (graduated: May 2006), Robert Ruzicka (graduated: December 2005), Sarah Tso (graduated: August 2003), Carrie A. MacKichan (graduated: May 2003), Stephanie A. Schopmeyer (Graduated: May 2002), Kenyon B. Mobley (Graduated: July 2001), Anne Holte (Graduated: May 1998),

Spring 2001 Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Biology
Lecturer: General Biology

1996 University of Houston
Lecturer: Ecology

1994 Jason Foundation for Education, Waltham, MA
Scientific Consultant and Participant: Belize Expedition

1990-1991 University of Houston, Department of Biology
Teaching Assistant: General Biology, Ecology, Invertebrate Zoology

1988-1989 West Indies Laboratory, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands
Lecturer: Natural History of Coral Reefs, Coral Reef Ecology

1981-1982 University of Houston, Department of Biology
Teaching Assistant: General Biology, Developmental Biology

 

Honors and Awards

2010 Excellence in Research Award, Allen E. Paulson College of Science and Technology, Georgia Southern University

2006 Award for Excellence in Contributions to Research/Creative Scholarly Activity, Georgia Southern University

2005 Inducted into Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, Georgia Southern University Chapter.

2003 Faculty Interaction Award, Campus Recreation and Intramurals, Georgia Southern University

1991 Excellence in Research Award (Graduate student award for dissertation research)), Department of Biology, University of Houston.

1986,88,89 Sea Space Scholarship, Houston Underwater Club.

1985 Sea Grant Association Student Research Award (Graduate student award for masters research).

1984,85,86 Marine Science Fellowship, University of Houston.

 

Professional Societies

American Association for the Advancement of Science, International Society for Reef Studies

 

Grants

2009-10 The role of waterborne chemicals in the settlement of Caribbean coral larvae. Georgia Southern University Faculty Research Grant (Principal Investigator), $6,258.

2008-10 Dynamics of benthic marine invertebrate communities on temperate offshore reefs of Georgia. Georgia Sea Grant College Program, (Principal Investigator), $97,813.

2009 Transport of waterborne substances from Georgia rivers to offshore reefs of the South Atlantic Bight. Environmental Protection Agency, (Co-PI with R. Cohen), $45,000.

2004-06 Predation pressure and antipredator defenses in temperate reef sponges. NOAA's National Undersea Research Program at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington (Principal Investigator, collaborative with R. Ruzicka), $44,000.

2002-06 An interactive web-based guide to the benthic invertebrates and cryptic fishes of Gray's Reef. National Marine Sanctuary Program (Co-PI with A. Harvey and S. Vives), $127,495.

2003-04 Dispersal and recruitment of benthic marine invertebrates at Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary. National Marine Sanctuary Program (Principal Investigator), $25,000.

2003-04 Population biology and salinity tolerance of the introduced Asiatic clam, Corbicula fluminea, in the coastal plain of Georgia. Georgia Southern University Faculty Research Grant (Principal Investigator), $6,000.

1999-01 Variation in two UV photoprotectants in Caribbean reef-building corals: MAAs and carotenoids. National Undersea Research Program at the Univ. of North Carolina at Wilmington (Principal Investigator), $40,654.

2000-01 Variation in two UV photoprotectants in Caribbean reef-building corals: MAAs and carotenoids. Gerogia Southern University Faculty Research Grant (Principal Investigator) $1,830.

1997-99 The effect of small scale temporal and spatial variation in the environmental factors causing coral bleaching. National Undersea Research Program (Co-PI with P. Edmunds, R. Gates and J. Leichter), $53,000.

1997 Algal types and UV absorbing compounds: Implications for coral bleaching. Georgia Southern University Faculty Research Grant (Principal Investigator), $2,000.

1997 UV-B photoprotectants in crustacean larvae. Georgia Southern University Faculty Research Sabbatical (Principal Investigator), $2,500.

1995-97 Selfing, fertilization success, and reproductive resource allocation in hermaphroditic reef-building corals. National Undersea Research Program (Co-PI with D. Brazeau), $29,657.

1995 Selfing rates and fertilization success in hermaphroditic reef-building corals. PADI Foundation (Principal Investigator), $5,000.

1995 The bleaching response of the reef-building coral Montastraea annularis (Ellis and Solander) containing different zooxanthellae genotypes. National Undersea Research Program (Co-PI with G.M. Wellington and T. Wilcox), $9,000.

1994 Effects of UV radiation on early life-history stages of broadcast spawning corals. National Undersea Research Program (Co-PI with G.M. Wellington), $18,000.

1993-96 Effects of ultraviolet radiation on the biology of Caribbean reef corals. National Science Foundation (Post-Doctoral with G.M. Wellington), $286,600.

1992-93 Ultraviolet light penetration and its effects on the larvae and juveniles of reef-building corals. National Undersea Research Program (Project Director), $46,700.

1991-93 Ultraviolet light and temperature effects on reef-building corals. National Science Foundation (Post-Doctoral with G.M. Wellington), $190,300.

1989 Ultraviolet light flux and its effects on reef-building corals. National Undersea Research Program-Aquarius Habitat (Project Director), $24,800.

1988 The control and adaptive significance of morphological plasticity in the reef coral Porites astreoides. Coastal Center, Univ. of Houston (Principal Investigator), $8,900.

1983-85 Carbon assimilation rates and food preferences of postlarval shrimp (Penaeus aztecus) in Texas salt marshes. Texas Sea Grant College Program (Project Director), $66,800.

 

Publications

2011  Gleason, D.F. and D.K. Hofmann. Coral larvae: From gametes to recruits. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology (In press).

2011  Freeman, C.J. and D.F. Gleason. Does concentrating chemical defenses within specific regions of marine sponges result in enhanced protection from predators? Hydrobiologia (In press)

2010  Gleason, D.F. New stresses, new strategies: managing marine protected areas in an age of global environmental change. Current: The Journal of Marine Education 26: 35-40. (Downloadable PDF)

2010  Freeman, C.J. and D.F. Gleason. Chemical defenses, nutritional quality, and structural components in three sponge species: Ircinia felix, I. campana, and Aplysina fulva. Marine Biology 157:1083-1093.

2009  Gleason, D.F., B.R. Danilowicz, and C.J. Nolan. Reef waters stimulate substratum exploration in planulae from brooding Caribbean corals. Coral Reefs 28:549-554. (Downloadable PDF)

2009  Ruzicka, R. and D.F. Gleason. Sponge community structure and anti-predator defenses on temperate reefs of the South Atlantic Bight. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 380:36-46. (Downloadable PDF)

2009  Keller, B.D., D.F. Gleason, E. McLeod, C.M. Woodley, S. Airame´, B.D. Causey, A.M. Friedlander, R. Grober-Dunsmore, J.E. Johnson, S.L. Miller, R.S. Steneck. Climate Change, Coral Reef Ecosystems, and Management
Options for Marine Protected Areas. Environmental Management 44:1069-1088 (Open access at www.springerlink.com).

2009  Sanamyan, K. and D.F. Gleason. Ascidians of the genus Aplidium collected on shallow hard-bottom reefs of coastal Georgia (Atlantic coast of N. America, U.S.A). Zootaxa 2066:50-58.

2009  Sanamyan, K., D.F. Gleason, and N. Sanamyan. A new species of Polyzoa (Ascidiacea: Styelidae) from the Atlantic coast of N. America, U.S.A. Zootaxa 2088:65-68.

2008  Grober-Dunsmore, R., L. Wooninck, J. Field,  C. Ainsworth, J.P. Beets, S. Berkeley, J.A. Bohnsack, R. Boulon, R.D. Brodeur, J. Brodziak, L. Crowder, D.F. Gleason, M.A. Hixon, L. Kaufman, W.L. Lindberg, M.L. Miller, L. Morgan, and C. Wahle. Vertical Zoning in Marine Protected Areas: Ecological Considerations for Balancing Pelagic Fishing with Conservation of Benthic Communities. Fisheries Magazine 33:598-610. (Downloadable PDF).

2008  Ruzicka, R. and D.F. Gleason. Latitudinal variation in spongivorous fishes and the effectiveness of sponge chemical defenses. Oecologia 154:785-794. (Downloadable PDF).

2008  Nuñez, Cecilia V., E.V.R. de Almeida, A.C. Granato, S.O. Marques, K.O. Santos, F.R. Pereira, M.L. Macedo, A.G. Ferreira, E. Hajdu, U.S. Pinheiro, G. Muricy, S. Peixinho, C.J. Freeman, D.F. Gleason, and R.G.S. Berlinck. Chemical variability within the marine sponge Aplysina fulva. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 36:283-296. (Downloadable PDF).

2007  Freeman, C.J., D.F. Gleason, R. Ruzicka, R. van Soest, A.W. Harvey, and G. McFall. A biogeographic comparison of sponge fauna from Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary and other hard-bottom reefs of coastal Georgia, U.S.A. In: Porifera Research: Biodiversity, Innovation, and Sustainability, Custodio, M.R., G. Lobo-Hajdu, E. Hajdu, and G. Muricy (eds.), Rio de Janeiro, Museu Nacional, pp. 319-325. (Downloadable PDF).

2006  Gleason, D.F., P.J. Edmunds, and R.D. Gates. Ultraviolet radiation effects on the behavior and recruitment of larvae from the reef coral Porites astreoides. Marine Biology 148:503-512. (Downloadable PDF).

2005  Edge, S.E., M.B. Morgan, D.F. Gleason, and T.W. Snell. Development of a coral cDNA array to examine gene expression profiles in Montastraea faveolata exposed to environmental stress. Marine Pollution Bulletin (Downloadable PDF)

2005  Brazeau, D.A., P.W. Sammarco, and D.F. Gleason. A multi-locus genetic assignment technique to assess sources of Agaricia agaricites larvae on coral reefs. Marine Biology 147:1141-1148 (Downloadable PDF)

2003 Mobley, K.M. and D.F. Gleason. The effect of light and heterotrophy on carotenoid concentrations in the Caribbean anemone Aiptasia pallida (Verrill). Marine Biol. 143:629-637. (Downloadable PDF)

2003 Edmunds, P.J., R.D. Gates, and D.F. Gleason. The tissue composition of Montastraea franksi during a natural bleaching event in the Florida Keys. Coral Reefs 22:54-62. (Downloadable PDF)

2002 Maguire, B. Jr., D.F. Gleason, R. Mojica, and E.C. Mojica. Changes in photographic R, G, and B numerical values quantitatively reflect pigment and zooxanthella decrease during Porites astreoides bleaching. In: M.K. Kasim Moosa, S. Soemodihardjo, A. Nontji, A. Soegiarto, K. Romimohtarto, Sukarano, and Suharsono (eds.), Proc. 9th Int. Coral Reef Symposium, Bali, Indonesia, October 23-27, 2000, pp. 1129-1138. (Downloadable PDF)

2001 Gleason, D.F. Ultraviolet radiation and coral communities. In: Cockell, C.S. and A.R. Blaustein (eds.), Ecosystems, Evolution, and Ultraviolet Radiation. Springer Verlag, NY, pp. 118-149. (Downloadable PDF)

2001 Gleason, D.F., D.A. Brazeau, and D. Munfus. Can self-fertilizing corals species be used to enhance restoration of Caribbean reefs? Bulletin of Marine Science 69:933-943. (Downloadable PDF)

2001 Edmunds, P.J., R.D. Gates, and D.F. Gleason. The biology of larvae from the reef coral Porites astreoides and their response to temperature disturbances. Marine Biol. 139:981-989. (Downloadable PDF)

1998 Gleason, D.F. Sedimentation and distributions of green and brown morphs of the Caribbean coral Porites astreoides. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 230:73-89. (Downloadable PDF)

1998 Brazeau, D.A., D.F. Gleason, and M.E. Morgan. Self-fertilization in brooding hermaphroditic Caribbean corals: Evidence from molecular markers. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 231:225-238. (Downloadable PDF)

1995 Gleason, D.F. and G.M. Wellington. Variation in UV-B sensitivity of planula larvae of the coral Agaricia agaricites along a depth gradient. Marine Biology 123:693-704. (Downloadable PDF)

1994 Gleason, D.F. and G.M. Wellington. Ultraviolet and coral bleaching: Reply to Dunne. Nature 368:697.

1993 Gleason, D.F. and G. Wellington. Ultraviolet radiation and coral bleaching. Nature 365:836-838.

1993 Gleason, D.F. Differential effects of ultraviolet radiation on two color morphs of the Caribbean coral Porites astreoides. Limnology and Oceanography 38:1452-1463. (Downloadable PDF)

1993 Gleason, D.F. Book Review: The Frontiers of Shrimp Research, P.F. DeLoach, W.J. Dougherty, and M.A. Davidson (eds.). Quarterly Review of Biology 68:128-129.

1988 Gleason, D.F. and G.M. Wellington. Food resources of postlarval brown shrimp (Penaeus aztecus) in a Texas salt marsh. Marine Biology 97:329-337.

1986 Gleason, D.F. Utilization of salt marsh plants by postlarval brown shrimp: carbon assimilation rates and food preferences. Marine Ecology Progress Series 31:151-158.

1984 Gleason, D.F. and R.J. Zimmerman. Herbivory potential of postlarval brown shrimp associated with salt marshes. Journal of Exp. Marine Biology and Ecology 84:235-246.


Technical Report

2007  Keller, B.D., S. Airamé, B. Causey, A. Friedlander, D.F. Gleason, R. Grober-Dunsmore, J. Johnson, E. McLeod, S.L. Miller, R.S. Steneck, and C. Woodley. 2007. Marine protected areas. Pages 8-1 - 8-131 in S.H. Julius and J.M. West, eds. Preliminary review of adaptation options for climate-sensitive ecosystems and resources. Synthesis and assessment product 4.4, U.S. Climate Change Science Program, Washington, DC.

2004  Gleason, D.F.  Effects of light on coral reproduction and recruitment. In: Hendee, J.C. (ed.), The effects of combined sea temperature, light, and carbon dioxide on coral bleaching settlement, and growth. NOAA Technical Memorandum OAR-305, U.S. Department of Commerce, pp. 53-56. Web link: http://www.coral.noaa.gov/cmrc/think-tank


Published Abstracts

1997 Gleason, D.F. and D.A. Brazeau. Self-fertilization in brooding hermaphroditic Caribbean corals. American Zoologist 37:15A.

1993 Gleason, D.F. and G.M. Wellington. Composition of ultraviolet light absorbing compounds in adults and larvae of Caribbean corals. American Zoologist 33:18A.

1993 Wellington, G.M. and D.F. Gleason. Larval survivorship in response to UV radiation in the Caribbean reef-building coral Agaricia agaricites. American Zoologist 33:112A.

1992 Gleason, D.F. and G.M. Wellington. The intensities of ultraviolet radiation that induce bleaching of a Caribbean coral. Proc. of the Seventh International Coral Reef Symposium 1:71.

1992 Wellington, G.M. and D.F. Gleason. Monitoring of ultraviolet light flux along a depth gradient in San Salvador Island, Bahamas. Proc. of the Seventh Int. Coral Reef Symposium 1:169.

1992 Gleason, D.F. The adaptive significance of morphological plasticity in the reef coral Porites astreoides. American Zoologist 32:92D.

1990 Gleason, D.F. Ultraviolet light tolerance and the maintenance of color dimorphism in the reef coral, Porites astreoides. Bull. of the Ecological Soc. of America 71:166-167.

1984 Gleason, D.F. Growth, assimilation, and food preferences of postlarval brown shrimp. American Zoologist 24:25A.

1982 Gleason, D.F., R.J. Zimmerman, and T.J. Minello. Carbon sources for penaeid shrimp in a salt marsh. American Zoologist 22:618.


Web Site Development

2005 Gleason, D.F., A.W. Harvey, and S.P. Vives. A guide to the benthic invertebrates and cryptic fishes of Gray's Reef.
Web Link: http://www.bio.georgiasouthern.edu/gr-inverts/index.html


Reviewer for the Following Journal/Program

American Midland Naturalist, American Naturalist, American Zoologist, Biological Bulletin, Bulletin of Marine Science, Caribbean Journal of Science, Ciencias Marinas, Coral Reefs, Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Ecology, Economic Botany, Integrative and Comparative Biology, Journal of Crustacean Biology, Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, Marine and Freshwater Research, Marine Biology, Marine Ecology Progress Series, Marine Technology Society, Nature, Oecologia, Photochemistry and Photobiology, Proceedings of the 10th International Coral Reef Symposium, Quarterly Review of Biology, Restoration Ecology.

Caribbean Marine Research Center, Environmental Protection Agency, Israel Science Foundation, National Science Foundation, NOAA-National Undersea Research Program, National Institute for Global Environmental Change, Natural Environment Research Council, Texas Sea Grant College Program.

Glencoe/McGraw Hill Publishers, Brooks Cole/Thomson Learning

 

Presentations at Meetings

2011 Gleason, D.F. Toward an integrated approach to coral larval behavior. 40th Marine Benthic Ecology Meeting, Mobile, AL.

2011 Matterson, K.O. and D.F. Gleason. Substrate slope and its effects on juvenile growth of the temperate scleractinian Oculina arbuscula. 40th Marine Benthic Ecology Meeting, Mobile, AL.

2010 Gleason, D.F. What is the source of the waterborne chemicals that allow coral planulae to “smell” reefs? 39th Marine Benthic Ecology Meeting, Wilmington, NC.

2010 Divine, L.M and D.F. Gleason. Passive sediment shedding ability in the juvenile scleractinian coral, Oculina arbuscula. 39th Marine Benthic Ecology Meeting, Wilmington, NC.

2010 Matterson, K.O. and D.F. Gleason. The effect of settlement angle on juvenile chlorophyll concentrations in the temperate scleractinian, Oculina arbuscula. 39th Marine Benthic Ecology Meeting, Wilmington, NC.

2008 Gleason, D.F., L.R. Sutton, and L.M. Divine. Recruitment of the temperate scleractinian coral, Oculina arbuscula, to natural and artificial substrata on reefs of the South Atlantic Bight, USA. 11th International Coral Reef Symposium, Fort Lauderdale, FL.

2008 Nolan, C., B.S. Danilowicz, and D.F. Gleason. The effect of reef health on the early recruitment of fish. 11th International Coral Reef Symposium, Fort Lauderdale, FL.

2008 Brazeau, D.A. and D.F. Gleason. Using a multi-locus technique to assess population genetic structure and infer dispersal patterns in adult populations of the temperate coral Oculina arbuscula. 11th International Coral Reef Symposium, Fort Lauderdale, FL.

2007 Gleason, D.F., B.S. Danilowicz, and C. Nolan. Do coral planulae "smell" reefs? Marine Benthic Ecology Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

2007 Bates, L.V. and D.F. Gleason. Anti-predator chemical variability in South Atlantic Bight sponges. Marine Benthic Ecology Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

2007 C.J. Freeman and D.F. Gleason. Are chemical defenses allocated within sponges to defend regions most at risk to predatory attack? Marine Benthic Ecology Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

2006 Gleason, D.F. and L.R. Sutton. Recruitment of the temperate coral, Oculina arbuscula, to reefs of the South Atlantic Bight. Marine Benthic Ecology Meeting, Quebec, Canada.

2006 Freeman, C.J. and D.F. Gleason. Variation in chemical defense and nutritional quality within a temperate reef sponge. Marine Benthic Ecology Meeting, Quebec, Canada.

2006 Ruzicka, R.R. and D.F. Gleason. Latitudinal differences in predation pressure and antipredator defenses: An example from sponge communities. Marine Benthic Ecology Meeting, Quebec, Canada.

2005 Gleason, D.F. Benthic community dynamics on a temperate reef of the South Atlantic Bight. Marine Benthic Ecology Meeting, Williamsburg, VA.

2005 Ruzicka, R.R. and D.F. Gleason. Is sponge community structure on temperate reefs shaped by resistance to fish predators? Marine Benthic Ecology Meeting, Williamsburg, VA.

2005 Wagner, L.M. and D.F. Gleason. Maintenance of Oculina arbuscula populations off the Georgia coast: Local versus long distance recruitment. Marine Benthic Ecology Meeting, Williamsburg, VA.

2004 Harvey, A.W., D.F. Gleason, and S.P. Vives. An interactive web-based guide to the benthic invertebrates of Gray's Reef. Marine Benthic Ecology Meeting, Mobile, AL.

2004 Ruzicka, R. and D.F. Gleason. Sponge community structure and anti-predator defenses on a temperate reef. Marine Benthic Ecology Meeting, Mobile, AL.

2004 Wagner, L.M. and D.F. Gleason. Are populations of the temperate coral Oculina arbuscula maintained by local or long distance recruitment? Marine Benthic Ecology Meeting, Mobile, AL.

2003 Harvey, A.W., D.F. Gleason, and S.P. Vives. An interactive web-based guide to the benthic invertebrates of Gray's Reef. South East Coastal Ocean Science Conference, Charleston, SC.

2002 Schopmeyer, S.A. and D.F. Gleason. Is mucus a primary means of ultraviolet radiation protection in reef building corals? Marine Benthic Ecology Meeting, Orlando, FL.

2002 Tso, S. and D.F. Gleason. Sex expression of a Caribbean coral, Porites astreoides. Marine Benthic Ecology Meeting, Orlando, FL.

2001 Gleason, D.F., P. Barger, and M. Hodges. Bioerosion rates and skeletal density in the Caribbean coral Porites astreoides. Marine Benthic Ecology Meeting, Durham, NH.

2001 Schopmeyer, S.A. and D.F. Gleason. The role of mucus production in ultraviolet radiation protection for the Caribbean coral Porites astreoides. Marine Benthic Ecology Meeting, Durham, NH.

2001 Tso, S. and D.F. Gleason. Sex expression of a Caribbean coral, Porites astreoides. Marine Benthic Ecology Meeting, Durham, NH.

2000 Gleason, D.F., P.J. Edmunds, and R.D. Gates. Ultraviolet radiation effects on behavior and settlement of Porites astreoides larvae. Marine Benthic Ecology Meeting, Wilmington, NC.

2000 Edmunds, P.J., R.D. Gates, and D.F. Gleason. The effect of temperature and time of release on planulae from Porites astreoides. Marine Benthic Ecology Meeting, Wilmington, NC.

2000 Mobley, K.B. and D.F. Gleason. Ultraviolet radiation protection by carotenoids in the sea anemone Aiptasia pallida. Marine Benthic Ecology Meeting, Wilmington, NC.

2000 Schopmeyer, S.A. and D.F. Gleason. UV absorbing compounds in planula larvae and adults of Caribbean corals. Marine Benthic Ecology Meeting, Wilmington, NC.

1999 Gleason, D.F. and D.A. Brazeau. Can selfing coral species be used to enhance restoration of damaged reefs? International Conference on Scientific Aspects of Coral Reef Assessment, Monitoring, and Restoration; Fort Lauderdale, FL.

1999 Maguire Jr., B., D.F. Gleason, R. Mojica, and E.C. Mojica. Quantitative measures of coral bleaching. International Conference on Scientific Aspects of Coral Reef Assessment, Monitoring, and Restoration; Fort Lauderdale, FL.

1999 Edmunds, P.J., R.D. Gates, D.F. Gleason, and T. Prude. The tissue composition of the coral Montastrea annularis during and after a natural bleaching event. Western Society of Naturalists, Monterey, CA.

1998 Gleason, D.F. and D.A. Brazeau. Self-fertilization in brooding hermaphroditic Caribbean corals. American Society of Zoologists, Boston, MA.

1998 Edmunds, P.J., D.F. Gleason, and R.D. Gates. The use of UV, flow, and temperature treatments for in situ studies of coral bleaching. Marine Benthic Ecology Meeting, Melbourne, FL.

1996 Gleason, D.F. Sedimentation and distributions of the Caribbean coral Porites astreoides. Marine Benthic Ecology Meeting, Columbia, SC.

1994 Gleason, D.F. and G.M. Wellington. Effects of UV radiation and PAR on larvae of the reef-building coral Agaricia agaricites. Western Society of Naturalists, Monterey, CA.

1993 Gleason, D.F. and G.M Wellington. Composition of ultraviolet light absorbing compounds in adults and larvae of Caribbean corals. American Society of Zoologists, Los Angeles, CA.

1993 Gleason, D.F. Adaptive significance of morphological plasticity in the Caribbean coral Porites astreoides. Marine Benthic Ecology Meeting, Mobile, AL.

1992 Gleason, D.F. and G.M. Wellington. The intensities of ultraviolet radiation that induce bleaching of a Caribbean coral. Seventh Int. Coral Reef Symp., Guam, U.S.A.

1991 Gleason, D.F. The effect of enhanced ultraviolet radiation on zooxanthellae densities of the coral Porites astreoides. Marine Benthic Ecology Meeting, Williamsburg, VA.

1990 Gleason, D.F. Ultraviolet light tolerance and the maintenance of color dimorphism in the reef coral, Porites astreoides. Ecological Society of America, Snowbird, UT.

1986 Gleason, D.F. and G.M. Wellington. Variation in stable carbon isotopes in coral tissue and endosymbiotic algae. American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, Kingston, RI.

1984 Gleason, D.F. Resource utilization in postlarval brown shrimp. Gulf Estuarine Research Society, Galveston, TX.

1984 Gleason, D.F. Growth, assimilation, and food preferences of postlarval brown shrimp. American Society of Zoologists, Denver, CO.

1982 Gleason, D.F., R.J. Zimmerman, and T.J. Minello. Carbon sources for penaeid shrimp in a salt marsh. American Society of Zoologists, Louisville, KY.

 

Invited Workshop and Symposia Participation

2007  Marine Protected Areas Workshop, Synthesis and Assessment product 4.4: Preliminary Review of Adaptation Options for Climate Sensitive Ecosystems. Sponsored by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Annapolis, MD, 24-25 January.

2005  Benthic-Pelagic Linkages in MPA Design: Exploring the Application of Science to Vertical Zoning Approaches. Sponsored by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Marine Protected Areas Center Science Institute, Monterey, CA, 15-16 November.

2004  Introductory General Biology Symposium. McGraw-Hill Publishers, Austin, TX, 23-25 September.

2004  The Effects of Sea Temperature, Light and/or Carbon Dioxide on Coral Bleaching, Settlement and/or Growth. Second Annual Combined Effects Think Tank to Support Coral Reef Early Warning System Modeling, Lee Stocking Island, Bahamas, 26-30 January.

2003  The Effects of Sea Temperature, Light and/or Carbon Dioxide on Coral Bleaching, Settlement and/or Growth. First Annual Combined Effects Think Tank to Support Coral Reef Early Warning System Modeling, Lee Stocking Island, Bahamas, 20-24 January.

2003  Environmental Science Symposium. McGraw-Hill Publishers, Sedona, AZ, 27 February-2 March.

2003  Non-Majors General Biology Workshop. Brooks/Cole Publishers, Jekyll Island, GA., 8 November.

2001  Research Strategies Workshop. Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary management plan workshop, Savannah, GA, 12-13 June.

2000  Sanctuary Habitat Conservation. Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary management plan workshop, Savannah, GA, 19 December.

1996  The Biology of Zooxanthellae. Eighth International Coral Reef Symposium, Panama City, Panama, Central America, 24-29 June.

1994  Flower Gardens Research Workshop, Sponsored by National Marine Sanctuary Program and National Undersea Research Program, Houston, TX, 6 July.

 

Invited Seminars

2009  Are marine invertebrates meeting their recruitment goals? University of Alabama-Birmingham, Department of Biology, Birmingham, AL. 

2007  Are marine invertebrates meeting their recruitment goals? Clemson University, Department of Biological Sciences, Clemson, SC.

2004  Recruitment processes in Caribbean corals. Skidaway Institute for Oceanography, Skidaway Island, GA.

2003  Coral reefs: Are they doomed? Fifteenth Annual Marine Aquarium Conference of North America, Louisville, KY.

2003  Coral reefs in a time of global change: Are they doomed? Georgia Southern University, Department of Biology, Statesboro, GA.

2002  Environmental change and coral reefs: Degradation, adaptation, and restoration. University of Cincinnati, Department of Biological Sciences, Cincinnati, OH.

2000  Sex in paradise: Self-fertilization and coral reef restoration. Florida State University, Department of Biological Sciences, Tallahassee, FL.

2000  Ultraviolet radiation and coral reefs. State of the Art in Biology (SOTAB) annual meeting. University of Georgia, Athens, GA.

2000  Sex in paradise: Self-fertilization and coral reef restoration. University of South Carolina, Baruch Marine Laboratory, Georgetown, SC.

2000  Sex in paradise: Self-fertilization and coral reef restoration. University of South Carolina at Aiken, Department of Biology, Aiken, SC.

1999  Sex and stress in paradise: A day in the lives of Caribbean corals. University of South Florida, Department of Biology, Tampa, FL.

1999  Sex and stress in paradise: A day in the lives of Caribbean corals. Georgia Southern University, Department of Biology, Statesboro, GA.

1997  Ultraviolet radiation effects on the ecology of Caribbean corals. University of Florida, Department of Zoology, Gainesville, FL.

1997  Ultraviolet radiation effects on the ecology of Caribbean corals. California State University at Northridge, Department of Biology, Los Angeles, CA

1997  Ultraviolet radiation effects on the ecology of Caribbean corals. University of Georgia, Department of Ecology, Athens, GA.

1996  UV radiation and coral larvae: implications for ozone depletion. Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Dept. of Biology, Worcester, MA.

1996  UV radiation and coral larvae: implications for ozone depletion. Georgia Southern University, Dept. of Biology, Statesboro, GA.

1995  Polymorphism in Caribbean corals: Adaptation to heterogeneous environments. Texas A&M University, Dept. of Marine Sciences, Galveston, TX.

1994  Ultraviolet radiation effects on the ecology of Caribbean corals. Lamar University, Department of Biology, Beaumont, TX.

1992  Experimental evidence for, and implications of, UV radiation as a factor limiting distributions and inducing stress in Caribbean corals. Oklahoma State Univ., Dept. of Zoology, Stillwater, OK.

1992  The influence of ultraviolet radiation on the geographic distribution of "sun-loving" Caribbean corals. Univ. of Central Oklahoma, Department of Biology, Edmond, OK.

1989  Color and shape polymorphism in the reef coral Porites astreoides: adaptation to a heterogeneous environment. Univ. of Georgia Marine Institute, Sapelo Island, GA.


Advisory Committees

2006-pres. Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary Research Advisory Panel, Co-Chair.

2004-pres. Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council, representative for Living Resources Research community. Elected to 3 year term beginning January 2004, relected to 3 year term beginning January 2007.

2003          Advisory Panel for development of 8th edition of Environmental Science: A Global Concern by Cunningham and Cunningham, McGraw-Hill Publishers.


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