1st – 6th July 2019

Environmental and climate vulnerability, resilience and adaptation

  1. Anstey, P.; C. Shute; S. Frias-Torres; P. Montoya-Maya; N. Shah. Positive effects of long term, large-scale coral reef restoration prevails beyond natural disturbances.
  2. Attlan, O.; L. Broudic. Is habitat degradation a driver of change within coral reef fish communities?
  3. Bakar, S. The Tragedy of Erosion in Coastal Beaches of Western Indian Ocean SIDS and Management Practices.
  4. Bakar, S. The Tragedy of Erosion in Coastal Beaches of Western Indian Ocean SIDS and Management Practices.
  5. Barlow, R.; T. Lamont; M-J Gibberd; C. Russo; G. Tutt; R. Airs; K. Britz. Phytoplankton communities and environmental adaptation in an Agulhas Current ecosystem.
  6. Beeharry, G.; V. Prayag; J. Gaya; R. Lollchund. Impact assessment of ICTP climate scenarios on water resources over the South West Indian Ocean Region using the RegCM model.
  7. Bigot, L.; T. Rungassamy; M. Dedeken; B. Cauvin; P. Chabanet. How using the exceptional long-term coral reef monitoring data for assessment and management of the Reunion island marine reserve (Southwest Indian Ocean).
  8. Bijoux, J. ; R. Daig ; R. Quatre ; J. Prosper ; G. Gendron. Using the Eye on the Reef protocol to document the status of coral reefs in the Seychelles Inner islands after the 2016 mass coral bleaching event.
  9. Bouvy, M. ; C. Dupuy ; C. Leboulanger ; I. Domaizon ; M. Pagano ; T. Perronno ; A. Bélières ; P. Got ; B. Bec ; C. Carré ; L. Bigot ; P. Chabanet. Assessment of the environmental status using planktonic components in tropical marine systems: case of Mayotte and Glorieuses islands.
  10. Carrasco, N.; N. Xulu. Zooplankton resting stages as a mechanism of resilience in a subtropical estuarine lake.
  11. Catandica, J.; F. Nehama; E. Ash; A. Becker. Sea Level effects on the mangrove along the margins of Bons Sinais Estuary, Mozambique.
  12. Chabanet, P. ; S. Andrefouet ; L. Bigot ; M. Bouvy ; C. Bourmaud ; E. Crochelet ; P. Durville ; P. Gelin ; F. Guilhaumon ; H. Magalon ; J.B. Nicet ; N. Nikolic ; D. Obura ; G. Pennober ; M. Samoilys ; M. Schleyer ; M. Séré. Monitoring of coral reefs on contrasting sites (Mayotte and Iles Eparses) in the Mozambique Channel, Indian Ocean: Application to management.
  13. Chauka, L.; A. Macdonald. Status of coral-Symbiodiniaceae research in Western Indian Ocean.
  14. Chumun, P.; V. Seetapah; H. Jhumun; S. Perrine. Changes in Coral Cover and Fish Population Density in the Fishing Reserve of Grand Port, Republic of Mauritius.
  15. Clément, L. ; P. Mangion ; L. Bigot ; A. Tunin-Ley ; P. Frouin. First mapping of water quality in Glorieuses archipelago: What monitoring strategies should be adopted?
  16. Coupland, J.; S. Aswani. Investigating fishers’ perceptions and associated adaptations to climatic and environmental changes in small-scale fisheries.
  17. D’agata, S.; E. Darling; G. Gurney; T. McClanahan; N. Muthiga; A. Rabearisoa; C. Abunge; M. Mbui. Enhancing social adaptive capacity and conservation initiatives to avoid socio-ecological traps: a case study in coral reefs in the Western Indian Ocean.
  18. Dove, V.; Á. Vetina; S. Abdula. Assessing the ENSO impact on the annual shrimp catch in the Sofala Bank, Mozambique Shelf.
  19. Dzoga, M.; D. Simatele; C. Munga. Artisanal fisheries and climate change: Catch characterization and ecological vulnerability to climate variability assessment of selected fishing zones of Ungwana Bay and Lower Tana Delta, Kenya.
  20. Eggertsen, M.; J. Larsson; C. Åkerlund; T. Porseryd; D. Chacin; N. Jiddawi; N. Kautsky; C. Berkström; C. Halling. Corals striking back; no effects of the red seaweed Eucheuma denticulatum on coral health in a tropical reef environment.
  21. Garcia Reyes, M.; S. Mahongo. Present and future trends in winds and SST off Central East Africa.
  22. Gooroochurn, M.; R. Gunput. Deep Sea Water and Coastal Ground Source Water Air-Conditioning Strategies for Offsetting the Carbon Footprint of Our Buildings.
  23. Guilhaumon, F. ; S. Marie-Paule ; L. Bigot ; P. Durville ; T. Matthews ; P. Chabanet. Functional vulnerability in Western Indian coral reef fishes: Indicator species and conservation priorities.
  24. Hamad, H.; J. Lyimo. Impacts of Current and Future Saltwater Intrusion on Livelihoods in Coastal Communities of Pemba and Possible Solutions to Reduce Impacts, Enhance the Environment and Alleviate Poverty.
  25. Ismail, R.; M. Asplund; G. Rushingisha; A. Buriyo; M. Gullström; M. Björk. Air – water CO2 fluxes driven by tropical coastal submerged vegetation.
  26. James, N.; P. Cowley; A. Whitfield. The marine fish assemblage of the East Kleinemonde Estuary over 20 years: declining abundance and nursery function?
  27. Johnson, J.; J. Adams; J. Raw. First report on carbon storage in warm-temperate mangroves of South Africa.
  28. Kalokora, O.; A. Buriyo; M. Mtolera; M. Bjork. The Role of Calcifying Macroalgae in the Marine Carbon budget.
  29. Kamau, J.; N. Ngesiange; O. Ochola; J. Kilionzi; A. Kimeli; S. Mahongo; H. Onganda; C. Mitto; B. Ohowa; C. Magori; E. Kimani; M. Osore. Employing multivariate analysis to determine the productivity drivers in the North Kenya bank and the Kenyan territorial waters.
  30. Kimeli, A.; J. Okello; J. Kairo; H. Westphal. Sediment Dynamics in a Transboundary Mangrove Habitat: A Perspective of Sediment Sources, Current and Historical Sedimentation in Vanga, Kenya.
  31. Kinyua, D.; T. Hein; N. Kitaka; R. Ondiek; L. Merbold; P. Mutuo. Influence of land use change on greenhouse gas emission in a tropical wetland in Kenya.
  32. Kitula, R.; M. Kitula. Influence of REDD+ pilot project on mangrove forest condition in Zanzibar, Tanzania.
  33. Klaus, R.; E. Hardman; E. Meunier; J. Joseph; F. Allas. Coral bleaching and phase shifts: Assessing the impact of the 2015/16 coral bleaching event on Rodrigues (Republic of Mauritius).
  34. Koester, A.; N. Bunbury; V. Migani; A. Burt; C. Sanchez; F. Fleischer-Dogley. Coral reef resilience and post-bleaching trajectories at Aldabra Atoll, Seychelles.
  35. Kuloba, S.; O. Judith. Resilience at its best: Effect of riverine sedimentation on mangrove root morphology in Vanga, Kenya.
  36. Lück-Vogel, M.; R. Peter; A. Theron; J. Eichhoff; J. April. National Coastal Assessment in South Africa – Assessment for the bigger picture.
  37. Macdonald, A.; B. Chiazzari; K. Etsebeth. A comparative framework for assessing adaptive capacity amongst corals to a rapidly changing environment.
  38. Mason-Parker, C.; A. E. Watts; N. Fassbender; G. Gendron. Coral and fish recovery along the Northwest coast of Mahé Island, Seychelles, two years after the 2016 coral bleaching event.
  39. Mburu, F.; J. Kairo. Hot Spot Analysis of Mangrove Degradation in Mangroves in Lamu County, Kenya.
  40. Moyikwa, T.; J. Hermes; R. Blamey; Serge Raemaekers. Coastal climate and environmental change along the East Coast of South Africa: a perspective from local marine resource users and scientific efforts.
  41. Muaves, L. Building Social ecological resilience to climate change through community-based octopus fisheries management approach in Quirimbas National Park (QNP)-Cabo Delgado Province-Mozambique.
  42. Mulinya, C. Gender Roles in Climate Change Adaptation of Crop Production in Kwale County Kenya.
  43. Munyi, F.; E. Papathanasopoulou; S. Sailley; J. Ochiewo; H. Owiti; J. Kamau; K. Osuka. Economic impact of North Kenya Bank Fisheries on Kenya’s fishing communities under climate change and its consequences for its Blue Economy strategy.
  44. Munyi, F.; J. Ochiewo. Livelihood impacts and adaptation in fishing practices in response to changes in the upwelling region under East African Coastal Current.
  45. Mwaura, J.; J. Karisa. Community-based reef rehabilitation in a changing climate: adding value to enhance locally marine-managed reef system, in Wasini Island, Kenya.
  46. Neetoo, H.; K. Reega; V. Bhoyroo; N. Nazurally; Y. Jaufeerally-Fakim; M. Hosenally; C. Liu. Effect of Climate Change and Climate Variability on the Prevalence and Distribution of Vibrio in Seawater around Mauritius.
  47. Nehama, F.; I. Timba; S. Mazzilli; S. Canhanga. Annual Variation of sea level in the Bons Sinais Estuary, Zambezi Province: tidal characteristics and influence of freshwater flow on observed sea level and tidal predictions.
  48. Nhaca, J.; S. Hylander; I. Timba; S. Bandeira. Elevated UV exposure in the (sub)tropics due to climate change: How well are plankton adapted?
  49. Nonyukela, A.; G. Padare; S. Dweba. Critical thermal maxima of selected ectotherms associated with mangrove forests of Mngazana Estuary in the Eastern Cape of South Africa.
  50. Nonyukela, A.; L. Vumazonke; S. Baldanzi. The subtropical–temperate transition along the east coast of South Africa shapes the thermal physiology of the truncated mangrove snail, Cerithidea decollata (Linnaeus, 1767) (Gastropoda: Caenogastropoda, Potamididae).
  51. Ntuli, S.; D. Glassom; A. Macdonald. Thermal adaptation of corals to an intertidal habitat.
  52. Rabearisoa, A.; K. Cochrane; S. Aswani; W. Sauer; P. Tsimanaoraty; H. Rakotondrazafy; G. Pecl; A. Paytan; I. van Putten; A. Lemahieu; N. Downey-Breedt; T. Chaigneau; É. Plagányi; E. Popova; V. Byfield; M. Gasalla; S. van Gennip; W. Malherbe; A. Rabary; N. Ramaroson; L. Scott. The relevance of the GLORIA approach to integrated, rapid vulnerability assessment to preparing for climate change in coastal communities of Madagascar.
  53. Rabenandrasana, C.; A. Rabearisoa. C-RISe Coastal Risk Information Service: Modelling the impact of climate change on ecosystem, the case study of Ambodivahibe.
  54. Raghbor, P.; C. Appadoo. Assessment of potential of mangroves (Rhizophora mucronata and Bruguiera gymnorrhiza) as blue carbon sinks on the south east coast of Mauritius.
  55. Rakotoarison, J. ; J. Rakotoarison ; A. Ratovoson. Climate change vulnerability and risk analysis on the mangrove forest and its associated fauna in Ambaro bay.
  56. Rakotomalala, H.; M. Randrianirina; H. Rakotondrazafy; A. Ratovoson; N. Ramboatiana; T. Razafindrianilana; P. Ramanamandimby; L. Rakotomalala. Vulnerability Analysis of Mangrove Ecosystems and Associated Fauna of Ambaro Bay, Climate Risks and Proposals for Appropriate Adaptation Strategies.
  57. Randrianirina, M.; F. Razafindramasy; J. Rakotondrazafy; T. Ranaivoson; H. Rakotomalala; G. Tovondrainy. Comparison of the link between coastal and marine climate risks and mangroves and coral reef ecosystems in Madagascar.
  58. Ratefinjanahary, I.; T. Jones; H. Ratsimba; A. Carro; L. Ravaoarinorotsihoarana; L. Glass; M. Teoh; L. Benson; G. Cripps; C. Giri; B. Zafindrasilivonona; R. Raherindray; Z. Andriamahenina; M. Andriamahefazafy. The Mangroves of Ambanja and Ambaro Bays, Northwest Madagascar: Historical Dynamics, Current Status and Deforestation Mitigation Strategy.
  59. Razafindramasy, F. ; G. Tovondrainy ; T. Ranaivoson. Evolution of reef system in the Mahafaly seascape, southwestern Madagascar.
  60. Sibanda, F.; F. Nehama; A. Hibbert; A. Becker. Analysis of extreme sea level events off the coast of Mozambique.
  61. Skeeles, M. Fish feeling the heat – a new heart rate logger method to estimate the Arrhenius break and optimum temperature of a eurythermal marine fish.
  62. Tamooh, F.; S. Bouillon. Soil Carbon Pool in Mangroves of Kenya.
  63. Tania, M.; J. Hermes; R. Blamey; S. Raemaekers. Coastal climate and environmental change along the East Coast of South Africa: a perspective from local marine resource users and scientific efforts
  64. Tiddy, I.; A. Vin; D. Kaullysing; P. Chumun; R. Bhagooli. Resilient Porites corals benefit from predation protection by Stegastes fish inhabiting vulnerable Acropora: implications for restoring reefs.
  65. Todinanahary, G.; F. Behivoke; J. Randrianandrasana; A. Razakandrainy; D. Ravelojaona. Fishes Banking ecotechnology: new concept for coral reef restoration.
  66. van der Walt, K.; N. James; W. Potts; F. Porri. Thermal tolerance and the potential effects of climate change on coastal and estuarine organisms in the Kariega Estuary and adjacent intertidal coastline.
  67. Vetina, A.; V. Dove; S. Abdula. Impact of climate-oceanographic variability on shrimp catches at Sofala Bank.