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Erosion of dunes following Tropical Storm Eta. (Credit: Justin Birchler, USGS. Public domain.)

Providing the best tools for coastal management, protection, and resiliency

The Ocean Visions network, whose mission is to transform science and engineering into scalable, equitable, and sustainable ocean solutions, held its third virtual “Coastal Solutions” workshop April 27-28, 2021.

May 3, 2021Blogs and Perspectives

USF College of Marine Science in the News

CMS in the News 2021

The USF College of Marine Science news team is dedicated to sharing USF CMS's story to a global audience. View CMS in the news for 2021.

May 3, 2021CMS in the News

Antarctic krill. Photo Credit: Tracy Shaw, USF College of Marine Science

Concern for Antarctic Krill

A new publication, and a featured article in Marine Ecology Progress Series, provides further evidence of cause for concern, and helps tease out some of the effects of a warming climate.

April 29, 2021Blogs and Perspectives

Rising Tides Newsletter Archives

Rising Tides Newsletter Archives

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April 20, 2021Rising Tides Newsletter

Rising Tides Newsletter, April 2021 edition.

Rising Tides April 2021

View some of the highlights in the Rising Tides Newsletter, April 2021 edition.

April 20, 2021Rising Tides Newsletter

© Photo: Filip Stedt (Getty Images) Ran, the unscrewed submarine that the scientists used, heading down into the depths under the Thwaites Glacier

First-Ever Observations From Under Antarctica’s ‘Doomsday Glacier’ Are Bad News

Researchers have known that the Thwaites Glacier is in trouble due to encroaching warm waters, but they’d never actually analyzed data from beneath the glacier’s float ice shelf—until now.

April 9, 2021News

USF leads first research cruise to study Piney Point’s environmental impact

USF Response to Piney Point Spill

A team from the University of South Florida College of Marine Science (USF CMS) embarked on the first research cruise in Tampa Bay on April 7, 2021 to study the environmental impacts of the breach at Piney Point that started in March.

April 8, 2021News

Plunging into Our Polar Seas was the theme for this year’s competition, where students competed virtually for the first time.

Spoonbill Bowl – A Virtual Success!

Congratulations to all the students and coaches and a huge thank you to the committee and volunteers that made this online event possible!

April 7, 2021Blogs and Perspectives

USF marine scientists are aboard the R/V Weatherbird II research vessel to study the environmental impacts of the recent breach at a retired fertilizer processing plant at Piney Point in Manatee County, Fla.

USF leads first research cruise to study Piney Point’s environmental impact

A team of scientists from the University of South Florida College of Marine Science have embarked on the first research cruise in Tampa Bay dedicated to studying the environmental impacts of the recent breach at a retired fertilizer processing plant at Piney Point in Manatee County, Florida.

April 7, 2021News

A screen capture from PezCa, a fishing app Dr. Marrari helped create that displays real-time satellite data of ocean conditions for safer fishing practices.

A Q&A with CMS Alum, Marina Marrari, PhD: CMS Launched Her Dream Career Path

Marina Marrari graduated from the Dr. Kendra Daly’s Zooplankton Ecology Lab at the USF College of Marine Science with a PhD in 2008.

April 5, 2021Blogs and Perspectives

The grant from Second Nature will allow USF to unify and streamline efforts to address climate change while creating a more sustainable environment.

USF advances action on climate planning with new grant funding

The grant from Second Nature, a Boston-based non-profit whose mission is to accelerate climate action in and through higher education, will allow USF to unify and streamline efforts to address climate change while creating a more sustainable environment.

March 29, 2021News

USF CMS located on the spectacularly beautiful waterfront of Tampa Bay adjacent to the USF St. Petersburg campus

Florida Governor Appoints Dean Frazer to Environmental Regulation Commission

Governor Ron DeSantis announced this month that Tom Frazer, PhD, dean of the USF College of Marine Science (USF CMS), is one of four new appointees to the Florida Environmental Regulation Commission (ERC).

March 23, 2021News

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