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Front Cover, Guy Harvey Magazine, Fall 2018 Issue

C-SCAMP’s Mapping and Seafloor Imaging Work Highlighted in Fall 2018 Issue of Guy Harvey Magazine

Some of the work done by the Continental Shelf Characterization, Assessment, and Mapping Project (C-SCAMP), led by PI Dr. Steve Murawski and Co-PIs Chad Lembke and Dr. Stan Locker, was featured in Guy Harvey Magazine’s Fall 2018 Issue.

December 21, 2018News

The crustacean krill is one of several types of species impacted by ocean deoxygenation. Krill is important to the diets of fishes, squids and whales. Photo Credit: Stephani Gordon, Open Boat Films.

Lower Oxygen Levels to Impact the Oceanic Food Chain

A new study published in Science Advances finds just the slightest change in oxygen level could have tremendous ramifications on the food chain.

December 19, 2018News

USF College of Marine Science in the News

CMS in the News - 2018

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 2018.

December 18, 2018CMS in the News

A perpetually dark landscape of lakes and rivers exists underneath Antarctica’s thick glacial blanket. Photo Credit: J. T. Thomas

The hunt for life below Antarctic ice

In the next few weeks, researchers in Antarctica will drill through 1,100 metres of ice into a lake that has remained sealed for millennia. Here’s what they hope to find.

December 14, 2018News

Boris Galperin, Associate Professor, USF College of Marine Science

New Theory has fundamental implications for atmospheric and oceanic sciences

Dr. Galperin, professor of physical oceanography at USF CMS, and Dr. Semion Sukoriansky, from the Ben-Gurion University in Beer Sheva,Israel, have recently developed a new theory of turbulence in rotating systems, such as Earth and other planets.

December 10, 2018News

Brad Rosenheim, Associate Professor, USF College of Marine Science

Meet Principal Investigator Brad Rosenheim

Brad Rosenheim is a Principal Investigator for SALSA, and is an Associate Professor in the College of Marine Sciences at the University of South Florida. However, he is no stranger to cold places: he’s been to Antarctica before, grew up in New Jersey, and went to the University of Vermont as an undergraduate.

December 7, 2018News

Photo Credit: Subglacial Antarctic Lakes Scientific Access (SALSA)

What’s under the Antarctic Ice Sheet?

A unique method created by a USF associate professor to determine radiocarbon ages, will be central to an expedition expected to transform the way we view the Antarctic continent.

December 5, 2018News

Michelle Guitard - Expedition Antarctica

USF CMS Doctoral Student To Travel To Antarctica

Michelle Guitard, a PhD student at the University of South Florida College of Marine Science, is going to see these changes first-hand on a two-month expedition to Antarctica.

December 3, 2018News

Laramie Jensen, Brent Summers and other members of the GP15 team prepare to retrieve the trace metal clean CTD rosette. Telescoping poles are used to attach tag lines. Photo Credit: Alex Fox

Super Station, Super Techs – Part 1

The ultimate goal of GEOTRACES and GP15 is to better understand the world’s oceans.

November 28, 2018News

Eight USF Faculty Members Named New AAAS Fellows.

Frank E. Müller-Karger Elected as 2018 AAAS Fellow

Eight USF Faculty Members Named New AAAS Fellows.

November 28, 2018Awards, News

A Junior Scientist explains the diet of Florida black bears at the Imagine Our Florida, Inc. booth during the 2018 St. Petersburg Science Festival.

Students Become Teachers in the Junior Scientist Program, a Win-Win for The St. Petersburg Science Festival

At this year’s St. Petersburg Science Festival, held in October, a number of especially young faces in volunteer T-shirts joined the ranks of exhibitors as the Junior Scientist Program completed its fourth year.

November 23, 2018News

USF President Judy Genshaft (white coat, foreground) and Dr. Steve Murawski (blue coat, background) converse with other guests after giving speeches at the grand opening of the Marine Environmental Chemistry Laboratory at USF CMS.

New joint-use laboratory opens thanks to many within and beyond USF CMS

What began in 1940 as a dormitory, complete with a mess hall and classrooms for the United States merchant marines, has since hosted multiple academic departments before becoming the home of USF’s College of Marine Science.

November 6, 2018News

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