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This is part of the cover image from the book Zonal Jets: Phenomenology, Genesis, and Physics, which was edited by Galperin and Peter L. Read.

Advances in the science of turbulence

Unraveling the physics of large-scale planetary features takes patience and time.

December 8, 2022Blogs and Perspectives

Doubtful Sound, New Zealand, which Dr. Xingqian Cui visited in 2016, was apparently so-named because its discoverer, Captain James Cook, decided if he and the crew ventured into the fjord during a voyage in 1770, it would be “doubtful” that they would be able to sail back out of the fjord against the westerly wind.

Fjords: small-but-mighty planetary “thermostats” whose role in the global carbon cycle is both sink and source

If you’re worried about escalating human-induced climate change, consider adding fjords to your thank-you list during this season of gratitude.

December 7, 2022News

Florida’s flat, low-lying topography makes many areas susceptible to flooding. Hurricanes can highlight those vulnerabilities.

Hurricane season underscores the value of improved flood forecasting

In late May, forecasters at NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center signaled a tempestuous 2022 Atlantic hurricane season.

December 2, 2022Florida Flood Hub, News

USF College of Marine Science in the News

CMS in the News 2022

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 2022.

December 1, 2022CMS in the News

Hannah Hunt, Ph.D. student in the lab of Dr. Tim Conway

Distinguishing the influence of sediments, the Congo River, and water-mass mixing on the distribution of iron and its isotopes in the Southeast Atlantic Ocean

Iron is a key micronutrient for primary production in the surface ocean. Iron isotopes can provide a window into the sources and cycling of iron to the surface and deep ocean.

November 30, 2022News, Publication Highlights

Hurricane Ian made landfall on September 28 as the fourth-strongest storm in the state’s history.

How the College of Marine Science responded to Hurricane Ian

In the wake of the hurricane, researchers at the University of South Florida College of Marine Science (CMS) have been hard at work studying the storm’s impacts on the state. From high-resolution modeling to satellite imagery, these snapshots show our teams at work.

November 30, 2022Florida Flood Hub, News

Coloured electron microscopy of diatoms, species Arachnoidiscus ZEISS EVO SEM www.zeiss.com/sem

Solving the mysteries of nickel: an oceanic paradox

As with terrestrial life, all oceanic life needs nutrients such as nitrate, phosphate, carbon, and various trace metals to survive. In the vast open gyres of the ocean, such nutrients are increasingly hard to come by.

November 15, 2022Blogs and Perspectives

Fishing at Sunrise at Ballast Point Park Pier, Tampa, Florida

USF-led team detects toxic “forever chemicals,” or PFAS, in Tampa Bay fish and sediments

The first-of-its-kind study also outlines potential human health implications related to fish consumption.

November 15, 2022News

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

A Tribute to William T. “Bill” Hogarth, Ph.D. (1939-2022)

William T. (“Bill”) Hogarth, 83, of Treasure Island FL passed away after a short illness on November 5, 2022.

November 9, 2022News

Marine sanctuaries and monuments are some of our nation’s underwater treasures. This image was reproduced from the General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans (GEBCO) world map and customized by NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries. Credit: NOAA

USF Team Selected by NOAA for Award to Support Marine Sanctuaries

The three-year project, “Climate Change Indicators Across the National Marine Sanctuaries System,” is one of seven competitively selected projects addressing marine sanctuary management totaling $3.7 million.

October 26, 2022News, Resiliency News

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October 25, 2022Rising Tides Newsletter

In front of the Sikuliaq in Seward, Alaska.

Join Me on an Oceanographic Cruise

Throughout our cruise, many different techniques were used by the scientists on board to collect and measure samples for biological and/or chemical studies.

October 25, 2022Blogs and Perspectives

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