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CMS personnel attend the Blackthorn Memorial

CMS Attends Historic Blackthorn Memorial

Scientists Dr. Mark Luther and graduate student Garrett Miller from the USF CMS joined a commemorative ceremony on January 28, 2020 held at the memorial site about two miles north of the collision site.

February 6, 2020Blogs and Perspectives

Sunset on the fantail of the RSS James Cook in the mid-Atlantic Ocean during a GEOTRACES cruise (GA13).

Ironing out the Complexity of Phytoplankton-Iron Interactions

Dr. Kristen Buck, USF CMS Associate Professor, and CMS graduate student Travis Mellett were coauthors on a recent publication in the Annual Review of Marine Science.

February 6, 2020News

Amplified Voices

Amplified Voices: How identity shapes our scientific experience

Diverse work environments benefit scientific progress and the well-being of individual researchers - yet the geosciences are still lagging behind. Together with her contributors, Michelle Guitard reports on the current situation in the US, and suggests some ways in which underrepresented voices can be amplified.

February 5, 2020Blogs and Perspectives

The Deepwater Horizon oil spill is an industrial disaster that began on April 20, 2010.

Deepwater Horizon: 10 years later

Top 10 takeaways from international conference.

February 4, 2020News

Thwaites Glacier in West Antarctica. Image Credit: NASA/James Yungel

USF scientist helps measure a rapidly melting glacier

Dr. Alastair Graham, departed on the US icebreaker Nathanial Palmer for the Amundsen Sea, home to the so-called “Doomsday Glacier” called the Thwaites Glacier.

February 4, 2020Blogs and Perspectives

US Coast Guard 2020

CMPS Personnel Attend Salute to US Coast Guard

The event was sponsored by the International Propeller Club, Port of Tampa, The Tampa Council, Navy League of the United States and the Coast Guard Foundation, and included recognition of currently serving Coast Guard members, reservists, and auxiliary.

January 28, 2020News

All present artists that created work for the exhibit and the event coordinators.

Think Macro Act Micro

How marine science dripped onto the artist’s canvas.

January 23, 2020Blogs and Perspectives, Community Engagement

Participants of the Ecopath35 conference pose for a group photo on the seawall at the College of Marine Science.

Advancing Ecosystem Science in St. Pete

The USF College of Marine Science hosted a series of events in December to help advance ecosystem science and ecosystem-based fisheries management.

January 6, 2020News

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