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CMS in the News 2021

USF College of Marine Science in the News

USF College of Marine Science in the News

December 15, 2021
USF will seek $80 million for 'centerpiece' building on St. Pete campus

December 15, 2021
New study finds USFSP’s economic impact is nearly $443 million annually

December 14, 2021
College of Marine Science, Innovation District unveil new facilities

December 14, 2021
USF drone ships used for high-definition mapping of gulf floor

December 14, 2021
St. Pete Mayor Rick Kriseman: Why I love the ‘Burg

December 14, 2021
US team mapping ecologically vulnerable coastal areas off Florida

December 13, 2021
First USF Uncrewed Mission to Map Vulnerable Coastal Areas in Florida

December 11, 2021
Opening of Florida Flood Hub to help St. Pete become a mecca for marine science

December 10, 2021
The governor's wish-list for resilience spending is big on flooding, not climate change

December 10, 2021
USF launches project to map shallow sea floors in Tampa Bay and Gulf of Mexico

December 9, 2021
Fabrican dispositivo para estudiar a fondo las inundaciones y realizar mapas que permitan evitarlo

December 9, 2021
USF launches coastal mapping mission with remote-controlled boat

December 9, 2021
USF College of Marine Science unveils automated coast-mapping vessel

December 9, 2021
USF launches autonomous boat to map Bay Area coast

December 3, 2021
Offshore oil drilling regulations would strengthen under federal legislation

November 27, 2021
Chief Resiliency Officer named to oversee Florida’s climate challenges

November 23, 2021
St. Pete ocean science center tops USF’s legislative wish list

November 11, 2021
USFSP hopes to make a splash with new oceanographic science center

November 10, 2021
Innovation District event sheds light on its evolution, new scientific discoveries

November 10, 2021
Kriseman discusses his trip to Scotland for world climate change conference

November 4, 2021
Red tide blooms could still return during winter months, researchers say

October 31, 2021
Smithsonian scientist lauded for pioneering novel ‘reef health’ approach

October 28, 2021
A majority of the land in the USF Forest Preserve is not suitable for development, a report says

October 27, 2021
Much of USF Forest Preserve not suited for development, consultant says

October 22, 2021
Red tide in Sarasota and Manatee remains patchy. Could a new bloom be on the way?

October 17, 2021
100 years later, Tarpon Springs Hurricane reminds Tampa Bay it can happen here

October 15, 2021
It’s official: Maritime and Defense Tech Hub on the way, tenants announced

October 12, 2021
A seaweed explosion is besieging the Caribbean - 'we don't expect this to end anytime soon'

October 7, 2021
Oil slicks and algae blooms marring Venezuela’s largest lake are visible from space

October 6, 2021
‘It is there pretty much forever’: Huntington Beach oil spill may permanently affect birds

October 4, 2021
A century of calm: Tampa continues avoiding major hurricanes

October 2, 2021
Some news outlets now call Dr. Monty Graham, head of Florida Institute of Oceanography, the “king of sting

October 1, 2021
Moon’s orbital wobble can add to sea-level rise and flooding

September 29, 2021
Besieged by seaweed, Caribbean scrambles to make use of the stuff

September 27, 2021
Florida Legislature can do even more to make us resilient to climate change and sea level rise | Column

September 20, 2021
Red tide and algae blooms: Florida waters in crisis

September 12, 2021
TWiV 804: A tangled web of viruses with Mya Breitbart

September 11, 2021
Deepwater Horizon: Oysters off the Gulf of Mexico plagued with tissue abnormalities after 2010 oil spill

September 9, 2021
I’m a science storyteller. Before COVID misinformation, I used to know why.

September 2, 2021
10 years later: Scientists learn long-term impact of Deepwater Horizon spill

August 27, 2021
Red Tide is still floating out there and could return. But when?

August 23, 2021
Can science solve the seaweed problem on Mexican beaches?

August 20, 2021
MegaTV climate change interview with Dr. Frank Muller Karger

August 19, 2021
U.S. Rep. Castor: The time to act on the climate crisis is now

August 18, 2021
Fred, like storms before it, peaked in the Gulf of Mexico. Why is that?

August 17, 2021
Red tide levels are the lowest in weeks around Anna Maria Island, new water samples show

August 13, 2021
Seaweed raises a stink on Fla. beaches: ‘Just get away’

August 10, 2021
Red Tide is further offshore. Thank the wind and sea currents.

August 7, 2021
Red tide ‘rock stars’ talk facts and future at Tiger Bay event

August 4, 2021
Why so many dead fish are washing up on Florida’s beaches

July 30, 2021
Red Tide expected to stay around Pinellas coast this weekend

July 26, 2021
No, there isn’t 'scientific consensus' on red tide impact from Piney Point

July 24, 2021
Red tide prediction map shows worsening conditions on Pinellas County beaches

July 21, 2021
Sewage spills around Tampa Bay add fuel to red tide, scientists say

July 21, 2021
Florida Gov. DeSantis Surveys Impacts And Provides Updates On Red Tide Bloom

July 19, 2021
Red Tide Leaves Hundreds of Tons of Fish Dead in Florida’s Tampa Bay

July 19, 2021
Sunny day flooding could get a lot worse in St. Petersburg, study shows

July 17, 2021
Tampa Bay has Red Tide questions. Here are some answers

July 15, 2021
St. Pete mayor calls for state help during emergency meeting on red tide

July 14, 2021
Algae Abound Along Florida Coast

July 15, 2021
The moon's natural wobble alters Earth's tides. With climate change, that's bad news.

July 14, 2021
Moon ‘wobble’ and climate change could mean ‘double whammy’ of flooding in 2030s, NASA warns

July 14, 2021
New projections for rapid increases in high-tide flooding for St. Petersburg & elsewhere

July 13, 2021
At Least 600 Tons Of Dead Fish Have Washed Up Along Tampa Bay's Shore

July 12, 2021
Red tide continues and conditions are ripe to get worse

July 9, 2021
Red tide, dead fish persist in Tampa Bay region

July 8, 2021
St. Pete crews collect more than 6 tons of dead fish as red tide continues

July 7, 2021
Scientists predict record year for sargassum

June 30, 2021
Beyond coronavirus: the virus discoveries transforming biology

June 29, 2021
Why Did the Surfside Condo Tower Collapse? Here Are All the Theories

June 28, 2021
Unraveling the mysteries of trace elements in the oceans

June 28, 2021
‘We take this report very seriously’: Study predicts more tidal flooding in St. Pete over next 10 years

June 24, 2021
‘We take this report very seriously’: Study predicts more tidal flooding in St. Pete over next 10 years

June 22, 2021
Climate change debate in Tampa Bay area is evolving from denial to action

June 21, 2021
Reef Robots. Predicting Marine Life Like Weather. Meet the Ocean of 2030

June 18, 2021
'The beaches are open': Florida welcomes tourists amid red tide outbreak

June 17, 2021
‘This is not 2018,’ Gov. DeSantis says of Red Tide in Pinellas

June 17, 2021
Gov. DeSantis hosts red tide roundtable in St. Petersburg

June 17, 2021
Governor DeSantis Holds Roundtable to Discuss Florida’s Efforts to Combat Red Tide

June 16, 2021
An expert’s view on how 3 people were swept to their deaths in Apollo Beach

June 14, 2021
Expert: Variety of sources could be enhancing red tide bloom

June 9, 2021
The Effects of Nutrient and Light on Phytoplankton Communities: Implications for Carbon Export

June 7, 2021
Three massive concentrations of sargassum heading on to Quintana Roo beaches

June 7, 2021
Manatee deaths spike as seagrass disappears

May 31, 2021
Intelligent Robots Could be the Best Choice to Mine the Deep Seafloor

May 30, 2021
Nature may ruin your summer beach trip to Cancun — and we’re not talking about COVID

May 28, 2021
Seaweed is good for the environment, except when nutrients cause massive algal blooms

May 25, 2021
What - or who - is most likely to blame for the bounty of sargassum that keeps coming?

May 25, 2021
Samples suggest Piney Point discharge is diluting, USF researchers say

May 24, 2021
USF scientists announce initial findings from Piney Point research effort

May 24, 2021
USF researchers release initial findings on Piney Point leak

May 24, 2021
Contamination from Piney Point has diluted in Tampa Bay, researchers say

May 24, 2021
'Initial pulse' of nutrient-rich water from Piney Point has dissipated, USF research shows

May 20, 2021
Hundreds of Florida Manatees Dying Because of Starvation, Human Pollution

May 12, 2021
New Florida law seeks to protect state from sea level rise

May 12, 2021
Gov. Ron DeSantis signs coastal resiliency bill

May 3, 2021
University of South Florida shows evolution of pollution from Piney Point

April 29, 2021
Will the Tampa Bay area be ready to respond to another crisis like Piney Point? | Column

April 29, 2021
Cruise ships’ fix for dirty smoke led to water pollution in South Florida ports, study finds

April 22, 2021
There Are Massive Chemical Dumps In The Gulf We Know Almost Nothing About

April 22, 2021
Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine of Florida Elects 15 Members

April 18, 2021
Adapt with nature, not against it

April 14, 2021
USF will play valuable role in clean up effort

April 12, 2021
Forecasting what comes next from Piney Point for Tampa Bay

April 10, 2021
Wastewater from Piney Point has Tampa Bay on edge for possible red tide, algae bloom

April 9, 2021
Scientists measure ocean currents underneath 'Doomsday Glacier'

April 9, 2021
First-Ever Observations From Under Antarctica’s ‘Doomsday Glacier’ Are Bad News

April 9, 2021
Measuring Piney Point’s Impacts On Tampa Bay Will Take Time, USF Researchers Say

April 8, 2021
Scientists studying potential effects on Tampa Bay from Piney Point discharge

April 8, 2021
Legislation to fight sea level rise goes to Florida governor

April 7, 2021
Piney Point updates: USF scientists launch first research cruise into Tampa Bay

April 7, 2021
USF Team of Researchers To Test Tampa Bay Waters Near Piney Point

April 7, 2021
USF scientists testing the waters to study effects of Piney Point reservoir release

April 7, 2021
Long-term Plan for Piney Point: County Votes To Inject Treated Phosphate Wastewater into Aquifer

April 7, 2021
Sea level rise bills pass Senate unanimously

April 6, 2021
USF scientists begin searching for Piney Point environmental impacts in Tampa Bay, Port Manatee

April 6, 2021
USF researchers to study Piney Point leak's environmental impact

April 6, 2021
Scientists Monitor Water Quality Near Piney Point Leak As Threat Of Algal Blooms Remains

April 6, 2021
USF launches research cruise to study Piney Point's environmental impact

April 6, 2021
As Piney Point drains, concerns grow over potential impact of wastewater in Bay

April 5, 2021
Millions of gallons of wastewater released from Piney Point will cause ecological damage

April 5, 2021
‘50,000 bags of fertilizer:’ What could Piney Point do to Tampa Bay?

April 2, 2021
When will Israel's beaches recover from the tar spill?

March 28, 2021
Rocks at bottom of deep ocean provide marine food chains with vital nutrients

March 27, 2021
Brown tide of sargassum threatens Caribbean tourist beaches

March 24, 2021
3 Times as Many Red Snapper Doesn't Mean Tripled Quotas

March 23, 2021
How a Yorkshire scientist's deep sea discovery may help protect the food chain

March 22, 2021
Amazon destruction linked to the largest belt of algae on the planet

March 17, 2021
Study finds significant liver damage in Gulf of Mexico red snapper

March 13, 2021
Warming Trends: The Value of Natural Land, a Climate Change Podcast and Traffic Technology in Hawaii

February 26, 2021
Florida lawmakers reveal their ‘most robust agenda’ on flooding, sea-level rise

February 26, 2021
Florida lawmakers unveil new plan to combat sea level rise

February 11, 2021
Is the Southern Ocean absorbing or emitting carbon dioxide?

January 31, 2021
College of Marine Sciences receives $3 million gift

January 26, 2021
USF has received a $3 million gift to Advance USF that will benefit students from the University of South Florida College of Marine Science

January 25, 2021
USF receives $3 million gift to benefit the College of Marine Science

January 25, 2021
Latest multimillion-dollar donation to USF St. Pete will boost marine sciences

January 25, 2021
USF College of Marine Science receives $3 million gift

January 25, 2021
USF College of Marine Science gifted $3 million endowment

January 14, 2021
How red tide is impacting estuaries & beach conditions in SWFL

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