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CMS in the News 2022

USF College of Marine Science in the News

USF College of Marine Science in the News

December 23, 2022
World - Study: Oil Slicks Cover an Ocean Area Twice the Size of Turkey

December 22, 2022
Full Circle: Battered and bruised by extreme weather, the race is on to make Florida more resilient

December 22, 2022
We flew above the Red Tide blooms offshore of Tampa Bay. Here’s how it looks

December 21, 2022
Where is the red tide in Florida? What to know about the toxic bloom along the coast

December 20, 2022
Are you heading to Florida's Gulf Coast? Beware of red tide affecting several spots

December 18, 2022
Study: Oil Slicks Cover an Ocean Area Twice the Size of Turkey

December 14, 2022
Tampa Bay: Do you have questions about the latest Red Tide? We have answers

December 12, 2022
1,500 pounds of dead fish cleared from St. Pete Beach over weekend as Red Tide looms

December 9, 2022
USF professor talks red tide research after blooms spotted in the area

December 9, 2022
Keeping Florida, Florida: Tampa Bay, Florida's Center for Science and Natural Solutions

December 8, 2022
Respiratory problems from Red Tide possible at some Pinellas beaches, officials warn

December 1, 2022
Red tide detected in Pinellas county

November 30, 2022
Low amounts of Red Tide found near Fort De Soto beach in Pinellas County

November 30, 2022
High risk of red tide irritation in Sarasota, data shows. Here’s latest for Bradenton

November 29, 2022
Red tide research gets a $840K funding boost from FWC

November 22, 2022
After the COP27 summit, next steps in the climate crisis

November 18, 2022
Small amounts of Red Tide were just measured in Tampa Bay. Should we be worried?

November 14, 2022
Pinellas County beaches in danger without renourishment project

November 10, 2022
Risk of beach erosion seen on Florida's east coast after Nicole exists in Tampa Bay area, engineers say

November 9, 2022
USF mourns the loss of a marine science legend

November 9, 2022
Red Tide reached Anna Maria this week. Will Hurricane Nicole make it worse?

November 1, 2022
Red tide is blooming in Southwest Florida after Hurricane Ian. Will it reach Tampa Bay?

October 30, 2022
Red tide growing off Southwest Florida coast after Ian

October 29, 2022
The Mystery of Hog Island

October 26, 2022
Red tide algae is back in Southwest Florida waters. Here’s what experts predict

October 25, 2022
Red tide numbers high south of Manatee County

October 21, 2022
Research 'gliders' assist in study of red tide blooms in the gulf

October 13, 2022
Seafloor Reveals a Period of Rapid Retreat for Thwaites Glacier

October 11, 2022
Going Viral

October 4, 2022
Far from coasts, flooding from Hurricane Ian devastates inland communities

September 29, 2022
'Worst flight that I've been on': NOAA engineer shares experience flying into Hurricane Ian

September 28, 2022
‘This could break the bank’: Category 4 hurricane churns toward a vulnerable coast

September 27, 2022
TVEyes Media Monitoring Suite - [Transcript]

September 26, 2022
Low-lying and flood-prone, Tampa Bay area braces for first major storm in a century

September 16, 2022
Antarctic glacier may soon rapidly retreat, USF study finds

September 9, 2022
'Doomsday Glacier' in Antarctica Could Melt Faster Than Anticipated, Researchers Say

September 8, 2022
Opinion | What Antarctica's Disintegration Asks of Us

September 7, 2022
Study: Antarctica’s ‘doomsday glacier’ could retreat faster than expected

September 6, 2022
West Antarctica’s Thwaites Glacier posed for rapid pulses of melting

September 6, 2022
‘Doomsday glacier,’ which could raise sea level by several feet, is holding on ‘by its fingernails,’ scientists say

September 5, 2022
CNN Exclusive: Scientists make major breakthrough in race to save Caribbean coral

August 29, 2022
Scientists Move Closer to Unlocking the Secrets of the Immortal Jellyfish, and Possibly Human Aging

August 23, 2022
Miami's Beaches See Record-Breaking Levels of Stinky Seaweed

August 18, 2022
Viruses thrive in aquatic plants in Florida's springs

August 9, 2022
Sargassum seaweed takes over Miami Beach

August 8, 2022
Gross! Sargassum Seaweed Smothering South Florida Coast

August 5, 2022
Caribbean shores are choked by seaweed

August 3, 2022
Record amount of seaweed is choking shores in the Caribbean

August 3, 2022
Sea life may downsize with ocean warming — bringing challenging impacts

July 26, 2022
Environment: « Situation of sargassum is critical in the Dominican Republic and the Caribbean »

July 25, 2022
Dr. Tom Frazer Joins Bonefish & Tarpon Trust Board of Directors

July 18, 2022
Florida's Vanishing Beaches: The fight against coastal erosion

July 14, 2022
Stringy algae dominates coastline from Cocoa Beach to Sebastian and beyond

July 6, 2022
Something stinks: What to know about the sargassum washing ashore in Brevard County

July 5, 2022
'Sargassum storm': Stinky seasonal seaweed sets record in Brevard, and more is coming this way

July 4, 2022
Stinky seaweed threatens Mexico's post-pandemic tourism boom

June 24, 2022
USGS collaborates with local colleges, inspiring students to pursue marine science by taking them to sea | U.S. Geological Survey

June 23, 2022
From seaweed to soil: South Florida beach town finds a solution to a stinky problem

June 20, 2022
Three USF projects getting attention: $23M remodel, nursing facility and ocean-focused center

June 18, 2022
Human Activities Contribute Over 90 Pct Of Oil Slicks In Global Oceans: Study

June 8, 2022
Record levels of brown seaweed may wash ashore this summer, potentially harming human health

June 6, 2022
Florida is leading the nation in making the state flood-resilient | Opinion

June 3, 2022
DeSantis vetoed USF’s big project in St. Petersburg. What’s next?

June 2, 2022
DeSantis approves $245 million in legislative requests to USF in annual state budget

May 27, 2022
What is Sargassum and why is it stinking up Orange Beach AL this summer 2022?

May 27, 2022
Tampa Bay area student researchers return from studying the Gulf of Mexico's health

May 20, 2022
Measuring optical properties of sea snot

May 19, 2022
Hustle and flow: USF studies how water moves in Tampa Bay

May 17, 2022
USF marine researchers to pursue red tide mitigation efforts with Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

May 13, 2022
Florida leads the nation in flood resilience | Opinion

May 3, 2022
Researchers: April sargassum bloom largest ever recorded

May 2, 2022
Mexico Caribbean beaches may see worst sargassum since 2018

April 22, 2022
CAREER PROFILES • OPTIONS AND INSIGHTS: Regina Easley-Vidal - Oceanography Magazine

April 21, 2022
What climate change has in store for Florida | Our Changing Climate: Earth Day

April 8, 2022
What we know about Piney Point’s impact on Tampa Bay

April 4, 2022
An $80 million environmental research center is coming to St. Pete

March 23, 2022
Smart City Showcase highlights innovative problem-solving in St. Pete

March 15, 2022
Solving the Perfect Murder | Guest: David Mearns (The Shipwreck Hunter)

March 11, 2022
Legislature allocates $75 million for new USFSP scientific research facility

March 10, 2022
USF set to receive $75M for new Environmental and Oceanographic Sciences Facility

March 1, 2022
Column: Legislative funding is key for USF St. Pete environmental center of excellence

February 22, 2022
Leadership St. Pete to enhance Clam Bayou Marine Education Center

February 18, 2022
Why we former deans support USF’s environmental and oceanographic sciences center | Column

February 17, 2022
Millions of tons of sargassum blossoming in Atlantic

February 16, 2022
Here’s what Tampa Bay can expect from new sea level rise projections

February 15, 2022
Stop plastic pollution of our waters by giving Florida cities the right to regulate them

February 15, 2022
Sea level to rise up to a foot by 2050, Interagency report projects

February 14, 2022
Antarctic ice's deep past shows it could be more vulnerable to warming

February 14, 2022
Antarctic ice's deep past shows it could be more vulnerable to warming

February 9, 2022
Scientists Can Spy Shrimp Eggs from Space

February 3, 2022
Tampa Bay has huge flood risk. What should we do about it?

February 1, 2022
Derrame de petróleo en Perú: “No importa si trabajan desde ahora hasta el 2050, no recuperarán todo”

February 1, 2022
DeSantis announces $404M for Florida waterways

February 1, 2022
Gov. DeSantis announces $404M in funds for Florida infrastructure projects

February 1, 2022
Making St. Petersburg a Flood Hub for sea level rise, resiliency

January 31, 2022
Wonder Women: Rising Science Stars in Pinellas County

January 28, 2022
With seas rising, let’s invest in USF’s resiliency and sustainability research center | Column

January 27, 2022
It won’t take the ‘perfect storm’ to wreak havoc across Tampa Bay

January 21, 2022
Protecting Tampa Bay from erosion, flooding

January 14, 2022
Making waves: USF’s new center in Environmental and Oceanographic Sciences

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