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Education and research combined for students aboard a five-day cruise on the Florida Institute of Oceanography’s R/V Weatherbird II.
September 20, 2023News
The Global Biodiversity Observing System is a proposal designed to improve monitoring efforts of Earth’s biodiversity and, in turn, improve conservation in an age of climate change.
New NOAA funding means ocean gliders operated by the USF College of Marine Science will help hurricane experts forecast storm intensity in the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean.
August 11, 2023News
Ship granted to USF will enhance Florida Institute of Oceanography’s efforts to build a robust ocean science and maritime workforce
After a 4,000-mile journey, a 117-foot twin-hulled ship granted to the University of South Florida (USF) is docked at its new home port in St. Petersburg, where it will be operated by the Florida Institute of Oceanography (FIO) to offer transformative opportunities for students to explore and advance the field of ocean science.
July 12, 2023News
We are sad about the passing of Dr. John Ogden. He died peacefully on Monday, June 25, 2023. Dr. John Ogden (1940-2023).
An international team of scientists found weak biologically rich layers of sediments hundreds of metres beneath the seafloor which crumbled as oceans warmed and ice sheets declined.
May 18, 2023News
Which barotrauma mitigation method is best for red snapper and red grouper caught in deep water? Recompression outperforms venting, according to Gulf of Mexico study
The best way for recreational fishers to release red snapper and red grouper caught in the deeper waters of the Gulf of Mexico -- and physically traumatized from the pressure change experienced during the ascent -- is to use a descending device.
May 15, 2023News
Surprising results from historic study suggest the shrinking West Antarctic Ice Sheet, a major threat to global sea level rise, was smaller and more dynamic in recent geologic past than previously thought.
May 1, 2023News
The mass die-off of the long-spined sea urchin – a loss that threatens the health of coral reefs from the Caribbean to Florida’s east coast -- was caused by a one-celled organism called a ciliate.
April 19, 2023News
The USF College of Marine Science (USF CMS) is one of nine institutions in a five-year NOAA-funded program that will work directly with communities in the Caribbean region to work on how best to prepare for and “adapt” to higher risks of disasters that come with a changing climate.
March 13, 2023News
A Q&A with CMS Associate Professor Tim Conway about iron in the ocean.
February 16, 2023News
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