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The Shevenell Lab Returns to the Ross Sea
Graduate student Emily Kaiser, a Ph.D. student in Dr. Amelia Shevenell’s lab, reports in from a research expedition to the Ross Sea, Antarctica, where she is part of a team exploring the timing and mechanisms forcing retreat of the Ross Ice Shelf (RIS) following the Last Glacial Maximum. The team will use seafloor mapping, seismic reflection, and sediment coring to achieve their objectives. Read more about their expedition – and stay tuned for more updates from Emily.
January 4, 2023Blogs and Perspectives
Obligation to Enhance OBIS Data for Sea- and Shorebirds of the Americas
The family Procellariidae, which includes open-ocean petrels and shearwaters, were documented in the most marine ecoregions.
January 3, 2023Publication Highlights
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 23, 2022CMS in the News
Rising Tides December 2022
View some of the highlights in the Rising Tides Newsletter, December 2022 edition.
December 12, 2022Rising Tides Newsletter
Advances in the science of turbulence
Unraveling the physics of large-scale planetary features takes patience and time.
December 8, 2022Blogs and Perspectives
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
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
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
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
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
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
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