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New models developed by an international team including USGS researchers could predict and explain the locations of resilient coral reef communities that may play a key role in coral reef conservation efforts.
The team has a hunch there’s an overlooked nutrient source that requires further investigation: submarine groundwater discharge along the coastal margins.
August 2, 2022News
Forage fishes, or bait fish, are unsung heroes of the Gulf coast ecosystem. Many of these species have been overlooked by fisheries scientists and managers until fairly recently.
July 19, 2022News
Dr. Sean Powers of the University of South Alabama is leading a “Dream Team” of researchers in an $11.7 million study of the Greater Amberjack species.
June 28, 2022News
Can Areas of High Alkalinity Freshwater Discharge Provide Potential Refugia for Marine Calcifying Organisms?
Enjoy this launch blurb celebrating a publication related to ocean acidification along the Springs Coast in the northeast Gulf of Mexico whose lead author was recent CMS alum (M.S., Class of 2019), Kyle Amergian.
A team of Chinese and U.S. scientists developed the first global map of chronic oil slicks in the ocean and found that more than 90% of them come from human sources, significantly more than previously reported.
June 16, 2022News
Waves of Inspiration - MEDIA ADVISORY. Leadership St. Pete® Class of 2022 to unveil major capital improvements at Clam Bayou Marine Education Center,
Last year NSF launched a two-year pilot program called All-ABOARD, which stands for “Alliance-Building Offshore to Achieve Resilience and Diversity.” The goal of this program, hosted by Columbia University, is to advance justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (JEDI) initiatives in STEM fields—especially the geosciences, which are one of the least racially diverse fields of science.
CMS Ph.D. candidate Natalia López Figueroa was awarded a Margaret A. Davidson Graduate Fellowship administered by NOAA’s Office for Coastal Management.
Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine of Florida Announces Selection of 15 New Members for 2022
Dr. Mya Breitbart, a professor and microbiologist at the USF College of Marine Science (USF CMS), is among 15 prominent scholars from throughout the state of Florida who were selected for membership to the Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine of Florida (ASEMFL).
Rogue waves -- walls of water that emerge from an otherwise calm ocean to swallow and capsize ships -- have made their way into mariner’s tales for ages.
May 10, 2022News
And for marine life, that’s kinda like the sky falling (and not great news for us).
March 23, 2022News