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USF Team Selected by NOAA for Award to Support Marine Sanctuaries
The three-year project, “Climate Change Indicators Across the National Marine Sanctuaries System,” is one of seven competitively selected projects addressing marine sanctuary management totaling $3.7 million.
October 26, 2022News, Resiliency News
Join Me on an Oceanographic Cruise
Throughout our cruise, many different techniques were used by the scientists on board to collect and measure samples for biological and/or chemical studies.
October 25, 2022Blogs and Perspectives
Rising Tides October 2022
View some of the highlights in the Rising Tides Newsletter, October 2022 edition.
October 25, 2022Rising Tides Newsletter
Warming oceans likely to shrink the viable habitat of many marine animals – but not all
As the oceans warm squid and other vertical migrators living in tropical zones are likely to expand their habitat northward – but not necessarily leave their native tropical zones.
October 14, 2022News
Mya Breitbart, “virus hunter” at the CMS, named Distinguished University Professor
Twenty years ago, Mya Breitbart, a biological oceanography professor at the USF College of Marine Science (CMS), published a landmark paper in the Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences (PNAS) about a new sequencing technique called viral metagenomics.
October 10, 2022News
USF CMS Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs through October 15th, Ana Arellano conducted a Q&A with members of our Hispanic/Latinx/a/o community here at the USF College of Marine Science.
October 7, 2022Blogs and Perspectives, Diversity
The Flood Hub rises to the challenge of coastal resilience in Florida
Through improved flood forecasting, the Florida Flood Hub for Applied Research and Innovation will inform science-based policy, planning, and management decisions to support a more resilient Florida for all.
September 19, 2022Florida Flood Hub
Robert H. Weisberg was elected as an AGU Fellow
Distinguished University Professor Emeritus Robert H. Weisberg was elected as an American Geophysical Union’s (AGU) Fellow.
Keeping our eyes on hurricanes
Hurricane season is ramping up. From submersible “pickup trucks” to “flying research labs,” hurricane monitoring programs help modelers predict the strength and path of tropical systems.
September 13, 2022Resiliency News
USF awarded $20 million federal grant to protect coral reef and mangrove ecosystems
The National Science Foundation has awarded a $20 million grant to a USF-lead team of researchers to develop a standardized approach to the protection and replenishment of coral reef and mangrove ecosystems, which serve as a barrier in protecting our coasts.
CMS labs join forces to solve the mysteries of Florida’s red tides
In a serendipitous research cruise this summer, three labs within the USF College of Marine Science, plus its glider fleet team, joined forces to improve our understanding of a decades-old question: what causes red tides to form in the Gulf of Mexico?
September 7, 2022News
Faster in the Past: New seafloor images – the highest resolution of any taken off the West Antarctic Ice Sheet – upend understanding of Thwaites Glacier retreat
At times in its past, retreat of the massive Thwaites Glacier was even quicker than it is today, heightening concerns for its future.
September 5, 2022News