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Mya Breitbart in the lab. Credit, Amanda Sosnowski at Terrene Visions.

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).

May 23, 2022Awards, News

The NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer docked in port in Newport, Rhode Island. The Okeanos Explorer, commissioned in 2008, is the only federal vessel designated with the sole mission of ocean exploration.

Adventure and Exploration on the High-Seas aboard the Okeanos Explorer

This summer as part of a NOAA Explorer-In-Training internship, Catalina Rubiano received the incredible opportunity to sail on the NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer – a dream come true for any ocean science nerd.

May 23, 2022Blogs and Perspectives

USF College of Marine Science in the News

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.

May 20, 2022CMS in the News

Group shot in front of MSL

CMS hosts Women in Science Leadership Training

The CMS served as home base for a two-day workshop for women called “Building Leadership Skills for Success in the Scientific Workforce.”

May 16, 2022Blogs and Perspectives

A ship approaches a rogue wave, estimated to be 18.3 meters (60 feet) off Charleston, South Carolina. Rogue waves are unpredictable, dangerous, and huge - at least twice the height of surrounding waves. Photo courtesy of NOAA.

Rogue waves…in Tampa Bay?!

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

Rising Tides Newsletter Archives

Rising Tides Newsletter Archives

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April 7, 2022Rising Tides Newsletter

View some of the highlights in the Rising Tides Newsletter, April 2022 edition.

Rising Tides April 2022

View some of the highlights in the Rising Tides Newsletter, April 2022 edition.

April 7, 2022Rising Tides Newsletter

The Antarctic Core Collection at OSU-MGR. Each rack contains sediment cores from various USAP expeditions. Once the cores are opened, they are separated into a “sample” half that we can take samples from and an “archive” half that is imaged, x-rayed, and run through various instruments.

Visiting a unique library in Oregon to sample old, Antarctic mud

Sampling archived sediment cores can illuminate how the Antarctic ice sheet responds to warming climate.

March 31, 2022Blogs and Perspectives

Bea Combs-Hintze, PhD student at her desk at USF CMS, creating digital ecosystems.

It’s all about Balance – in life, and in modeling

Life these days is about seeking balance: between work, research, self-care, and motherhood preparations.

March 23, 2022Blogs and Perspectives

Brad Seibel onboard a ship and placing a shrimp in a respirometry chamber.

No, the Sky isn’t Falling. But the Ocean is Losing Oxygen.

And for marine life, that’s kinda like the sky falling (and not great news for us).

March 23, 2022News

Mayor Ken Welch and St. Petersburg City Council Chair Gina Driscoll at the Innovation District's Smart City Showcase Tuesday. Photos by Mark Parker.

Smart City Showcase highlights innovative problem-solving in St. Pete

Under the St. Petersburg Innovation District’s leadership, members of academia, local government, nonprofit organizations and the private sector are now utilizing new technology to help solve the city’s challenges.

March 23, 2022Resiliency News

Caption: Left to right are Kendra Daly, Amber Hill (NESDIS Program Coordination Officer), Lieutenant Commander Cherisa Friedlander, NOAA Flag Aide, Kristen Buck, Katelyn Schockman, Catalina Rubiano, Frank Muller-Karger, Tom Frazer, Gary Mitchum, Rick Spinrad, Mark Luther, Steve Murawski, Jill Thompson-Grim, Bob Weisberg.

NOAA Administrator visits USF CMS, inspires crowd at Hub ribbon-cutting

On March 2nd a group from the USF College of Marine Science (USF CMS) led by dean Tom Frazer welcomed the Honorable Dr. Richard “Rick” Spinrad, the Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans & Atmosphere and the 11th NOAA Administrator, to St. Petersburg for a short visit.

March 9, 2022Blogs and Perspectives

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