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COVID-19 virus

Perspectives on COVID

Everyone’s experience of COVID is unique. We virtually sat down with three members of our marine science community to get their perspectives on how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed what it means to be a scientist, and to get their thoughts on what these changes mean for the future of marine science.

July 29, 2020COVID-19, News

Team MERA during the epidemiological survey training at the Costa Rican Water and Sewage Authority’s Water Laboratory (LNA), led by Maryann Cairns, PhD, from Southern Methodist University (SMU) and Erin Symonds, PhD, from the University of South Florida (USF) with Costa Rican university students, LNA employees, and SMU/USF graduate students.

USF Partner in Costa Rica Launches the Country’s First Program to Detect Coronavirus in Wastewater

With more than 5,000 beach surveys, 500 behavioral observations, and 80 interviews to digest, and water quality data to crunch, it was time to celebrate this phase of their NSF-funded coastal health study called MERA, which included several trainings by the USF team to help their colleagues get up to speed on a suite of environmental monitoring techniques.

July 29, 2020COVID-19, News

COVID-19 virus

Perspectives on COVID

Everyone’s experience of COVID is unique. We virtually sat down with three members of our marine science community to get their perspectives on how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed what it means to be a scientist, and to get their thoughts on what these changes mean for the future of marine science.

July 28, 2020COVID-19, News

COVID-19 virus

Perspectives on COVID

Everyone’s experience of COVID is unique. We virtually sat down with three members of our marine science community to get their perspectives on how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed what it means to be a scientist, and to get their thoughts on what these changes mean for the future of marine science.

July 27, 2020COVID-19, News

 In the first part of 2020 nearly 11,500 ships visited one of 15 ports around the state of Florida. Photo credit: Dr. Steve Meyers.

Cross-Disciplinary Team Led by USF College of Marine Science Wins Pilot Award to Study Impact of Maritime Transportation on COVID-19 Transmission

A team of scientists will shine a light on the black box thanks to a new grant from USF’s COVID-19 Rapid Response program.

June 5, 2020COVID-19, News

CMS graduate student Brent Summers process samples in the lab at the USF College of Marine Science (USF CMS). CMS donated more than 25 boxes of lab gear to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg, a medical facility down the street from campus.

CMS Helps Start Ripple Effect of Giving in St. Petersburg

Rising to the challenges of COVID-19 pandemic.

April 3, 2020COVID-19, News

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