Posts tagged with: "Aquarius Reef Base"

Repairs under way after Irma batters Aquarius

Repairs under way after Irma batters Aquarius

The FIU Aquarius Reef Base has been sidelined by Hurricane Irma, but the world’s only underwater research laboratory should be […]

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September 2017 in photos: Hurricane Irma, Costa Rican president visits

September 2017 in photos: Hurricane Irma, Costa Rican president visits

The month of September for FIU and much of South Florida can be summed up in two words: Hurricane Irma. […]

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James Fourqurean spoke about the importance of and threats to Biscayne Bay at the 2017 Biscayne Bay Marine Health Inaugural Summit.

Marine ecologist takes helm of national federation

FIU marine ecologist James Fourqurean has been elected president of the Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation. Fourqurean will lead the […]

FIU biology student Valeria Paz helps conduct research on coral reef restoration.

Marine scientists and astronauts join forces to create world’s deepest coral nursery

Nestled in the Florida Keys Marine Sanctuary, 10 tree-like structures made of PVC pipes rise up from the ocean floor. […]

NASA Astronaut Joe Acaba sets out for Aquarius as part of a five-day mission in the undersea research habitat.

Astronauts spacewalking at our underwater reef base

Check out this quick video by CNN of astronauts in the world’s only underwater research lab, FIU Aquarius Reef Base. […]

National leaders discuss how to appeal to Latino voters

National leaders discuss how to appeal to Latino voters

Amid this month’s presidential rallies and debates in Miami, which sparked political conversation throughout South Florida, a group of Democratic […]

Mike Heithaus takes a swim with a grouper outside of FIU Aquarius Reef Base, the world's only undersea research lab.

50@50: World’s only undersea lab featured on ‘Today’ show

To celebrate the university’s 50th anniversary, FIU News is sharing 50 moments in FIU’s history as part of our “50@50″ […]

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Mike Heithaus takes a swim with a grouper outside of FIU Aquarius Reef Base, the world's only undersea research lab.

Coral reefs become training ground for NASA

As a team of international astronauts splashes down for a 14-day training mission in FIU’s Aquarius Reef Base, they will […]

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At eMerge, FIU researchers showcase technology aimed at improving health

At eMerge, FIU researchers showcase technology aimed at improving health

Dozens of FIU researchers will be on hand at eMerge Americas to showcase the latest technology developed at the university, […]

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Heithaus appointed dean of Arts & Sciences

Mike Heithaus has been appointed the dean of FIU’s College of Arts & Sciences. Heithaus, who has served as interim […]

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Editors’ Picks: Our 14 favorite stories of 2014

Editors’ Picks: Our 14 favorite stories of 2014

Fighting Ebola. A historic mission 63 feet beneath the sea with Fabien Cousteau. A resounding ‘yes’ from the community. FIU and its […]

On land and sea, astronomers and astronauts meet for virtual chat

On land and sea, astronomers and astronauts meet for virtual chat

A group of FIU astronomy students recently chatted with NASA astronauts participating in the NASA Extreme Environment Mission Operations (NEEMO) 19 Mission at […]

FIU becomes major research partner of Florida Keys sanctuary

FIU becomes major research partner of Florida Keys sanctuary

Florida International University has been named a major research, monitoring and education partner of the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary […]

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Students in journalism professor Juliet Pinto's multimedia capstone course pose at the Aquarius mission control center in Islamorada, FL.

Journalism students cover underwater NASA mission

FIU digital media student Bruno Grundy got the filmmaker’s chance of lifetime when he dove 60 feet below to the […]

8 of the best moments from Mission 31

8 of the best moments from Mission 31

For the past month, Fabien Cousteau and a team of FIU researchers conducted underwater tests and research inside FIU’s Aquarius […]