Posts tagged with: "Institute of Water and Environment"

Flooded streets in Arch Creek-North Miami. Photo by Shadaina Dessalines.

New flood risk identified by FIU researcher

As South Florida raises groundwater levels to fight salt water intrusion, the threat of flooding from within will only increase, […]

Cody Eggenberger

Is Everglades restoration good for fish?

Florida’s economy depends on healthy fish, but little is known about how Everglades restoration efforts affect some of the state’s […]

November 2017 in photos: Homecoming, Walk on Water, soccer

November 2017 in photos: Homecoming, Walk on Water, soccer

We hope you all had a great Thanksgiving! We have a lot to be thankful for here at FIU: a […]

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Citizen scientists bolster sea level research on King Tide

Citizen scientists bolster sea level research on King Tide

FIU deployed more than 100 citizen scientists to investigate whether flooding from the most recent King Tide in October was […]

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 […]

Jennifer Richards

Humanities major turned botanist rises to top of her field

Every time FIU botanist Jennifer Richards looks at a plant she sees something new that amazes her. Nearly 40 years […]

Keith Ellenbogen; Madagascar; Madagascar RAP 2010; horizontal; marine; underwater, Vohemar Bay, Seagrass (Syringodium isoetifolium) with epiphytes

Biodiversity negates carbon storage in seagrasses, new study finds

Scientists are zeroing in on the seagrass meadows that could help slow down climate change. Seagrass meadows are great absorbers […]

FIU environmental studies researcher Cody Eggenberger

Freshwater flow affects Everglades fish. But how?

With tarpon fishing season at its peak, FIU scientists are tracking the saltwater fish throughout the Florida Everglades. They want […]

Research team selected to monitor plan that could save Florida Bay

Research team selected to monitor plan that could save Florida Bay

FIU will monitor the impacts of a large-scale construction project designed to save Florida Bay, according to a contract approved […]

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FIU, Italian university partner to tackle water problems

FIU, Italian university partner to tackle water problems

FIU and the Universita per Stranieri di Perugia in Italy are formalizing collaborative efforts to address global water and environmental […]

FIU Paris Agreement experts

FIU Paris Agreement experts

President Trump has announced that the United States will withdraw from the Paris Agreement. The landmark climate accord looks to […]

Paolo Benigni is part of the research team at FIU's Center for Aquatic Chemistry and Environment that has developed a new tool to assess oil spill damage.

Scientists develop new tool to assess oil spills

Scientists are getting an entirely new perspective of what happens to oil in a spill, thanks to a tool developed […]

FIU in D.C. during President Trump’s first 100 days

FIU in D.C. during President Trump’s first 100 days

From a fierce healthcare debate to the most executive orders signed at this juncture since President Truman, the Trump Administration’s […]

INTERACTIVE: Preeminent research programs explained

INTERACTIVE: Preeminent research programs explained

Great universities understand that they are truly the sum of their parts. They are home to programs that uplift communities […]

Miami Heat shooting guard Rodney McGruder (left) and FIU's Nick Ogle (right) plant environmentally appropriate and culturally important plants in the Everglades as part of Heat Glades Sweep.

FIU joins Miami Heat, Miccosukee tribe to protect the Everglades

The tropical hardwood hammock habitats in the Florida Everglades are under threat by invasive plants and animals, chemicals and toxins, fires […]