Posts tagged with: "Southeast Environmental Research Center"

Researchers shed light on Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Researchers shed light on Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

It has been six years since the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill dumped millions of barrels of oil into the Gulf […]

FIU receives $5 million NSF grant to launch Center for Aquatic Chemistry and the Environment

FIU receives $5 million NSF grant to launch Center for Aquatic Chemistry and the Environment

When an explosion at the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig sent millions of gallons of oil spilling into the Gulf of […]

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A legacy not yet written: FIU researchers believe sea level rise is a problem that can be solved

A legacy not yet written: FIU researchers believe sea level rise is a problem that can be solved

By Eric Barton and JoAnn Adkins | Photos by Doug Garland ’10 Tiffany Troxler takes a right turn from Miami […]

Unstressed moon jellyfish (immature stage) exposed to water-only control. 

Photo courtesy of  of G.M. Rand, FIU Southeast Environmental Research Center.

Jellyfish become unintended victims of oil spill mitigation

A chemical used to disperse oil following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill has been proven to severely harm and […]

Institute of Water and Environment launches

Institute of Water and Environment launches

Essential for life, water is the most important resource on the planet, and also one of the most imperiled. FIU […]

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Florida's mangroves move inland to keep up with salt water intrusion caused by sea level rise.

Mangroves move inland as seas rise

Adapting to the damaging effects of climate change, plants are gradually moving to where temperatures are cooler, rainfall is greater, […]

FIU’s climate change/sea level rise experts

FIU’s climate change/sea level rise experts

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers predicts sea levels in South Florida will rise from three to seven inches by […]

Why we should care about the United Nations’ COP21

Why we should care about the United Nations’ COP21

From Nov. 30 — Dec. 11, delegates from 194 countries throughout the world will convene in France for the 21st […]

Climate summit calls on a global community for change

Climate summit calls on a global community for change

Biologist Maureen Donnelly says the climate crisis is the greatest challenge of our time, but she has hope for the […]

TEDxFIU 2015 tickets on sale

TEDxFIU 2015 tickets on sale

For the last three years, faculty, alumni and students at FIU have taken to the TEDx world stage to share […]

FIU and FEMA hosted a seminar for local leaders in South Florida to build climate change resiliency in the local community.

FIU, FEMA partner to build climate change resiliency

Every dollar spent in actions to reduce disaster losses saves the nation $4 in damages. To build climate change resiliency, […]

Bill Gorton (left) poses with his first bonefish and Captain Early Gentry (right) in Islamorada, Fla. in 1958.

Project Bay Bones investigates bonefish decline

Bonefish catches are on the decline, and researchers in the FIU Southeast Environmental Research Center are trying to get to […]

Sea Level Solutions Center launches

Sea Level Solutions Center launches

With rising seas threatening coastal communities all across the world, FIU has launched the Sea Level Solutions Center to help people […]

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TEDxFIU announces speakers for 2015

TEDxFIU announces speakers for 2015

This year at TEDxFIU, eight talks will inspire the audience to always move forward – innovating and giving. The annual event now […]

D.C. Update: Pell Grants receive boost; congrats for 50 years

D.C. Update: Pell Grants receive boost; congrats for 50 years

With the final appropriations bill markups nearing a close, FIU works with officials, agencies and organizations to advance the South […]