Posts tagged with: "sea level rise"

Students embrace the challenge of redesigning a coastal park in the face of rising seas

Students embrace the challenge of redesigning a coastal park in the face of rising seas

By Joel Delgado ’12 MS ’17  Historic Virginia Key Beach Park – an 82-acre oasis on a barrier island tucked […]

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South Florida’s climate change solutions

South Florida’s climate change solutions

By Eric Barton There’s no doubt among scientists that the climate is changing and the seas are rising, and so […]

April 2016 in photos

April 2016 in photos

By Joel Delgado ’12 MS ’17  We have reached the end of April, which means that the Spring 2016 semester is […]

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TEDxFIU: Let’s focus on climate resolve

TEDxFIU: Let’s focus on climate resolve

An aquatic ecologist, Todd Crowl is a co-founder of FIU’s Sea Level Solutions Center. He is also the director of […]

Internship with Miami Beach leads to full-time job

Internship with Miami Beach leads to full-time job

  Doctoral candidate’s research on sea level rise helped prepare him for city engineering job When Carlos Tamayo started sitting […]

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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 student and City of Hialeah Emlpoyee Yordano Nicle observes Cortrada's Littorial Creatures Paintings

Artist-in-Residence brings climate change talks to Hialeah

  With climate change conversations under way at the COP 21 Paris Talks, the discussion on global climate change may […]

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 […]

Alumni, friends give back to FIU students

Alumni, friends give back to FIU students

D.C. Weekly Update: FIU hosts a fundraising reception for first generation students and aspiring D.C. interns – and the university’s South […]

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, […]

Dean’s Sept. 29 testimony before Congress to be webcast

Dean’s Sept. 29 testimony before Congress to be webcast

Every week FIU’s Office of Governmental Relations shares with FIU News what’s happening in Washington, D.C., and how it impacts the university.  Watch […]

Does beach erosion affect oceanfront property prices?

Does beach erosion affect oceanfront property prices?

Do people tend to ignore looming problems until the wolf – or in this case, the ocean – is just […]

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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