Posts tagged with: "Southeast Environmental Research Center"

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 researcher Rolando Santos examines baited remote underwater video to study fish in newly opened Joe Bay.

Scientists study portion of Everglades closed to people for decades

After nearly 40 years of being closed off to the public, visitors to Everglades National Park can now explore Joe […]

Research milestone is just another day for FIU scientists

Research milestone is just another day for FIU scientists

In an effort to understand the diets of plant-loving fish, FIU Ph.D. student Jessica Sanchez and marine sciences professor Joel […]

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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, […]