Rally Around Town - Feb 19, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - Our next food truck rally is this Friday, Feb. 19, 2016, from 6 to 10 pm.  It's co-sponsored by the college, FIO, and the Pormer Pier Aquarium, aka Secrets of the Sea

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Marine Science Happy Hour Networking Event Feb 17 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL -Thursday, February 17, 2016 is our Tampa Bay Area Marine Science Networking Happy Hour.  It will be held at 4:30-6:30pm and it is our last time at The Canopy Rooftop Lounge for awhile (atop the Birchwood Hotel 340 Beach Drive Northeast St, St. Petersburg, FL 33701).

The event is selfpay, they have metered parking on the street or you can park at the nearby garage for a fee and nametags will be provided. The Canopy always has a great happy hour offering of beer, wine, and softdrinks as well as cocktails - and at affordable prices. Please join us - and bring your ocean science professional friends and colleagues.

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Last modified on Monday, 21 March 2016 17:31

Welcome new USFCMS Faculty Members

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - Welcome to USF College of Marine Science!  We’re delighted that you've joined our thriving community of faculty (and, of course, students, staff, and alumni).  To read more about our new faculty members, please click on the links below.

Brad Seibel, Professor, College of Marine Science

Yun Li, Assistant Research Professor, College of Marine Science

Xinfeng Liang, Assistant Professor, College of Marine Science

 

Last modified on Friday, 12 February 2016 17:01

The dynamics of carbon stocks in wetlands under a changing climate: from permafrost thaw to sea-level rise

ST. PETERSBURG -

Speaker: Dr. Miriam Jones

Affiliation: USGS

Seminar Title: The dynamics of carbon stocks in wetlands under a changing climate: from permafrost thaw to sea-level rise

When: Feb. 11, 2016 3:30pm EST

Where: MSL Conference Room (134)

Host: Chris Smith (USGS)

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Last modified on Thursday, 03 March 2016 15:49

Scientific Drilling in Africa’s Great Rift Valley: Influence of Tectonics and Climate Change on Lake Malawi Ecosystems

ST. PETERSBURG -

Speaker: Dr. Christopher Scholz

Affiliation: Syracuse University

Seminar Title: Scientific Drilling in Africa’s Great Rift Valley: Influence of Tectonics and Climate Change on Lake Malawi Ecosystems

When: Feb. 5, 2016 3:30pm EST

Where: MSL Conference Room (134)

Host: Gene Domack

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Last modified on Monday, 08 February 2016 17:15

Flesh Eating Bacteria

ST. PETESBURG, FL - The Knight Oceanographic Research Center and Dr. Robert Ulrich from the College of Marine Science was recently interviewed by WUSF, regarding a dangerous bacteria that lives in the warm summer waters of Tampa Bay, Florida and the southern U.S. It is a public health problem few have heard about. 

Last modified on Thursday, 04 February 2016 15:44

USF Marine Scientists Take Major Role in International Conference on Keeping the Gulf of Mexico Healthy

TAMPA, FL - Faculty and graduate students from the University of South Florida’s College of Marine Science will take a major role in the 2016 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference held in Tampa Feb. 1- 4 at the Marriott Tampa Waterside Hotel, 700 S. Florida Avenue.

The international conference aims to bring together hundreds of oil spill experts representing academia, state and federal agencies, as well as non-governmental organizations and industry who will share the latest oil spill and ecosystem scientific discoveries, innovations and policies. Many of the results from 2015’s summer research will be presented.

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Last modified on Friday, 29 January 2016 15:21

The last deglaciation after halftime: A sea-level perspective

ST. PETERSBURG -

Speaker: Dr. Tor Tornqvist

Affiliation: Tulane University

Seminar Title: The last deglaciation after halftime: A sea-level perspective

When: Jan. 29, 2016 3:30pm EST

Where: MSL Conference Room (134)

Host: Brad Rosenheim

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Marine Science Happy Hour Networking Event Jan 27 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - This Wednesday January 27, 2016 is our next Tampa Bay Area Marine Science Networking Happy Hour, 4:30-6:30pm at The Canopy Rooftop Lounge (atop the Birchwood Hotel) 340 Beach Drive Northeast St, St Petersburg, FL 33701 and is selfpay.

They have metered parking on the street or you can park at the nearby garage for a fee and nametags will be provided. The Canopy always has a great happy hour offering of beer, wine, and softdrinks as well as cocktails - and at affordable prices. Bring your ocean science professional friends and colleagues.

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Last modified on Friday, 29 January 2016 15:23

Melting Greenland ice sheet may affect global ocean circulation, future climate

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - Don Chambers from the University of South Florida, along with colleagues in Canada and the Netherlands, have determined that the influx of fresh water from the Greenland ice sheet is "freshening" the North Atlantic Ocean and could disrupt the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC), an important component of global ocean circulation that could have a global effect. Researchers say it could impact the future climate in places such as portions of Europe and North America.

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Last modified on Friday, 29 January 2016 15:22