Friday, January 12, 2018
New UM Study Suggests Shark Declines Can Lead to Changes in Reef Fish Body Shapes

Scientists found fish with significantly smaller eyes and tails on coral reefs where sharks have been depleted  ..

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Wednesday, January 10, 2018
UF: An X-factor in coastal flooding: Natural climate patterns create hot spots of rapid sea level rise

A UF engineer and a UF geologist demonstrate how ‘hot spots’ along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts are further magnifying floods, exacerbating global sea level rise caused by climate change. ..

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Wednesday, January 10, 2018
FAU study finds cause of algal blooms and the results stink

Water samples gathered and tested in the year-long study by researchers at FAU’s Harbor Branch provide multiple lines of evidence that human wastewater nitrogen from septic systems was a major contributor to the high nitrogen concentrations in the estuary and downstream coastal reefs ..

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Tuesday, January 09, 2018
USF: What will climate change mean for Florida?

As many weather scientists will say, climate change is an issue that is complex and requires much research to better understand. "We do have an understanding on climate change on the general scale, but there is also localized warming or even localized cooling in some regions,” says Jennifer Collins, a USF professor who recently co-authored "Florida Weather and Climate: More Than Just Sunshine''.  ..

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Wednesday, December 27, 2017
FIU: Are wetlands at risk as seas rise? Long-term data is key

A team from FIU’s Sea Level Solutions Center is searching for key answers to how communities in the coastal Carolinas, Florida, Louisiana, Texas and the Caribbean will fare as oceans rise more quickly. ..

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Thursday, December 21, 2017
USF Researchers Play Prominent Role in Top Scientific Journals

Two studies conducted by researchers at the University of South Florida are featured separately this month on the covers of high-impact scientific journals Nature and Science.  ..

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Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Florida Tech untangles findings from the SABOL experiment

The experiment utilized the microgravity environment of the space station to study how protein fibrils form and grow, a fundamental biological process. ..

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Thursday, December 14, 2017
Night-flyers or day-trippers? UF Study sheds light on when moths, butterflies are active

A new Florida Museum of Natural History study offers the first comprehensive overview of the surprisingly complex question of when butterflies and moths are active. ..

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Friday, December 08, 2017
USF: research on watershed sustainability could promote hydropower and food production in the Mekong Basin

Mauricio Arias, assistant professor in civil and environmental engineering, is part of a large collaborative research group that is working in the Lower Mekong River area on a plan that includes innovative ways to manage watersheds and dams to promote hydropower sustainability in the Mekong River Basin. ..

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Friday, December 01, 2017
FIT: Can Coral Reefs in the Pacific Ocean Keep Up With Climate Change?

Florida Tech biology professor awarded NSF grant to study reefs protecting island nations ..

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