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Meet our SERC scientists: Dr. Henry Briceño

Meet our SERC scientists: Dr. Henry Briceño

Many don’t find rocks all that interesting, but Dr. Henry Briceño can bring everything back to the rocks – from the glass […]

CREST CAChE enters fourth year

CREST CAChE enters fourth year

The CREST Center for Aquatic Chemistry and Environment (CAChE) held its third annual “All Hands Meeting” and student research symposium on March […]

Family Science Night at The Academy at Ocean Reef

Family Science Night at The Academy at Ocean Reef

The Center for Coastal Oceans Research recently hosted a Family Science Night at the Academy at Ocean Reef in Key […]

Aquarius Resurfaced: Microbial diversity in massive starlet coral

Aquarius Resurfaced: Microbial diversity in massive starlet coral

During NEEMO XX, a fourteen-day mission aboard Aquarius, the aquanaut team assisted researchers from FIU’s IMaGeS Lab in the collection of samples used […]

Coral reef restoration and conservation efforts

Coral reef restoration and conservation efforts

Pillar corals may be locally extinct in Florida in five years. Recent PhD graduate, Cindy Lewis discusses the importance of […]

Twenty-five years later, prominent professor retires

Twenty-five years later, prominent professor retires

For over 25 years, Dr. Rudolf Jaffé has dedicated his time to the Southeast Environmental Research Center (SERC), working in the area of environmental […]

Dr. James Fourqurean: Saving seagrass to save the planet

Dr. James Fourqurean: Saving seagrass to save the planet

Dr. James Fourqurean, the Director of FIU’s Center for Coastal Oceans Research and member of the International Blue Carbon Initiative, a […]

CCOR Travel Award Winners – Spring 2019

CCOR Travel Award Winners – Spring 2019

We are pleased to announce the seven recipients of the Center for Coastal Oceans Research (CCOR) travel awards for the early 2019 […]

Dr. Donoso leads UNESCO Division of Water Sciences in Paris

Dr. Donoso leads UNESCO Division of Water Sciences in Paris

Last year, Dr. Maria Donoso spearheaded the creation of the UNESCO Chair on Sustainable Water Security at FIU. Now, Donoso has been honored […]

Aquarius Resurfaced: Ecology of fear in plant-eating coral reef fish

Aquarius Resurfaced: Ecology of fear in plant-eating coral reef fish

In November 2013, during FIU’s first Aquarius mission, researchers used fiberglass models of predatory fish to study how the risk of predation […]