Dr. John Kominoski, Asst. Professor, Dept. of Biological Sciences, will present “The functional implications of accelerated terrestrial carbon loss in freshwater ecosystems”.
What Does It Take To Prevent Extinction of a Rare Orchid Species? - Dr. Hong Liu
We are pleased to announce the upcoming Biology Research Symposium to be held on February 1, 2014 at the Biscayne Bay Campus.
A three-year study in the Florida Keys examined the effects of increased exposure to nitrogen and phosphorous in a controlled testing site. It was one of the largest and longest experiments ever conducted to evaluate nutrient loading on coral reefs. The study determined these common pollutants doubled the prevalence of disease and more than tripled the amount of coral bleaching, according to Deron Burkepile, FIU assistant professor and co-author of the study.
Applications are now being accepted for the annual Guy Harvey Scholarship Award to recognize outstanding achievement of Florida university students conducting research that will help support sustainable management of marine fish.
William Anderson, associate professor in the Department of Earth and Environment and the Marine Sciences Program, recently spent two months aboard the research vessel JOIDES Resolution in the Pacific Ocean.
Biscayne Bay Campus
Marine Sciences Building
3000 NE 151 St
North Miami, FL 33181
Joel C. Trexler, Director