Upcoming Events

Marine Science Seminar Series

09/03/2014 12:00 PM

Cristina Romera Castillo (SERC), "The Color of the Sea"

"How to Graduate"

09/03/2014 04:00 PM

Mo Donnelly's "How to Graduate" seminar for Grad students.

Biology Monday Seminar Series

09/08/2014 03:00 PM

Dr. Ken Feeley, " Running From the Heat: Can tropical forests shift their distributions to remain at equilibrium with climate? "

Latest News

Heat wave offers glimpse into climate change

08/22/2014

An unprecedented marine heat wave that swept the Southeast Indian Ocean in 2011 has given FIU scientists a glimpse into the future of climate change.

Tropics at a crossroads: FIU addresses changing planet through research, partnerships and policy

08/19/2014

Located in the sub-tropics and with more than 30 faculty members working in the region, FIU is ideally situated for the study of biodiversity and conservation of the tropics — from the mountains to the forests to the oceans. The School of Environment, Arts and Society (SEAS) unites this research to promote a better understanding of tropical conservation, create opportunities for ground-breaking biomedical discoveries and develop sustainable production methods to address global food shortages.

Imbalance of sharks and sea turtles challenges ecosystems worldwide

08/13/2014

The loss of sharks could contribute to the destruction of one of the planet’s most under-appreciated sources of carbon storage — seagrasses. While sharks are often sensationalized as voracious predators, it’s their actual prey that poses a risk to seagrasses, according to FIU researchers.

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Biscayne Bay Campus
Marine Sciences Building
3000 NE 151 St
North Miami, FL 33181
Joel C. Trexler, Director