Upcoming Events

Biology Department Seminar

11/30/2015 03:00 PM

Bill Browne, University of Miami: Title TDB

Marine Science Seminar Series

12/02/2015 01:00 PM

Marine Science Seminar Series; Dr. Kevin Boswell, "Ocean Drones".

Marine Science Seminar Series

12/09/2015 01:00 PM

Marine Science Seminar Series; Dr. James Fourqurean, "Diving for Science at FIU".

Latest News

Climate Change Threatens the Survival of Coral Reefs


The International Society for Reef Studies (ISRS)releases Consensus Statement on Climate Change and Coral Bleaching.

Overfishing is changing the world’s oceans, one predator at a time


Humans are changing marine ecosystems in different and unprecedented ways. As humans continue to alter the number of predators living in the oceans through overfishing and other activities, their prey and other parts of the marine ecosystem are also indirectly impacted, according to a new study published in Global Change Biology in October.

Research to expand knowledge of fish populations in a post-oil spill gulf


Kevin Boswell is on a mission to restore the health of the Gulf of Mexico as it continues to recover from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The marine scientist was recently awarded a grant by the Florida Institute of Oceanography’s Florida RESTORE Act Centers of Excellence Program to study deep reef fish communities impacted by the oil spill.

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