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Hurricane, Hurricane Ian, Experts, Faculty, Climate Change, Storm Surge, Sea Level Rise, Septic Systems, Evacuation, Hospitality, Hotels, Economy, Insurance, Real Estate
September 30, 2022
Several Florida Atlantic University faculty experts are available to discuss various issues surrounding Hurricane Ian.
Harmful Algal Blooms, HABs, Health, Study, Toxins, Exposure, Florida Department of Health, Participants, Water, Air, Environment, Blooms, Data
September 20, 2022
Researchers from FAU's Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing and Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute are seeking participants for a study evaluating potential impacts of exposure to harmful algal blooms.
Septic Systems, Human Waste, Southwest Florida, Cape Coral, Lee County, Water Quality, Pollution, Nutrients, Bacteria, Fecal Bacteria, Blue-green Algae, Red Tide, Sargassum, Harmful Algal Blooms, Nutrient Loading, Groundwater, Surface Water
August 09, 2022
Multiple lines of evidence from a multi-year microbial source tracking study by FAU Harbor Branch researchers points to septic systems as a contributing source for water quality decline in southwest Florida.
Valery Forbes, Ph.D.
August 04, 2022
Florida Atlantic University has announced Valery Forbes, Ph.D., as its new dean of the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science, effective Aug. 10.
Harbor Branch, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, Research, Climate Change, Water Management, Florida, West Florida Continental Shelf
July 19, 2022
FAU Harbor Branch researcher and collaborator demonstrate the impacts of climate warming and water management on West Florida's Continental Shelf using a high-resolution simulation model.
Mooring, Water Discharge, Research, Water Quality, Water Transfer, Water Dispersion, Florida Everglades, Florida Keys, Florida Bay, EPA, Grant, Environment
June 22, 2022
Researchers from FAU Harbor Branch have received a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to study the connectivity between the Everglades and Florida Keys via the Florida Bay.
Aquaculture
June 13, 2022
Researchers from Florida Atlantic University’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute recently received the first FAU Research Cores Internal Pilot (RCIP) Grant to support water sample nutrient analysis project with FAU’s...
Marine Science, Marine Sponges, Marine Biotechnology, Medicines from the Sea, Ocean Explorer, Aquanaut, Marine Biotechnologist
May 05, 2022
FAU Harbor Branch's Shirley Pomponi, Ph.D., an ocean explorer, aquanaut and marine biotechnologist, will receive the Society for In Vitro Biology's highest award - the 2022 "Lifetime Achievement Award."
FAU Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute Commemorates  50 Years of Ocean Science for a Better World®
May 04, 2022
FAU Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute commemorated 50 Years of Ocean Science for a Better World ® and the finale of the 2022 50th Anniversary Ocean Science Lecture Series season with a panel discussion and special reception...
NSF, NSF CAREER Award, Marine Science, Research, Shellfish, Predator-prey, Early-career Faculty, Climate Change, Ecosystem, Ecology
April 20, 2022
FAU Harbor Branch researcher Matt Ajemian, Ph.D., has received a $1,103,081 NSF CAREER grant for a project that will unravel marine predator-prey interactions using novel "crunch-meter" technology.