Water, Water, Everywhere: Sea Level Rise in Miami


Like many low-lying coastal cities around the world, Miami is threatened by rising seas.  Whether the majority of the cause is anthropogenic or natural, the end result is indisputable: sea level is rising and it is due to climate change. … Continue reading

UM coral scientist studies at Centre Scientifique de Monaco

View of Port Hercule in Monaco

As I write this blog, I am looking out the window at the famous Port Hercule in Monaco and see all of the beautiful yachts and racing sailboats.  And the best part is – I’m in my office!  Allow me … Continue reading

Aquaculture, alumni, and more…

Juvenile Mahi-Mahi

The Future of Aquaculture UM Rosenstiel School Professor of Marine Ecosystems and Society Daniel Benetti published an essay on the future of aquaculture in the current issue of The Journal of Ocean Technology. “In the field of aquaculture, technology has … Continue reading

Scientific Drones Help Understand Formation of Bahamas Islands

A drones-eye view of the Bahamas.

University of Miami graduate student Kelly Jackson and Camera Wings Aerial Photography recently teamed up to capture high-resolution photographs of remote islands in the Bahamas using specially equipped drones. The study is aimed at finding new ways to more precisely study … Continue reading

Hurricane Warning: Consume Rainbow Spaghetti with Caution


Most of the United States is well-aware of the dangers of “drinking the Kool-Aid” when it is time to form an opinion on a particular subject. However, the dangers of “eating the rainbow spaghetti” have not yet permeated the consciousness … Continue reading

Researchers Take to the Skies to Study Earth’s Climate

UM Rosenstiel School post-doctoral researcher Maria Navarro monitoring in-flight data collection.

UM Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science professor Elliot Atlas recently returned from the two-month long CONTRAST (Convective Transport of Active Species in the Tropics) field experiment in the western Pacific Ocean. The research study focused on understanding the … Continue reading