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

Honors and Awards

RSMAS campus

Editor-in-Chief Nick Shay Rosenstiel School Professor Lynn “Nick” Shay will take on the role of Editor-in-Chief of the Elsevier journal Dynamics of Atmospheres and Oceans this July. Shay, a professor in the Department of Ocean Sciences at the UM Rosenstiel School … Continue reading

Student and Alumni: Award Winners

Honghai Zhang, recipient of the Frank J. Millero Prize with UM Rosenstiel School Professor Amy Clement.

UM Rosenstiel School Awards Honghai Zhang is the recipient of the Frank J. Millero Prize. In honor of long-serving Rosenstiel School Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Frank Millero, the Millero Prize is awarded annually to a Rosenstiel School Ph.D. student whose … Continue reading

CSTARS Study Evaluates Oil Spill Detection Tool

SAR images were used to trace the areal extent of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Scientists led by the Center for Southeastern Tropical Advanced Remote Sensing (CSTARS) of the University of Miami recently published an overview of synthetic aperture radar (SAR) as a tool to identify oil slicks on the ocean surface using satellite imagery. … Continue reading