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Martian meteorite
Wed, 2013/11/20 - 3:54pm

As NASA prepares to launch a new Martian probe, a MagLab scientist has uncovered what may be the first recognized example of ancient Martian crust. EOAS Professor Munir Hymayun’s groundbreaking discoveries about the crust and what it reveals about the Red Planet’s origins will be published this week in Nature.

Ravi Sankar
Mon, 2013/11/18 - 3:58pm

Ravi Sankar, a third-year Ph.D. candidate in Geology, has been awarded a Dissertation Research Grant of $730. The program is funded by the Congress of Graduate Students (COGS), the Office of the Provost, and the Office of Research and will be used to further his research interests. Ravi, originally from Trinidad and Tobago, completed his Master’s in Geology at FSU in 2009.

Dr. Oscar Garcia-Pineda
Mon, 2013/11/18 - 10:30am

Detection of floating oil is a crucial response function for all marine oil spills. Modern methods depend heavily on satellite remote sensing. Florida State University scientists are using artificial intelligence to develop a semi-automated oil detection system for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) using microwave imagery.

Dr. Clint Barineau, Columbus State University's 2013 Educator of the Year
Thu, 2013/11/14 - 10:58am

Dr. Clint Barineau was selected Columbus State University's 2013 Educator of the Year. Dr. Barineau earned his Ph.D. in geology from Florida State in 2009 and is an associate professor of geology in CSU's Department of Earth and Space Sciences.

estuary photo
Mon, 2013/11/04 - 12:59pm


Hypoxia on the Louisiana Shelf: A Tale of Muddy Waters and Politics

Professor Tom Bianchi
John and Beverly Thompson Endowed Chair of Geological Sciences
Department of Geological Sciences
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL  32611


Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013           12:30 - 1:30 pm               CSL 1003 (new Chemistry building)


Sea Grant Logo
Fri, 2013/11/01 - 11:16am

Application Deadline Extended!


The Aylesworth Scholarship, funded by the Aylesworth Foundation for the Advancement of Marine Science is administered by the Florida Sea Grant College Program. This scholarship provides funds to Florida college students who are conducting research in the marine sciences. It is a unique opportunity, providing support for multiple years while students are completing their degree programs.