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Martian Meteorite
Fri, 2014/08/29 - 2:10pm

Mars exhibits ample evidence for an ancient surface hydrosphere. The Martian meteorite nicknamed Black Beauty is composed of regolith braccia from the heavily cratered terrains of ancient Mars and contains zircon grains dated to 4.5 billion years ago. Dr. Munir Humayun and colleagues continue their research on this fascinating Mars meteorite in a paper published in Nature Geoscience. The paper has been gaining the attention of the international media and several links to different articles are included here.

Mon, 2014/08/25 - 11:27am

The Ecological Center of Akumal (CEA) is now accepting volunteers for the Coral Reef Monitoring Program. Akumal is located in the Mexican Caribbean, on the eastern coast of the Yucatan Peninsula and the program brings a great opportunity for students who are looking for field experience in reef ecology and biodiversity conservation.

NextGen Climate Florida logo
Mon, 2014/08/25 - 10:04am
NextGen Climate is a nonpartisan organization focused on bringing climate change to the forefront of American politics. They are looking for interns to assist in a 12 week Organizing Program.
Thu, 2014/08/07 - 4:07pm

Several courses have been opened for the Fall semester. Each of these classes would count as approved electives for the Environmental Science and Environmental Science & Policy degrees.

Thu, 2014/08/07 - 1:59pm

The College of Law and the Department of Earth, Ocean & Atmospheric Science are offering a joint degree program in Law and Aquatic Environmental Science, J.D./M.A.E.S., which will permit students to complete both degree programs concurrently.

Wed, 2014/08/06 - 11:13am

Dr. Jeff Chanton recently delivered a letter to Governor Rick Scott from ten prominent Florida scientists addressing the issue of climate change and its effect on Florida.

NWS logo
Tue, 2014/08/05 - 1:46pm

The National Weather Service in Tallahassee is offering the opportunity to work one on one with forecasters in an operational environment during the Fall semester. Applications are requested for students interested working in NWS operations as well as working on a multimedia project related to the operational and warning environment.