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Doctoral Student Gets Hands-On Experience Through NSF Program

Komalpreet Singh, a doctoral student in the Department of Environmental Engineering Sciences, was selected as a National Science Foundation’s (NSF) GeoHealth INTERN to work with public health professionals to monitor human pathogens and bacteria in bodies of water.  To be… Read More

Sea otters’ homecoming to a California estuary shows payoff in conservation efforts

This article, written by Karen Dooley, was original published on UF News. In a groundbreaking study published today in Nature, scientists reveal that the return of sea otters to their former habitat in a Central California estuary has slowed erosion of… Read More

University of Florida partners with SAS to tackle water quality challenges with analytics

Charlotte Harbor water quality analytics pilot project expands    The University of Florida’s Center for Coastal Solutions, or CCS, and the SAS Institute, a global leader in data analytics software, are joining forces to study the factors that influence water quality… Read More

Land-building wetland plants, champions of CO2 capture, can help counterbalance the effects of climate change

Peat bogs, salt marshes, mangrove forests and seagrass meadows cover only 1 percent of the Earth’s total surface but sequester more than 20 percent of all the CO2 absorbed by ecosystems worldwide. This unique property arises because plants build these… Read More

UF Center for Coastal Solutions awarded multi-institution grant to study Harmful Algal Blooms

University of Florida Center for Coastal Solutions (CCS) Associate Director David Kaplan, Ph.D., and a team of CCS-affiliated scientists and engineers from UF, the University of South Florida, North Carolina State University and the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation have received $2.3… Read More