Coastal Ecosystem Dynamics

Predicting Damage from Hurricanes Before They Make Landfall

Weather forecasting systems today predict ever more accurately where hurricanes will make landfall, but tomorrow they may also predict how much damage the hurricanes will do. Maitane Olabarrieta, Ph.D., associate professor, and Arthriya Subgranon, Ph.D., assistant professor, in the Department of Civil &… Read More

UF Partners with SAS to Expand Artificial Intelligence Efforts in Coastal Communities

The University of Florida’s Center for Coastal Solutions (CCS) and SAS Institute (SAS) entered a strategic partnership to develop tools, training programs, curriculum and research that will continue to trailblaze around the UF AI initiative and the Herbert Wertheim College… Read More

Improving coastal restoration by temporarily imitating nature

This article was written by Radboud University and originally published on the ru.nl website. Christine Angelini, Ph.D., an associate professor of environmental engineering sciences, worked with a talented, international team to boost marsh and seagrass restoration success by mimicking emergent traits… Read More

Doctoral Student Named Margaret A. Davidson Fellow

Sydney Williams, an environmental engineering sciences doctoral student, was accepted to the Margaret A. Davidson Graduate Fellowship Program and received funding by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Office for Coastal Management to research the Sapelo Island National Estuarine Research… Read More

Creating an Autonomous Solar-Powered Video Monitoring Station for Boats, Coastal Erosion and Wildlife

Lauren Brisley

Boats, yachts and other commercial and recreational ships are among the biggest threats to maintaining coastal habitats along in Florida, according to Christine Angelini, Ph.D., associate professor in the Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure and Environment (ESSIE). There has been… Read More