Rising Tides Newsletter - February 2020
eDNA Helps Track Marine Biodiversity Over Time: A Research First
Just as the eyes are the window to the soul, a liter of seawater can be a window to all life in a region of the sea—revealing organisms from microbes to mammals.

Historic Antarctic Expedition Underway
Dr. Alastair Graham is currently in the Amundsen Sea of the western tip of Antarctica and home to the Thwaites Glacier, a.k.a. the “Doomsday Glacier.” Read more about this historic expedition.

A Q&A with Alum, Dr. David Palandro
Palandro’s role at ExxonMobil has taken him to more than 50 countries on six continents. He would have never guessed this was part of his “non-linear” career path.

Get to know our Development Director, Laurie Scott
I am very excited to have recently joined the USF College of Marine Science (CMS) as its new Director of Development.

Calling all Campers!

Deadline: MARCH 31, 2020

Know of an 8th grader who lives in Pinellas County and may be interested in the FREE Oceanography Camp for Girls this summer? 

  • Congrats, Drs. Chuanmin Hu, Mengqiu Wang and team, whose discovery of the Great Atlantic Sargassum Belt was named one of the top 50 scientific discoveries of 2019 by Discover magazine!

  • Congrats, Drs. Steve Murawski and Ernst Peebles! Their publication in Marine and Coastal Fisheries about continental shelf fish in the Gulf of Mexico is among the journal’s top cited papers.
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