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Volume 8, Spring 2018
Rising Tides


Ernst Peebles - New CMS Chair of Alumni Outreach

Ernst B. Peebles, Associate Professor
The alumni support and genuine interest in the college has always been great, and we look forward to continued strong interactions between alumni and CMS's students, researchers and professors.  In future editions of Rising Tides, we hope to include articles highlighting alumni in each generation of CMS, from the 1970s to the present. 

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USF College of Marine Science establishes the Vembu Subramanian MSAC Award

Vembu Subramanian
In memory of our colleague, friend and unifying spirit, Vembu Subramanian, the USF College of Marine Science established the Vembu Subramanian MSAC Award.

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The 2018 Ocean Sciences Meeting

Attendees from CMS at OSM 2018
With vibrant, artistic, earth-conscious Portland as a backdrop, oceanographers and aquatic scientists converged on the Oregon Convention Center from February 11th through the 16th for the 2018 Ocean Sciences Meeting

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Kristen Buck, Assistant Professor
Assistant professor Kristen Buck co-chaired the 2018 Ocean Sciences Meeting (OSM) in Portland, Oregon, February 11th - 16th 2018.


Reigning champion Eastside High School
The 2018 Spoonbill Bowl was another success. Reigning champion Eastside High School from Gainesville Florida won the 2018 Spoonbill Bowl.

2018 AAAS New Fellow Mya Breitbart

Mya Breitbart, Professor
Congratulations to Mya Breitbart, a new 2018 fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
2018 Sloan Foundation Fellow Physical Oceanographer Xinfeng Liang

Xinfeng Liang, Assistant Professor
Congratulations to USF College of Marine Science physical oceanographer Xinfeng Liang, a new 2018 Sloan Foundation Fellow.

Virtual Buoys Made Possible by Satellites Freely Provide Oceanographic Data at the Click of a Mouse

Chuanmin Hu, Professor
Chuanmin Hu and his group, the Optical Oceanography Laboratory, specialize in using optics and remote sensing to study algal blooms and water quality.


PhD student Imogen Browne 
The JOIDES Resolution followed the RV/IB Nathaniel B Palmer into the Ross Sea Polynya, which is Earth's largest ice making factory.

Eugene Domack, Professor
Dr. Eugene Domack (Gene), Professor in Geological Oceanography at the USF College of Marine Science (CMS), died on Nov. 20, 2017 after a brief illness.


Dean Jacqueline E. Dixon
Jacqueline E. Dixon, Ph.D., a geochemist by training, recently published an article in the AGU journal Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems.


Frank E. Muller-Karger, Professor
Dr. Frank Muller Karger and his group at the Institute for Marine Remote Sensing collaborate with a larger network of scientists and resource managers to catalog biodiversity as it has never been done before.

Recent Antarctic Expeditions Uncover Clues to Antarctic Ice Sheet Evolution and Climate Sensitivity

Amelia Shevenell_ Associate Professor
Since she was an undergraduate, Dr. Amelia Shevenell has been interested in how ocean and atmospheric temperatures influence Antarctica's ice sheets in the distant and not-so-distant past.

USFCMS Sloan Students and Directors Attend the Institute

USFCMS Sloan Students and Directors
CMS Sloan students, scholars and directors attended the 24th Institute on Teaching and Mentoring in Atlanta October 2017


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