FSU faculty members are available to answer media questions and provide perspective for news stories throughout the 2022 hurricane season, which officially runs from June through November.
Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies
Florida State University researchers have received nearly $9 million from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine’s Gulf Research Program to improve predictions of water currents in the Gulf of Mexico...
Researchers from Florida State University's Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies took home a third-place finish and $10,000 prize in the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Forecasting Floats in Turbulence Challenge, which encouraged development of new models predicting the movement of free-floating objects on the ocean's surface.
Florida State University and Florida A&M University researchers are part of an international team that has identified a critical role the equatorial ocean plays in predicting the effects of climate change through a process known as ocean mixing.
Becky Bolinger is an alumna of the Florida State University Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science, part of the College of Arts and Sciences. Bolinger, who graduated with a master’s degree in meteorology in 2007, earned a bachelor’s in meteorology at the Metropolitan State University of Denver and completed her doctoral degree in atmospheric science at Colorado State University.
Florida State University researchers have more insight into a strange sea creature found in oceans around the world and what their presence means for the health of a marine ecosystem.
Understanding where marine litter goes once it’s in the ocean is a big part of understanding the issue and helping individual countries and the international community to develop plans to deal with the problem.
Florida State faculty are among the world leaders in the study of hurricanes. From forecasting to insurance to ecological aftermath, FSU experts are available to discuss the many ways these storms impact people, property and the environment. These faculty members are available to answer media questions and provide perspective for news stories throughout the 2021 hurricane season, which runs from June 1 through Nov. 30.
Graduate student researchers from two College of Arts and Sciences departments have been selected as finalists for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s 2021 John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship Program. The fellowship, part of the National Sea Grant College Program, has provided educational and professional experiences for graduate students interested in ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes resources and policy decisions affecting these resources since 1979.
Opeyemi Kehinde is pursuing a master’s degree in oceanography in the Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science, part of the College of Arts and Sciences. Kehinde also conducts research at the Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies and is an international student from Nigeria, where he earned a bachelor of science degree in marine biology.
Carbon emissions and climate change are key issues in this presidential election. Regardless of who voters choose as the country’s next president, the United States is scheduled to leave the Paris Agreement — an international accord with the goal of limiting global climate change — on Nov. 4, although Democratic candidate Joe Biden has said he would seek to rejoin the agreement. Florida State University has faculty members available to offer context on climate change and the Paris Agreement.
Rising junior Jonathan Marcus is the latest Florida State University student to receive an Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The nationally competitive scholarship includes up to $19,000 of academic assistance over two years and a 10-week, paid summer internship with NOAA.