El Niño, the climate phenomenon characterized by warmer-than-average sea surface temperatures across the equatorial central and eastern Pacific Ocean, has far-reaching impacts on weather patterns across the globe.
Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science
Allison Wing, an associate professor in Florida State University’s Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science (EOAS) has been named the recipient of the 2024 Clarence Leroy Meisinger Award, a prestigious early career award given by the American Meteorological Society (AMS).
The Florida State University Office of STEM Teaching Activities, part of the College of Arts and Sciences, has been awarded a National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine grant to implement an educational curriculum focused on exploring the biology and ecology of the Apalachee Bay watershed.
Meteorologists are tracking Tropical Storm Idalia in the Gulf of Mexico, which is forecast to become a major hurricane before striking Florida.
Katherine Henning is a rising senior pursuing a bachelor’s degree in environmental science in Florida State University’s Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science, part of the College of Arts and Sciences.
A Florida State University scientist has helped uncover through a multidecadal study how changing water chemistry in Arctic rivers could impact the entire planet.
Stepping foot on the coral atoll of Kiritimati, also known as Christmas Island, for the first time in years, Alyssa Atwood had no idea the condition in which she would find its local coral reefs.
The transition to life as a college student can be challenging. For many freshmen starting at Florida State University, the move to Tallahassee means starting a new life in a new city far from family and friends.
A Florida State University faculty member’s research is helping to uncover more about the conditions necessary for the beginnings of life on Earth.
New research from Florida State University published in Frontiers in Marine Science found that extreme concentrations of microplastics could increase the temperature of beach sand enough to threaten the development of incubating sea turtles.
Florida State University researchers have analyzed the carbon exported from surface waters of the California Current Ecosystem — the first-ever study to quantify the total carbon sequestration for a region of the ocean.
From the atmospheric disturbances that generate them to the insurance market that helps in their aftermath, there is much to understand about hurricanes. Florida State University faculty are world leaders in the study of hurricanes, the effects of these destructive storms and solutions for mitigating their impacts.