Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science

Andrea Emmanuelli is a junior double-majoring in geology and environmental chemistry through the Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science, part of the Florida State University College of Arts and Sciences.

Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science

Mexico is dealing with the fallout of a powerful 7.6 magnitude earthquake that occurred near the Pacific coast on the anniversary of two previous tremors. Earthquakes occurred on Sept. 19 in both 1985 and 2017 in Mexico, killing thousands of people.

Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science

A new study from a Florida State University team estimates that sugarcane fires in South Florida emit harmful particulate matter in quantities comparable to motor vehicles and is a factor in mortality rates across the region.

Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science

West of St. Petersburg in the Gulf of Mexico is an area called the West Florida Shelf. It’s a marine desert, cut off from many of the elements that are essential for life. But in this nutrient-deficient region, some forms of phytoplankton — microscopic plants that float through the water — are thriving and supporting other forms of life. But how?

Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science

Florida State University welcomes nine new inductees into its prestigious Garnet & Gold Scholar Society. The students were inducted into the Garnet & Gold Scholar Society during a virtual ceremony on Tuesday.

Psychology, Statistics, Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science, Modern Languages and Linguistics

A Florida State University and University of New Hampshire research team has published a new study that looks at how one important nutrient source, dissolved organic phosphorous, is distributed through the global surface ocean where it is consumed by phytoplankton.

Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science

Seven Florida State University researchers have earned the National Science Foundation’s prestigious CAREER awards, which recognize up-and-coming researchers and help recipients build their research and teaching portfolios. The award provides funding for the researchers’ labs and gives them an opportunity to work closely with NSF staff on developing their professional endeavors.

Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science, Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science

A team of U.S. and Chinese scientists mapping oil pollution across the Earth’s oceans has found that more than 90% of chronic oil slicks come from human sources, a much higher proportion than previously estimated.

Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science

June 16 is World Sea Turtle Day, an occasion to consider the role these creatures play in the marine ecosystem. Florida State University Associate Professor Mariana Fuentes researches sea turtles and looks for ways to help turtles and humans coexist.

Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science
FSU Basketball captain and meteorology grad student Harrison Prieto finds harmony in the clouds and on the court

The wild unpredictability of weather can be terrifying to some. For meteorology alumnus and graduate student Harrison Prieto, affectionally known to scholars and teammates alike as “The Weatherman,” the unknown is the most exciting part.

Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science | Summer 2022

A Florida State University environmental science major with a passion for public service has earned another coveted academic award.

Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science

The United Nations marks June 8 as World Oceans Day, an opportunity to celebrate the ocean and how it supports life on Earth.

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