Research

A year before the largest active volcano in the world erupted, research by two University of Miami Rosenstiel School scientists revealed which of the two rift zones of the Mauna Loa would spew magma.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2022/12/researchers-study-accurately-predicted-location-of-mauna-loa-eruption.html


Connection between oceans, atmosphere drive climate scientist’s work

Amy Clement, a professor of atmospheric sciences at the Rosenstiel School of Marine, Atmospheric, and Earth Science, has dedicated her career to analyzing climate changes now and in the future.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2022/11/understanding-the-connection-between-oceans,-atmosphere-drive-climate-scientists-work.html

Connection between oceans, atmosphere drive climate scientist’s work

Amy Clement, a professor of atmospheric sciences at the Rosenstiel School of Marine, Atmospheric, and Earth Science, has dedicated her career to analyzing climate changes now and in the future.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2022/11/understanding-the-connection-between-oceans,-atmosphere-drive-climate-scientists-work.html

Connection between oceans, atmosphere drive climate scientist’s work

Amy Clement, a professor of atmospheric sciences at the Rosenstiel School of Marine, Atmospheric, and Earth Science, has dedicated her career to analyzing climate changes now and in the future.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2022/11/understanding-the-connection-between-oceans,-atmosphere-drive-climate-scientists-work.html

Connection between oceans, atmosphere drive climate scientist’s work

Amy Clement, a professor of atmospheric sciences at the Rosenstiel School of Marine, Atmospheric, and Earth Science, has dedicated her career to analyzing climate changes now and in the future.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2022/11/understanding-the-connection-between-oceans,-atmosphere-drive-climate-scientists-work.html


Space-age material could ensure the success of future NASA missions

A new ceramic matrix composite being developed by researchers at the University of Miami and the University of Central Florida could prevent hydrogen fuel leaks like the one that derailed a NASA Artemis moon launch last September.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2022/11/space-age-material-could-ensure-the-success-of-future-nasa-missions.html

Space-age material could ensure the success of future NASA missions

A new ceramic matrix composite being developed by researchers at the University of Miami and the University of Central Florida could prevent hydrogen fuel leaks like the one that derailed a NASA Artemis moon launch last September.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2022/11/space-age-material-could-ensure-the-success-of-future-nasa-missions.html

Space-age material could ensure the success of future NASA missions

A new ceramic matrix composite being developed by researchers at the University of Miami and the University of Central Florida could prevent hydrogen fuel leaks like the one that derailed a NASA Artemis moon launch last September.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2022/11/space-age-material-could-ensure-the-success-of-future-nasa-missions.html


The Frost Institute for Chemistry and Molecular Science aims to power innovation at the molecular level

Faculty members are moving into the Frost Institute for Chemistry and Molecular Science this fall, a building designed to fuel collaboration and highlight groundbreaking research.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2022/10/the-frost-institute-for-chemistry-and-molecular-science-aims-to-power-innovation-at-the-molecular-level.html

The Frost Institute for Chemistry and Molecular Science aims to power innovation at the molecular level

Faculty members are moving into the Frost Institute for Chemistry and Molecular Science this fall, a building designed to fuel collaboration and highlight groundbreaking research.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2022/10/the-frost-institute-for-chemistry-and-molecular-science-aims-to-power-innovation-at-the-molecular-level.html


Rosenstiel oceanographer featured in Netflix docuseries

Brian Haus, an ocean sciences professor, will explain some of the University of Miami’s research on hurricanes and how they are impacting coastal communities.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2022/10/rosenstiel-oceanographer-featured-in-netflix-docuseries.html

Rosenstiel oceanographer featured in Netflix docuseries

Brian Haus, an ocean sciences professor, will explain some of the University of Miami’s research on hurricanes and how they are impacting coastal communities.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2022/10/rosenstiel-oceanographer-featured-in-netflix-docuseries.html


Researchers collaborate to protect coastal communities from climate change

A NSF-funded project will focus on three sites—Miami, Belize, and the U.S. Virgin Islands—using nature-based solutions such as coral reef and mangrove restoration in combination with engineering practices to mitigate sea level rise, storm surge, and flooding.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2022/10/researchers-collaborate-to-protect-coastal-communities-from-climate-change.html

Researchers collaborate to protect coastal communities from climate change

A NSF-funded project will focus on three sites—Miami, Belize, and the U.S. Virgin Islands—using nature-based solutions such as coral reef and mangrove restoration in combination with engineering practices to mitigate sea level rise, storm surge, and flooding.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2022/10/researchers-collaborate-to-protect-coastal-communities-from-climate-change.html


Jill Biden visits Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center to spread breast cancer awareness

First Lady Jill Biden traveled to Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center on Saturday to support the fight against breast cancer. She highlighted the importance of cancer screening, research, and survivorship programs.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2022/10/jill-biden-visits-sylvester-comprehensive-cancer-center-to-spread-breast-cancer-awareness.html


University scientist deploys new drone to study hurricane intensification

CIMAS meteorologist Jun Zhang and collaborators were able to send an Altius drone into the eyewall of Category 4 Hurricane Ian. The information they gathered could help improve hurricane intensity forecasts.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2022/10/university-scientist-deploys-new-drone-that-may-help-explain-hurricane-intensification.html


Cuban Heritage Collection critical to research on Cuban dissident

Author and journalist David E. Hoffman shared his deep dive into the life of political activist Oswaldo Payá—aided by the abundance of documents in the University Libraries' collection—with Cuba expert Michael Bustamante during a recent discussion.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2022/09/cuban-heritage-collection-critical-to-research-on-cuban-dissident.html



Study wants to shed light on heart disease in women

New research conducted by members of the School of Education and Human Development will try to identify risk factors that may increase the chances for heart disease among diverse populations of post-menopausal women.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2022/09/study-wants-to-shed-light-on-heart-disease-in-women.html

Study wants to shed light on heart disease in women

New research conducted by members of the School of Education and Human Development will try to identify risk factors that may increase the chances for heart disease among diverse populations of post-menopausal women.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2022/09/study-wants-to-shed-light-on-heart-disease-in-women.html


Researchers fly into the maelstrom

University of Miami scientists deploy aboard Hurricane Hunter aircraft to gather the critical data needed that could help save lives and advance research on tropical cyclones.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2022/09/researchers-fly-into-the-maelstrom.html

Researchers fly into the maelstrom

University of Miami scientists deploy aboard Hurricane Hunter aircraft to gather the critical data needed that could help save lives and advance research on tropical cyclones.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2022/09/researchers-fly-into-the-maelstrom.html



Termites may have a larger role in future ecosystems

University of Miami tropical biologist Amy Zanne led an international research study to investigate termite and microbial wood discovery and decay.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2022/09/termites-may-have-a-larger-role-in-future-ecosystems.html

Termites may have a larger role in future ecosystems

University of Miami tropical biologist Amy Zanne led an international research study to investigate termite and microbial wood discovery and decay.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2022/09/termites-may-have-a-larger-role-in-future-ecosystems.html


Marine protected areas can help safeguard ocean biodiversity

With more than 98 percent of U.S. waters outside the Central Pacific not being part of a marine protected area, critical marine ecosystems are in peril and opportunities to mitigate climate change are being lost, according to Daniel Suman, a professor of environmental science and policy at the University of Miami.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2022/09/marine-protected-areas-can-help-safeguard-ocean-biodiversity.html

Marine protected areas can help safeguard ocean biodiversity

With more than 98 percent of U.S. waters outside the Central Pacific not being part of a marine protected area, critical marine ecosystems are in peril and opportunities to mitigate climate change are being lost, according to Daniel Suman, a professor of environmental science and policy at the University of Miami.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2022/09/marine-protected-areas-can-help-safeguard-ocean-biodiversity.html



How dangerous is dust from evaporating Great Salt Lake?

Dust plumes from a receding Great Salt Lake could be fueling one of the worst air quality problems in the nation. Cassandra Gaston, a scientist at the Rosenstiel School of Marine, Atmospheric, and Earth Science, is studying just how bad the problem could be.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2022/09/how-dangerous-is-dust-from-evaporating-great-salt-lake.html

How dangerous is dust from evaporating Great Salt Lake?

Dust plumes from a receding Great Salt Lake could be fueling one of the worst air quality problems in the nation. Cassandra Gaston, a scientist at the Rosenstiel School of Marine, Atmospheric, and Earth Science, is studying just how bad the problem could be.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2022/09/how-dangerous-is-dust-from-evaporating-great-salt-lake.html


Expert offers tips to help children prepare, recover from natural disasters

Annette La Greca, distinguished professor of psychology and pediatrics, shares how to get your child to cope with all that comes with a natural disaster.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2022/09/expert-offers-tips-to-help-children-prepare,-recover-from-natural-disasters.html

Expert offers tips to help children prepare, recover from natural disasters

Annette La Greca, distinguished professor of psychology and pediatrics, shares how to get your child to cope with all that comes with a natural disaster.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2022/09/expert-offers-tips-to-help-children-prepare,-recover-from-natural-disasters.html


Graduate School launches its first op-ed competition

Graduate students who elect to participate will be challenged with writing a 600-word opinion piece to promote their research.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2022/09/graduate-school-launches-its-first-op-ed-competition.html

Graduate School launches its first op-ed competition

Graduate students who elect to participate will be challenged with writing a 600-word opinion piece to promote their research.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2022/09/graduate-school-launches-its-first-op-ed-competition.html


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