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With the federal Endangered Species Act in danger, University of Miami researchers find that state protections won’t safeguard many threatened plants and animals.

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Can managed retreat save lives, homes from the West Coast’s fires?

Rosenstiel School researcher Katharine Mach, who studies the response and adaptation to changing climatic conditions, examines the possibilities of moving people and assets out of harm’s way.

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Can managed retreat save lives, homes from the West Coast’s fires?

Rosenstiel School researcher Katharine Mach, who studies the response and adaptation to changing climatic conditions, examines the possibilities of moving people and assets out of harm’s way.

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Can managed retreat save lives, homes from the West Coast’s fires?

Rosenstiel School researcher Katharine Mach, who studies the response and adaptation to changing climatic conditions, examines the possibilities of moving people and assets out of harm’s way.

../stories/2020/09/can-managed-retreat-save-lives,-homes-from-the-west-coasts-fires.html

Can managed retreat save lives, homes from the West Coast’s fires?

Rosenstiel School researcher Katharine Mach, who studies the response and adaptation to changing climatic conditions, examines the possibilities of moving people and assets out of harm’s way.

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Is climate change fueling the West Coast’s destructive fires?

As the battle to contain wildfires continues, so does the debate as to how much climate change is exacerbating the blazes. And, University of Miami experts weigh in.

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Is climate change fueling the West Coast’s destructive fires?

As the battle to contain wildfires continues, so does the debate as to how much climate change is exacerbating the blazes. And, University of Miami experts weigh in.

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Is climate change fueling the West Coast’s destructive fires?

As the battle to contain wildfires continues, so does the debate as to how much climate change is exacerbating the blazes. And, University of Miami experts weigh in.

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Scientist takes a closer look at the genome

With a $1.82 million grant, computer scientist and bioinformatic researcher Zheng Wang is poised to help researchers see every aspect of the genome in super-resolution 3D.

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Scientist takes a closer look at the genome

With a $1.82 million grant, computer scientist and bioinformatic researcher Zheng Wang is poised to help researchers see every aspect of the genome in super-resolution 3D.

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Climate change is pushing people and wildlife to new habitats

Experts in climate change and its effects on fish and humanity spoke about their latest findings during the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science’s third virtual Climate Café.

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Climate change is pushing people and wildlife to new habitats

Experts in climate change and its effects on fish and humanity spoke about their latest findings during the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science’s third virtual Climate Café.

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Engineering student helps NASA advance its mission

During a 10-week virtual internship at NASA’s Glen Research Center, Carnell Bolden worked on a groundbreaking technique to take temperature measurements inside turbine engines.

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Engineering student helps NASA advance its mission

During a 10-week virtual internship at NASA’s Glen Research Center, Carnell Bolden worked on a groundbreaking technique to take temperature measurements inside turbine engines.

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Researchers share novel ways to restore South Florida’s coral reefs

In the second “Climate Café,” professors from the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science described the history of Florida’s coral reef research and how they are working to revive the Florida Reef Tract in the face of climate change.

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Weather, wind contributed to fish kill in Biscayne Bay

The head of the ocean acidification lab at the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science collected water samples of the areas affected by the phenomenon and explained possible causes.

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University used teamwork to execute remote and safe-classroom instruction

With three different modalities—in-person, remote, and hybrid learning—and technology like webcams for videoconferencing now in place, classes have resumed on the Coral Gables Campus with the safety of students, faculty, and instructors in mind.

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Pandemic spurs a burst of technology innovation

University experts say the COVID-19 crisis is encouraging the next revolution in computing and discovery, with more to come.

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Pandemic spurs a burst of technology innovation

University experts say the COVID-19 crisis is encouraging the next revolution in computing and discovery, with more to come.

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Global warming is changing our plant communities

In a comprehensive study of nearly 20,000 species, University research shows that plant communities are shifting to include more heat-loving species as a result of climate change.

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Global warming is changing our plant communities

In a comprehensive study of nearly 20,000 species, University research shows that plant communities are shifting to include more heat-loving species as a result of climate change.

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Research explores how the brain functions

Brian Anwari, clinical associate professor, can answer many questions about how our brains work.

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Research explores how the brain functions

Brian Anwari, clinical associate professor, can answer many questions about how our brains work.

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Student uses skills, social media to spread coral reef awareness

Juliana Grilo, a Rosenstiel School undergraduate student, utilized her photos and videos to broadcast consciousness about coral restoration.

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Student uses skills, social media to spread coral reef awareness

Juliana Grilo, a Rosenstiel School undergraduate student, utilized her photos and videos to broadcast consciousness about coral restoration.

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What spaghetti models do and don’t tell us about a hurricane

As the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season heads into its peak months, Brian McNoldy, senior research associate at the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, answers questions about hurricane spaghetti models.

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What spaghetti models do and don’t tell us about a hurricane

As the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season heads into its peak months, Brian McNoldy, senior research associate at the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, answers questions about hurricane spaghetti models.

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Experts discuss ways to predict and hopefully curb climate change

In their first Climate Café, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science faculty members and students detailed some of the effects of climate change in 2020.

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Experts discuss ways to predict and hopefully curb climate change

In their first Climate Café, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science faculty members and students detailed some of the effects of climate change in 2020.

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Rosenstiel School to launch Climate Cafés series

The series of three virtual seminars will focus on climate science and research being conducted by Rosenstiel School faculty members and students.

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Rosenstiel School to launch Climate Cafés series

The series of three virtual seminars will focus on climate science and research being conducted by Rosenstiel School faculty members and students.

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