The Art of Experimentation, A profile: Patrick Schwing

ST. PETERSBURG - Mind Open Media reporter David Levin sits down with C-IMAGE post-doc Patrick Schwing from the University of South Florida.  Dr. Schwing studies benthic foraminifera from the Gulf of Mexico and uses these single-celled organisms to tell us something about the health of the seafloor.

Learn more about C-IMAGE.

Last modified on Wednesday, 06 August 2014 14:43

USF’s Slocum Glider Bass collecting Red Tide bloom data

ST. PETERSBURG -  USF's Slocum Glider BASS is currently swimming along the WFS and is collecting/sending real time data on the Red Tide bloom.  

Click on the link to view the SECOORA interactive map.

Read the Bay News 9 article.

Watch the ABC action news video.

Red tide resources

Last modified on Wednesday, 06 August 2014 17:08

AGU Ocean Sciences Section Newsletter: August 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Below is a list of new AGU Fellows, including Lee Kump who is a USF Marine Science graduate. Please follow this link to see the full version online: Read the full version here.

Last modified on Tuesday, 05 August 2014 16:59

Tampa Bay Marine Science Networking Happy Hour

ST. PETERSBURG - The next Tampa Bay Marine Science Networking Happy Hour will be Tuesday, August 12th from 4:30-6:30pm at The Hollander Hotel Tap Room, 421 4th Ave N, St Petersburg, FL 33701. Everyone pays for themselves but they do accept credit cards. Its $3 draft Tuesday and they have over 20 craft beers on tap - including several local breweries - and they have other drinks and delicious food too. Onsite and street parking is available or you can park in a nearby garage.

Nametags will be provided and you may want to bring business cards to share. If you are looking to hire, or in search of a new opportunity, plan to attend. Please feel free to share this invitation with others who may be interested in attending.

You may sign up for the networking event on the USF alumni page or join us on our events page on Facebook.

Last modified on Monday, 11 August 2014 13:43

USFCMS Rising Tides, v2 - Summer 2014

ST. PETERSBURG - Welcome to the University of South Florida's College of Marine Science (CMS) second Newsletter, Rising Tides.  To sign up for the newsletter and future events please click on the following sign up link.

Last modified on Tuesday, 05 August 2014 16:32

Fish Skin Lesions, Oil Residue Decline in Years After Gulf Oil Spill

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - By: Vickie Chachere - Scientists studying the impact of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill on the health of fish in the Gulf of Mexico have found strong evidence that an outbreak of skin lesions and oil residue signatures discovered in fishes a year after the spill may be related to the catastrophe.  View full article

Click on the link below to read the article written by Steven A. Murawski, William T. Hogarth, and Ernst B. Peebles article. 

Prevalence of External Skin Lesions and Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Concentrations in Gulf of Mexico Fishes, Post-Deepwater Horizon

 

Here are more related stories to this topic. 

Reuters:
 
http://reut.rs/1oWOBx4
 
Huffington Post:
 
http://huff.to/1wqVnfO
 
Orlando Sentinel:
 
http://bit.ly/Ub2blz

Bay News 9:

http://bit.ly/1nDQP5b

Last modified on Wednesday, 16 July 2014 13:36

What are Benthic Forams? Patrick Schwing explains their importance

ST. PETERSBURG, FLPatrick Schwing has been featured in Ocean E-News, which is part of Ocean News and Technology.  His blog explains the importance of forams, tiny single-cell organisms that live in environments with little oxygen, in understanding impacts from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. 

His blog explains the importance of forams – tiny single-cell organisms that live in environments with little oxygen – in understanding impacts from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. - See more at: http://www.ocean-news.com/ocean-science/ocean-science-archives/2014/07/08/smithsonian-features-blog-by-patrick-schwing-on-benthic-forams?utm_source=Ocean+E-news+July+9%2C+2014&utm_campaign=Ocean+E-news+7-9-14&utm_medium=email#sthash.LheERgtS.dpuf
His blog explains the importance of forams – tiny single-cell organisms that live in environments with little oxygen – in understanding impacts from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. - See more at: http://www.ocean-news.com/ocean-science/ocean-science-archives/2014/07/08/smithsonian-features-blog-by-patrick-schwing-on-benthic-forams?utm_source=Ocean+E-news+July+9%2C+2014&utm_campaign=Ocean+E-news+7-9-14&utm_medium=email#sthash.LheERgtS.dpuf
His blog explains the importance of forams – tiny single-cell organisms that live in environments with little oxygen – in understanding impacts from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. - See more at: http://www.ocean-news.com/ocean-science/ocean-science-archives/2014/07/08/smithsonian-features-blog-by-patrick-schwing-on-benthic-forams?utm_source=Ocean+E-news+July+9%2C+2014&utm_campaign=Ocean+E-news+7-9-14&utm_medium=email#sthash.LheERgtS.dpuf
Last modified on Thursday, 10 July 2014 13:49

Duke Energy presents $15,000 to USF Oceanography Camp for Girls

CALADESI ISLAND, FL - Melissa Seixas, Government and Community Relations Manager, with Duke Energy presents a $15,000 check to Gary Mitchum, Associate DeanTeresa Greely, Oceanography Camp for Girls Director, and E. Howard Rutherford, Director of Development, to support the University of South Florida College of Marine Sciences’s Oceanography Camp for Girls.

The campers departed afterwards for Caladesi Island to study currents, beach profiling, sand composition and flora and fauna.

Last modified on Thursday, 10 July 2014 13:50

Marine Science Happy Hour Networking Event July 8 2014

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - Join us today for the Tampa Bay Marine Science Networking Happy Hour from 5-7pm.  This month's event will be located at Ceviche, in St. Petersburg in the Flamenco Room downstairs located at 10 Beach Dr. NE, St Petersburg, FL 33701.  It's Tapas Tuesday and they will have tapas drink specials. Street parking is available or you can park in a nearby garage.

Nametags will be provided and you may want to bring business cards to share. There were many jobseekers at the June event.  If you are looking to hire or in search of a new opportunity plan to attend. Please feel free to share this invitation with others who may be interested in attending.  You may sign up for the networking event here.

Last modified on Tuesday, 08 July 2014 14:49

STEM Academy visits Fort De Soto Park

FORT DE SOTO PARK, FL - A coastal marine field research expedition was recently held at Fort De Soto State Park Field trip that Dr. Teresa Greely lead. The primary objective of the day was to learn field sampling techniques for analyzing three marine ecosystems and some of the organisms contributing to medical science research.

To read more about the STEM summer program please visit
http://tbo.com/news/education/high-schoolers-try-college-life-in-usf-summer-program-20140614/

View the embedded image gallery online at:
http://ftp.marine.usf.edu/news?start=364#sigFreeIdbcdd9a7ee9

Last modified on Friday, 27 June 2014 12:57