The Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies

is a NOAA center of excellence to increase scientific understanding of Earth’s oceans and atmosphere

The federally supported institute, located at the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, brings together the research and educational resources of ten partner universities to provide research opportunities, educational training and outreach to students and postdoctoral scientists in NOAA-funded research.

Research Themes

1. Tropical Weather Observations, Analysis


2. Ocean and Climate Observation, Analysis and Prediction


3. Ecosystem Observations, Modeling, Forecasting and Management


4. Protection and Restoration of Marine Resources