Recent News


International Sawfish Day is an annual event that is held every October 17th. Research involving sawfish is conducted by Andrea Kroetz, Assistant Scientist at CIMAS, and her story is featured in NOAA's Faces of the Southeast Fisheries Science Center series...

Events, The Climate Café Series 

Interpreting the Past to Forecast the Future. Join us for our next Climate Café #4  on Wednesday, October 13, 2021, at 11:30 EDT, presented by faculty from the Departments of Marine Geosciences and Atmospheric Sciences...

Events, Seminars

'Canes on Canes Webinar on Wednesday, October 6, 2021, at 12:30 pm PDT. Join us for an outreach session with our doctoral students in Atmospheric Science, as they provide a Mid-Season Update of the 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season...

(A link to the webinar will be posted when available)

News, AOML, University of Miami

Reaching new depths: ocean acidification research in the Gulf of Mexico. NOAA and CIMAS at the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science will conduct their most comprehensive ocean acidification sampling of the Gulf of Mexico yet...

News, AOML, University of Miami

CIMAS/AOML Scientist Collects eDNA to Make Connections in Marine Food Webs. Originally published on June 24, 2021 by AOML Communications to Ocean Chemistry and Ecosystems, AOML News.

News, University of Miami

The Subseasonal Experiment SubX

Originally published by Robert C. Jones Jr. in MIAMI Spring 2021 on June 23, 2021.

A long-range system spearheaded by Ben Kirtman, a University of Miami atmospheric scientist, is helping to predict weather hazards weeks in advance...


News, University of Miami

Scientists successfully breed corals with goal of disease resistance

Brain corals rescued ahead of disease outbreak raise hopes for restoring genetic diversity and increasing disease resistance on Florida’s reefs...

Events, Seminar Events

Sea Secrets 2021 Series, Lecture 5: Derya Akkaynak, Ph.D., Mechanical Engineer and Oceanographer, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute. Why Are There Colors in the Ocean? Tuesday, April 13, 2021, at 6:30pm EDT


Events, Seminar Events

Sea Secrets 2021 Series, Lecture 4: Diego Lirman, Ph.D, and Andrew Baker, Ph.D.
Restoring Florida’s Corals Reefs: From Colonies to Coastlines. Tuesday, March 30, 2021, at 6:30pm EDT


News, Press Publications

Experts  say hurricane forecasting will be better this year. Here’s why.

An upgrade to the NOAA's Global Forecast System weather model is expected to improve track and intensity forecasting for storms as well as landfall locations...

News, Publications

A new publication on oil photooxidation during oil spills

A study titled 'A Coupled Lagrangian-Earth System Model for Predicting Oil Photooxidation' published  in the Frontiers of Marine Science...

Events, Seminar Events

Sea Secrets Series, Lecture 3: Katharine Mach, Ph.D.  March 9, 2021, at 6:30pm

Climate Change 2021: Managing Floods, Heat, and Fires to Keep People and Nature Safe... 


Events, Seminar Events

Sea Secrets 2021 Series, Lecture 2: CIMAS. From the Deepest Oceans to the Highest Clouds.  A public lecture featuring four CIMAS scientists and researchers...


Events, News

UM Spring 2021 Symposium on Tropical Coastal Resilience on 04/07/2021. Abstract submissions deadline is 1/17/2021. The three broad themes are: Mobility, Metabolisms, and Resilience ...

Events, News

Webinar recording: Virtual Launch Celebration of the 2020 UM - NOAA Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies featured top administrative officials and a Congresswoman...


Events, News

Virtual launch of the University of Miami - NOAA Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmostpheric Studies (CIMAS)

Events, News, Seminar Events

Sub-Seasonal to Multi-Year Prediction Research

Issues in Sub-Seasonal to Multi-Year Prediction Research - Prof. Ben Kirtman presents a Seminar on October 9, 2020 9:30am in...

Blog, News, Publications

South Indian Ocean Heat Content and Sea Level Dynamics in 2014-2018

New Publications In "ScienceAdvances": Unprecendented reduction and quick recovery of the South

CIMAS Events, News, Seminar Events

Dr. Ben Kirtman's Seminars - Hurricanes, Floods, and Fires Oh My!

Dr. Ben Kirtman's Seminar on Predicting Extreme Weather and Hazards from Days-to-Decades:

Events, News

Climate Cafe Series

Three Zoominar lunch time conversations with faculty and graduate students. Learn about the different facets of climate science happening at...

April 2, 2020

Blog, News, Publications

With Fewer Commutes, COVID 19 Gives scientists a look at Earth with less carbon

With workers and businesses around the planet suddenly shut down, scientists are getting an expected glimpse at a world with...


West Palm Beach tied for third warmest year in record  Research

The overall average temperature of 77.5 degrees was 2.1 degrees warmer than normal...