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Professor Hong Liu and Haydee Borrero Orchid Restoration Project


The conservation ecologist and professor in the Department of Earth and Environment is part of a national restoration team working to resupply genetic diversity to the cigar orchid population in Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park, a forested swamp spanning 20 miles along Florida’s west coast.

Research Ross Boucek and Professor Jennifer Rehage Story on Climate Extremes Research


FIU researchers examined the severity of two climate extremes to determine its effects on coastal fish communities in the Everglades.

Assistant Research Scientist – Sustainable Agriculture


The Search and Screen Committee of the open position, Scientist Sustainable Agriculture (Job ID# 507239), will be held on May 7th, 2014 between 11:00 am and 11:30 pm in Room ECS 157, Modesto Maidique Campus.

Upcoming Events

Foraminifera of Florida Bay: Proxy for Seagrass Abundance and Ecosystem Health Over 4000 Years

09/05/2014 03:00 PM

Speaker Dr. Laurel Collins, Florida International University, Earth and Environment Department, Graduate Program Director and Professor.

The Enigmatic Biscayne Aquifer

09/12/2014 03:00 PM

Speaker Dr. Michael Sukop, Florida International University ,Earth and Environment Department, Associate Professor.

Research and Teaching on Sustainable Forestry at the University of Chihuahua, Mexico

09/19/2014 03:00 PM

Speaker Dr. Miguel Olivas, Dr. Concepcion Lujan, and Dr. Javier Hernandez (each gives a 20-minute talk) of the Division de Ciencias Agricolas y Forestales of the Universidad Autonoma de Chihuahua, Mexico.

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