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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.

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Summer Geoscience Experience - A 2 week summer camp for students entering grades 9-12

07/14/2014 11:00 AM

The FIU Summer Geoscience Experience is a 2-week summer program held at the FIU MMC campus on July 14-18, 21-25 for exploring the science, careers and educational opportunities in the Geosciences. The program will include laboratory demonstrations and exercises at FIU and field trips to the National Hurricane Center, Virginia Key, an Everglades Air Boat ride, water treatment facilities, local limestone quarries and other geologically interesting sites.

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