Vorseth, an FIU environmental studies student, is examining what people know about the Everglades, how they use the ecosystem and their attitudes on restoring it, including what they are willing to pay for different restoration projects. By understanding the needs and wants of the public, her research can inform Everglades restoration policy and implementation.
Click to see the list of poster/oral presentation winners from the 2018 Earth & Environment Graduate Student Symposium
Earth and Environment faculty and their research on the effects of sea level rise on the Everglades are highlighted in today's Miami Herald.
Click on 'More Information' to check out some pictures of this event that took place in the Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden on 2/6/2018, where Earth and Environment alumni came together with students to talk about their experiences in their current careers.
Click on 'More Information' to check out the link and listen to the interview (starts at 12:40 minute mark in the recording) where she talks about the impact of dam building in the Amazon tributaries to the entire Amazon river system.
The paper, entitled: 'Fragmentation of Andes-to-Amazon connectivity by hydropower dams' touches on the subject of the dangers of dam building to river ecosystems.
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Dr. Mike Sukop talks about the flood risk in South Florida in an article written by the Miami Herald.
FIU News did a story on Cody Eggenberger, MS student in the Department of Earth & Environment and one of the recipients of this year's Everglades Foundation Fellowship, along with Anteneh Abiy (PhD fellow)
Visionaries wanted for the 2018 spring course in interdisciplinary research and design studio.