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January

The Department of Earth and Environment is pleased to announce the availability of a new tenured/tenure-track position in Horticulture.Click here for full announcement.

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Krish Jayachandran was recently interviewed by the Reuters News Service over the recent concerns with orange juice imported from Brazil. Please follow the link: http://www.cbs19.tv/story/16524146/pesticide-found-in-orange-juice-from-brazil.

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February

New Research Assistantships at the Master's and PhD level funded by the USDA National Needs Fellows (NNF) and Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI) Program are available.

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March

Christopher Gillette's photograph has been featured on the cover of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.Two recent books also use Chris's images on their covers and throughout: http://www.ugapress.org/index.php/books/invasive_pythons http://www.amazon.com/Frogs-Animal-Answer-Guide-Guides/dp/0801899354 Chris also maintains a photography website http://www.chrisgillette.com/

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Graduate students David Lagomasino and Stephanie Long have been designated NASA student ambassadors for STEM workforce development.

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Dr Assefa Melesse spent February 15-29, 2012 at Egerton University in Kenya and University of Dar es salaam in Tanzania organizing and leading a workshop on river basin hydrology in the face of climate change and land use dynamics.

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April

Professor Len Scinto honored as 2012 Top Scholar Click here for more details

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Students participate in collegiate weather forecasting Earth and Environment students participated in WxChallenge, the North American collegiate weather forecasting competition. This year, students started a weather forecasting team that competes against other meteorology programs across the country via the website WxChallenge.com run by the University of Oklahoma.

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Graduate students David Lagomasino and Stephanie Long, NASA student ambassadors for STEM workforce development, have fostered FIU's participation in the International Space Apps Challenge, a 2 day technology development 'codeathon' during which citizens from around the world will work together to solve current challenges relevant to both space exploration and social need.

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The Department of Earth and Environment has announced the winners of its first Annual Graduate Symposium, which was held April 11 2012.

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http://news.fiu.edu/2012/04/geoscience-students-explore-death-valley/38172

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May

FIU is one of the first universities in the nation to receive the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s newly implemented Hispanic-Serving Agricultural Colleges and Universities (HSACU) designation. Click here for more information

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Dr Shimelis G. Setegn conducted short training workshop on GIS and hydrological modeling for land and water resources management in UNAM - Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City, from 30 March to 3 April 2012.

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June

Professor Krish Jayachandran is one of the winners of the 2012 Faculty Senate Excellence in teaching Award.

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FIU alumni Vivian Gonzalez from WSVN talks about her career and introduces FIU's weather/climate program.

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This summer, three FIU atmospheric sciences seniors, Tony Cosio, Astryd Rodriguez and Heather Vazquez, are participating in NSF sponsored Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) programs.

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Professor David Barton Bray of the Department of Earth & Environment is an invited speaker at the prestigious 5th Annual Aspen Environmental Forum in Aspen, Colorado June 22-25, 2012.

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July

Candace Campos -- one of the first students to graduate from FIU Earth and Environment’s Atmospheric Sciences Track -- has accepted a position as Chief Meteorologist at station KVAL in Eugene Oregon.

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Hugh Willoughby participated (with Max Mayfield, Frank Marks and Rick Knabb) in a NOAA-sponsored roundtable leading up to the 20th anniversary of Hurricane Andrew. Curtis Morgan has a nice summary of what we said starting on the front page of Section B of today’s Herald.

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Three atmospheric sciences majors from the Department of Earth and Environment are literally chasing their dreams this summer.

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FIU will break ground on the Academic Health Center 5 building. The building will house the Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work, the Extreme Events Institute and the Department of Earth and Environment from the College of Arts & Sciences.

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August

Faculty member Assefa Melesse has published his second book. It is "Evaporation and Evapotranspiration: Measurements and Estimations" and is published by Springer Science publishers.

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September

Student researches alternative way to grow plants.

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Students wade through research in the Everglades.

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"Cultivator" Agroecology Program Newsletter.

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October

Channel 10 interview with Dr. Willoughby on Hurricane Sandy.

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FIU News story on Governmental Relations featuring Dr. Bhat.

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College of Arts and Sciences Land Steward Position Available.

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Stephany Alvarez-Ventura wins First Place in the Outstanding Thesis in Food and Agricultural Sciences Competition 2013-- a national competition held by the American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE), in partnership with the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture and Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

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November

Sustainable agriculture faculty position.

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Student, alumni and faculty talks on Everglades hydrology, Gulf of Mexico oil spill, and geology of Spanish, Mexican and Romanian mountains.

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December

Their research spans climate change, hydrology, paleoceanography, tectonics, and weather.

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