Greenland’s more than 860,000 square miles are largely covered with ice and glaciers, and its melting fuels as much as one-third of the sea level rise in Florida. That’s why a team of University of South Florida geoscientists’ new discovery of one of the mechanisms that allows Greenland’s glaciers to collapse into the sea has special significance for the Sunshine State.
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New University of South Florida President Steve Currall’s first day on the job was a busy one, featuring visits to all three USF campuses in Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee. Currall spent time with students, faculty members and regional business leaders as they begin to work together to sustain USF’s momentum as a thriving, preeminent research institution.
A research team from the University of South Florida is beginning to examine portions of land near the former Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys in Marianna, Fla. this week, after a contractor recently discovered 27 anomalies during routine cleanup work.
As the world celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, National Public Radio’s Science Friday is highlighting imperiled space heritage and the research being done to save these significant sites. USF's Lori Collins, PhD, is featured for her team's work digitally preserving NASA's Launch Complex 34.