SoMAS Graduate Student Explores the South Pacific

SoMAS Graduate Student Explores the South Pacific

Stony Brook University School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences graduate student Lisa Herbert is spending her summer on International Ocean Discovery Program Expedition 383 in the South Pacific Ocean. She was featured in a spotlight on the JOIDES Resolution website!...
MAR 333 Field Trips

MAR 333 Field Trips

Dr. Malcolm Bowman has shared his photos from the MAR 333 Coastal Oceanography Class field trips taken during the 2019 and 2018 school years. In 2018, photos from the MAR 333 field trip to the Flax Pond Marine Laboratory showed the bridge on the pond under...
Heather Lynch Receives Prestigious Blavatnik Award

Heather Lynch Receives Prestigious Blavatnik Award

Photo above: Heather Lynch, PhD, is the winner of the 2019 Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists in the category of Life Sciences. (Photo: Rolf Sjogren) From Heather Lynch Receives Prestigious Blavatnik Award on Stony Brook News on June 26, 2019. Heather...
Karen Chytalo’s Retirement Party

Karen Chytalo’s Retirement Party

Karen Chytalo, a SoMAS graduate and a great friend and supporter of SoMAS, retires from the NYSDEC this month.  SoMAS commemorated the occasion with a retirement send off celebration for her in Endeavour 120 on June 27, 2019.  Larry Swanson presented her with a canvas...
Old Inlet Breach Flyover 2019-06-26

Old Inlet Breach Flyover 2019-06-26

Dr. Charles Flagg took another flight over the Breach at Old Inlet on Fire Island on June 26, 2019.  The flyover mosaic is available below.  This is the 77th geo-referenced photo mosaic in the series. Mark Lang has assembled all the geo-referenced photo mosaics into a...
Montauk Lighthouse Historical Society Summer Talks

Montauk Lighthouse Historical Society Summer Talks

​The School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, in partnership with the Montauk Lighthouse Historical Society, will present a summer lecture series on topical marine and atmospheric science issues in July and August.  Topics, speakers and dates are listed below.  All...
Greg Marshall (PhD, 2019)

Greg Marshall (PhD, 2019)

From For Greg Marshall ’88, an Emmy-Winning Career Started at SoMAS on Stony Brook News on May 30, 2019 Imagine being underwater and seeing a shark swimming nearby. What would go through your mind? Fear? Wonder? When Greg Marshall ’88 saw a shark in the water near him...
Chris Crosby (BS, 2019)

Chris Crosby (BS, 2019)

From Chris Crosby ‘19 Aims to Leave the Planet Healthier Than He Found It on Stony Brook News by Glenn Jochum Maybe it was going hunting and fishing with his grandmother. Or being glued to the Discovery Channel as a kid. Either way, Chris Crosby’s love of nature was...
New York State Ocean Acidification Task Force Meeting

New York State Ocean Acidification Task Force Meeting

The next meeting of the New York State Ocean Acidification Task Force will be held on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 from 6:30 – 8:30 pm at School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences at Stony Brook University in Endeavour Hall Room 120. The Ocean Acidification Task Force works...
Saving the Sharks by way of Biological Research

Saving the Sharks by way of Biological Research

From Saving the Sharks by way of Biological Research on Stony Brook News on June 3, 2019. Global shark populations have experienced exponential declines for decades due to marine pollution, fisheries exploitation and coastal development. Oliver Shipley, a PhD student...
SoMAS Convocation 2019

SoMAS Convocation 2019

Photo above: Dean Shepson welcomes the Class of 2019 at the SoMAS Convocation. Congratulations to our graduates!  The annual SoMAS Convocation occurred on Friday, May 24, 2019 at the Center for Leadership and Service. Students gathered with their friends and family...
Lucy DiBenedetto (BS, 2019)

Lucy DiBenedetto (BS, 2019)

From WISE Student Is an Activist for Local Water Quality on Stony Brook News by Glenn Jochum on May 29, 2019. If you ever want to start a conversation with Lucy DiBenedetto ’19, just ask her about her backpack. It’s festooned with lanyards, pins and hand-stitched...
SoMAS Students Receive End of Year Honors

SoMAS Students Receive End of Year Honors

The end of every school year is an opportunity to highlight the work, honors, and accomplishments of our students, and this year we are celebrating their success again! The SoMAS Undergraduate Environmental Essay Award recognizes and rewards Sustainability Studies and...
Old Inlet Breach Flyover 2019-05-27

Old Inlet Breach Flyover 2019-05-27

Dr. Charles Flagg took another flight over the Breach at Old Inlet on Fire Island on May 27, 2019.  The flyover mosaic is available below.   Mark Lang has assembled all the geo-referenced photo mosaics into a kml file that can be viewed using Google Earth.  By...

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