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...
SoMAS Announces Battle of the Bands

SoMAS Announces Battle of the Bands

This is the 2018 April Fool’s gag for the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences.  While we are not currently planning any concerts, we aren’t ruling anything out! April 1st, 2018.  STONY BROOK, NY.   – In an effort to raise money and close...
Stony Brook Students Step Up To Study Lake

Stony Brook Students Step Up To Study Lake

by Phil Corso – April 14, 2015 Times of Smithtown / Village Times Herald From http://tbrnewsmedia.com/stony-brook-students-step-up-to-study-lake/ Geese hang out on the banks of Lake Ronkonkoma. Their waste pollutes the lake. Photo by Phil Corso Long Island’s...

Is Climate Change Affecting the Spring Bloom in Long Island Sound?

Seawater temperatures in Long Island Sound appears to be increasing over the past three decades, as has been observed elsewhere along the northeast US coast over the same period. However, the warming has not been consistent year-round. Most of the increase has taken...

Marine Science Lecture Series Continues at Stony Brook Southampton

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y., March 19, 2009 – The School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences and Stony Brook Southampton will present an interesting talk on Antarctic ecosystem in its “Critical Issues Facing the World’s Oceans” lecture series. The popular series regularly...

Two SoMAS Graduate Students Win Sigma Xi Awards

On May 14th, Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society, hosted a luncheon to present awards to outstanding student researchers. SoMAS’ Jessica Dutton and Marianne McNamara received awards. Sigma Xi elects members based on their research potential or achievements and...

Brown Tide Threatens South Shore Says Marine Science Researcher

STONY BROOK, N.Y., June 29, 2000—Brown Tide, the common phrase for a —nuisance algal bloom, is menacing South Shore beaches on Long Island, creating the worst problem of its kind in years, according to leading researchers at the University at Stony Brook. This is the...

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