Mount Sinai High School Claims First Place in Bay Scallop Bowl

Mount Sinai High School Claims First Place in Bay Scallop Bowl

Photo Above: The team from Mount Sinai High School (back row) Coach Andrew Matthews, Katherine Fedotov, Aaron Angress, Arielle Mule, Matthew Miller, Assistant Coach Glynis Nau-ritter, (front row) Jake DeBlasio (B team) and Jonathon Jacobson. Congratulations to Mount...
Souper Bowl VI Defeats the Chilly February Weather

Souper Bowl VI Defeats the Chilly February Weather

The cold rainy weather Thursday February 6th was no match for Souper Bowl VI. Thanks to the cooks who provided a hearty repast to beat back winter: Betsy Barrows – Escarole and White Bean Soup Jackie Collier – Vegan No-chill Chili Christina Heilbrun...
New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions

Welcome!Welcome to SoMAS! If you are a marine science, atmospheric science, or sustainability studies student, you have made a wise choice in choosing a field that is about understanding and protecting Earth resources. The world needs you, literally! Read More from the Dean

Celebrating the Top Stories of the Decade

Celebrating the Top Stories of the Decade

As 2019 draws to a close, so does another decade of Making Scientific Research Count.  The School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences accomplished much in the years between 2010 and 2019, recording $82 million in research expenditures, and over 1,300 degree...
Substantial Natural History Collection Gifted to SoMAS

Substantial Natural History Collection Gifted to SoMAS

Photo above: the Research Vessel Seawolf conducting a cruise on the Hudson River. From Extraordinary Collection of Marine Specimens and Data Donated to University on SBU News, December 6, 2019 Gift provides a windfall of unpublished biological and water quality data...
High-Tech Instruments at SoMAS Empower the Search for Microplastics

High-Tech Instruments at SoMAS Empower the Search for Microplastics

From High-Tech Instruments Empower the Search for Microplastics by Glenn Jochum on Stony Brook News, November 1, 2019 It’s an invisible problem on a global scale. Drinking straws, shopping bags and other plastic litter contaminating our beaches and oceans are easy to...
Koppelman Documentary Premiere

Koppelman Documentary Premiere

Photo above:  Documentary film creators Anna Smith and Megan Gallagher with Dr. Lee Koppelman SoMAS undergraduate students Megan Gallagher, an Environmental Humanities Major with a Biology Minor, and Anna Smith, an Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Major with...
SoMAS Dean Awarded for Research on Greenhouse Gas Emission Rates

SoMAS Dean Awarded for Research on Greenhouse Gas Emission Rates

From “Paul Shepson Awarded for Research on Greenhouse Gas Emission Rates” on Stony Brook News, October 8, 2019. Paul Shepson, Dean of the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, has received a $1.1 million award from the National Institute of Standards...
SoMAS at Setauket Harbor Day

SoMAS at Setauket Harbor Day

SoMAS faculty participated in the annual Setauket Harbor Day on September 28 with demonstrations of a drone boat and were even found on the water in a canoe! This free event, hosted by the Setauket Harbor Task Force, offers Harbor and Maritime History Tours,...
Bassem Allam Invested as Inaugural Marinetics Endowed Professor

Bassem Allam Invested as Inaugural Marinetics Endowed Professor

Photo above: Bassem Allam was formally invested as the Marinetics Endowed Professor of Marine Science in Stony Brook University’s School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SoMAS) on April 26. From left to right: Bassem Allam, SoMAS Dean’s Council Chair Bob Maze,...
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 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...
SoMAS 2019 Photo Competition

SoMAS 2019 Photo Competition

The SoMAS photo competition is an annual event where students (graduate and undergraduate), faculty and staff share their pictures with the SoMAS community and the general public. The Photo Competition will be divided into three categories with a single winner in each...
Stony Brook Southampton Volunteers Clean Up Warner Island

Stony Brook Southampton Volunteers Clean Up Warner Island

Many thanks to Semester by the Sea Faculty Director Kurt Bretsch for organizing the Warner Island Beach Cleanup, as part of Stony Brook University’s contribution to the Town of Southampton’s Great East End Clean Up event. This year’s group was a...
Greetings!

Greetings!

Welcome!Welcome to SoMAS! Many opportunities await you here. There could be no better time to enter a career in marine and atmospheric sciences and sustainability Read More from the Dean

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