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The page features research highlights at SoMAS.

 

 

Fall Updates from SoMAS Faculty

Photo above: the 2019 class of SUNY Chancellor's Award recipients, including SoMAS Adjunct Lecturer Maria Brown. Congratulations to SoMAS faculty and staff for their recent awards and recognitions. Interim President Michael Bernstein honored more than 65 faculty and...

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...

Cell Chemistry Illuminated by Laser Light

Image above: Raman microspectroscopy helps researchers observe cell chemistry by focusing a laser beam on a spot within a cell and then capturing light emitted after interactions with cellular molecules, which produces a molecular fingerprint (Raman spectrum). From...

Old Inlet Breach Flyover 2019-10-24

As the 7th anniversary of Superstorm Sandy approaches, Dr. Charles Flagg took another flight over the Breach at Old Inlet on Fire Island on October 24, 2019.  The flyover mosaic is available below.  Dr. Flagg noted that the water " was very clear which showed a clear...

New Study Reveals Important yet Unprotected Global Ocean Areas

From New Study Reveals Important yet Unprotected Global Ocean Areas on Stony Brook News, October 25, 2019. The published findings may guide policymakers to increase MPAs STONY BROOK, NY, October 25, 2019 — The largest synthesis of important marine areas conducted to...

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 and...

Old Inlet Breach Flyover 2019-09-23

Dr. Charles Flagg took another flight over the Breach at Old Inlet on Fire Island on September 23, 2019.  The flyover mosaic is available below.  Dr. Flagg provided the following report (PDF): Those of you have followed these reports may remember that in a February...

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