Highlights

The page features research highlights at SoMAS.

 

 

Old Inlet Breach Flyover 2019-12-8

Dr. Charles Flagg took another flight over the Breach at Old Inlet on Fire Island on December 8, 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...

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Collection of Marine Specimens and Data Donated to University on SBU News, December 6, 2019 Gift provides a windfall of unpublished biological and water quality data...

New York State Ocean Acidification Task Force to Meet on December 3

The third public meeting of the NYS Ocean Acidification Task Force will take place on Tuesday, December 3, 6:30-8:30 pm in 201 Wang Center.  All are invited to attend. Dr. Brad Peterson from the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences at Stony Brook University will...

NY Sea Grant Contributes to Marine Aquaculture Research Projects

Photo above: SBU’s Bassem Allam is the lead PI on a study of hard clams (photo by Bassem Allam); Inset photo: A worker at Norm Bloom & Son Oysters offloads shellfish harvested from the company’s beds in Norwalk, CT (photo by Judy Benson, Connecticut Sea Grant)....

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...

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