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Old Inlet Breach Flyover 2018-09-16

Dr. Charles Flagg took another flight over the Breach at Old Inlet on Fire Island on September 16, 2018, while there was low water in the bay and most of the flood delta was dry.  The flyover mosaic is available below. Mark Lang has assembled all the geo-referenced...

Sea Gates Save Lives And Protect Property From Devastation

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT BY THE NEW YORK-NEW JERSEY STORM SURGE WORKING GROUP School of Marine & Atmospheric Sciences, Stony Brook University Hurricane Florence is another wake up call for the New York-New Jersey-Long Island region. Six years...

Summer Presentations by SoMAS Students

SoMAS students and faculty have spent some of their summer preparing for conferences, giving talks and training future scholars.  Here are a few updates: Nicholas Leonardo, Ph.D. candidate in Prof. Brian Colle's group, was awarded Best Student Oral...

Old Inlet Breach Flyover 2018-08-10

Dr. Charles Flagg took another flight over the Breach at Old Inlet on Fire Island on August 10, 2018.  The flyover mosaic is available below. This image was captured 3-4 hours after high tide. Mark Lang has assembled all the geo-referenced photo mosaics into a kml...

SoMAS Faculty Receive SBU-BNL SEED Grant for Collaborative Research

The SBU-BNL Seed Grant program serves to foster collaborative efforts between scientists at the University and BNL. It is a key opportunity for developing synergistic activities that can grow joint research programs aligned with the strategic plans of both...

Scientists Explore New Experimental Model Systems to Advance Biology

Photo above: Marine protists known as thraustochytrids produce carotenoids, which are responsible for giving them a yellow to orange color. Carotenoids are essential nutrients for animals, and of biotechnological interest for several applications. EMS scientists are...

Old Inlet Breach Flyover 2018-07-13

Dr. Charles Flagg took another flight over the Breach at Old Inlet on Fire Island on July 13th, 2018.  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...

eDNA Analysis: A key to Uncovering Rare Marine Species

A pod of killer whales, an endangered species, swims near Seattle. By using eDNA from seawater samples, marine biologists can often detect rare species like the killer whale without seeing them. (Credit: C. Emmons, NOAA Fisheries) From eDNA Analysis: A key to...

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