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Densely built coastal area

Places at great risk from sea level rise and hurricanes are most densely built, increasing vulnerability


August 3, 2022

Researchers analyzed historical building trends on U.S. coastlines in the projected sea level rise zones. The scientists found that areas within projected sea level rise zones developed more quickly and were more dense than inland urban ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, NATURAL RESOURCES, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Anna Braswell, Florida Sea Grant, News, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences
Many raw oysters on the half shell, open on ice

Oyster market research outlines marketing strategies for increasing grower profits

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April 4, 2022

Highlights ·         A recent UF/IFAS research project identified opportunities for Florida Gulf oyster farmers to market their products for an increased price. ·         The findings noted logistical and volume ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Food Is Our Middle Name, Marketing, Oyster, Oyster Farming, Oysters, SEEDIT, SEEDIT Grant
Nodules on the roots of a legume

UF/IFAS scientists take next steps toward crops that make their own nitrogen


January 27, 2022

Most crops need fertilizer to get enough nitrogen, an essential building block of life. Only a few plants have evolved nodules that host nitrogen fixing bacteria, microbes that convert nitrogen in the air into a form plants can use. ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Matias Kirst, News, Nitrogen Fixation, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences
Student on boat holding fish

Student spends summer with prehistoric species


November 18, 2021

UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) student in the School of Forest, Fisheries, and Geomatics Sciences, Bethany Gaffey is pursuing her master's degree in fisheries and aquatic sciences. She plans to graduate in summer 2023 ... READ MORE

Category: NATURAL RESOURCES, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: CALS Interns, Featured, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatic Sciences, Special Topics, Sturgeon, VP Promise

UF-led study connects Florida to the Smithsonian’s Forest Global Earth Observatory

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April 9, 2021

A new University of Florida-led study established a Forest Global Earth Observatory (ForestGEO) research plot at the Ordway-Swisher Biological Station within a longleaf pine forest. These forests are a focus of restoration efforts because longleaf ... READ MORE

Category: Forests, NATURAL RESOURCES, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Forest Restoration, Longleaf Pine, Ordway-Swisher Biological Station, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatic Sciences, Smithsonian Institution

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