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Trees May Be Key to Building Everglades’ Tree Islands


Scientists from Florida International University’s Southeast Environmental Research Center led by assistnat professor Len Scinto conduct research on tree islands in the Loxahatchee Impoundment Landscape Assessment (LILA).

High-schooler digs the Everglades


One student's experience as a high school intern with the FIU based Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) program.

Miami 2100: Envisioning a Resilient Second Century


Miami 2100: Envisioning a Resilient Second Century is an exhibition about planning for climate change and sea level rise in Greater Miami presented by the FIU School of Architecture.

Upcoming Events

Lecture: Preserving Biodiversity in a Changing World

11/25/2014 07:30 PM

Join SEAS Interim Executive Director Dr. Evelyn Gaiser for the Florida Native Plant Society's monthly meeting. Dr. Gaiser will be giving a lecture on algae, the primary oxygen producers on the planet, and how diatoms ("glass algae") can be used to understand ecosystem change over short and long time scales in aquatic ecosystems.

Intro to Handheld GPS Data Collection & Processing

12/05/2014 01:00 PM

This three hour workshop will introduce participants to the use of handheld global positioning system (GPS) devices and their utility for collecting coordinate data in the field. Participants will collect data outdoors and processing those data using geographic information systems.

Earth and Environment Seminar Student Presentations

12/05/2014 03:00 PM

Z. Yang, A. Yassin, M. Asadi, E. Berthold, M. Cisceros, M. Gazaleh, G. Hill


Job Opportunities at Deering Estate at Cutler


The Deering Estate at Cutler has several part-time positions available: Environmental Educator, Interpretive Program Leader, Guest Services Representative, and Visitor Safety Officer. The Deering Estate at Cutler is seeking candidates with diverse backgrounds and levels of experience – environmental education, ecology, as well as history, art, customer service, hospitality, and visitor safety backgrounds.

Environmental Resources Specialist Position at the City of Miami


The City of Miami is accepting applications for the position of Environmental Resources Specialist II. Experience in arboriculture, horticulture, plans review and Best Management Practices is highly desired. Those interested should submit their application by close of business Friday, December 05, 2014.

Fulbright Postdoctoral Scholar Awards


The Fulbright Program is now offering an additional application cycle for a select number of 2015-2016 postdoctoral awards, with the later deadline of January 15, 2015. These grants present an excellent opportunity for recently minted PhDs to deepen their expertise, to acquire new skills, to work with additional resources and to make connections with others in their fields. Postdoctoral awards are available in STEM fields, the arts, humanities and social sciences.