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The SSSAJ features article of Dr. Scinto's & Dr. Serna's LILA work!


A new study in the Nov.-Dec. 2014 issue of the Soil Science Society of America Journal now offers new support for one leading hypothesis: Tree islands are built and maintained by the trees themselves.

Dr. Gaiser wins 2014 Sustainability Award! Congratulations!


FIU Sustainability Award: Presented to an eligible employee who promoted FIU’s respect for the environment by providing knowledge, education and modeling ways to achieve climate preservation as well as capitalize on the economic opportunities of the solutions developed. Winner: Evelyn E. Gaiser.

Dr. Gaiser & Dr. Troxler Co-Author on Working together: A call for inclusive conservation


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The 2015 - 2016 GHES application round is now open!

10/23/2014 10:00 AM

The Global Health Equity Scholars (GHES) fellowship program offers a unique international experience for postdoctoral fellows, upper-level PhD students, professional school (MD, DVM, DrPH, DDS, PharmD) students, and junior faculty. It provides one-year research training fellowship opportunities in global health at top-ranked, NIH-funded centers abroad

The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program

10/28/2014 10:00 AM

The purpose of the Foundation is to provide a continuing source of highly qualified scientists, mathematicians, and engineers by awarding scholarships to college students who intend to pursue research careers in these fields.

Tropical Hammock and Pine Rockland Restoration

11/13/2014 10:00 AM

Opportunity for staff or students that would be interested in monitoring or participating in the restoration of 7 acres of property adjacent to Castellow Hammock Park in the Redland. For more information please contact Bruce A. Chesney at

Upcoming Events

Florida Institute of Oceanography-Centers of Excellence Research Grant Program (CERGP) Process

10/15/2014 08:00 AM

FIO was designated as the Florida Gulf Coast Entity to receive funds from the RESTORE Act. The process that the FIO will use to initiate the Centers of Excellence Research Grant Program (CERGP) under the Treasury Department that implements the RESTORE Act requires, by the Treasury Rules and Policies, public comments on this process from October 15, 2014 to December 1, 2014. FIO will also be conducting regional town hall meetings during this timeframe.

Florida Bay Appreciation Day

11/22/2014 01:00 PM

Celebrating Florida Bay is presented by the Everglades Foundation. Activities include Culture on the bay, Key lime pie eating contest, keys fishing guide presentations, live music, food trucks, and educational activities!

Contact Us

OE-148, 11200 SW 8th Street
Florida International University
Miami, Florida 33199
Phone: (305) 348-3095
Fax: (305) 348-4096

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Dr. Leonard Scinto, Associate Director

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