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Understanding the next oil spill

Consortium for Advanced Research on Transport of Hydrocarbon in the Environment

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CARTHE is a research team dedicated to predicting the fate of oil released into our environment to help inform and guide response teams, thereby protecting and minimizing damage to human health, the economy, and the environment.

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Award Winning Video Teaches Drone Technology for Oil Spill Research

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(GoMRI) The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative congratulates the CARTHE research team for their first place award-winning video Drones at the Beach. Over 37,000 middle school students across twenty-one countries selected the winning ocean science research videos after a two-month evaluation of the top entries that best explained scientific results and significance. The Florida Center […]

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Grad Student Smith Keeps Surface Currents and Disaster Response on His Radar

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(GoMRI) Grad Student Smith Keeps Surface Currents and Disaster Response on His Radar – February 26, 2015 Conor and UM researcher Guillaume Novelli (right) celebrate the end of a long day recovering and redeploying drifters. On this day, they tracked one hundred drifters, recovered their GPS data, and released them back into the water. (Photo […]

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A Match Made in Florida: Citizens and Scientists Team Up for Research and Education

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(GoMRI) A Match Made in Florida: Citizens and Scientists Team Up for Research and Education – January 20, 2015 What do CARTHE, the International SeaKeepers Society, and Fleet Miami have in common? Ocean research! Last September, CARTHE researchers from the University of Miami Rosenstiel School partnered with SeaKeepers and Fleet Miami to widen the reach […]

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