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Using drones in oil spill research

By on October 9, 2014

The use of drones during the Surfzone Coastal Oil Pathways Experiment (SCOPE) helped scientists from CARTHE study how oil moves from offshore onto our beaches! This is an innovate approach to a complex problem with powerful results. Check out this Waterlust film to learn how we did it!

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The Nova/CARTHE team studying bacteria during SCOPE

By on August 4, 2014

While assisting the SCOPE team conduct experiments on the research vessel, our group was also collecting bacterial samples directly from the sea surface and subsurface water about 20 cm deep. We are especially interested in bacteria that are known to

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Intern Reed McDonough – Final Summary

By on August 3, 2014

Summary During the summer months of 2014, I worked under Dr. Shuyi Chen to compare data from OSCAT and TRMM satellites with the UMCM-WMH model for 10-meter wind speed and rainfall forecasts within the Gulf of Mexico. Comparisons of model

Intern Nate Murry – Entry 1

By on July 8, 2014

Intern Nathan M. Murry – senior Oceanography major at Millersville University, working under Drs. Bruce Lipphardt and Helga Huntly at the University of Delaware. Entry 2: I am a senior student in Millersville University’s Physical Oceanography program. I have experience with environmental data analysis and

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Intern Shane Hinton – Entry 2

By on July 3, 2014

Intern Shane Hinton – senior Meteorology major with minors in Mathematics and Electronic Media working under Dr. Shuyi Chen at the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School. Entry 2: July has just started but I am already submerged in my research with

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Intern Reed McDonough – Entry 2

By on June 26, 2014

Intern Reed C McDonough – freshman Meteorology and Broadcast Journalism major working under Dr. Shuyi Chen at the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School. Entry 2: It is now late June, and I am about halfway through my summer project. For the

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Intern Jonathan Zikos – Entry 1

By on June 24, 2014

Intern Jonathan Zikos – Senior Environmental Chemistry major working under  Dr. Darek Bogucki at Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi’s Harte Research Institute. Entry 1 This summer, I will be analyzing and categorizing data from Dr. Bogucki’s Optical Turbulence Sensor

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Intern Shane Hinton – Entry 1

By on June 19, 2014

Intern Shane Hinton – senior Meteorology major with minors in Mathematics and Electronic Media working under Dr. Shuyi Chen at the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School. Entry 1: Over the course of the next few weeks, I will be analyzing

CARTHE drifters following the Gulf of Mexico currents

Intern Joshua Doolan – Entry 1

By on June 17, 2014

Intern Joshua Doolan: Sixth year student at the University of Western Australia working under CARTHE director Tamay Ozgokmen. Entry 1: My name is Joshua Doolan. I am a final year student at the University of Western Australia completing a Bachelor

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Intern Reed McDonough – Entry 1

By on June 17, 2014

Intern Reed C McDonough – freshman Meteorology and Broadcast Journalism major working under Dr. Shuyi Chen at the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School. Entry 1: Throughout the summer, I’ll be collecting and organizing wind speed forecasting data from the UMCM-WMH