Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, University of Miami
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The Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, founded by F.G. Walton Smith, is the University of Miami's graduate school of marine and atmospheric science. Dr. Otis Brown is the Dean of the Rosenstiel School. Located on a 16-acre campus on Virginia Key in Miami, it is the only subtropical applied and basic marine and atmospheric research institute of its kind in the continental United States. The Rosenstiel School conducts a broad range of research on local, regional, national and global levels.
Rosenstiel's research interests include satellite oceanography, with particular emphasis on remote sensing and satellite imagery, an experimental fish Hatchery, a leading global marine and atmospheric chemistry program, comprehensive oceanic and atmospheric numerical modeling activities, sedimentary geology and marine geophysics groups with considerable expertise in seismic methods, and an innovative ocean acoustics program. The school is one of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences sites for the Marine and Freshwater Biomedical Sciences Center. It also hosts a number of UM research centers, including the National Caribbean Coral Reef Research Center, the Center for Air Sea Interactions, the Center for Southern Tropical Advanced Remote Sensing, the Pew Institute for Ocean Science, the South Florida and Caribbean Cooperative Ecosystems Studies Unit, the Center for Marine and Environmental Analysis, etc.. Rosenstiel scientists, per capita, are among the best funded scientists in the nation, receiving more than $27 million a year in extramural research funding.