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.


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