Honoring the Life of Dr. Paul Gader

“I will always cherish the moments of playing saxophone together, researching coral reefs in Hawaii, talking in our thick northern accents, chatting for hours on end in the lab and enjoying meals together. Paul truly radiates light and brings immense… Read More

Coastal Connection Inspires Gift

Their lifelong love of the ocean inspired Lindy and Scott Hearne to take action in partnership with CCS to help conserve it for future generations of Floridians.  For Lindy and Scott Hearne, the perfect day in Florida starts with a… Read More

Coastal Edges Director’s Note July 2023

Farewell to Our Friend Paul Dear friends and colleagues, It is with great emotion that I begin this month’s newsletter with a remembrance of our dear friend and talented colleague, Dr. Paul Gader, who passed away in early June. Paul… Read More

Where Science Meets Nature

University of Florida PhD student Nick Chin is using artificial intelligence to identify and quantify the dynamics of one of southwest Florida’s most pressing environmental issues: red tide.   Chin, from the Kaplan lab, presented this research at the American Ecological… Read More

Codefest to Build Next Gen Ocean Models

The CCS technical team took part in the four-day University of Florida Open Hackathon, hosted in collaboration with OpenACC Organization, in May to write code for a new coastal and ocean model that can run simulations of coastal and oceanic… Read More

Can Dead Corals Bring New Life?

Even in death, corals may play an important role in preserving life in the ocean. With support from a 2023 National Science Foundation (NSF) Early Career Award, UF Assistant Professor Andrew Altieri, Ph.D., will launch a new project to investigate the role of dead corals in the resilience… Read More