Sea level rise

FSU study proposes new method for projecting threats of sea-level rise

In the next 100 years continued sea-level rise will affect millions of people living in coastal areas. But projecting just how much those effects will be felt depends on which model you use. The problem, a Florida State University researcher says, is that these projection models are inconsistent. Assistant Professor of Sociology Matt Hauer has […]

Why is Wakulla Springs’ water turning brown? FSU researchers may have the answer

North Florida’s Wakulla Springs is experiencing an unwelcome change: Its famously crystal waters are turning brown. After extensive study, researchers at Florida State University think they might know why. In a paper published in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, a team of scientists from FSU’s Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science (EOAS) explains […]