FIU: South Florida mangroves are on a death march, marking a new era for Earth

FIU: South Florida mangroves are on a death march, marking a new era for Earth

Mangroves running for their lives may have just hit the end of the road.  Using a combination of aerial photographs from the 1930s, modern satellite imagery and ground sediment samples, FIU Sea Level Solutions Center researchers Randall W. Parkinson and John F. Meeder tracked the mangroves’ westward retreat from the coastal Everglades.

Full Story

Related posts

FSU researcher: Family of rodents may explain how some groups of animals become so diverse

How did a single species of rodent invade South America and then quickly branch off…

UCF Researcher Working to Develop Device to Rapidly Detect Heart Attacks

While tests for heart attacks currently exist, they are slow and require specially trained personnel.…

FIU: Saturn’s largest moon may hold key to cleaner engines

FIU chemist Alexander Mebel and a team of international researchers have been studying Saturn’s largest…