MTLSS Research Complex

C7A is designing the new 75,000 GSF Marine Technology and Life Sciences Seawater (MTLSS) Research Building for the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science at the University of Miami. This unique facility, designed to achieve LEED Gold certification, will serve as a new gateway to the campus and is the cornerstone for the entire RSMAS master plan (also completed by C7A). It will house two distinct but interconnected components: the Marine Life Science Center and the SUrge-STructure-Atmosphere INteraction (SUSTAIN) research facility. The SUSTAIN lab will house two state of the art wave and wind tanks, which will allow the modeling of hurricane conditions, while also allowing researchers to model currents, winds, subsurface conditions, and other environmental conditions.

Top This! New Facilty Reaches Milestone

University of Miami RSMAS Blog

On Wednesday, January 9 more than 200 construction crew members attended a ceremony to celebrate the ‘Topping Off’ of the Marine Technology and Life Sciences Seawater Complex on the campus of UM’s Rosenstiel School. The ceremony is a builder’s tradition …

Creating 150 MPH Hurricanes in a Giant Aquarium in Florida

Popular Science

A massive, indoor hurricane simulator could save your life bout two years ago, Brian Haus, the chair of the Division of Applied Marine Physics at the University of Miami, was studying storms in the western Pacific ocean, off the coast …

Groundbreaking science at new NIST-funded complex at UMiami’s Rosenstiel School

Phys.org

This new building will be located amid the thriving scientific community located on Virginia Key, Fla. and will host a variety of laboratories that will help oceanographers, meteorologists, marine physicists and engineers study natural and manmade coastal structures and weather …

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Greetings from RSMAS! Here's a recent photo of the MTLSS Research Building under construction. -Sumi Fasolo (C7A)

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