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The Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies (CIMAS)


University of Miami
4600 Rickenbacker Causeway
Miami, Florida 33149
(305) 421-4159


Dr. Benjamin Kirtman

Research Themes

  • Tropical Weather Observations, Analysis and Prediction
  • Ocean and Climate Observations, Analysis and Prediction
  • Ecosystem Observations, Modeling, Forecasting and Management
  • Protection and Restoration of Marine Resources

Consortium Members

  • Florida Atlantic University
  • Florida Institute of Technology
  • Florida International University
  • Florida State University
  • NOVA Southeastern University
  • University of Florida
  • University of South Florida
  • University of the Virgin Islands

Award Details

First 5-Year Award Second 5-Year Award
Award Number NA20OAR4320472

Award Period October 1, 2020 - September 30, 2025
Award Amount $310,000,000
Performance Progress Reports

CI Review by SAB Scheduled for 2024
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About Us

The NOAA Cooperative Institutes are academic and non-profit research institutions that demonstrate the highest level of performance and conduct research that supports NOAA's Mission Goals and Strategic Plan. 

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