Chuanmin Hu


Chuanmin Hu, Ph.D. is Professor of optical oceanography in the College of Marine Science, who also directs the Optical Oceanography Lab. His research focuses on studying marine algal blooms (e.g., red tides), oil spills, and coastal water quality changes using field, laboratory, and remote sensing techniques. His discovery of the Great Atlantic Sargassum Belt-a biomass of brown seaweed that extends from the west coast of Africa to the Gulf of Mexico-made Guinness World Records and was selected by

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