Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart

Representing the 25th District of FLORIDA

TOMORROW: Diaz-Balart to Present $2 million to University of Miami Center for Southeastern Tropical Advanced Remote Sensing

Feb 20, 2008
Press Release

MIAMI—Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL) will tour the University of Miami’s Center for Southeastern Tropical Advanced Remote Sensing (CSTARS) and present a check to the school for $2 million in federal funding this Thursday, February 21, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. at the UM Richmond Campus in Richmond Heights.  He will be joined by Donna E. Shalala, Ph.D., president of the University of Miami, and Otis Brown, Ph.D., dean of the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science.

CSTARS is a component of the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science.  The federal funds will help CSTARS conduct research using remote sensing data received from earth orbiting satellite systems.
 

WHO: Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart, President Donna E. Shalala, Ph.D., Dean Otis Brown, Ph.D. and Co-Director of CSTARS Hans Graber, Sc. D.

WHAT: CSTARS Tour and $2 million Check Presentation

WHEN: Thursday, February 21, 2008-Tour at 10:00 a.m. & Check Presentation at 10:30 a.m. *Media is invited to participate in the tour*

WHERE: University of Miami Richmond Campus, 11811 SW 168 Street, Richmond Heights, FL 33177