Welcome to GFDI!

Founded in 1967, the Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Institute fosters collaborative research in fluid dynamics as it applies to the Earth Sciences, Mathematics, and Astrophysics.


Research at GFDI is conducted by our faculty associates using computing, laboratory, and observational facilities at the institute.

PhD in GFD

GFDI houses an interdisciplinary Ph. D. program in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics.  Take classes and engage in research with our faculty associates in multiple departments across the university


20-year-old cave diving mystery



GFDI Assoicate Dr. Doron Nof, along with graduate student Lakshika Girihigama and researcher Dr. Catherine Hancock are featured in this FSU news bulletin about their research on the fluid dynamics of underwater cave collapse.

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