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Sikes & Hartnett named Chair Elect and Secretary of the Organic Geochemistry Division of the Geochemical Society

Liz Sikes and former IMCS post-doc Hilairy Hartnett are the newly selected  Chair-elect and Secretary of the Organic Geochemistry Division of the Geochemical Society.  They recently attended the Goldschmidt 2014 Conference in Sacramento to take up their duties.

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Next Stop: Cape Town

On July 11 2014 RU29 was deployed out of Santos Brazil on a mission to cross the South Atlantic to Cape Town South Africa

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Dr Josh Kohut on NPR radio

Josh Kohut explains changes in water temperature from beach to beach along the Mid-Atlantic Bight

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Community College Undergraduate Research Initiative Visits RUCOOL

Community College professors from Texas, Florida, Tennessee, New York, and Washington participated in a field trip on the Raritan River.  Drs. Glenn, Taghon, and Chant as well as TA and graduate student Aboozar Tabatabai, hosted the field experience to exchange ideas about effective teaching practices with undergraduate students.  Drs. Kohut and Bidle (not pictured) also worked with the group to discuss teaching with data and integrating research into the classroom.

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Sage CarrieRutgers marine science educators win statewide 4-H award

Two Rutgers Institute for Marine & Coastal Sciences employees, Sage Lichtenwalner and Carrie Ferraro have been recognized by the New Jersey Association of 4-H Agents for their efforts to promote education. 


Bob KoppThe Economic Impact of Climate Change

Kate Gordon and Robert Kopp were featured on WHYY the morning of July 1st discussing the economic risks of climate change.


brain coralPost-Doctoral Researcher to Work on the Physical/Chemical Mechanisms of Biomineralization in Stony Coral

A new position has opened in the Environmental Biophysics and Molecular Ecology Program.Read More...

Sage CarrieRutgers marine science educators win statewide 4-H award

Rutgers reps Drs. Schofield, Glenn, Kohut, Ferraro, Lichtenwalner, Hunter-Thomson and McDonnell partnered with the Lawrence Hall of Science at UC Berkeley to create a middle school level curriculum on climate change Read More...

Amanda WenczelAmanda Wenczel Awarded NJ Sea Grant Stew Tweed Scholarship

 Congratulations Amanda Wenczel on being awarded the New Jersey Sea Grant Stew Tweed Scholarship! 



IMCS is looking for Postdoctoral Fellows


The Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences at Rutgers University supports Postdoctoral Associates in the areas of biological, chemical, geological and physical oceanography. These fellowships are one year renewable appointments. Prospective candidates are expected to pursue creative research avenues within existing research programs and faculty expertise. Applications can be submitted for consideration on an ongoing basis. However, new openings are not anticipated until early in 2015. Active solicitation of applications will commence in late 2014.

Any applications should include a statement of research interests that clearly coordinate with IMCS faculty research programs, a curriculum vitae, and names of 3 references. They should be emailed to Dr. Richard A. Lutz (Director, Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences): This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it (please include “Postdoc” in the subject line).


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This month's featured student is Filipa Carvalho Learn more about Filipa.


Exciting Science

Daphne Munroe: "Ancient Lessons in the Ecology of Food Production" Read More...

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IMCS in the NEWSRecord loss of Arctic ice may trigger extreme weather
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