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East Pacific Rise 2014

Costa Vetriani, Donato Giovannelli, Ashley Grosche and colleagues used the Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) Jason/Medea to sample the deep-sea hydrothermal vents on the East Pacific Rise. The oceanographic expedition, which took place in December 2013 and January 2014, was sponsored by a NSF collaborative project between Stefan Sievert, Jeff Seewald, Craig Taylor (WHOI), Dionysis Foustoukos (Carnegie Institution for Science), Ramunas Stepanauskas (Bigelow Laboratory) and Costantino Vetriani (Rutgers University).  Photo credits: Costa Vetriani.

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Congratulations are in Order

This week, Dr Robert Kopp and Dr Josh Kohut were both awarded Tenure as Costa Vetriani attained a full Professorship

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 What is the Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences?

See how Rutgers IMCS Faculty are studying some of the most pressing matters of modern science 





sloanMalin Pinsky Awarded Sloan Fellowship  

Assistant Professor Malin Pinsky was awarded the Sloan Research Fellowship this week for Ocean Science.    Read More...


beyondtheice_thumb.jpgResearch positions in Reconstructing Sea-Level Change

 The Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences intives applications for post-doctoral associates and graduate students (PhD level) in coastal evolutionary/Quartenary environmental change. 


Horton PilarczykHorton, Pilarczyk featured on BBC

Ben Horton and Jess Pilarczyk of the Sea Level Research Lab were featured in an interview by BBC on their work on historical tsunami records in the coastal caves of Sumatra.Read More...

milesCongratulations Dr. Miles

Thursday March 27, Travis Miles achieved his PhD in Oceanography after successfully defending his thesis

lauren1.jpgLauren Seyler Awarded Fulbright Fellowship

Lauren Seyler, a graduate student in the Graduate Program in Oceanography, has been awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to study in Roscoff, France with Dr. Colomban de Vargas.Read More...



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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Featured Student


This month's featured student is Jacqueline McSweeney. Learn more about Jack.


Exciting Science

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Jennifer Francis: "Rapid Arctic Warming and Wacky Weather: Are They Linked?" Read More...

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IMCS in the NEWSRecord loss of Arctic ice may trigger extreme weather
September 13, 2012

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