Malin Pinsky’s research featured by the Wall Street Journal

Dr. Malin Pinsky's collaborative work on the impacts of the shifting migratory patterns of commercial fisheries on the East Coast fishing industry was highlighted in an article by Heather Haddon this morning in the Wall Street Journal titled "Changing Migration Patterns Upend East Coast Fishing Industry". Read it now at...

May 10 Seminar Dianne Edwards

Come see Dr Dianne Edwards from Cardiff University. Her seminar titled 'Could early land plants have bioengineered the planet?' will be held May 10th at 3:30 in the Alampi Room Bio: Born in Swansea, S Wales. Thence to Cambridge University as undergraduate, post graduate and postdoctoral research fellow at Girton...

SEBS Excellence Awards 2016

Congratulations Jennifer Francis for receiving the 2016 School of Environmental and Biological Sciences Research Excellence Award for 2016! The SEBS Research Excellence Award is given annually to a faculty member based on the merits of: Socio-economic significance of his/her research program Compatibility with Rutgers overarching areas of academic opportunity Utilization...

Sushmita Patwardhan Successfully Defends her Thesis Proposal

Sushmita Patwardhan graduated from the University of Pune, India, in May 2012 with a double major in microbiology and zoology. She was then admitted to the Graduate Program in Oceanography in the Fall of 2012, when she joined Costa Vetriani’s Deep-Sea Microbiology Lab. Since then Sushmita has been working on...

Outstanding Senior Award 2016

Kelli Mullane joined Costa Vetriani’s Deep-Sea Microbiology Lab in the spring of 2015 and she is currently completing her George H. Cook honors thesis. Kelli has been working on various aspects of the microbiology of marine geothermal environments, from the production of quorum-sensing signals by deep-sea bacteria to the isolation...

DMCS Distinguished Seminar Speaker 2016

Dr. Rick Spinrad, Chief Scientist, NOAA Title: Making Ocean Science Matter: Life on the Edge of Oceanography and Policy Bio: Among his accomplishments, Dr. Spinrad was a co-lead of the White House Committee that developed the nation’s first set of ocean research priorities and oversaw the revamping of NOAA’s research...

The Challenger Glider Mission: South Atlantic Mission Complete

After 282 days at sea, on March 31, 2016 the Rutgers Slocum Electric Underwater Glider, RU29, "Challenger" was recovered off the coast of South Africa completing the first crossing of the South Atlantic by an autonomous underwater vehicle. The glider was launched from Ubatuba, Brazil on June 23, 2015. This...

Stratified coastal ocean interactions with tropical cyclones

This week, a paper by members of Rutgers University Center for Ocean Observing Leadership was released in Nature covering how the coastal ocean can dictate the intensity of tropical cyclones. The cooling of coastal surface waters ahead of hurricanes has the capacity to reduce their intensity, according to a study...

President Obama References Rutgers Study on Social Media

Last week, President Barack Obama tweeted a link referring to a study done by Rutgers' Ben Horton and Bob Kopp on the rate at which the sea levels are rising. Sea-level rise projected for the coming decades presents a hazard to intense concentrations of population, economic production, and static infrastructure...