Congratulations to Tim Stolarz who successfully defended his Master’s thesis

Congratulate Tim Stolarz who successfully defended his master’s thesis this afternoon.  His thesis was titled “"Understanding Ocean Highways: Trends in Surface Currents and Divergence in Urbanized Coastal Margins For a Predictable Ocean" He delivered an excellent presentation during which he was asked aspect of the masters did he enjoy the...

Rutgers Marine Field Station: On the Edge of Climate Change

Rutgers Marine Field Station stands at the heart of where climate change is happening the fastest in the world, providing a unique and crucial window into the future for researchers. A former U.S. Coast Guard station, the building located on the Mullica Hill Estuary in Tuckerton, New Jersey, was transformed...

Feasible Surfclam Husbandry Techniques for Northeast Shellfish Growers

Editor’s note: Michael Acquafredda (GSNB’19) earned a doctoral degree in Ecology and Evolution in the Rutgers School of Graduate Studies A study that provides technical aspects of Atlantic surfclam (Spisula solidissima) husbandry supports the feasibility for the culture of the species in the U.S. Northeast region. “Overall, successful surfclam nursery...

Rutgers Shellfish Breeding Program Enters the Genomic Era

The Rutgers shellfish breeding program, an ongoing project supported by the Atlantic States Marine Fishery Commission and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Marine Fishery Service, is testing a high-density DNA chip for genomic selection, which is expected to greatly reduce the breeding cycle and increase selection efficiency. “Oysters are...

Rutgers Installs New HF Radar Station

Rutgers installed a MARACOOS sponsored 13 MHz High Frequency radar in Holgate, NJ this past spring.  The property holder is Long Beach Township, a long partner in HF radar ocean observing.  This is the fourth HFR station the township has agreed to host.  The station is currently collecting surface current...

Congratulations to Sam Alaimo

Congratulations, to Samantha Alaimo who has been selected to participate in the inaugural NJ Wind Institute Fellowship Program at Rutgers University. As a fellow, she will receive a stipend in the total amount of $30,000 in support of her research assistantship with Travis Miles and Josh Kohut. Sam applied as...

RUMFS and JCNERR Open House

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Rutgers Marine Field Station & the 25th anniversary of the Jacques Cousteau National Estuarine Research Reserve at our Open House event on September 17th, 10am-3pm! Meet our scientists and explore the exciting research happening in the Great Bay/Mullica River estuary & beyond: with interactive...