Chris Free awarded NOAA Sea Grant Fellowship

The NOAA-Sea Grant Population Dynamics Fellowship provides three-years of funding to PhD candidates interested in the population dynamics of living marine resources and the development and implementation of quantitative methods for assessing their status. The goals of the program are to (1) encourage students to pursue careers in population dynamics...

Liz Sikes is a 2012 – 2013 Hanse Fellow

The issue of carbon cycling is of societal relevance as we face a future impacted by the human alteration of that cycle and the resulting impacts on climate. One of the most important transition zones on earth is that of land to sea. One of the fundamental uncertainties in our...

Jacqueline McSweeney is 2012 NSF Graduate Research Fellow

As a 2012 NSF Graduate Research Fellow, Jacqueline McSweeney will be developing a comparative project to study sediment transport and consequent effects on productivity in the Alvarado lagoon-estuary and the Delaware estuary – 2 radically different systems. This project will expand upon work that Jacqueline began in 2010 that investigated...

Einstein Professor of the Chinese Academy of Sciences

Paul Falkowski spent a week in China as an Einstein Professor of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). Twenty Einstein Professorships are awarded each year to distinguished international scientists actively working at the frontiers of science and technology, for conducting lecture-tours to China. The goals of the program are to:...

Susan E. Ford & John N. Kraeuter Honored Life Members of the NSA

Please join us in congratulating two of our own as Honored Life Members into one of the oldest scientific associations in North America - The National Shellfisheries Association (NSA). Yesterday, at the 104th Annual Business Luncheon (yes the 104th!) of the NSA in Seattle, WA, Susan Ford, Professor Emeritus of...

Mike Kennish received the 2011 Pearl S. Schwartz Environmental Award

September 14, Mike Kennish received the 2011 Pearl S. Schwartz Environmental Award given by the League of Women Voters for academic research and public outreach in New Jersey. Named for Pearle S. Schwartz, statewide advocate for coastal environments, Kennish is honored for outstanding achievement in estuarine and marine environmental research....

Two graduate students awarded the 2011 NSF EAPSI fellowships

Our department is very proud of our two graduate students Anna Hermes and Tali Babila. Both women were awarded 2011 NSF EAPSI fellowships. Each summer, NSF provides educational opportunities for Graduate Students as part of the East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes (EAPSI). These very competitive fellowships provide U.S. graduate...

Living Shorelines

Preliminary installation of a living shoreline using coir fiber logs and shell bags in the Maurice River, NJ. Smooth cordgrass (Spartina alterniflora) was planted directly into the logs. Photo courtesy of the Partnership for the Delaware Eestuary. As sea levels rise and storms build in frequency, researchers are looking for...

Congratulations to Huapei Wang and Tali Babila who were awarded a distinguished Schlanger Fellowship by the Consortium of Ocean Leadership’s US Science Support Program

Congratulations to Huapei Wang and Tali Babila who were awarded a distinguished Schlanger Fellowship by the Consortium of Ocean Leadership's US Science Support Program. Wang proposes to determine the amount of inclination flattening and the paleolatitude of Sites 1218 and 1219 by analyzing the distributions of observed inclinations. This will...

2010 Graham Macmillan Award Goes to Dr. Michael J. Kennish for Contributions to Marine Science and Conservation

HIGHLANDS, NEW JERSEY The American Littoral Society has recognized Dr. Michael J. Kennish for his outstanding contributions to marine science by bestowing on him the 2010 Graham Macmillan Award, which is awarded annually to an individual or group for exceptional contributions to marine conservation and science. Dr. Kennish is a research professor at...