Ben Horton recipient of 2014 AGU Ocean Sciences Voyager Award

The Ocean Sciences Voyager Award is given in even-numbered years to mid-career scientist (8 to 20 years post-degree) in recognition of significant contributions and expanding leadership in ocean sciences. Significant contributions may include, but are not limited to: the awardee’s research impact, innovative interdisciplinary work, educational accomplishments (mentoring), societal impact,...

Handbook of Sea-Level Research

Handbook of Sea-Level Research Professor Ian Shennan (Editor), Professor Antony J. Long (Editor), Dr Benjamin P. Horton (Editor) ISBN: 978-1-118-45258-5 600 pages March 2015, Wiley-Blackwell Measuring sea-level change – be that rise or fall – is one of the most pressing scientific goals of our time and requires robust scientific...

New Research May Solve Puzzle in Sea Level’s Rise

A team of researchers reported Wednesday that the ocean did not rise quite as much as previously believed in the 20th century. They proposed a seemingly tiny adjustment that could make a big difference in scientific understanding of the looming problem of sea-level rise. Instead of rising about six inches...

Ken Able to receive the prestigious Nancy Foster Habitat Conservation Award

A marine biologist from Electra, Texas, Dr. Nancy Foster dedicated 23 years of outstanding service to NOAA, leaving a remarkable imprint on the agency. After earning a masters in marine biology from Texas Christian University and a doctorate in marine biology from George Washington University, Dr. Foster began her tenure...

Exploring the Oceans: 20,000 Colleagues Under the Sea

Fleets of robot submarines will change oceanography. SAILING the seven seas is old hat. The latest trick is to glide them. Sea gliders are small unmanned vessels which are now cruising the briny by the hundred. They use a minuscule amount of power, so they can stay out for months....

Lisa Calvo selected by the NJMEA as this year’s Outstanding Marine Educator

Congratulations Lisa Calvo  on being awarded the New Jersey Marine Education Association's Outstanding Marine Educator of the Year Award!  She recieved the award at the Teach at the Beach 2014  annual professional development workshop held at Stockton College's Campus Center on May 20th for a number of efforts including  linking local NJ...

Lauren Seyler awarded a 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. The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government and is designed to increase mutual understanding between...

Peter Rona, 79, Dies; Explorer Found Hot Springs on Ocean Floor

Peter A. Rona, an oceanographer who dived into the depths of the world’s seas and surprised his peers by discovering vast mounds spewing hot smoke at the bottom of the icy Atlantic, exciting interests in deep-sea mining and the origins of life on earth, died on Feb. 20 in Plainsboro,...