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...

Congratulations to J. Frederick Grassle

Congratulations to Fred Grassle, winner of the 2009 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Earth and Environmental Science from The Franklin Institute for pioneering our understanding of the ecosystems near volcanic vents at the sea floor. To learn more, visit: http://www.fi.edu/franklinawards/