Rutgers Giving Day 2021

Hi, Department Chairs and Center Directors. Rutgers Giving Day will be Wednesday, March 24, 2021 and applications to participate are due on December 11. Rutgers Giving Day is an online 24 hour fundraising campaign that is driven by social media and email. A department or center with an existing gift...

Autonomous Minisubmarine Measures Seawater Conditions

Since the Industrial Revolution began in the mid-18th century, Earth’s oceans have absorbed about one third of the carbon dioxide emitted through human activities. The ensuing roughly 30% increase in ocean acidity has reduced the amount of carbonate available for calcifying organisms such as corals and oysters to construct their...

Atlantic invertebrates are going the wrong way

Rutgers Faculty Heidi L. Fuchs (Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences), Robert J. Chant (Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences) , and Enrique N. Curchitser (Department of Environmental Sciences) along with researchers Elias Hunter (Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences - Rutgers), Emily Chen (Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences...

Arctic Relations blog – Polar Literacy Initiative

This week was #ScienceLiteracyWeek in Canada, and as part of the campaign, the Arctic Relations blog asked Janice McDonnell, STEM Agent in the Department of Youth Development, to share her thoughts on developing and Using the Polar Literacy Principles in Science Communication. We encourage you to check out her thoughts...

Congratulations to Joe Anarumo for his successfully Masters Defense

Congratulations to Joe Anarumo who successfully presented his Masters work on Wednesday. Joe is a member of the first cohort of the Operational Oceanography masters program. During his time in DMCS Joe became an expert in using open-source drifter simulation code. His thesis plugged local observational resources into the drifter...