Congratulations to Janice McDonnell and her team for new national 4H challenge promoting Ocean literacy and conservation

About the 2022 4‑H STEM Challenge Designed by Rutgers University, Explorers of the Deep, focuses on the mysteries and adventures of ocean exploration—with robots! Young people learn how to use science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) to explore Earth’s Ocean and how it relates to all life on the planet. The...

Celebrating Rutgers Marine Field Station with new Apparel Collection

University Communications and Marketing has introduced a new initiative to showcase points of pride at Rutgers through a limited-edition collection of retail merchandise, only available online and at the University Bookstore. We’re excited that SEBS and NJAES has been selected to kick off the series! The Special Collection for 2022 features...

Breaking the Surface

These photos are from filming days at the Rutgers University Marine Field Station, for a new dance film, Breaking the Surface, which will bring attention to climate change and specifically sea level rise in the region.  The multidisciplinary film is a collaboration between artists from the Rutgers Mason Gross School of...

Profile of Paul G. Falkowski

Paul G. Falkowski spent much of his research career analyzing the activity of aquatic microorganisms, which captured his interest early in life. As a child, growing up in a New York City Housing Project in Harlem, he received a small fish tank from a family friend, and his father bought...

RUCOOL Welcomes US Coast Guard

RUCOOL hosted LT. Shawn Antonelli from United States Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay on June 15, 2022.  LT. Antonelli is the Command Center Chief for Sector Delaware Bay where he is the search and rescue mission coordinator for the sector.  The United States Coast Guard answers approximately 45 search and...

RUCOOL Welcomes 4H STEM Ambassadors

RUCOOL hosted 4-H STEM Ambassadors to explore the use of drones for remote sensing and environmental monitoring.  The 4-H STEM Ambassador program welcomes New Jersey youth from middle and high school to the SEBS campus to participate in hands-on activities as they learn alongside Rutgers faculty in their respective discipline....

Ocean of Possibilities Summer Program

How Are We Connected to the Ocean? Dive into Marine Science with Rutgers University Oceanographer Lauren Cook. The Earth’s ocean covers more than 70% of the Earth's surface, but yet over 80% of it remains unexplored. Hear from Rutgers Marine Scientist, Lauren Cook, on why it is important to study the...

PUFINS: Weather at Sea

Summertime in Northeast United States, warm weather, pop up thunderstorms, humidity, and a bright sun, right? Well those terms for June are pretty accurate for the beach towns all along the Northwest Atlantic Ocean, but not for the team on the R/V Atlantis the summertime feel is more like an...

Thank You Teledyne Marine!

Teledyne Marine has awarded a Teledyne Marine and Doug Webb graduate student fellowship over the next three years in celebration of RU COOL’s 30th anniversary. This graduate fellowship is focused on supporting research using autonomous underwater gliders.  This reflects the strong multi-decade partnership between Teledyne Marine Rutgers and Doug Webb...