Students from the RUCOOL Masters in Operational Oceanography installed and configured a 5 MHz High Frequency radar in Sea Bright, NJ this past week

Students from the RUCOOL Masters in Operational Oceanography installed and configured a 5 MHz High Frequency radar in Sea Bright, NJ this past week.  The students installed the SeaSonde radar and configured the antenna pattern kit and communication router.  The data was flowing a few hours after they arrived.  This...

RUCOOL Awarded Gift to Enhance Global Exploration in the Caribbean Sea

Rutgers University Center for Ocean Observing Leadership (RUCOOL) has been awarded a $250,000 gift from the G. Unger Vetlesen Foundation to support climate, weather and ecosystem research and capacity building in the Caribbean Sea. “The G. Unger Vetlesen Foundation has been an invaluable supporter of Rutgers and the Department of...

Rutgers Is Making STEM Breakthroughs, One Student at a Time

A 4-H youth development program changes perceptions, making students insiders in science, technology, engineering and mathematics Role models, often parents or other close family members, serve as crucial sources of inspiration for students engaged in making career choices in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), according to research studies. A...

Science-in-Action Storytelling Highlights Impact of Rutgers Research on Communities at SEBS Event for Alumni and Friends

Have you ever wondered what steps Rutgers science teams take to understand and solve complex environmental challenges? Rutgers alumni and friends were treated to a screening of original short science-in-action stories featuring SEBS scientists on November 28 at the New Jersey Institute for Food, Nutrition, and Health. This event gave...

Rutgers Scientists Observe Unusual Ocean Conditions Possibly Linked to Mortality in Marine Life off New Jersey

This article was authored by Grace Saba, associate professor, and Josh Kohut, professor,  faculty in Rutgers University’s Center for Ocean Observing Leadership (RUCOOL) in the Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences. From late April to late September, Rutgers researchers used underwater robots, called gliders, to track ocean water quality along...