Final Report for 2021 Partners in Science Workshop Now Available

The Rutgers University Center for Ocean Observing Leadership (RUCOOL) and Rutgers Cooperative Extension (RCE) issued the final report for the 2021 Partners in Science Workshop, which was hosted virtually on January 28, 2021. This workshop, Identifying Ecological Metrics and Sampling Strategies for Baseline Monitoring During Offshore Wind Development, included both...

R/V Rutgers to the Res-“crew”

As flood waters from the remnants of Hurricane Ida ravaged parts of New Jersey and Pennsylvania, the mighty Raritan spilled over its banks, leaving a path of destruction in its wake.  Rutgers University was not absolved from its share of damage, and the RU Crew team bore the weight of...

DMCS Research Internships in Ocean Sciences (RIOS)

This summer we were happy to welcome 12 undergraduate students to SEBS for an in-person summer internship. Students based on main campus in New Brunswick and our Haskin Shellfish Research Laboratory completed authentic research experiences that ranged from undersea volcanos, shellfish aquaculture, to offshore wind. Our students spanned topics from...

RUCOOL 2021 Annual Report Released

The year of the pandemic has been challenging for everyone. When the COOLroom was formed, one goal was to develop an automated system that minimized the amount of time humans need to be at sea to collect ocean data and use it to educate our future generations. Given social distancing...

Clear Water On The Jersey Shore Dazzling Visitors

BELMAR, N.J. (CBSNewYork) – It’s prime vacation time in our area. CBS2’s Meg Baker spoke to people visiting the Jersey Shore noticing how clear the water is. “Oh, the water is beautiful is crystal clear. Has a bluish tint to it. Absolutely beautiful,” said Belmar visitor Linda Brennan. You can...

Ailey Sheehan successfully defended her Master’s Thesis

For the second time in as many days, an RUCOOL graduate student has completed her thesis. Ailey Sheehan successfully defended her Master’s Thesis "Developing an Open-Source Analysis Pipeline For a Glider-Based Acoustic Zooplankton Fish Profiler (AZFP)" in our Master's in Operational Oceanography program! Congrats, Ailey!

Ted is a Master of Operational Oceanography

RUCOOL grad student Ted Thompson successfully presented his Thesis in our Master’s in Operational Oceanography program this morning titled “Best Practices for Sea-Bird Scientific deep ISFET-based pH sensor integrated into a Slocum Webb Glider”. Congrats, Ted! He’s moving on soon to a position at the U.S. Geological Survey, so we...

Four Rutgers DMCS/EPS Grad Students Selected as Knauss Fellows

NOAA and Sea Grant are pleased to announce the finalists for the 2022 class of the Sea Grant John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship program. The one-year fellowship places early career professionals in federal government offices in Washington, D.C. The 74 finalists in the 2022 class represent 28 of the...