SciFri Zoom Call-In Featuring Oscar Schofield: Life At The Poles is Changing. What Do These Frozen Regions Forecast For Life on Earth?

  Webinar Registration TopicLife At The Poles is Changing. What Do These Frozen Regions Forecast For Life on Earth? – SciFri Zoom Call-inDescriptionHow Uma Bhatt, Arctic climate researcher, and Oscar Schofield, Antarctic biological oceanographer, are tracking shifts at the poles—and why science in the Arctic is a model for resilience...

Climate Conversations: Sea Level Rise

  Register Join us for a conversation about how to respond to the rising seas already threatening people, infrastructure and property on US coastlines. About this event People, infrastructure, and property along U.S. coastlines are already threatened by rising seas, which are projected to rise by an additional foot on average in...

A New Island For Birds Emerges Along The New Jersey Coast

Photo Courtesy of NJ Fish and Wildlife Something unusual and exciting has happened just off the coast of New Jersey; a new island that has become a haven for birds has formed. Located on the southern edge of the Little Egg Inlet, the island is about 1000 feet offshore of Little...

Sad News

We all remain in shock and are sad with the news of Gary Taghon who passed away last week.  His passing was peaceful and according to his wishes through RWJ inhouse hospice. I very much want us to pass our thoughts, prayers, and love to Monica, Max and Meredith. I...

Sea Monsters and Weird Biology in the World’s Oceans

When: Fall 2022, M/Th period 2, 10:20-11:40 Where: Alampi Room in the Marine Science Building (71 Dudley Road) Instructors: Profs Oscar Schofield and Daphne Munroe Do giant squid eat people or whales?  Mermaids, a sailor’s dream or nightmare?  If someone released the Kraken, should we be scared.  What is Cthulhu? ...

Congratulation Grace Saba who was granted tenure by Rutgers

Congratulation Grace Saba who was granted tenure by Rutgers.  This is a well deserved honor. Dr. Grace Saba joined the Rutgers faculty as an Assistant Professor in 2015. Grace is one of the most dedicated and talented teachers in the Department. She has been anchor teacher in several upper division...

Haverford/Bryn Mawr College tour of RUMFS

On Friday 4/1, SEBS alums Dr. Talia Young and Dr. Jennifer Walker brought a group of undergraduate students from Haverford and Bryn Mawr Colleges (in PA) plus staff from the Fishadelphia Community Seafood Program to visit the Rutgers University Marine Field Station (RUMFS) in Tuckerton. The visitors toured, learned about...

Liza Presents the Commemorative Lecture for the Walter Munk Scholar Award from MTS

On March 29th, Elizabeth (Liza) Wright-Fairbanks (right in the photo) presented her Commemorative Lecture for the Walter Munk Scholar Award from Marine Technology Society. Laura Lawson, the Interim Executive Dean of Agriculture and Natural Resources (School of Environmental and Biological Sciences and the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station), introduced Liza...

A Global Ocean Biogeochemical Observatory Becomes a Reality

The ocean is a central part of Earth’s climate system. For example, it regulates temperatures and surface–atmosphere exchanges of gases around the planet. Yet the ocean is chronically undersampled, leaving vast gaps in our knowledge of its behavior. This lack of data presents a fundamental barrier to understanding, predicting, managing,...