RUCOOL Grad Students Underway in Antarctica

It’s once again getting close to winter here in the northeast US, but in Antarctica, spring is in full bloom with summer just weeks away. Rutgers has been participating in the National Science Foundation’s Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) project at Palmer Station Antarctica for over 30 years. This week, graduate...

Rutgers receives NOAA funds to collect unique ocean, coastal data

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — Oscar Schofield, chair Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences (principal investigator) and Michael Crowley, MARACOOS technical director are working with the Mid-Atlantic Regional Association Coastal Ocean Observing System (MARACOOS) on a $1,542,076 cooperative agreement funded through NOAA to collect unique ocean and coastal data that is...

Visitors from Ocean Tech, Bermuda

Rutgers University Center for Ocean Observing Leadership (RUCOOL) hosted visitors from Bermuda based Cerulean H2O Ltd and the Ocean Tech charity.  As part of their Coastal Lab, they are looking to develop a coastal ocean observing system for Bermuda, and they visited Rutgers to learn from our experience.  They shared...

Graduate Student Ambassadors

DMCS graduate students Emily Slesigner, Hailey Riechelson, Jacquelyn Veatch, and Ryan Glaubke recently met with the Camden County College’s Honors Program and its advisors Jennifer Hoheisel and Nancy Raferty to share the excitement of marine science with community college students. A brief presentation of the students' research demonstrating the breadth...

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...