Congrats to Sarah Murphy for being a 2021 Rudd Mayer Wind Power Fellow

WRISE stands for Women of Renewable Industries and Sustainable Energy. It’s an organization that promotes the education, professional development, and advancement of women to achieve a strong diversified workforce and support a robust renewable energy economy. Sarah is one of 8 to receive the 2021 fellowship, which will support continued...

Meeting with Rutgers Oceanography Club

Recently the graduate students held a joint meeting with the undergraduate students in the Rutgers Oceanography Club to discuss the graduate student application process. Unfortunately we were unable to hold our meeting in person due to pandemic restrictions, and instead, organized a virtual meeting via Zoom. This has been an...

STEM Video Showcase: Building Resilience Through Co-Production

The Coastal Climate Risk & Resilience Initiative is participating in this year’s STEM for ALL video showcase funded by NSF. Our video focuses on the work that our graduate students are doing to make the NJ coast more resilience to climate change. Please check out our video at https://videohall.com/p/2023. You can...

Lauren Cook was selected as a 2021 Con Edison Waterfront Scholar

Congrats to Lauren! Their answer to the 2nd question: Why is the maritime sector significant to our nation’s COVID-19 recovery efforts, and what do you envision a ‘green-economy’ looks like?  “Tourism, recreation, commercial shipping, the coast guard, and the fisheries and aquaculture industry are all part of the maritime sector,...

Heidi was selected as a 2021 Con Edison Waterfront Scholar

Heidi was selected as a 2021 Con Edison Waterfront Scholar to attend the Waterfront Alliance’s annual Waterfront Conference on May 10th, 12th, and 14th This involved submitting a short essay addressing the one of the following questions: The COVID-19 pandemic brought us many challenges both globally and locally which we...

New Paper out on Antarctic Krill

Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba), a regional keystone species, inhabit a rapidly warming and acidifying Southern Ocean. A new study by Saba et al. shows Antarctic krill feeding, growth, and physiological processes exhibit varying responses to independent and interactive effects of elevated temperature and ocean acidification.

“Ghost Forests” Expanding Along Northeast U.S. Coast

Higher groundwater levels from sea-level rise and increased flooding are likely the most important factors Why are “ghost forests” filled with dead trees expanding along the mid-Atlantic and southern New England coast? Higher groundwater levels linked to sea-level rise and increased flooding from storm surges and very high tides are likely...