Congratulations to Liz Sikes who will be presenting the annual Cesare Emiliani Lecture at this year’s Fall AGU

Congratulations to Elisabeth Sikes who has been recognized by the American Geophysical Union by being awarded the Cesare Emiliani Lecture. The Cesare Emiliani Lecture is presented annually and recognizes outstanding contributions to the field of paleoceanography. The Emiliani Lecture honors the life and work of the renowned paleoceanographer and the...

Congratulations Rebecca Jackson for a New NSF Award (2 of 2)

Title: "How fast do tidewater glaciers melt? Quantifying the processes that control boundary layer transport across the ice-ocean interface" NSF Arctic Natural Sciences, Office of Polar Programs PIs: Rebecca Jackson & collaborators at Oregon State University (lead) and University of Oregon Submarine melting at marine-terminating glaciers plays a key role...

Congratulations Rebecca Jackson for a New NSF Award (1 of 2)

Title: "Investigating the exchange flow in glacial fjords through an estuarine lens" NSF Physical Oceanography, Division of Ocean Sciences PIs: Rebecca Jackson, Bob Chant & John Wilkin Fjords connect Greenland’s marine-terminating glaciers to the continental shelf ocean, forming long, narrow conduits for the export of glacial freshwater and the import...

Congratulations to Marine Science Graduate Students

Heidi Yeh was informed of awards from Hudson River Foundation, Mark B. Bain Graduate Fellowship of the Hudson River Foundation ($20,000) for her project on "Phylogeography and Nutrient Dynamics of the Oyster Microbiome in NYC Harbor" for which she will work with the Billion Oyster Project. She received award from...

Jessica Valenti Selected To Receive National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Award

Congratulations to Jessica Valenti on being selected to receive a National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Award. Microplastics (plastic particles smaller than 5 mm in size) are a prevalent pollutant in the marine environment that can accumulate in predators when they consume prey items that have ingested microplastics. Larval fishes are important...

Scott Glenn Named Board of Governors Professor of Marine and Coastal Sciences

Scott Glenn, an acclaimed researcher and world leader in understanding ocean basin scale circulation, has been named Board of Governors Professor of Marine and Coastal Sciences. Dr. Glenn’s revolutionary work on the predictability of ocean physics underscores his many awards, including the Oceanography Award by the International Society for Underwater...

Congratulations to Marine Science Graduate Students

Congratulations to several of Marine Science Graduate Students who received well-deserved news of several awards.  The Department is very proud of our graduate students and value the important work they do!  Congratulations to: Heidi Yeh was just awarded $5,000 from Sea Grant to study "Interactive Influences of Dermo Disease and the Microbiome...

Congratulations to Hailey Conrad 2020’s Outstanding Senior in Marine Science

Hailey Conrad is a member of the Rutgers Honors College. She began doing research her freshman year with DMCS by volunteering in the OOI Hydrothermal Vent Lab where she reconstructed time lapse video of hydrothermal vents and analyzed periodic trends in vent community characteristics. She continued doing research with DMCS...

Sarah Borsetti awarded NJSWEP Scholarship

Sarah Borsetti, a PhD candidate at the Rutgers Haskin Shellfish Research Lab, was selected to receive the New Jersey Chapter of the Society of Women Environmental Professionals (NJSWEP) Graduate Student Scholarship. The purpose of the Scholarship Program is to encourage women to pursue careers in an environmental field while providing...