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Preparing for Hurricane Isaias

The MARACOOS team and our partners have been preparing for the pending arrival of Hurricane Isaias, currently forecast to hit the Mid-Atlantic on Monday night. Ocean observations contribute to improved forecasting for storms. Working with other IOOS regions in the North Atlantic storm pathway (CARICOOS, GCOOS, SECOORA, and NERACOOS), MARACOOS...

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...

Sarah Murphy

My interest in oceanography developed out of my general appreciation for nature and environmentalism. I grew up in Rockland County, NY and enjoyed hiking along the Hudson River and northern highlands of the Appalachian Mountains. I was first exposed to the ocean sciences during my senior year of high school...

Summer REU with the Data Labs Project and RIOS

During this unprecedented time in our history when students are required to “stay at home” due to government imposed rules, we developed a virtual learning and research opportunity to work with previously accepted and displaced REU students to build their capacity to work with large online and openly accessible data...

Rutgers and Atlantic Shores Deploy Wind Lidar

The Rutgers University Center for Ocean Observing Leadership (RUCOOL) and the Rutgers University Marine Field Station (RUMFS) has collaborated with Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind to install a wind LiDAR (light detection and ranging) instrument alongside the causeway leading to RUMFS in Tuckerton, NJ. This fully autonomous sensor platform, owned and...

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...