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Emily Slesinger publishes the 2nd paper from her thesis

Congratulations to RUCOOL graduate student Emily Slesinger who just published the second paper from her thesis, co-authored with Rutgers Faculty Grace Saba and Olaf Jensen. The paper is titled “Spawning phenology of rapidly shifting marine fish species throughout its range”. The abstract is below and the full paper is available...

WHOI Appoints Douglas C. Webb as Oceanographer Emeritus

Douglas C. Webb, founder of Teledyne Webb Research, has been appointed as Oceanographer Emeritus at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, effective January 1, 2021. This peer appointed honorary position has been bestowed upon Doug Webb in recognition of his contributions to WHOI and to oceanographic science and engineering world-over. Doug...

Challenger Glider Mission Receives Award from the G. Unger Vetlesen Foundation

Faculty, Scott Glenn, Oscar Schofield, and Travis Miles with The Rutgers University Center for Ocean Observing Leadership (RUCOOL), were recently awarded a $150,000 gift from the G. Unger Vetlesen Foundation for the continuing support of the global Challenger Glider Mission. The gift will support oceanographic research, capacity building, and education...

Summer Openings for Glider Technology Camp

This August, RUCOOL will host a week-long, hands-on experience using underwater glider technologies. Participants will be introduced to the underwater robots while gaining hands on experience prepping, ballasting, deploying and piloting. This is an exciting opportunity for undergraduate students with little to no experience using this equipment as part of...

RIOS Undergraduate Research Positions Available for Summer 2021

Research Internships in Ocean Sciences (RIOS) is an undergraduate research program that will introduce you to an active and collaborative ocean research environment. With support from the National Science Foundation, you will conduct ocean research over a paid, 10-week summer internship offered by the Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences...

The Future of Antarctica and the Southern Ocean that surrounds it

Assistant Professor Grace Saba was one of several collaborative experts that published this comprehensive assessment of the status quo and future of Antarctica and the Southern Ocean that surrounds it. See the press release from Alfred Wegener Institute (here) and the paper now published in Biological Reviews: https://doi.org/10.1111/brv.12679. The decade...

Congratulations to Sarah Murphy and Cliff Watkins!

It's not every week that two students on your team complete a grad student thesis defense, but that's what happened this week at RUCOOL. On December 14, Sarah Murphy presented her Master's Thesis defense entitled "Coastal Upwelling and the Offshore Wind Environment". On December 16th, Cliff Watkins wrapped up his...