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JC NERR Films that Won Awards in the NERRS 2021 FilmFest

Each year, the National Estuarine Research Reserve System hosts a FilmFest contest in conjunction with the system-wide annual meeting. The goal of the NERRS FilmFest is to highlight the Reserves, our partners, and the amazing coastal resources we protect. This year, the JC NERR submitted two films: "NERRS News - Sharing stories...

Congrats to Dr. Slesinger on Her PhD Defense!

Congratulations to Dr. Emily Slesinger who successfully defended her PhD on Wednesday, December 1st. Her dissertation “Black sea bass physiology and life history in the context of seasonal and long-term climate change” is an important contribution to our understanding of how increased ocean temperatures due to climate change might impact...

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...