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Remembering Susan E. Ford

The Haskin Shellfish Research Laboratory lost a beloved faculty member, researcher, mentor, colleague and friend on December 5, 2017 when Susan E. Ford lost a valiant battle with pancreatic cancer. Susan began her professional career working as a lab technician under Harold (Doc) Haskin in 1966. She left the lab...

Diane’s Vent – a seafloor tribute to Diane Adams

On November 2017 the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution lead an expedition to some recently discovered hydrothermal vents fields in the Gulf of California. During this expedition they placed a special marker near one of the active vents in memory of our colleague and friend Diane Adams, who passed away in June...

Dr. Scott Glenn Named MTS Fellow

Scott Glenn was named a Fellow of the Marine Technology Society at the society’s Oceans 2017 meeting held from September 18 to 21 in Anchorage, Alaska. Designation as a Marine Technology Fellow is one of the highest accolades an individual can achieve. Since 1975, this title has been awarded to...

Ghost Forests

The earth is getting warmer, sea levels are rising, and this is reflected in the occurrence of “ghost forests” in the Mullica Valley in southern New Jersey. The increase is obvious in most of our lifetimes and especially since Superstorm Sandy, when salty water was pushed far upstream. One result...

Climate Change in NJ

The below videos discuss climate change in New Jersey, public health, agriculture, aquaculture, fisheries, plant breeding, living shorelines and conservation plants.    

Farming the Ocean

“Jersey Fresh” doesn’t end at the water’s edge here in the Garden State If New Jersey’s 720,000 acres of farmland are enough to classify it as the Garden State, what do we make of its 120 miles of coastline, 420 miles of open estuary and bay waters, and 661,000 acres...

Challenger Glider Sets New World Record in the Indian Ocean

An international team of scientists and students has just completed the first of three legs in a three-year effort to be the first to navigate an autonomous underwater robot completely around the Indian Ocean. The mission was conducted as part of the global Challenger Glider Mission as a contribution to...

2017 RIOS Poster Session

Please mark your calendars for the Research Internships in Ocean Sciences (RIOS) public poster session on Friday, August 11th, starting at 1 pm in the lobby of the Marine & Coastal Sciences building.  RIOS is our REU site at Rutgers funded by NSF Ocean Sciences. The RIOS interns will be...