A Busy Week for the RUCOOL Grad Student Field Team

Over the last week, our graduate students got some hands on field work in the mid-Atlantic. On October 25th, Jackie Veatch, Joe Anarumo and Julia Engdahl deployed RU28 for its NJDEP funded water quality testing mission along the NJ coast. This glider mission, deployed by the all-grad-student crew, can be...

Rutgers RIOS Student Deploys an Ocean Glider in the US Virgin Islands

This glider was deployed on the 2nd international mission from the US Virgin Islands and is transiting to the British Virgin Islands in order to study heat flow through the Anegada Straight. Equipped with temperature, salinity, depth and current measuring instruments, this glider will monitor water transport and heat content...

RU26 In Support of NASA SWOT CALVAL Program

Sea Water Ocean Topography (SWOT) is a radar interferometry mission making SSH measurements over a swath 120 km wide. There is a nadir gap of 20 km where the error from interferometry is not meeting science requirement.  The current candidate for the in-situ measurement is an array of gliders along...

Investigating a Sea Scallop Pest

Researchers Dave Bushek and Daphne Munroe, from the Haskin Shellfish Research Lab, in collaboration with colleagues from Virginia Institute of Marine Science recently completed studies of a parasite that has recently been found in the federal sea scallop fishery. This fishery is a major economic driver in New Jersey and...

School of Barracuda Tracking Remus

A school of barracuda follows an autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) as seen from an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV, or drone). The AUV team of New Jersey Agriculture Experiment Station (NJAES) and Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences (DMCS) staff and faculty was supporting a mission by the Florida Institute of...

Rutgers Students Go on Antarctic Adventure

Some students will do anything to get out of homework - even go to the end of the Earth. Actually, seniors Rachael Young and Taylor Dodge are traveling to Antarctica with Rutgers scientists to research climate change. Watch our video to learn about the many hoops they had to jump...