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A University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography marine scientist has returned from a six-week research cruise to the Bering Sea and Chukchi Sea, the first time oceanographers have studied this Arctic region in winter during modern times.Continue reading "GSO Scientist Returns from Arctic Cruise"
The University’s research ship Endeavor departed for the Sargasso Sea on its 500th cruise on Oct. 12, with a team of scientists and students to study plankton, Gulf Stream currents, and ocean pollutants. The media took notice and showed up for the celebratory send-off at the Bay Campus dock. Stories appeared on Channel 10, Channel […]Continue reading "Endeavor’s 500th cruise"
Elizabeth Harvey has just returned from a seven-week fellowship to Korea to gain insight into how harmful algal blooms form, and the University of Rhode Island doctoral candidate is eager to apply what she learned to her studies of algal blooms in local waters.
The Yarmouth, Maine, native said that when some toxic algae species quickly multiply, they can have a detrimental effect on the marine environment and cripple the aquaculture industry.Continue reading "Ph.D. Student Studies Harmful Algal Blooms"
In early April, R/V Endeavor brought a group of enthusiastic students and faculty, led by Chief Scientist Susanne Menden-Deuer, out to the Gulf of Maine to study plankton dynamics on Georges Bank – a historically highly productive fishing ground.Continue reading "Grad Students, Undergrads on Research Cruise"
After a decade of joint work and scientific adventure, marine explorers from more than 80 countries delivered a historic first global Census of Marine Life on October 4, 2010. Released are maps, three landmark books, and a highlights summary that crown a decade of discovery.Continue reading "Results of First Census of Marine Life Released"