Erin Markham received her M.S. from GSO in 2015, and was a chemical oceanography student with Rainer Lohmann. She is now a hydrographer at Leidos in Newport, R.I. In this seminar, titled “Just Over the Bridge: Mapping the Path to a Career in Hydrographic Survey,” she discusses her academic and career path.Continue reading "Student-Alum Networking Seminar – Erin Markham – “Just Over the Bridge: Mapping the Path to a Career in Hydrographic Survey”"
Lihini Aluwihare, Ph.D., from Scripps Institution of Oceanography presents at GSO’s Marine Chemistry, Geology and Geophysics Lecture Series with her lecture titled
“Peering through new analytical windows at an old problem: marine dissolved organic matter composition and cycling”
An international group of scientists is proposing a global intergovernmental science-policy body for informing policymakers and the public on chemicals and waste.Continue reading "Scientists call for a global science panel to address threats from chemical pollution"
GSO emeritus professor James Quinn was celebrated with the publication of a special issue of the journal Marine Pollution Bulletin titled: “Organic Chemicals and Marine Environmental Quality Research: A Tribute to James G. Quinn.”Continue reading "GSO emeritus professor James G. Quinn honored"
GSO Profile of GSO Graduate Christine Gardiner whose research was on PFAS in Narragansett Bay.Continue reading "GSO Profiles – GSO Graduate Christine L. Gardiner"
URI Graduate School of Oceanography professor Lewis Rothstein was interviewed about the Rhode Island Consortium for Coastal Ecology Assessment, Innovation, and Modeling.Continue reading "New equipment coming soon to monitor Narragansett Bay’s health"
After growing up barely a mile from URI’s Kingston campus, South Kingstown native Matthew Dunn is now a doctoral student at the URI’s Graduate School of Oceanography, which he calls “one of the best schools for oceanography.”Continue reading "Native Rhode Islander returns home to pursue ocean science"
Oceanographers, engineers and other marine scientists from URI are preparing to deploy an array of instruments in Narragansett Bay to monitor and predict the Bay’s health in the face of environmental changes.Continue reading "URI scientists to deploy Narragansett Bay Observatory for monitoring health of changing bay"
Providence Journal– New STEEP Center to be led by GSO professor Rainer Lohmann Providence Business News Voice of America NewsContinue reading "URI to receive $8 million federal grant to establish research center on chemical contamination of U.S. waters"
Nonstick cookware and firefighting foam are miles apart in their purpose, but they have one disquieting characteristic in common. Both products are made with chemicals that could be contaminating drinking water and posing a human health hazard. Fluorinated pollutants, or poly- and perfluorinated alkyl substances, have been used for more than 60 years in a […]Continue reading "URI receives $8 million federal grant to establish research center on chemical pollutants in drinking water"