GSO professor Isaac Ginis was quoted in recent news articles as Hurricane Florence threatened the North Carolina coast.Continue reading "Hurricane Florence Coverage"
GSO professors Susanne Menden-Deuer, Melissa Omand, and Tatiana Rynearson are among 100 researchers from 30 institutions who embarked on a month-long expedition to study microscopic organisms that live deep in the ocean and play a critical role in removing carbon dioxide from Earth’s atmosphere.Continue reading "Four URI scientists among 100 researchers on NASA-led expedition to North Pacific"
NSF.gov – Potential effects of volcanic warming on ice-sheet melting and sea level rise still to be determined Full story: https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=295861&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click Featured Image: The Pine Island Glacier meets the ocean. Photo by Galen Dossin, NSF.Continue reading "Previously unsuspected volcanic activity confirmed under West Antarctic Ice Sheet at Pine Island Glacier"
Surprising find plays critical role in movement, melting of Pine Island Glacier.Continue reading "Researchers discover volcanic heat source under major Antarctic glacier"
Tune in to hear from scientists, engineers, and other crew as they discuss the important work they are conducting to understand our changing ocean.Continue reading "World Oceans Day, a Time for Reflection and Connection"
WPRI Channel 12 – GSO assistant professor Kelton McMahon’s research profiled.Continue reading "URI researcher studies climate change by looking at the diets of penguins"
Newsweek – GSO professor John King quotedContinue reading "EPA brazenly wipes climate change language from website despite widespread objection"
Find out what it’s like to journey to the bottom of the world during a discussion at the University of Rhode Island Thursday with scientists who conducted research there. Two graduate students who went on expeditions to Antarctica will share their experiences during a presentation at 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 16 in Corless Auditorium on […]Continue reading "Bay Discussion Series to explore South Pole adventures Nov. 16"
The Graduate School of Oceanography is delighted to announce the release of the ‘2017 State of Narragansett Bay and its Watershed Summary Report’. This report was developed in partnership between the Narragansett Bay Estuary Project, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission. Numerous faculty and alumni from the Graduate […]Continue reading "2017 State of Narragansett Bay and its Watershed Summary Report"
Coral reefs are beautiful to behold, but they also play an important role in marine ecosystems by providing habitats and shelter for marine organisms. Reefs also protect coastlines from damaging storms. An oceanographer at Florida Atlantic University will discuss one of the deepest coral reefs in the United States—Pulley Ridge—during the next Vetlesen lecture at […]Continue reading "Vetlesen Speaker Series: Exploring deep coral reef ecosystems"