GSO professor Roxanne Beinart is one of the leaders of the Aquatic Symbiosis Genomics Project, which seeks to understand how aquatic species thrive together.Continue reading "Unwrapping the mysteries of how aquatic species thrive together"
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"
Three doctoral students at the University of Rhode Island have been selected to receive research grants from The Nature Conservancy and URI’s Coastal Institute for research projects that advance the conservation and restoration of marine and coastal ecosystems. Paul Carvalho Paul Carvalho of Torrance, Cal., Amber Hardy of Houlton, Maine, and Rebecca Stevick of Laurel, […]Continue reading "GSO’s Rebecca Stevick is one of only three URI grad students to win research grant from The Nature Conservancy"
Jennifer McCann, director of U.S. coastal programs for the Coastal Resources Center at the University of Rhode Island and extension director of Rhode Island Sea Grant, has received an international award for her work in coastal and ocean planning. McCann is the recipient of the 2017 Peter Benchley Ocean Award for her Rhode Island Ocean […]Continue reading "URI’s Coastal Resources Center wins 2017 Peter Benchley Ocean Award"