Twelve Rhode Island educators recently boarded R/V Endeavor for the R.I. Teachers at Sea program, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to become part of a scientific team conducting ocean research at sea.Continue reading "Rhode Island teachers learn first-hand about ocean science at sea"
Eight Rhode Island educators boarded R/V Endeavor, the University of Rhode Island’s 185-foot research ship, as part of the Rhode Island Teachers at Sea (RITAS) program, to get experience as oceanographers.Continue reading "Teachers get ocean research experience, and launch a miniboat"
GSO Graduate Nick Celico developed a shellfish restoration plan for Winnapaug Pond in Westerly, R.I. and as part of that, shellfish will be transplanted into the pond.Continue reading "GSO Profiles – GSO Graduate Nicholas Celico"
Watch the 2020 Graduate School Recognition, including remarks from GSO Dean Bruce Corliss, Rhode Island Governor Gina M. Raimondo, Senator Jack Reed and others.Continue reading "2020 GSO Graduate Recognition"
Highly efficient archaea, called Thaumarchaea, out-survive bacteria in the energy-poor, oxygen-containing sediments beneath the deep sea. These Thaumarchaea consume bits of proteins from dead cells to build their own biomass and also to obtain energy.Continue reading "The archaea are winning in energy-poor, oxygen-containing deep-sea sediments"
A group of eight schoolteachers travel hundreds of miles aboard the R/V Endeavor on a three-day expedition designed to establish partnerships between ocean scientists, researchers and teachers who live and teach in Rhode Island.Continue reading "Teachers at Sea"
Rhode Island NSF EPSCoR – Associate Dean David C. Smith featuredContinue reading "SURF event showcases life, work of research scientists"
(27 May 2016 – 29 May 2016) R/V Endeavor will depart Senesco Repair Yard in North Kingstown with Principal Investigator David Smith and Chief Scientist Chris Roman. In addition to testing Chris’ Wire Flyer, the cruise offers Rhode Island educators a chance to go to sea on an oceanographic cruise. https://web.uri.edu/gso/rieducatorscruise/Continue reading "RI Educators Cruise"
“There is a growing interest in oceanography in South Korea,” said David Smith, associate dean of the Graduate School of Oceanography, “and we have a number of informal collaborations with scientists and universities there.”Continue reading "GSO Collaborates with South Korea"