October 26, 2023 – EosContinue reading "Biodegradable Sensors Could Explore the Seas More Sustainably"
In The New Yorker, GSO assistant professor Melissa Omand discusses how telepresence allowed her to be the lead scientist of an R/V Endeavor research cruise even though she was located on land at the Inner Space Center on the URI Bay Campus.Continue reading "Telepresence Is Transforming Underwater Exploration"
Students from the University of Rhode Island Honors Program will embark on a six-day expedition aboard the URI Graduate School of Oceanography (GSO) Research Vessel (R/V) Endeavor to conduct ocean research – and on Earth Day, April 22, you can join them!Continue reading "Join URI students on R/V Endeavor oceanographic research expedition, Earth Day April 22"
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"
(24 January 2017 – 20 February 2017) Dr. Melissa Omand, URI oceanography assistant professor, and her graduate student Noah Walcutt are members of the science team aboard the R/V Falkor in the Pacific Ocean. The “Sea to Space Particle Investigation” cruise aims to improve the accuracy of particle size distribution products gathered from satellite and remote-sensing data […]Continue reading "Sea to Space Particle Investigation"