The National Science Foundation’s new Regional Class Research Vessel that will soon call the University of Rhode Island’s Narragansett Bay Campus home has a name: Narragansett Dawn.Continue reading "URI to name new research vessel Narragansett Dawn"
GSO is holding a national competition to select a new name for a National Science Foundation-owned Regional Class Research Vessel which will homeport at the URI Narragansett Bay Campus.Continue reading "GSO announces competition to rename new ocean research vessel"
A shipyard ceremony attended by national, state, and academic VIPs marks start of construction on the Research Vessel Resolution. R.I. Governor, Gina Raimondo is the ship’s ceremonial sponsor.Continue reading "Keel-Laying Celebrates Start of New Research Vessel’s Construction"
Since its founding in 1961, GSO has been a leader in the study and exploration of the world’s oceans and has garnered significant national and international recognition of Rhode Island as a leader in oceanography and marine science. GSO has also focused on coastal environments that are so important to Rhode Island and the nation. […]Continue reading "Vote YES ON 2: Ocean Science for the Ocean State"
GSO, along with partners WHOI and UNH, won the competition for a new research ship. The (B)log explains why this is important for Rhode Island, why a coastal oceanographer is excited about this, and why the Rhode Island public should be very excited about the future of ocean research in our state.Continue reading "A New Ship Coming to GSO’s Backyard"
The ability to do research throughout the world’s ocean is crucial to GSO. Our ships are hard working for RI and beyond. First there was R/V Trident, next there is R/V Endeavor, now there is the East Coast Oceanographic Consortium.Continue reading "GSO’s Research Labs That Float"
Providence Journal – New East Coast Oceanographic Consortium (ECOC), led by GSO, profiled. Other news outlets that ran the Associated Press story today include: Cape Cod Times The Day The Connecticut Post Hampton Union Stamford Advocate The Calendonian Record Greenwich Time Foster’s Daily Democrat Beaumont Enterprise Albany Times-Union Heraldcourier Bryan College Station Eagle WFXT-TV Fox 25 Boston […]Continue reading "Schools join forces for ocean research"
Posted on April 16, 2018 at URI Today NARRAGANSETT, R.I., April 16, 2018—The University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography has created a consortium with two major institutions to operate the research vessel Endeavor for its final years and to jointly submit a proposal to operate a new ship, which would also be based […]Continue reading "URI creates consortium with two major institutions to operate Endeavor and submit proposal for new research vessel"