September 14, 2023 – Schmidt OceanContinue reading "Squat Lobsters Guide Scientists To New Hydrothermal Vent Field"
(4 April 2017 – 14 June 2017) The PIPERS expedition will depart from Lyttleton, NZ on April 10, 2017 for a 65 day field campaign to polynyas in the Ross Sea and Terra Nova Bay. The PIPERS science team includes Brice Loose and Samuel Gartzman who will researching the ice that is produced during katabatic […]Continue reading "PIPERS: Polynyas, ice production, and seasonal evolution in the Ross Sea"
(23 January 2017 – 5 March 2017) Chief Scientist Rebecca Robinson, URI oceanography associate professor, along with members of her lab and a team of collaborators, head to the Southern Ocean for a research cruise aboard the R/V Nathaniel B. Palmer. Their research seeks to understand how the oceans and ocean biology interact with climate by looking at biologically important […]Continue reading "SNOWBIRDS"
(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"
(12 September 2016 – 22 November 2016) Justine Sauvage, a graduate student at the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography, is part of the science party seeking the temperature limit of life on IODP Expedition 370. She and other scientists will be blogging over the course of the research mission. DCO T-Limit Blog.Continue reading "DCO T-limit Blog"
(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"
(2 July 2015 – 6 August 2015) A team of researchers from GSO, lead by Dr. John King, has been collecting data at Fire Island National Seashore as part of a National Park Service funded project to better understand ecosystem dynamics within park submerged lands. https://web.uri.edu/gso/habitatmapping/Continue reading "Submerged Habitat Mapping"
(December 2013 – March 2015) A blog maintained by a team of University of Rhode Island oceanographers who have been exploring Antarctic krill and polar food web dynamics. Activity on the blog will resume in December 2014. http://krillcruise.wordpress.comContinue reading "S.T.R.E.S. Seasonal Trophic Roles of Euphausia Superba"
(October 2014 – December 2014) A team of University of Rhode Island oceanographers will spend more than a month at sea on the R/V Knorr beginning in late October, 2014. The team we be collecting sediment cores from the seafloor in a National Science Foundation funded effort to learn how ancient climate changes can inform scientists about […]Continue reading "Sea Change: Notes from Researcher Ridge"