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"
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"
Coverage of official launch of NIH STEEP Center at URI led by GSO’s Rainer Lohmann: The Independent WJAR Channel 10 WPRI Channel 12 Cape Cod Times Town of Barnstable, Cape Cod – recording of Community Kick-off Event for STEEP ecoRI News Providence Business News Providence JournalContinue reading "URI, Harvard, Silent Spring to research widely used chemicals, PFASs"
Nonstick cookware and firefighting foam are miles apart in their purpose, but they have one disquieting characteristic in common. Both products are made with chemicals that could be contaminating drinking water and posing a human health hazard. Fluorinated pollutants, or poly- and perfluorinated alkyl substances, have been used for more than 60 years in a […]Continue reading "URI receives $8 million federal grant to establish research center on chemical pollutants in drinking water"