In an evening of art, music, imagery and storytelling, speakers presented an interconnected series of narratives that recenter identity & emotion in our understanding of the world’s ocean.Continue reading "GSO Public Lecture Series: Oceans Tell Stories Through People"
Ocean explorer and GSO professor Robert Ballard will deliver the keynote address for URI’s 136th Undergraduate Commencement from aboard his ship, the E/V Nautilus.Continue reading "Ocean explorer Robert Ballard will deliver URI commencement address"
The University of Rhode Island announced that The Devereux Ocean Foundation, Inc. has pledged $250,000 to create the Devereux Ocean Foundation Fund for GSO.Continue reading "Devereux Ocean Foundation supports GSO developing K-12 ocean science curriculum"
The public and classrooms around the country are invited to interact in real time with polar scientists conducting critical research in the region of the Western Antarctic Peninsula, which has warmed four times more than anywhere else on Earth.Continue reading "Public, schools are invited to join live, interactive broadcasts from the Southern Ocean and Antarctic peninsula"
U.S./Canadian team of experts, students to measure vital signs of polar ocean environment, offer real-time reports during 18-day voyage A team of natural and social scientists, led by the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography and supported by 25 post-secondary students from the United States and Canada will study vital signs of a […]Continue reading "Scientists, students led by GSO conduct first live, interactive public broadcasts from Arctic Ocean"
Scientists with a NASA-led expedition are operating from the Inner Space Center at the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography as colleagues explore the deep Pacific Ocean to prepare to search for life in deep space.Continue reading "Ocean and space exploration blend at URI’s Graduate School of Oceanography"
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"
NOAA to work with a consortium of five institutions, led by URI’s Graduate School of Oceanography, exploring and mapping more than 3 billion acres of America’s ocean territory.Continue reading "NOAA announces $94-million ocean exploration institute led by URI"
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"
Posted on November 2, 2018 on URI Today NARRAGANSETT, R.I., Nov. 2, 2018 — Students in an engineering class at Central Falls High School can boast to friends that they were able to interact with scientists who were the first to observe last week’s rare discovery of thousands of octopuses tending their eggs 3,000 meters […]Continue reading "High school students share in ocean discovery through URI link to Ballard expedition"