GSO emeritus professor James Quinn was celebrated with the publication of a special issue of the journal Marine Pollution Bulletin titled: “Organic Chemicals and Marine Environmental Quality Research: A Tribute to James G. Quinn.”Continue reading "GSO emeritus professor James G. Quinn honored"
GSO professor Isaac Ginis was quoted in recent news articles as Hurricane Florence threatened the North Carolina coast.Continue reading "Hurricane Florence Coverage"
Hurricane models being developed at the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography will make forecasting hurricanes in New England more precise and offer real-time updates for first responders and public officials.Continue reading "The Future of Forecasting"
The work of GSO professor Isaac Ginis and his colleagues to improve models to better prepare for hurricane hazards has been the subject of several recent print and television reports.Continue reading "Improved hurricane forecast models"
GSO’s Dr. Isaac Ginis is quoted in this first in a series of Cape Cod Times articles examining how the Cape may not be ready for the next hurricane – and the storm surge that comes with it.Continue reading "Experts: Cape Cod should prepare for the worst hurricanes"
Congratulations to Colin Jones for winning one of four prestigious funding opportunities through the Schlanger Ocean Drilling Fellowship Program! Only the most innovative and imaginative research proposals, requiring scientific ocean drilling data, are funded through this program.Continue reading "GSO’s Colin Jones Awarded Schlanger Fellowship"
Important research is going on at GSO, and students there are ready to explain it to you and answer your questions during free monthly talks. “The Bay Informed Discussion Series” kicked off last month with a talk about climate change in the ocean and its influence on Narragansett Bay and will continue July 20 to […]Continue reading "GSO graduate students launch free talks about ocean science topics"
Charles-Antoine Guérin, a French scientist who is a Distinguished Visiting International Scholar at the University of Rhode Island, will give a lecture next month about detecting tsunamis with radars. His presentation Wednesday, April 5 from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Graduate School of Oceanography is part of the University’s annual Vetlesen Distinguished Speaker Series. The event, free […]Continue reading "Ocean remote sensing and tsunami detection topic of URI Vetlesen lecture, April 5"
The Atlantic hurricane season is upon us, and thanks to a University of Rhode Island scientist we’ll know more about what to expect when the winds howl. Isaac Ginis, an internationally renowned hurricane expert, was the first scientist to show the role the ocean plays in the path and intensity of hurricanes. Improvements made by […]Continue reading "URI Scientist Plays Key Role in Hurricane Forecasting"
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