GSO’s dean, Paula Bontempi, part of NASA team’s first public discussion and a follow-up media teleconference.Continue reading "Dean of URI’s Graduate School of Oceanography addresses public, media as part of NASA’s Unidentified Anomalous Phenomena Independent Study team"
The nightly trek of small marine animals from the ocean depths to the surface has been called the largest migration on Earth, and new research led by GSO’s Melissa Omand finds that some zooplankton swim up and down in response to shifts in light due to cloud cover as well.Continue reading "Passing clouds cause some marine animals to make mini-migrations"
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"
Tropical cyclones broke some records in 2018, and they also churned up the ocean surface and left swaths of cooler water in their wake. GSO professor Isaac Ginis says that the surface cooling effect can span hundreds of kilometers across the ocean surface and typically reach 500 to 650 feet down into the ocean. The […]Continue reading "Cyclone Effects Run Deep"
Scientists from GSO spent weeks at sea last summer on research expeditions designed to gain a better understanding of underwater volcanoes, microscopic life and Arctic winds.Continue reading "URI oceanographers explore world’s oceans to better understand underwater volcanoes, microscopic life, Arctic winds"
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 "URI’s Graduate School of Oceanography hosts NASA-led exploration of deep sea"
GSO professors Susanne Menden-Deuer, Melissa Omand, and Tatiana Rynearson are among 100 researchers from 30 institutions who embarked on a month-long expedition to study microscopic organisms that live deep in the ocean and play a critical role in removing carbon dioxide from Earth’s atmosphere.Continue reading "Four URI scientists among 100 researchers on NASA-led expedition to North Pacific"