GSO Assistant Professor Roxanne Beinart was awarded $1.3 million to continue her work in researching deep-sea animals and their bacterial symbionts.Continue reading "Exploring how bacteria and deep-sea life survive together"
The National Science Foundation’s new Regional Class Research Vessel that will soon call the University of Rhode Island’s Narragansett Bay Campus home has a name: Narragansett Dawn.Continue reading "URI to name new research vessel Narragansett Dawn"
GSO is holding a national competition to select a new name for a National Science Foundation-owned Regional Class Research Vessel which will homeport at the URI Narragansett Bay Campus.Continue reading "GSO announces competition to rename new ocean research vessel"
An ocean-going, wind-powered Saildrone will soon be gathering oceanic and atmospheric observations as its follows the Gulf Stream to support a GSO study.Continue reading "Next-generation, wind-powered ocean drone launched from Newport Shipyard"
GSO researchers have found that even slight levels of ocean oxygen loss have big consequences for tiny marine organisms called zooplankton.Continue reading "GSO researchers: Small changes in oxygen levels have big implications for ocean life"
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"
Since its founding in 1961, GSO has been a leader in the study and exploration of the world’s oceans and has garnered significant national and international recognition of Rhode Island as a leader in oceanography and marine science. GSO has also focused on coastal environments that are so important to Rhode Island and the nation. […]Continue reading "Vote YES ON 2: Ocean Science for the Ocean State"
Oceanographers, engineers and other marine scientists from URI are preparing to deploy an array of instruments in Narragansett Bay to monitor and predict the Bay’s health in the face of environmental changes.Continue reading "URI scientists to deploy Narragansett Bay Observatory for monitoring health of changing bay"
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"
For the summer 2018, SURFO program participant Sarah Paulson (Wesleyan University) is profiling the microbial community associated with local oysters infected with the parasite causing the Dermo disease.Continue reading "Meet the SURFOs: Sarah Paulson"