In a shipment of rocks from about 10,000 feet deep in the Pacific Ocean, University of Rhode Island’s Marine Geological Samples Laboratory discovered a fossil of a shark tooth, which has since been identified as belonging to an ancient megalodon.Continue reading "Massive shark tooth discovered in samples from Pacific Ocean floor"
GSO Graduate Megan Lubetkin describes her research, her present work, and how she came to study the ocean in the first place.Continue reading "GSO Profiles – GSO Graduate Megan Lubetkin"
GSO professor Robert Ballard and his team aboard Ocean Exploration Trust’s E/V Nautilus are at Nikumaroro Island, a remote atoll within the Phoenix Islands archipelago to look for Amelia Earhart’s airplane.Continue reading "Ballard, team off to Nikumaroro Island to look for Earhart’s plane"
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"
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"
From a young age, Catalina Martinez would study puddles on her street and wonder what was at the bottom of them. Now, as the Regional Program Manager for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)’s Office of Ocean Exploration and Research (OER) with an office by Narragansett Bay at the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School […]Continue reading "Bay Campus (B)log: Catalina Martinez: Exploring the Ocean and Sharing It With Us"
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"
If you missed the third annual WOD Tri-Ship Connection, you can watch it now on the GSO website!Continue reading "World Oceans Day 2018 Tri-Ship Connection"
Tune in to hear from scientists, engineers, and other crew as they discuss the important work they are conducting to understand our changing ocean.Continue reading "World Oceans Day, a Time for Reflection and Connection"
URI President David M. Dooley and GSO Dean Bruce H. Corliss hosted over 50 URI alumni and friends at an evening reception aboard the E/V Nautilus while docked at the Embarcadero pier in San Francisco. The event highlighted the important partnership between URI and the Nautilus, which is advancing oceanographic research, exploration and education across […]Continue reading "URI, GSO Leadership Meet with Alumni in San Francisco"