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"
Marine explorer and GSO professor Robert Ballard is looking back at his 50-year career of discovery by publishing a memoir, Into the Deep, recounting the backstories of many of his greatest adventures.Continue reading "URI marine explorer Ballard publishes memoir, reveals dyslexia"
Adam Soule is not only a new professor of oceanography at the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography, he is set to lead one of the largest research initiatives in the University’s history.Continue reading "New URI oceanography professor to manage $94 million ocean exploration institute"
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"
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"
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"
Posted on April 16, 2018 at URI Today NARRAGANSETT, R.I., April 16, 2018—The University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography has created a consortium with two major institutions to operate the research vessel Endeavor for its final years and to jointly submit a proposal to operate a new ship, which would also be based […]Continue reading "URI creates consortium with two major institutions to operate Endeavor and submit proposal for new research vessel"