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"
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"
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"
On Friday May 18th, Senator Reed brought Admiral Tim Gallaudet, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and Acting Secretary, for a visit to GSO to discuss our future prospects with the NBC Master Plan, Ocean Exploration and our growing partnerships with NOAA. Admiral Dick West, GSO Advisory Council member, joined the meeting that […]Continue reading "Senator Jack Reed and Admiral Timothy Gallaudet visit GSO"
The ability to do research throughout the world’s ocean is crucial to GSO. Our ships are hard working for RI and beyond. First there was R/V Trident, next there is R/V Endeavor, now there is the East Coast Oceanographic Consortium.Continue reading "GSO’s Research Labs That Float"
Welcome to the Bay Campus (B)log. According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, a blog is “a regular feature appearing as part of an online publication that typically relates to a particular topic and consists of articles and personal commentary by one or more authors”. But why (B)log? Also according to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, a log is […]Continue reading "Roots, Holdfasts, and Anchors"
Posted on January 22, 2018 KINGSTON, R.I. – Jan. 22, 2018 — The University of Rhode Island, the state’s flagship university, is devoted to big ideas, while TED, a nonprofit organization, is devoted to ideas worth spreading. Thus, it makes perfect sense that on Feb. 10, URI will host its own TEDx event, where 14 […]Continue reading "Ballard among speakers with big ideas worth spreading at TEDxURI event"
How deep is Earth’s habitable region? Scientists from the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography will try to answer that question during an international research expedition off the coast of Japan. Arthur Spivack, a professor of oceanography, and graduate students Justine Sauvage, of Belgium, and Kira Homola of Washington State, are among the […]Continue reading "Scientist, Graduate Students to Explore Limits of Life Deep Beneath Seafloor off Japan"