Many undergraduate students in the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship in Oceanography (SURFO) program have the opportunity to hone in their programming skills while delving into oceanographic research.Continue reading "Meet the SURFOs: Cassandra Alexander and Lauren Cook"
GSO Advisory Council member—and former Oceanographer and Navigator of the Navy—Dick West wrote an op-ed for the Providence Journal congratulating GSO on the Regional Class Research Vessel announcement, highlighting the importance of GSO’s work, and calling for support of the upcoming Narragansett Bay Campus bond measure. (Ship rendering: Glosten Associates)Continue reading "My Turn: Dick West—New research ship is a vote for URI"
In the third installment of his blog, URI GSO student Jiahang Li finishes deploying ocean bottom seismometers and describes what it’s like to see Kilauea’s lava flow into the sea as he and Dr. Yang Shen study the ongoing volcanic eruption and related seismic activity.Continue reading "Seven Days Offshore of Kilauea: The Lava Meets the Ocean!"
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"
In the second installment of his blog, URI GSO student Jiahang Li describes how ocean bottom seismometers are deployed & collected as he and Dr. Yang Shen study the ongoing eruption of Hawaii’s #Kilauea volcano and the accompanying earthquakes & tremors.Continue reading "Seven Days Offshore of Kilauea: Deploying the Seismometers"
URI Graduate School of Oceanography student Jiahang Li and faculty member Dr. Yang Shen are currently off the coast of the Island of Hawaii as part of a “rapid response” to the ongoing eruption of the Kilauea volcano and accompanying earthquakes and tremors. As the pair works with other researchers to deploy instruments on the […]Continue reading "Seven Days Offshore of Kilauea: Dockside in Honolulu"
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"
When 8 URI undergraduate Honors students took the course CSI:Oceans, they learned about whales, microscopic plankton, and how to explain their research to the world through telepresence while they were on a research cruise off Rhode Island.Continue reading "Not your typical undergraduate class: #EndeavorLive"
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"