GSO researchers returned from an eventful two-month expedition to better understand the movement of heat across the Antarctic Circumpolar Current, the largest current in the world’s ocean.Continue reading "The things we do for science: A trek to the Southern Ocean"
Three Saildrones launched from Newport, R.I., will spend the next six months in the Gulf Stream collecting ocean data to improve weather forecasting and reduce uncertainties in how much carbon dioxide the ocean absorbs.Continue reading "A transformative Gulf Stream mission"
GSO professor Isaac Ginis is leading a four-year, $1.5 million grant through NOAA to study the effects of sea level rise and how it may exacerbate the impact of extreme weather.Continue reading "URI leads team of researchers awarded $1.5 million NOAA grant"
Tropical Storm Henri was the perfect opportunity for researchers at GSO and the University of Rhode Island to test out the real-time storm modeling capabilities of the Rhode Island Coastal Hazards, Analysis, and Modeling Prediction (RICHAMP) system.Continue reading "Tropical Storm Henri provides opportunity to test real-time storm modeling capabilities"
GSO alum Yackar Mauzole discusses her path throughout higher education to becoming an oceanographer and touches on some of the hardships she faced as a student and now as an early career researcher.Continue reading "Student-Alum Networking Seminar – Yackar Mauzole – “A Journey to Become an Oceanographer: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly”"
GSO Ph.D. student Ali Johnson writes about, and shares photos from, a recent research cruise in the Gulf of Mexico with four other GSO scientists as part of an ongoing study on the Loop Current.
A team of five GSO scientistsContinue reading "Gulf of Mexico research cruise: Studying the Loop Current"
An international team discovered a previously unrecognized ocean current that transports water to one of the world’s largest “waterfalls” in the North Atlantic Ocean: the Faroe Bank Channel Overflow into the deep North Atlantic.Continue reading "New current that transports water to one of world’s largest ‘waterfalls’ discovered in deep ocean"
Sarah Nickford and Laura Glastra, two University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography students have been awarded Graduate Student Fellowships from the NASA Rhode Island Space Grant Consortium.Continue reading "Two GSO Ph.D. students awarded R.I. Space Grant fellowships"
WPRI’s T.J. Del Santo reported on GSO professor Jaime Palter’s launch of a Saildrone in Newport Harbor. The research mission will last 30 days as the drone gathers atmospheric and oceanographic measurements along the Gulf Stream.Continue reading "Cutting-edge Saildrone may help improve weather forecasts"
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"