Twelve Rhode Island educators recently boarded R/V Endeavor for the R.I. Teachers at Sea program, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to become part of a scientific team conducting ocean research at sea.Continue reading "Rhode Island teachers learn first-hand about ocean science at sea"
U.S. Senator Jack Reed announced $250,000 in new federal funding to initiate a shoreline protection project at the University of Rhode Island’s Bay Campus.Continue reading "Reed announces $250,000 to help keep URI’s Narragansett Bay Campus shoreline shipshape"
Joyce Downey, Coordinator for Library Services at Pell Marine Library. has been there for 21 years and she knows that library very well.Continue reading "GSO Profiles-GSO Coordinator of Library Services Joyce Downey, MLS"
URI GSO oceanographers joined the crew of R/V Endeavor in February for the beginning of a 22-day expedition across the Atlantic. They completed their busy research schedule and returned home, all in the shadow of the coronavirus pandemic.Continue reading "Endeavor Comes Home"
In The New Yorker, GSO assistant professor Melissa Omand discusses how telepresence allowed her to be the lead scientist of an R/V Endeavor research cruise even though she was located on land at the Inner Space Center on the URI Bay Campus.Continue reading "Telepresence Is Transforming Underwater Exploration"
Students from the University of Rhode Island Honors Program will embark on a six-day expedition aboard the URI Graduate School of Oceanography (GSO) Research Vessel (R/V) Endeavor to conduct ocean research – and on Earth Day, April 22, you can join them!Continue reading "Join URI students on R/V Endeavor oceanographic research expedition, Earth Day April 22"
Since its founding in 1961, GSO has been a leader in the study and exploration of the world’s oceans and has garnered significant national and international recognition of Rhode Island as a leader in oceanography and marine science. GSO has also focused on coastal environments that are so important to Rhode Island and the nation. […]Continue reading "Vote YES ON 2: Ocean Science for the Ocean State"
A group of eight schoolteachers travel hundreds of miles aboard the R/V Endeavor on a three-day expedition designed to establish partnerships between ocean scientists, researchers and teachers who live and teach in Rhode Island.Continue reading "Teachers at Sea"
Bernadette Durkin, a 5th-grade science teacher at John J. McLaughlin Cumberland Hill School, joined seven other Rhode Island teachers for a three-day research expedition aboard the R/V Endeavor through GSO’s Rhode Island Teachers at Sea program.Continue reading "Cumberland teacher ships out on research ‘Endeavor’"
The National Science Foundation has selected the East Coast Oceanographic Consortium, led by the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography, to operate a new oceanographic research ship, one of only three such vessels in the nation.Continue reading "URI-led consortium selected to operate new research ship to replace R/V Endeavor"