GSO’s Inner Space Center won high praise from federal investigators today for its help finding the data recorder of the doomed El Faro cargo ship. The National Transportation Safety Board released a transcript of audio recordings from the data recorder, which the center helped locate in 15,000 feet of water off the Bahamas in the Caribbean last […]Continue reading "GSO’s Inner Space Center credited for role in discovery of data recorder for El Faro wreck"
Congressman Langevin blogged about his visit to R/V Endeavor during the Endeavor 40th anniversary open house. “For 40 years, the research vessel Endeavor has been providing hands-on learning experiences for scientists and would-be scientists. The National Science Foundation owns the ship, but it’s the Graduate School of Oceanography at the University of Rhode Island that […]Continue reading "Congressman Langevin visits R/V Endeavor"
From the Chronicle of Higher Education: For months after the world’s largest accidental marine oil spill killed 11 workers and spawned illnesses and economic stress around the Gulf of Mexico, scientists couldn’t answer basic questions about the disaster. How much oil was pouring from the Deepwater Horizon rig? Where was it going? How long would […]Continue reading "Universities Seek Smaller, Modernized Fleet of Research Vessels"
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Landlubbers are trying to reduce their carbon footprint, but what about seafaring souls? Making ships and ports green is gaining momentum throughout the world thanks, in part, to efforts by the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography. For the second time since the first Green Boats Workshop was held at Duke University in […]Continue reading "GSO to Host Two-Day Workshop to Promote Ways to Make Ships, Ports Greener"
NARRAGANSETT, R.I. – Feb. 16, 2016 – It’s often said that the best way to learn is to do. The University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography is offering the state’s teachers a hands-on learning experience that takes them out of the classroom to the ocean blue. Educators from kindergarten through college are invited […]Continue reading "Rhode Island teachers invited to join May expedition aboard research vessel Endeavor"