Read the first in a series of posts from GSO Ph.D. candidate Diana Fontaine who’s reporting from the North Atlantic about her experience working on the NASA EXPORTS project.Continue reading "Pursuing ocean science in the midst of a global pandemic"
There are now seven final candidate names for the new National Science Foundation-owned Regional Class Research Vessel to homeport at the URI Narragansett Bay Campus.Continue reading "Seven finalists named in research vessel naming contest"
GSO is holding a national competition to select a new name for a National Science Foundation-owned Regional Class Research Vessel which will homeport at the URI Narragansett Bay Campus.Continue reading "GSO announces competition to rename new ocean research vessel"
A shipyard ceremony attended by national, state, and academic VIPs marks start of construction on the Research Vessel Resolution. R.I. Governor, Gina Raimondo is the ship’s ceremonial sponsor.Continue reading "Keel-Laying Celebrates Start of New Research Vessel’s Construction"
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"
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"
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"
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"