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"
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When the University of Rhode Island’s research ship Endeavor topped off its 53,000 gallon fuel tanks last month, it filled up with refined biodiesel, making it the first ship in the U.S. research fleet to use the alternative fuel. It’s the first step in the University’s plan to transform the 185-foot vessel into the most energy-efficient and “green” research vessel in the country.Continue reading "Greening the ENDEAVOR"
The University’s research ship Endeavor departed for the Sargasso Sea on its 500th cruise on Oct. 12, with a team of scientists and students to study plankton, Gulf Stream currents, and ocean pollutants. The media took notice and showed up for the celebratory send-off at the Bay Campus dock. Stories appeared on Channel 10, Channel […]Continue reading "Endeavor’s 500th cruise"