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URI GSO researchers John King, Robert Pockalny, Monique LaFrance, Fred Hegg and Cam Morrisette embarked on an eight day cruise on the Environmental Protection Agency's Ocean Survey Vessel Bold to conduct an assessment of the seabed in Rhode Island Sound.Continue reading "Survey of Rhode Island Sound for SAMP"
A party of seven GSO researchers, led by Dr. Steven D’Hondt, collected a record 800 water samples squeezed from deep sea sediments on a recent cruise in the Pacific. This cruise, aboard the RV Knorr, sailed 13,500 km from Costa Rica to Honolulu in January and collected cores to build a global model for biomass and respiration under the seafloor.Continue reading "GSO Oceanographers on Record-breaking Cruise"
Quonset Development Corporation’s Managing Director Steven J. King, P.E.was joined by Gov. Donald L. Carcieri and U.S. Senator Jack Reed to break ground on construction of a research and office center for the NOAA Okeanos Explorer on October 26th, 2009. Quonset will be the homeport for the 250-foot research vessel, its crew of 24 and 19 scientists.Continue reading "NOAA Groundbreaking at Quonset Pier 1"