The public and classrooms around the country are invited to interact in real time with polar scientists conducting critical research in the region of the Western Antarctic Peninsula, which has warmed four times more than anywhere else on Earth.Continue reading "Public, schools are invited to join live, interactive broadcasts from the Southern Ocean and Antarctic peninsula"
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"
“I was really drawn to GSO because it has its own campus, it’s right on the water, it has a really rich history of faculty and students being able to really directly interact with the ocean.”Continue reading "This is GSO: Melissa Omand, GSO Faculty"
If you missed the third annual WOD Tri-Ship Connection, you can watch it now on the GSO website!Continue reading "World Oceans Day 2018 Tri-Ship Connection"
On Friday May 18th, Senator Reed brought Admiral Tim Gallaudet, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and Acting Secretary, for a visit to GSO to discuss our future prospects with the NBC Master Plan, Ocean Exploration and our growing partnerships with NOAA. Admiral Dick West, GSO Advisory Council member, joined the meeting that […]Continue reading "Senator Jack Reed and Admiral Timothy Gallaudet visit GSO"
When 8 URI undergraduate Honors students took the course CSI:Oceans, they learned about whales, microscopic plankton, and how to explain their research to the world through telepresence while they were on a research cruise off Rhode Island.Continue reading "Not your typical undergraduate class: #EndeavorLive"
The ability to do research throughout the world’s ocean is crucial to GSO. Our ships are hard working for RI and beyond. First there was R/V Trident, next there is R/V Endeavor, now there is the East Coast Oceanographic Consortium.Continue reading "GSO’s Research Labs That Float"
Posted on April 16, 2018 at URI Today NARRAGANSETT, R.I., April 16, 2018—The University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography has created a consortium with two major institutions to operate the research vessel Endeavor for its final years and to jointly submit a proposal to operate a new ship, which would also be based […]Continue reading "URI creates consortium with two major institutions to operate Endeavor and submit proposal for new research vessel"
Posted on March 28, 2018 at URI Today KINGSTON, R.I., March 28, 2018—Students from the University of Rhode Island Honors Program will depart Tuesday, April 3 on a six-day oceanographic research expedition, and you are invited to come along. Learn about their exciting research and directly ask the students and scientists questions during three live […]Continue reading "Inner Space Center to broadcast ENDEAVOR LIVE!, an oceanographic research expedition off Rhode Island"
(27 May 2016 – 29 May 2016) R/V Endeavor will depart Senesco Repair Yard in North Kingstown with Principal Investigator David Smith and Chief Scientist Chris Roman. In addition to testing Chris’ Wire Flyer, the cruise offers Rhode Island educators a chance to go to sea on an oceanographic cruise. https://web.uri.edu/gso/rieducatorscruise/Continue reading "RI Educators Cruise"