GSO alum Olivia Ahern’s (Ph.D. ’21) new paper on the diverse microbiome of diatoms is the culmination of over a decade’s worth of oceanographic research.Continue reading "Investigating the secret life of diatoms"
New GSO research concludes that different types of phytoplankton will react differently to increasing ocean temperatures resulting from the changing climate.Continue reading "URI researchers: Different kinds of marine phytoplankton respond differently to warming ocean temperatures"
GSO scientists depart for a five-day cruise to investigate the implications of a marine heat wave in the offshore waters of New England.Continue reading "URI scientists investigate effects of marine heat wave on ocean life off southern New England"
Tyla Morin, a student at the Met High School in Providence, R.I., spent the past academic year at GSO learning from his graduate student mentors what it’s like to be an oceanographer.Continue reading "High school student follows his passion for science at GSO"
Scientists from GSO spent weeks at sea last summer on research expeditions designed to gain a better understanding of underwater volcanoes, microscopic life and Arctic winds.Continue reading "URI oceanographers explore world’s oceans to better understand underwater volcanoes, microscopic life, Arctic winds"
GSO professors Susanne Menden-Deuer, Melissa Omand, and Tatiana Rynearson are among 100 researchers from 30 institutions who embarked on a month-long expedition to study microscopic organisms that live deep in the ocean and play a critical role in removing carbon dioxide from Earth’s atmosphere.Continue reading "Four URI scientists among 100 researchers on NASA-led expedition to North Pacific"
You can’t see them with the naked eye, but they’re all over the ocean: diatoms, single-celled organisms that drift on currents. These microscopic creatures are key to the planet’s health. They sit at the base of the food chain, feeding everything from zooplankton to fish. Through photosynthesis diatoms also regulate the air people breathe, and […]Continue reading "GSO oceanographer studies microscopic organisms in world’s oceans"
Three women scientists at the University of Rhode Island will lead expeditions to Antarctica this year, thanks to winning highly competitive grants from the National Science Foundation. The expeditions aboard the research vessel Nathaniel B. Palmer reflect URI’s successful initiative to recruit more women to science faculty positions and create a welcoming environment for them. […]Continue reading "Three Women Scientists From URI to Lead Expeditions This Year to Antarctica"
URI press release – Prof.s Katherine Kelley, Tatiana Rynearson, Rebecca Robinson, Kathleen Donahue and Bethany Jenkins mentionedContinue reading "Gender Diversity Among URI’s STEM Faculty Continues Rise"
Rhode Island EPSCoR – Prof.s Tatiana Rynearson and Rebecca Robinson featuredContinue reading "Tiny Organisms Yield Big Clues"