How about opportunities to explore different aspects of geoscience? Ask Allyson Murray and Whitney Marshall who are spending ten weeks at the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography as Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow in Oceanography (SURFO). Allyson is a rising senior in Geology and Marine Science at Stockton University. She is working in […]Continue reading "Meet the SURFOs: Allyson Murray and Whitney Marshall"
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!"
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"
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"
The University of Rhode Island research vessel Endeavor departed for Haiti on Feb. 17 on a two-fold mission — to study geologic evidence of the recent earthquake along the seafloor in Haitian waters and to deliver humanitarian supplies procured by Plan USA.Continue reading "Scientific & Humanitarian Trip to Haiti"