Coral reefs are beautiful to behold, but they also play an important role in marine ecosystems by providing habitats and shelter for marine organisms. Reefs also protect coastlines from damaging storms. An oceanographer at Florida Atlantic University will discuss one of the deepest coral reefs in the United States—Pulley Ridge—during the next Vetlesen lecture at […]Continue reading "Vetlesen Speaker Series: Exploring deep coral reef ecosystems"
Charles-Antoine Guérin, a French scientist who is a Distinguished Visiting International Scholar at the University of Rhode Island, will give a lecture next month about detecting tsunamis with radars. His presentation Wednesday, April 5 from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Graduate School of Oceanography is part of the University’s annual Vetlesen Distinguished Speaker Series. The event, free […]Continue reading "Ocean remote sensing and tsunami detection topic of URI Vetlesen lecture, April 5"