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This week, the Rutgers Center for Ocean Observing Leadership hosted colleagues from the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP). The attendees are active in the state’s development of 7.5 GW of offshore wind, as part of its goal to have 100% clean energy by 2050. […]

It’s once again getting close to winter here in the northeast US, but in Antarctica, spring is in full bloom with summer just weeks away. Rutgers has been participating in the National Science Foundation’s Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) project at Palmer Station Antarctica for over 30 years. This week, graduate students Quintin Diou-Cass and Joe […]

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — Oscar Schofield, chair Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences (principal investigator) and Michael Crowley, MARACOOS technical director are working with the Mid-Atlantic Regional Association Coastal Ocean Observing System (MARACOOS) on a $1,542,076 cooperative agreement funded through NOAA to collect unique ocean and coastal data that is transformed into information products that […]

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Focus Areas

The Rutgers University Center for Ocean Observing Leadership (RUCOOL) is creating knowledge of our ocean planet by pushing the limits of science and new technologies while inspiring future generations of ocean explorers.

Hurricane Science

Hurricane Science

The RUCOOL Hurricane Science Team develops and uses advanced observing technologies and models to better understand coupled ocean-atmospheric processes in tropical cyclones.

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Offshore Wind

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The RUCOOL Offshore Wind team develops and advances the science that informs decision-making around offshore wind, both at a state and national level.

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Polar Science / LTER

Polar Oceans

RUCOOL scientists are engaged in polar research using both regional & global climate models, via large collaborative efforts that utilize undergraduate and graduate framework.

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Ocean Acidification

Ocean Acidification

The RUCOOL Ocean Acidification Team develops and uses advanced observing technologies to address hypotheses related to identifying and evaluating the drivers of acidification.

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Integrated Ocean Technology

Integrated Ocean Technology

RUCOOL develops and operates state-of-the-art ocean sensor technologies, integrating their data products together to get the most comprehensive 3d view of the ocean possible.

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Empowering the next generation

Empowering the next generation

RUCOOL is innovating education practices to enable all humanity be active explorers of their ocean planet. These tools are being used to develop the next generation of ocean scientists and engineers.

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Undergraduate Students

A major in marine sciences provides students with a broad curriculum in the sciences, which demonstrates how the different disciplines can be brought to bear on understanding marine processes and managing ocean resources wisely. Learn more »

Master's Students

The Graduate Program in Oceanography is centered in the Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences, which serves as a focus of interdisciplinary studies and research in estuarine, coastal and open-ocean environments. Learn more »

PH.D Students

The PhD degree in the Graduate Program in Oceanography is intended to train students at an advanced level in interdisciplinary science and technology related to oceanographic, climatic, littoral, and coastal marine processes. Learn more »

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