Core

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.

1.

Hurricane Research

Hurricane Research

The RUCOOL Hurricane Science Team develops and uses advanced observing technologies and models to better understand coupled ocean-atmospheric processes in hurricanes and typhoons. Learn more »

2.

Developing a blue economy

Developing a blue economy

RUCOOL provides the most comprehensive ocean and atmospheric data supporting business and local-state-federal agencies to ensure smart and sustainable use of the coastal waters in the Mid-Atlantic. Learn more »

3.

Leadership In Ocean Science

Leadership in Ocean Science

The ocean shapes Earth's climage and weather, and the largest uncertainties reflect the marine environment. RUCOOL is focused on understanding the underlying processes that impact our ability to predict marine systems. Learn more »

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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. Learn more »


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Better understanding of the habitat and migration patterns of the North Atlantic Right Whale is a key goal of the Ecosystems and Passive Acoustic Monitoring (ECO-PAM) Project, which is a partnership with RUCOOL, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), the University of Rhode Island (URI), and the offshore wind developer Ørsted. RUCOOL recently launched a second […]

RU33 was recently deployed offshore of Tuckerton, NJ. Glider veterans Captain Chip Haldeman (pictured above) and Nicole Waite brought along a graduate student, Sam Coakley, for his first deployment. The hurricane glider is going to be monitoring the Mid-Atlantic Bight during the close of the 2020 hurricane season as part of a NOAA supported collaborative […]

RUCOOL has been delivering real-time imagery to its website since 1994. This month we are introducing a new faster and easier to use viewer for all new and archived imagery, which is located at: https://marine.rutgers.edu/cool/data/satellites/imagery/. Not only has the front end GUI been updated, but so have the images themselves. The new images have higher […]


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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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