Bill Wall, left, project director for LS Cable America; Captain Paul Eidman of Anglers for Offshore Wind Power; Joseph Brodie, director of atmospherics at the Rutgers Center for Ocean Observation Leadership; and Catherine Bowes, program director for offshore wind energy for the National Wildlife Federation, discuss the environmental pros and cons of building wind farms […]

Peggy Brennan-Tonetta, Ph.D | Rutgers University Dubbed the “United States’ Hottest Clean Energy Economy” by Forbes, New Jersey is poised to become a national leader in mitigating the impacts of climate change through ambitious clean energy and energy storage targets. In pursuing its goal to rely entirely on renewable energy by 2050, the State is […]

Congratulations to Josh Kohut who has been promoted to Full Professor. He was recognized for his efforts on translating science-based research in a way that informs applications, decision-making, and management of ocean resources. Beyond his research and extension work, Josh has established a highly effective graduate and undergraduate teaching program with a specific focus on […]

The European(EGO) and US(UG2) Autonomous Underwater Glider User Groups came together to host the 8th EGO Meeting and International Glider Workshop right here at Rutgers University May 21st – 23rd. Kicking off this meeting with the opening talk was Robert M. Goodman, executive dean of the Rutgers School of Environmental and Biological Sciences. The meeting […]

Scott Glenn, Co Director of RUCOOL, presented a plenary talk entitled “The Power of Partnerships: Offshore Wind Energy, Environmental Awareness, and Shared Economic Success” at the Rutgers Energy Institute’s (REI) 14th Annual Energy Symposium. The REI annual symposia provide faculty, students, staff, government officials and community members with the opportunity to learn about new methods, […]

On April 30, RUCOOL students in our Topics of Marine Science class were treated with a visit and inspirational talks by alumni Dr. Craig McLean (’79) and Chloe Baskin-Arboleda (’17) of NOAA. Each spoke about their careers and gave advice to the students on planning their own career paths. Dr. McLean, Acting Chief Scientist of […]

A researcher’s decision to put an underwater drone in Hurricane Irene’s path is helping to transform the science of hurricane intensity prediction. Jan Ellen Spiegel | In August 2011, with Hurricane Irene bearing down on the mid-Atlantic coast, Scott Glenn, an ocean engineering researcher at Rutgers University, made a bold decision. While most other […]