Congratulations to Jessica Valenti who has been awarded by School of Graduate Studies Achievement Award.  This award recognizes academic excellence and Jessica’s excellent work understanding the ecology of coastal fisheriesm and how it may respond to a changing climate.  Her thesis work have been recognized externally through numerous awards for student posters (4 awards) and […]

This episode is the third in a four-part series on “Silbo”, Teledyne Webb Research’s autonomous underwater glider that recently made the first ever circumnavigation of the Atlantic Ocean by an unmanned underwater vehicle. In this episode of Marine Tech Talk, Joe Gradone, Rutgers graduate student, discusses Silbo’s journey from St. Thomas back to Cape Cod. […]

Dr. Hugh Roarty from Rutgers University along with colleagues Dr. Anthony Kirincich and Ms. Eve Cinquino from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (Figure 1) installed a 13 MHz CODAR SeaSonde to collect radar data in the vicinity of the Orsted Block Island Wind Farm .  The radar was installed with help from the Galilee Beach Club […]

Bloomberg Energy Briefing – Diverse Coalition Supports Biden Offshore Wind Expansion Plans: “A broad coalition of national nonprofits, labor unions, developers, and environmental justice organizations released a “unity statement” …praising the administration’s recent announcement to significantly expand offshore wind leasing and investment.” WASHINGTON—Last week, a broad coalition of business, community, environmental, and labor groups issued […]

Off the coast of New Jersey these days, surveillance vessels hired by European energy companies are taking measurements of the ocean depths, and underwater research drones are analyzing water temperatures to accumulate data on the Mid-Atlantic “Cold Pool.” Onshore in places like the Port of Paulsboro along the Delaware River south of Camden and Philadelphia, […]

This week, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Science Advisory Board (SAB) approved the plan for a new study that will recommend weather research priorities for the next decade. The effort will be led by Brad Colman, director of weather strategy at the Climate Corporation, and Scott Glenn, an oceanography professor at Rutgers University. (Image Credit – Christiaan Patterson […]

The Biden administration is betting that green energy produced by new offshore wind farms will help slow climate change, but fishers and some scientists say there are too many uncertainties about how the massive structures will affect the ocean and its marine life. The first big test of how the push for wind energy might […]