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 […]

The 13 MHz CODAR SeaSonde is operating once again in North Wildwood. The station which was first installed in 2012 had to be turned off due to construction on a new boardwalk. Working with officials from the City of North Wildwood we were able to relocate the station and started measuring surface currents on January […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | Research Campaign to Advance Understanding of Gulf of Mexico Loop Current Moves Forward By Awarding $10.3 Million in Initial Grants WASHINGTON – Following recommendations from a National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine report released earlier this year, the National Academies’ Gulf Research Program (GRP) is developing a long-term research campaign […]

Dr. Hugh Roarty delivered a talk to the cadets of the United States Coast Guard Academy on Thursday November 29, 2018, on behalf of MARACOOS. His talk was entitled “The Use of Ocean Surface Currents for Coast Guard Search and Rescue” and was part of the Coast Guard Academy Science Lecture Series.

On behalf of MARACOOS, Dr. Hugh Roarty presents a plaque to Mr. Art Allen on the occasion of his retirement from the United States Coast Guard. Mr. Allen was recognized for his pioneering vision, decades of technological innovation and enduring commitment to partnerships within the global ocean observing community. His work with the Coast Guard […]

Are you planning on heading out on the water for Memorial Day Weekend?  Before you head out, check the RUCOOL Satellite Page for the latest satellite data to supplement the summer kick-off fun! For more information on our satellites and how to interpret the information, check out our How to Read a Sea-Surface Temperature Map

After 282 days at sea, on March 31, 2016 the Rutgers Slocum Electric Underwater Glider, RU29, “Challenger” was recovered off the coast of South Africa completing the first crossing of the South Atlantic by an autonomous underwater vehicle. The glider was launched from Ubatuba, Brazil on June 23, 2015. This also completes the first circumnavigation […]