RUCOOL hosted The Mandela Washington Fellowship—a flagship program of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI)— which empowers young African changemakers and leaders through academic and hands-on training and networking. Representatives from 16 African countries learned about RUCOOL’s research and had some hands on interactions with our glider fleet.
On July 18th, Brian Schilling, Frank Yesalavich, NJ Assemblyman Eric Houghtaling and Professor Dina Fonseca visited RUCOOL. After touring the COOLroom and getting some hands on time with underwater Slocum Gliders, we discussed a plethora of topics efforts including hurricane intensity research, wind energy, search and rescue, water quality and fisheries work. Photo taken in […]
RUCOOL was visited by forty students from the Rutgers Future Scholar’s program. They learned about topics ranging from what happens at the NJ beaches in the summer, to the ongoing climate change and it’s impacts that our students and faculty are monitoring in person in the Antarctic every winter. They even had some hands on […]
The R/V Arabella returned Monday May 20th to the RUMFS boat basin after being dry-docked for years due to inability to access docks due to siltation. Recent dredging over the winter has allowed for dock access with 10ft depths.
On March 25th, Krisa Arzayus, Deputy Director of the US Integrated Ocean Observing System, visited RUCOOL. After touring the COOLroom and getting some hands on time with underwater Slocum Gliders, we discussed a plethora of topics that fall under our MARACOOS efforts including hurricane intensity research, wind energy, search and rescue, water quality and fisheries […]
RUCOOL hosted a meeting with the Marine Technology Society leadership on March 14th. During the visit their administrative staff was immersed into hands on oceanographic research with Slocum underwater gliders and CODAR HF-Radar systems. Our undergraduate students stole the show on this day while having interactive and inspiring research discussions with Dr. Rick Spinrad, MTS […]
Over forty college students from China visited RUCOOL through the Confucius Institute of Rutgers University. Many of these students are interested in applying for graduate study here after their graduation in China. Thanks for stopping by and we look forward to receiving all your application to study at the Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences.