This article was authored by Grace Saba, associate professor, and Josh Kohut, professor,  faculty in Rutgers University’s Center for Ocean Observing Leadership (RUCOOL) in the Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences. From late April to late September, Rutgers researchers used underwater robots, called gliders, to track ocean water quality along the New Jersey coast. Through […]

On October 28, 2003, the Rutgers University Center for Ocean Observing Leadership (RUCOOL) deployed Slocum Glider RU03 from the Rutgers University Marine Field Station (RUMFS) in Tuckerton, NJ on Rutgers first underwater glider mission across the New Jersey continental shelf.  The transect would come to be known as the Tuckerton Endurance Line. Since that first […]

New students Leslie Birch, Emily Busch, Bre DiRenzi, Rhyan Grech, Yachen Li, and Jake Zappala worked together to ensure the successful deployment and recovery of RU23. The students prepared and deployed the glider on October 11th. For 3 weeks, the students piloted the glider on their own mission: to transect along the Endurance Line and […]

Travis Miles, Professor of Marine and Coastal Sciences at Rutgers University, explains how ocean robots, known as gliders, have improved the accuracy of forecasts. Full video at Fox Weather

Rutgers, NOAA and glider maker mark RUCOOL milestone For 30 years Rutgers’ Center for Ocean Observing Leadership (RUCOOL) has taken the lead in pioneering research that has changed our understanding of the oceans and the way information is collected. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Administrator Rick Spinrad joined Rutgers President Jonathan Holloway and marine […]

So have you ever wondered how meteorologists and weather forecasters predicted major storms weeks in advance? Well, ocean gliders that were originally used to help research ocean animals are now helping predict major storms. A group of professors at Rutgers University teamed up with workers at Orsted to help develop technology that will help determine […]

On Monday, October 3, three American scientists have been welcomed to the premises of the AGOA Sanctuary as part of an opportunistic collaboration. Our scientists are taking advantage of the deployment of an American glider in the waters of the French West Indies to attach a hydrophone to it and test a data collection method. […]