Douglas C. Webb, founder of Teledyne Webb Research, has been appointed as Oceanographer Emeritus at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, effective January 1, 2021. This peer appointed honorary position has been bestowed upon Doug Webb in recognition of his contributions to WHOI and to oceanographic science and engineering world-over. Doug has been a partner with […]

Faculty, Scott Glenn, Oscar Schofield, and Travis Miles with The Rutgers University Center for Ocean Observing Leadership (RUCOOL), were recently awarded a $150,000 gift from the G. Unger Vetlesen Foundation for the continuing support of the global Challenger Glider Mission. The gift will support oceanographic research, capacity building, and education with autonomous underwater gliders in […]

This August, RUCOOL will host a week-long, hands-on experience using underwater glider technologies. Participants will be introduced to the underwater robots while gaining hands on experience prepping, ballasting, deploying and piloting. This is an exciting opportunity for undergraduate students with little to no experience using this equipment as part of their courses or laboratories. The […]

Travis Miles gave the talk “Hurricane Gliders” on December 9th as a webinar to the Underwater Gliders User Group (UG2). The transcript from the talk is located here.

The full documentary is available on YouTube here.

Since the Industrial Revolution began in the mid-18th century, Earth’s oceans have absorbed about one third of the carbon dioxide emitted through human activities. The ensuing roughly 30% increase in ocean acidity has reduced the amount of carbonate available for calcifying organisms such as corals and oysters to construct their skeletons and shells. As ocean […]

Better understanding of the habitat and migration patterns of the North Atlantic Right Whale is a key goal of the Ecosystems and Passive Acoustic Monitoring (ECO-PAM) Project, which is a partnership with RUCOOL, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), the University of Rhode Island (URI), and the offshore wind developer Ørsted. RUCOOL recently launched a second […]