Hurricane and typhoon prediction centers have documented over two decades of steady improvement in tropical cyclone track forecasts, attributing this success to better guidance from global atmospheric models. Learn more »

Scientists from 5 institutions – Rutgers University, University of Delaware, Oregon State University, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Polar Oceans Research Group – collaborated on a multidisciplinary project between 2013-2016. The team used a field study to investigate the impact of local physical processes on Adélie penguin foraging ecology in the vicinity of Palmer Deep off Anvers Island, Antarctica. Learn more »


CARICOOS stands for the Caribbean Coastal Ocean Observing System and is funded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Integrated Ocean Observing System office. Learn more »

The City of Long Branch, NJ has expressed interest in utilizing UAS in their lifeguard operations. The potential applications they foresee are detection of submerged victims, detection of sharks in the area, communicating with victims and use of UAS in long-range rescue far from shore. The Water Rescue Team monitors 4.3 miles of coastline along the Atlantic Ocean and 2.5 miles along the Branchport Creek. Learn more »