Down at the Rutgers Class of 1914 Boathouse, students boarded canoes and kayaks, equipped with trash bags, gloves, and a passion for clean watersheds. The afternoon was spent paddling the river to collect trash in hard-to-access places. Some interesting finds included a gutter, tires, a lawn chair, a car battery, and much more! Thank you […]

It’s a busy day at Dockside Packing in Atlantic City. Men banging mallets against steel make repairs to the Mary Vee. A ship’s captain works a crane that offloads cages of Atlantic surf clams, each cage containing 2,000 pounds of them, dredged from the ocean bottom off the coast. Clammers like Charlie Quintana are back […]

CODAR Ocean Sensors is pleased to announce it has been awarded a National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium (NOWRDC), Innovation in Offshore Wind grant titled “Oceanographic HF Radar Data Preservation in Wind Turbine Interference Mitigation”.  Led by Dale Trockel and Chad Whelan, the focus of this project will be twofold: 1) to use empirical […]

National Weather Service Wave Forecasting Rutgers and MARACOOS are working with NOAA Weather Forecasting Office (WFO) Philadelphia to develop wave measurements from High Frequency (HF) radar.  The HF radars traditionally provide surface current measurements that are utilized by NOAA and US Coast Guard.  Another measurement that is under development is wave height, period and direction.  […]

Congratulations to Schuyler Nardelli for Winning the MTS Student Poster Competition. Original Article

Rutgers had to retire the High Frequency radar installation at Cape May Point, New Jersey this September.  The radar installation was hosted at the Saint Mary by-the-Sea Retreat House and is closing permanently on September 24, 2021.  Saint Mary by-the-Sea was a retreat house sponsored by the Congregation of the Sisters of Saint Joseph of […]

The Rutgers University Center for Ocean Observing Leadership (RUCOOL) and Rutgers Cooperative Extension (RCE) issued the final report for the 2021 Partners in Science Workshop, which was hosted virtually on January 28, 2021. This workshop, Identifying Ecological Metrics and Sampling Strategies for Baseline Monitoring During Offshore Wind Development, included both a pre-workshop participant survey and […]