Congrats to Lauren! Their answer to the 2nd question: Why is the maritime sector significant to our nation’s COVID-19 recovery efforts, and what do you envision a ‘green-economy’ looks like?  “Tourism, recreation, commercial shipping, the coast guard, and the fisheries and aquaculture industry are all part of the maritime sector, and each of these sectors […]

Oscar Schofield, a Rutgers University professor who is also a coprincipal investigator (PI) for the Palmer Antarctica Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) site, was on a research cruise off the West Antarctic peninsula in February 2020 when he first saw news of the increasingly rapid spread of the novel coronavirus. “We didn’t appreciate how big of […]

Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba), a regional keystone species, inhabit a rapidly warming and acidifying Southern Ocean. A new study by Saba et al. shows Antarctic krill feeding, growth, and physiological processes exhibit varying responses to independent and interactive effects of elevated temperature and ocean acidification.

NJ signed an agreement yesterday to join the Ocean Acidification Alliance. This decision was informed by work done by Rutgers – see report and infographic here. Professor Grace Saba is a national expert on this topic and has led work in NJ and the Mid-Atlantic.

Congratulations to Emily Slesinger who has been elected for the 2021 University and Louis Bevier Fellowship Award

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind (Atlantic Shores) announced the launch of two buoys that will collect critical atmospheric and weather data, and track the migration of species of birds, fish, turtles and other animals that have been nanotagged by researchers. Each buoy will be deployed in the offshore wind developer’s Lease Area […]

Congratulations to Jessica Valenti who has been awarded the School of Graduate Studies Merit and Achievement Award for Excellence in Leadership and Teaching.  This award recognizes Jessica’s excellent leadership and teaching at Rutgers, and her research in understanding the ecology of coastal fisheries and how they may respond to urbanization. Her dissertation work has been […]