Following the Fall mission of RU23 by the MOO students along the Rutgers Endurance Line out of RUMFS, the students have successfully deployed, piloted, and recovered RU23 for a Spring mission. This allows for a seasonal comparison of the NJ shelf waters and served as vital experience of working with operational technologies as part of […]

Afonso Ferreira is a marine biologist at MARE – Marine and Environmental Sciences Centre with an interest in marine phytoplankton ecology and phytoplankton variability and bloom phenology through satellite ocean color. A graduate from the University of Lisbon (Portugal), Afonso has participated in several research projects in the Portuguese coast, using remote sensing to provide […]

Salvatore Fricano is helping plan for the first worldwide navigation of a new underwater ocean glider Salvatore Fricano grew up spending summers on the Jersey Shore, where the vastness of the ocean captivated his imagination. “I just saw the horizon with nothing on it and it looked like an adventure waiting to happen,” he says. […]

Q&A on Recent Whale Strandings and Offshore Wind Energy Development   Are whale strandings increasing along the Jersey Shore? Recent whale strandings along New Jersey and New York continue a period of increased humpback whale mortalities along the U.S. East Coast that began in 20161,2. In April of 2017 it was declared an Unusual Mortality […]

MS of Operational Oceanography (MOO) students recently visited Furuno USA Inc. in Denton, MD to learn about Furuno’s diverse marine radar technologies and their applications. The visit was hosted by Gil Passwaters of Furuno, who provided an informative tour of the facility. During the tour, Gil detailed the company’s mission and history, as well as […]

MS of Operational Oceanography (MOO) Students trained over a 3-day workshop led by SEABER’s Quentin Tatibouet, testing RUCOOL’s new AUV the YUCO-SCAN. This new AUV is equipped with side-scan sonar, allowing our students to set out on the R/V Rutgers out of the Rutgers University Marine Field Station (RUMFS) with Capt. Chip Haldeman. Quentin explained […]

Dr. Hugh Roarty’s article “The Vessel Traffic Service Needs a Major Radar Upgrade”  was recently published in US Naval Proceedings.  Proceedings is a monthly magazine published by the United States Naval Institute. Launched in 1874, it is one of the oldest continuously published magazines in the United States. Proceedings covers topics concerning global security and […]