Joshua Kelly unexpectedly found himself on a ship in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea on his very first week as a student at the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography.
“Talk about being thrown into the fire,” said the native of North Reading, Mass. “But it was a blast!”
A debate among scientists about the dynamics of the Cascades subduction system in the western United States has taken a major step toward being resolved, thanks to new evidence provided by a team of international researchers led by University of Rhode Island Professor Christopher Kincaid.
An article in the current issue of BioScience, co-authored by Tatiana Rynearson, associate professor of oceanography at the URI Graduate School of Oceanography, calls for the establishment of a national network to monitor the diversity of marine life, a bellwether of ocean and human health.
The Graduate School of Oceanography at the University of Rhode Island is providing URI undergraduates interested in earning a Master of Oceanography degree with a chance to get a jumpstart on their coursework and complete the degree just one year after finishing their bachelor’s degree.
The journal Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography has celebrated the career of Emeritus Professor of Oceanography Tom Rossby, devoting its January issue, titled "Modern Physical Oceanography and Professor H.T. Rossby" to his life and work.
Maryjo Brounce, a doctoral student at the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography, has been recognized with awards for the best student presentation and the outstanding student research paper in the field of tectonophysics at the recent meeting of the American Geophysical Union, the largest gathering of earth and space scientists in the world.