Four From Rutgers Named 2022 NOAA Sea Grant Knauss Marine Policy Fellows

Four From Rutgers Named 2022 NOAA Sea Grant Knauss Marine Policy Fellows

Four Rutgers graduate students – the highest number from any institution of higher education in the United States – are among 74 finalists selected for the 2022 class of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Sea Grant John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship Program. Named after oceanographer and meteorologist John A. Knauss, one of the founders of the Sea Grant and …

Rutgers University to Participate in The 2021 STEM for All Video Showcase: COVID, Equity & Social Justice

Building Resilience Through Co-Production” from Rutgers University with the NJ Climate Change Resource Center and Borough of Atlantic Highlands will be featured May 11th-18th at http://videohall.com/p/2023 Carrie Ferraro, Associate Director of the Coastal Climate Risk & Resilience Initiative from Rutgers University will be featured in the 2021 STEM for All Video Showcase funded by the National Science Foundation.  The event …

#EOAS In the News: “Weather Nerds of New Jersey”

The New Yorker Interviews alumnus Joe Martucci and EOAS faculty member David Robinson

The New Yorker Interviews alumnus Joe Martucci and EOAS faculty member David Robinson The Cape May Bubble. The 1899 Blizzard. The altocumulus clouds over the Trump Plaza implosion in Atlantic City in January 2021. Read more about New Jersey weather events and records in a New Yorker article featuring Rutgers alumnus Joe Martucci, meteorologist for the Press of Atlantic City, and EOAS faculty member …

Rutgers’ Eagleton Institute of Politics Launches First Public Database of Scientists in State Politics

The Science and Politics Initiative at Rutgers’ Eagleton Institute of Politics has launched the first publicly accessible national database of elected state legislators with scientific, engineering and health care training.

National inventory of scientists, engineers and health care professionals in U.S. state legislatures The Science and Politics Initiative at Rutgers’ Eagleton Institute of Politics has launched the first publicly accessible national database of elected state legislators with scientific, engineering and health care training.  “As our nation continues to face the pandemic, climate change, renewable energy infrastructure and other science-based issues, it becomes …

Microplastic Sizes in Hudson-Raritan Estuary and Coastal Ocean Revealed

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Rutgers research shows stormwater could be important source of plastic pollution Rutgers scientists for the first time have pinpointed the sizes of microplastics from a highly urbanized estuarine and coastal system with numerous sources of fresh water, including the Hudson River and Raritan River. Their study of tiny pieces of plastic in the Hudson-Raritan Estuary in New Jersey and New York indicates that stormwater could be …

On the Banks of a Pristine Raritan River

Rutgers Cooperative Extension faculty member Michele Bakacs is leading an effort to study pathogens in the Raritan River, aiming to ensure the river eventually meets fishable and swimmable standards in New Jersey and becomes a resource that is cherished and celebrated.

Rutgers Cooperative Extension faculty member Michele Bakacs is leading an effort to study pathogens in the Raritan River, aiming to ensure the river eventually meets fishable and swimmable standards in New Jersey and becomes a resource that is cherished and celebrated.  By Carol Heher Peters On a sweltering day in May, Rutgers students gather on the banks of the sparkling Raritan River and …

How Rocks Rusted on Earth and Turned Red

The colorful banded Tepees are part of the Blue Mesa Member, a geological feature about 220 million to 225 million years old in the Chinle Formation in Petrified Forest National Park in Arizona. Photo: NPS

Important phenomenon could help assess future climate change How did rocks rust on Earth and turn red? A Rutgers-led study has shed new light on the important phenomenon and will help address questions about the Late Triassic climate more than 200 million years ago, when greenhouse gas levels were high enough to be a model for what our planet may be like …

#EOAS in the News: How Snowy will this Winter Be? David Robinson Weighs In

#EOAS in the News: How Snowy will this Winter Be? David Robinson Weighs In

La Niña will be strong during the upcoming winter, so does this mean New Jersey will get more than the average amount of snow this year? EOAS faculty member and N.J. State Climatologist David Robinson told The Star Ledger (nj.com) in the article La Niña has strengthened, what this means for N.J. this winter, “snow is awfully difficult to predict, as …

#EOAS in the News: Ximing Guo speaks to Science Magazine about the Impact of Genomics on Aquaculture

Science Magazine interviewed EOAS faculty member Ximing Guo for the article “New genetic tools will deliver improved farmed fish, oysters, and shrimp. Here’s what to expect” published Nov. 19, 2020

Science Magazine interviewed EOAS faculty member Ximing Guo for the article “New genetic tools will deliver improved farmed fish, oysters, and shrimp. Here’s what to expect” published Nov. 19, 2020 Guo is a Professor at the Haskin Shellfish Research Laboratory, Rutgers Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences. His primary research interests are the biology, genetics, and evolution of marine mollusks, and marine aquaculture. He is interested …

Helping Shape Rutgers’ Climate Commitment

Amid an extraordinary year altered by the coronavirus pandemic, work continues at Rutgers University to address another ongoing crisis with dire consequences: climate change. Following the release of an interim report, the President’s Task Force on Carbon Neutrality and Climate Resilience is continuing its work on a comprehensive climate action plan for the university.

Amid an extraordinary year altered by the coronavirus pandemic, work continues at Rutgers University to address another ongoing crisis with dire consequences: climate change. Following the release of an interim report, the President’s Task Force on Carbon Neutrality and Climate Resilience is continuing its work on a comprehensive climate action plan for the university.  As the task force develops Rutgers’ strategies for contributing …