Climate Change is Reshaping Communities of Ocean Organisms

11/25/2019

Warm-water species are rapidly increasing and cold-water species are decreasing Climate change is reshaping communities of fish and other sea life, according to a pioneering study on how ocean warming is affecting the mix of species. The study, published in the journal Nature Climate Change,...

Meet new EOAS Faculty Member, Andrea Marston, Ph.D.

11/17/2019

Andrea Marston joins the faculty of the Institute of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences (EOAS) and Rutgers Geography as an Assistant Professor following the completion of her Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. She has a BA from Duke University and an MA in Geography from the...

Josh Kohut Named Fellow of Marine Technology Society

11/03/2019

Josh Kohut, professor in the Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences, was named a Fellow of the Marine Technology Society (MTS). He was recognized for fundamental contributions in the development of novel technologies that allow for the sampling of marine systems.  Kohut has been at the...

Bob Chant

Robert Chant awarded CERF’s 2019 Pritchard Award

11/01/2019

Congratulations to Dr. Bob Chant on winning the Coastal & Estuarine Research Federation’s 2019 Pitchard Award. This award was established to honor Dr. Donald W. Pritchard, whose insightful research on the physical dynamics of coastal systems set the stage for much of the research in...

Red Algae Thrive Despite Ancestor’s Massive Loss of Genes

10/31/2019

Study may spawn ways to genetically alter and control red seaweeds You’d think that losing 25 percent of your genes would be a big problem for survival. But not for red algae, including the seaweed used to wrap sushi. An ancestor of red algae lost about a quarter of its genes roughly one...