The team led by Lauren Neitzke Adamo piloted the Inspire 1 drone as it surveyed the area around “Pebble Bluff” Roadcut at Riegelsville Milford Road in Holland Township.

Seeding Research


Three EOAS grants offer the promise of learning and discovery By Craig Winston The coronavirus crisis has brought the country, if not the world, to a halt, but it can’t completely derail research at the Rutgers Institute of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences (EOAS). Two of the three...

How Stable is Deep Ocean Circulation in Warmer Climate?


Altered circulation might have cooled northern areas of North America and Europe If circulation of deep waters in the Atlantic stops or slows due to climate change, it could cause cooling in northern North America and Europe – a scenario that has occurred during past cold glacial periods....

Mother Earth: Another COVID-19 Victim?


Two EOAS faculty members describe the ways COVID-19 might impact New Jersey’s waterways and water quality By Carol Peters Looking for hand sanitizer, spray disinfectants, cleaning wipes, paper towels, and toilet paper? You are probably now out of luck. These products and others have...

An adult whelk collected aboard a commercial scallop vessel. Photo: Sarah Borsetti/Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Climate Change Could Threaten Sea Snails in Mid-Atlantic Waters


Common whelk live in one of the fastest-warming marine areas, Rutgers-led study says Climate change could threaten the survival and development of common whelk – a type of sea snail – in the mid-Atlantic region, according to a study led by scientists at Rutgers University–New Brunswick....

Welcome to My World


Climate Task Force Keeps Kevin Lyons Bustling By Craig Winston Kevin Lyons is at the epicenter of one of the University’s most ambitious endeavors yet: the quest to develop a comprehensive climate action plan for Rutgers campuses.  Lyons, an associate professor at the Rutgers...

Pamela McElwee testifies to Congress about climate change’s impact on land

Front and Center


Pamela McElwee testifies to Congress about climate change’s impact on land By Craig Winston Pamela McElwee is an associate professor in the Department of Human Ecology in the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences and on the faculty of the Rutgers Institute of...

Sustainability Town Hall


Students, panelists discuss diversity’s role By Craig Winston A vision of how Rutgers might reach sustainability began to take shape when administrators, students and members of the community came together for a Sustainability Town Hall last week. More than 200 people gathered at the...