Rutgers Marine Field Station stands at the heart of where climate change is happening the fastest in the world, providing a unique and crucial window into the future for researchers.
A former U.S. Coast Guard station, the building located on the Mullica Hill Estuary in Tuckerton, New Jersey, was transformed into a research facility when it became part of Rutgers in 1972.
Each daily tide brings different organisms to the estuary, making it a place of constant change. “This change around the field station provides a window into understanding the changes occurring over time along the coast,” says Oscar Schofield, Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences.
Full article at Rutgers Today