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Kenneth Able Named Recipient of the Dwight A. Webster Memorial Award

The Northeastern Division of the American Fisheries Society (AFS) has named Rutgers University-New Brunswick’s Institute of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences (EOAS) faculty member Kenneth W. Able the 2018 recipient of the Dwight A. Webster Memorial Award. Able is a Distinguished Professor in the Rutgers Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences,...

Throwing back the big ones saves a fishery from hot water

Just out last week, Malin has a Commentary in PNAS, “Throwing back the big ones saves a fishery from hot water.” In it, he explains why a recent paper by Arnault Le Bris on the Maine lobster fishery provides important insight into efforts to create climate-ready fisheries management. Practices like...

Catching Clownfish

Diving is well underway here in the Philippines - members of the Pinsky lab are back for another season studying metapopulation dynamics of reef fish, focusing on the yellowtail clownfish (Amphiprion clarkii). We tag and fin-clip fish for genetic and mark-recapture studies. We've started with the northern sites in our...

Ghost Forests

The earth is getting warmer, sea levels are rising, and this is reflected in the occurrence of “ghost forests” in the Mullica Valley in southern New Jersey. The increase is obvious in most of our lifetimes and especially since Superstorm Sandy, when salty water was pushed far upstream. One result...

2017 RIOS Poster Session

Please mark your calendars for the Research Internships in Ocean Sciences (RIOS) public poster session on Friday, August 11th, starting at 1 pm in the lobby of the Marine & Coastal Sciences building.  RIOS is our REU site at Rutgers funded by NSF Ocean Sciences. The RIOS interns will be...

Rutgers University Marine Field Station Outreach 2017

Recently, the Rutgers University Marine Field Station (RUMFS) in Tuckerton, NJ has connected with the public giving them hands-on experience with research, the opportunity to interact with scientists, and teaching them about the estuarine environment. A continuing education course sponsored through the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Rutgers drew...

The 2017 RIOS Interns have Arrived!

Earlier in June we welcomed this year’s participants in the Research Internships in Ocean Sciences (RIOS) program. RIOS is supported by the National Science Foundation’s Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program, in which students participate in a ten-week internship in the Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences (DMCS). Students from...

Rutgers University Marine Field Station Hosts Open House

The Rutgers University Marine Field Station (RUMFS) in Tuckerton, NJ, opened its doors to the public on September 17, with an invitation to come explore and learn about current marine science research, as well as the flora and fauna of the local estuary and marsh system of the Great Bay/Mullica...

The 2016 RIOS interns have arrived!

Earlier in June we welcomed this year’s participants in the Research Internships in Ocean Sciences (RIOS) program. RIOS is supported by the National Science Foundation’s Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program, in which students participate in a ten-week internship in the Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences (DMCS). Students from...

Annual Field Station 2016 Open House

On Saturday April 30th, the Rutgers University Marine Field Station (RUMFS) in Tuckerton, NJ opened its doors and held an Open House for the public to come explore and learn about current marine science research, as well as the flora and fauna of our local estuary and marsh system of...