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Cunner in the Isles of Shoals Photo Credit: Jennifer Dijkstra/UNH
Tuesday, May 22, 2018

When it comes to finding protection and a safe feeding ground, fish rely on towering blades of seaweed, like kelp, to create a three-dimensional hiding space. Kelp forests have been shown to be one of the most productive systems in the ocean with high biodiversity and ecological function.

Monday, April 16, 2018

The University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography has created a consortium with two major institutions to operate the research vessel Endeavor for its final years and to jointly submit a proposal to operate a new ship, which would also be based at URI’s Narragansett Bay Campus.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Kerri Seger, a postdoctoral researcher in the School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering (SMSOE) and the Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping, has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Scholar grant to conduct research in Colombia this summer.

Large group of hydrographers at the edge of the ocean
Thursday, March 8, 2018

An international team of hydrographers and ocean mappers trained and led by UNH’s Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping (CCOM) has progressed to the final round of the Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE, a global competition challenging teams to advance deep-sea technologies for ocean floor exploration.

Tunicates in Portsmouth Harbor. Research by UNH's Dr. Jennifer Dijkstra
Thursday, February 22, 2018