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A wonderful showcase at the 2021 GSO Science Saturday

Packed with live plankton catches, demos, and a phytoplankton personality quiz, this year’s Science Saturday was a smash hit! With over 2,000 visitors at our bi-annual campus-wide open house, we enthusiastically entertained eager learners of all ages by sharing fun facts and our love for science.

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Welcome Aboard Andria and Rickie

Andria Miller and Rickie (Erica) Ewton join us in the lab. Andria comes from Mississippi and studied at Jackson State University and join us as a 1st year master student. Rickie comes from Oregon, studied at Oregon State University (OSU) and join us as a PhD student. Welome both in Rhode Island, in URI, in Read More …

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A successful NES-LTER Summer 2021 Cruise

Amanda, Jason and Pierre are back from the NES-LTER Summer 2021 Cruise onboard the Endeavor. It was the first time for Amanda and Jason sailing onboard a research vessel, and they both did a great job. Amanda got new data for her project and Jason was able to test in real conditions his home-made Planktonscope Read More …

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Welcome Amanda

Amanda joined the lab in June 2021 as a summer NSF SURFO (REU) student from California Polytech State University in San Luis Obispo. Amanda is working on underway Chl-a data from 6 NES-LTER cruises in order to post-calibrate the fluorometers onboard the Endeavor, which will allow us to study the in-situ accumulation/depletion of phytoplankton biomass Read More …

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Robert’s Piece of Art

Robert starts to get familiar with the microscope and he was very inspired by this Ceratium. Nice piece of work Robert.

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Mikayla successfully defended her M.Sc. in Oceanography

Congratulation Mikayla for your M.Sc. in Oceanography and your successfull defense. Mikayla is going to keep working with us during the next few weeks and will then join Alumni lab member and Assistant Professor Elizabeth Harvey at the College of Life Sciences and Agriculture of the University of New Hampshire. We wish you the best Read More …

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NES-LTER winter transect is a go

After weather delays the NES-LTER 2021 winter transect is underway. As if the pandemic wasn’t disruptive enough, we are leaving on our planned departure date. That said, everyone is eager to go and we are proud to keep on sampling on regular schedule. Thanks to all who are making this possible.

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Susanne recognized as a 2020 ASLO Sustaining Fellow

Congratulations Susanne for being part of the 2020 ASLO SustainingFellows (https://www.aslo.org/congratulations-to-the-2020-class-of-aslo-fellows/). The whole lab is thrilled to see Susanne recognized as having sustained excellence in aquatic science and always contributing to fostering a diverse community to create and communicate knowledge . We look forward to the online 2021 Aquatic Sciences Meeting when Susanne will be officially honored.Unfortunately we won’t Read More …

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