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Lab returns from another successful NES-LTER cruise

Pierre, Sara, and Heather returned to GSO yesterday after another great LTER cruise. The trio preformed dilution experiments along a transect off the continental shelf as part of a long-term study of seasonal plankton dynamics. They experienced quite the range of conditions from freezing saltwater on the deck for the first couple of days to Read More …

Mary successfully and deftly defends her PhD

Dr. Mary Kane is the newest graduate of the Menden-Deuer lab after successfully defending her PhD about krill movement and ecology from field work in Antarctica. Congratulations, Mary, we can’t wait to see what you do next!

Mary and Jacob receive GSO Student Awards

Woo! Jacob and Mary were recently recognized for their dedication to research and excellence in graduate studies. Mary received the MacMillan award and Jacob received the McKenna award.

Annual NES-LTER meeting

Monday, team GSO LTER heads to the annual meeting at Woods Hole. We take stock of the last year of the NES-LTER and make plans for a bright future.

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GSO Open House

The SMD lab spent the day together Saturday introducing the local community to some of the research that happens at the URI Bay Campus.  Guests were invited to look through the microscope at the fascinating world of plankton. The weather was cold and rainy but the excitement kept people hopping!

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