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LTER in the time of covid-19

Pierre and Victoria are traversing the northeast continental shelf on the 6th NES LTER cruise. This summer cruise looks a little different with a reduced science crew all aboard wearing face masks after being in isolation for two weeks prior to the cruise. Fair winds and following seas, friends!

To all our friends and colleagues out there. We are thinking of you in this challenging time. Now we must work hard to remind people of the benefits microbes bring humans and how especially marine microbes make Earth habitable. We are not at war with nature, just with one virus. We are also thinking of Read More …

A whirlwind Ocean Science meeting

Susanne, Pierre, and Heather spent the week in sunny San Diego at the Ocean Science Meeting . We return to Rhode Island invigorated by the community’s captivating science and exhausted from the continuous fun of connecting with science friends.

Dr. Mary Kane receives the prestigious Marie Currie post-doctoral fellowship

Congratulations to Mary! Mary will be starting a post-doctoral fellowship with Dr. Idan Tuval and Dr. Marco Polin at the Mediterranean Institute for Advanced Studies in Mallorca, Spain this summer. She will be studying the interactions between parasitoids and HAB dinoflagellates at both the population and individual levels in order to determine if parasitoids could Read More …

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Wintry cruising, third year of NES-LTER

Pierre, Victoria and Jacob are at sea, traversing the Northeast Continental shelf for the third year of the winter LTER . Fair seas, team! Hopefully these red-sky mornings do not bring high seas.

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