The escalating international concern about climate change puts the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography square in the middle of the discussion. Bruce Corliss was named dean of the school after an international search and was heralded as having just the right combination of an outstanding record in research and education in oceanography, as well as highly regarded management experience in academia. Corliss began as GSO’s dean in September 2012 and discusses what he’s discovered so far and his vision for the future.more
Just back from a monthlong expedition in the waters off Antarctica, the research is far from over for a team from the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography studying the tiny, shrimp-like sea animal called krill, the focus of the expedition.
From the family-owned Lilypad moored in Newport Harbor to six arrivals at Fox Point Marina in Providence this summer operated by Boston-based SleepAfloat, houseboats are among the newest entrants to the state’s hospitality industry.
KVH Industries Inc. posted a 34.9 percent year-over-year increase in sales in the second quarter of 2013 and saw profit more than triple over the second quarter of 2012, the company reported Wednesday.
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