University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography

Introduction

GSO Campus — Aerial View

Advancing our knowledge of the world's ocean

Major advances in knowledge of the oceans arise from GSO research, education, and public service. These advances result from strong investigator-driven research and a uniquely dynamic and integrative curriculum.

Mission

As one of the nation’s premier academic oceanographic institutions, the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography (GSO) educates marine scientists, students, policymakers, business leaders and citizens and helps develop the knowledge and skills necessary to address present and future marine challenges. This mission is accomplished through an integrated program of research, education and public outreach. Field and ship-based observations, including time-series studies coupled with laboratory work and modeling, provide a comprehensive approach to studying coastal and blue water oceans throughout the world.

Vision

The University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography strives to conduct fundamental and applied research to understand the changing ocean planet. Major advances in knowledge of the oceans will arise from GSO research, education and public service. These advances will result from strong investigator-driven research and a uniquely dynamic and integrative educational curriculum.

Mission Control at Inner Space Center

Locations

Narragansett

Address
South Ferry Road,215
02882 Narragansett, Rhode Island, USA