OOMG director Dr. Ruoying He will present a webinar on 24 May 2022 as part of SECOORA’s online seminar series. The presentation titled A High-resolution Ocean Reanalysis of the Northwest Atlantic in Support of the Climate Change Studies and Blue Economy will cover a 28-year (1993-2020), high-resolution (4 km) ocean […]

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The Ocean Observing and Modeling Group (OOMG) is proud to be part of the third phase of the Gulf Research Program’s  Understanding Gulf Ocean Systems (UGOS) program. Funded by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, this research continues investigations of Gulf of Mexico ocean dynamics, with a focus […]

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Collaborators in the NSF-funded project Collaborative Research: An Observational and Modeling Study of the Physical Processes Driving Exchanges Between the Shelf and the Deep Ocean At Cape Hatteras convened at Hunt Library on the NC State University campus, with some joining on line. We all look forward to the time […]

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Members of OOMG will present talks and posters at the 2022 Ocean Sciences Meeting, being held online only this year due to the ongoing COVID pandemic. OOMG presenters and their presentations: Dr. Ruoying He: A High-Resolution Ocean Reanalysis of the Northwest Atlantic in Support of the Blue Economy, oral presentation, […]



OOMG’s project “Using a Coupled Numerical Modeling System to Investigate Flooding Impacts During Hurricane Florence (2018)” was highlighted in the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)’s Newswave Fall 2021 issue. The goal of this project is to improve storm impact prediction through understanding of a historical hurricane landfall. The project focuses on […]

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The Kenan Institute for Engineering, Technology & Science (KIETS) at NC State University and the NC State Coastal Resilience and Sustainability Initiative have chosen Dr. Ruoying He and Ms. Amanda Mueller to lead the development of the KIETS Climate Leaders Program. Dr. He will be the Senior Faculty Fellow and Ms. Mueller […]

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The 2022 Ocean Sciences Meeting will feature a session on  Understanding and Predicting the Gulf of Mexico Ocean Dynamics. OOMG researchers joined other collaborators to suggest this session topic, and hope to see you there as an attendee or presenter. Meeting organizers will accept abstracts until 15 September 2021. Scientific Session […]

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OOMG Research Assistant Professor Dr. Joe Zambon provided expert insight to the potential usefulness of sail drones in hurricane data collection.  WTVD-TV Raleigh-Durham interviewed Joe at the beginning of the 2021 hurricane season, which will be the first season in which Saildrone, Inc. will send its guided, autonomous, unmanned robots […]

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The following are journal entries by Michael Gray, an undergraduate research assistant with the Ocean Observing and Modeling Group (OOMG). Michael was aboard the R/V Thompson as part of the Seep Animal Larval Transport (SALT) research project.  The cruise went from Woods Hole, MA to  Gulfport, MS from 25 May […]

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PBS North Carolina interviewed OOMG head Dr. Ruoying He for expert insight and analysis in Frank Graff’s March 1, 2021 article “New Study Shows the Gulf Stream Could Be Changing.” The article is one of many in recent days explaining to a popular audience the science in the scientific journal […]