OOMG Director Ruoying He and PhD Candidate Laura McGee were at sea 13 October – 2 November 2022, participating in R/V Atlantis‘s AT-50 research cruise. The research cruise left port in Pensacola, FL to conduct research on methane seeps along the west coast of Florida and U.S. East Coast for […]



The United States Geological Survey (USGS) has published a Geonarrative related to OOMG’s project Using a Coupled Numerical Modeling System to Investigate Flooding Impacts During Hurricane Florence (2018). OOMG researcher Dr. Joe Zambon worked with USGS investigator Dr. John Warner on modeling storm surge, compound flooding, and atmospheric and marine […]



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 […]