Construction starts on new research ship to be operated by URI-led consortium

May 9, 2019 | The University of Rhode Island

Construction officially began yesterday in Houma, Louisiana on the R/V Resolution, a new research ship bound for the University of Rhode Island that will support such scientific studies as the tracking of ocean currents, ocean-atmosphere interactions, climate-induced changes in the oceans, fish migration, seafloor surveys, conservation of marine mammals and the food-web dynamics in the deep ocean.

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