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NPS Explores Next-Generation Acoustic Detection
A team of Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) researchers is partnering with local research institutions to explore some of the latest technology in acoustics sensors, investigating a challenge the Navy h... Read More

NPS Researchers Play Leading Roles in Massive Arctic Study
The largest Central Arctic expedition in human history – the Multidisciplinary drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate (MOSAiC) – is scheduled to depart Norway on September 19 with two NP... Read More

Research in Review – A Legacy Under the Ice
For more than 20 years, the Naval Postgraduate School’s home-grown, innovative Autonomous Ocean Flux Buoy has braved some of the Earth’s harshest environments in support of student research and scient... Read More

New Climate Model to Be Built from the Ground Up
Facing the certainty of a changing climate coupled with the uncertainty that remains in predictions of how it will change, scientists and engineers from across the country are teaming up to build a ne... Read More

NPS Team Completes Remote Arctic Research Expedition
Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) scientists and students just returned from the heart of the desolate Arctic on an expedition which will deepen our understanding of a rapidly retreating northern ice pa... Read More

Landmark Study Reveals Antarctic Glacier's Long History of Retreat
A major study, released in late November in the journal “Nature,” reveals the history of retreat of the massive Pine Island Glacier (PIG) in western Antarctica, widely considered one of the largest co... Read More

NPS Researchers Studying Effects of Climate Change on Arctic Ocean Acoustics
Researchers from the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) and The University of California’s Scripps Institution of Oceanography are collaborating to understand the effects of climate change on Arctic ocea... Read More

NPS Students, Faculty Participate in Navy’s Latest Arctic Exercise
An interdisciplinary team of faculty and students from the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) is taking advantage of the Navy’s large-scale exercise in the Arctic circle, teaming up with members of Subma... Read More

NPS Faculty Battle Extreme Environments to Further AUV Research
Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Research Associate Professor Douglas Horner and Research Assistant Professor Noel Du Toit recently returned from remote Pavilion Lake, British Columbia where they inves... Read More

Fall Quarter Graduate’s Research Recognized by Navy Oceanographer
Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) student Lt. Cmdr. Kathryn “Kate” Hermsdorfer, graduating this Fall Quarter in the university’s Meteorology and Physical Oceanography curricula (METOC), was recently rec... Read More

Curriculum Reviews Ensure NPS Degrees Remain Current with the Fleet
A critical necessity with the Naval Postgraduate School’s fleet-driven degree programs is relevancy to the Navy’s current issues and needs. But in a constantly evolving security environment, staying o... Read More

NPS Special Report: Supporting the COCOMs – U.S. Southern Command
Throughout the U.S. Southern Command’s organization, a network of partnerships with the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) in Monterey, Calif. on several high-visibility initiatives continues to have a d... Read More

Monterey Academy of Oceanographic Science Students Explore NPS Labs, Facilities
The Naval Postgraduate School hosted a group of high school students from the Monterey Academy of Oceanographic Science (MAOS) for an afternoon of activities and demonstrations to encourage pursuit of... Read More

NPS Alumnus Tapped to Lead Advanced Power Systems Center at FSU
Retired Navy captain and NPS alumnus Dr. Roger McGinnis, Sr., has recently been appointed director of Florida State University’s Center for Advanced Power Systems (CAPS). McGinnis has led an impressiv... Read More

Remote Antarctic Research Details Ice Melt Below Massive Glacier
An international team of scientists and glaciologists are reaping the data-rich rewards of an exhaustive expedition to the Western Antarctic Ice Shelf’s (WAIS) Pine Island Glacier, where landmark meas... Read More

NPS Team Sees Success in Research on Pine Island Glacier
For most, setting foot on a desolate Antarctic glacier would be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. And with its bone-chilling winds and uncomfortably low temperatures, once in a lifetime might be just ... Read More

NPS Alumnus Applies Education, Navy Career in Leading NOAA Operations
When NPS alumnus and current Deputy Under Secretary for Operations at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Dr. David Titley, likens the structure of his organization to that of ... Read More

Mathematics Faculty, Researchers Develop Candidate Model for Multi-Agency Weather Prediction
With a fleet constantly on the move, and a commitment to securing the world’s waterways, it’s no wonder the U.S. Navy relies on highly-accurate weather prediction models to operate safely and efficien... Read More

NRC Postdoctoral Program a Win-Win for Campus, Researchers
Research has long been a cornerstone of the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) mission – it is a simple, straightforward requirement at any graduate level university. At NPS, students and faculty from ac... Read More

Longtime Oceanography Professor Named New Dean of Research
NPS Oceanography Department Professor and Chair, Dr. Jeffrey Paduan, has been selected to serve as the new Vice President and Dean of Research, effective July 2. Paduan will be taking over for the cur... Read More

University Faculty Develop Custom Research Tools for Antarctic Expedition
A team of NPS oceanographers is braving six weeks of frigid temperatures and gusty winds in Antarctica for the research opportunity of a lifetime. NPS Research Professor of Oceanography Tim Stanton, ... Read More

NPS Oceanography Faculty and Students Maintain, Utilize World’s Largest Coastal Radar Network
Up and down the coast, a network of transmitters and receivers that is the largest-of-its-kind in the world dot the beaches of California, silently reflecting high-frequency radio waves off of the sur... Read More

NPS Students Travel to the Arctic for ICEX 2011
Part of the Navy’s maritime domain includes the frigid and desolate frozen Arctic Ocean north of the Alaskan Coast, where swiftly melting ice has researchers at NPS looking to fully understand the cau... Read More

Littoral Capstone Field Project Uses Unmanned Systems to Map Tidal Inlet Flows
As future Navy SEALs swim silently toward shore, they will be armed with validated 3D maps of the tides, waves and currents between their location and the target thanks to cutting-edge research by a N... Read More

NPS Tornado Chasers Use Advanced Radar to Improve Forecasting
Research Associate Professor Bob Bluth and Radar/EW Lab Director Paul Buczynski are true tornado chasers, spending the last week in Oklahoma with NPS’ Mobile Phased Array Radar truck to track and reco... Read More

Three NPS Faculty Win Prestigious DURIP Awards
Three Naval Postgraduate School faculty members have been selected to receive prestigious Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) Awards for fiscal year 2010: Mechanical and Aerosp... Read More

NPS Doctoral Student Receives Prestigious National Fellowship
Naval Postgraduate School Oceanography doctoral student Jenna Brown has been selected by the Office of Naval Research to receive the highly competitive National Defense Science and Engineering Graduat... Read More

Littoral Research Revolutionizes Understanding of Rip Currents
In surf zones near the Naval Postgraduate School and around the world, NPS Oceanography Assistant Professor Jamie MacMahan is quietly revolutionizing the understanding of rip currents, turning them fr... Read More

Oceanography Professor Participates in Latest Oxford Round Table
Professor Mary Batteen of the Department of Oceanography recently participated in the latest session of the Oxford Round Table, a prestigious, invitation only event to promote various issues of educat... Read More

Apollo 11 Hero Regales Space Systems Students, Faculty
Neil Armstrong’s ‘giant leap for mankind’ would have turned into tragedy had it not been for the fast thinking and courageous action of a Naval Postgraduate School distinguished alumnus, retired Navy ... Read More

Students Find Arctic on Thin Ice
Some years the polar icecap looks like it's growing, others that it's shrinking. But one consistent trend over the past 12 years is that it's getting thinner, said Timothy Stanton, an oceanographer a... Read More

Golf Course Annex Gets High-Speed Boost
For such a cool, sunny day, not a single set of golf clubs gleamed on the greens at the Monterey Pines Golf Course. True, there may have been golfers aplenty at the clubhouse that day, but all were pr... Read More

CSRS Initiates Cross-Community Effort to Prevent Conflict in Arctic Region
To unite stakeholders who hold varied interests in the Arctic region, the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Center for Stabilization and Reconstruction Studies (CSRS) recently co-hosted a two-day confer... Read More