As the facility marks its 50th anniversary, Rutgers Today takes a look back at its history and how it developed into a crucial research station in New Jersey.
Rutgers Marine Field Station stands at the heart of where climate change is happening the fastest in the world, providing a unique and crucial window into the future for researchers. A former U.S. Coast Guard station, the building located on the Mullica Hill Estuary in Tuckerton, New Jersey, was transformed into a research facility when it became part of Rutgers in 1972. Learn more about the field station and meet the researchers during an open house on Sept. 17.
Read more about RUMFS and see a trailer of the science video story, Life on the Edge, being produced for SEBS which explores the Rutgers Marine Field Station’s critical role in researching climate change.