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Nixon Lecture 2016

Fourth Annual Scott Nixon Lecture

Getting Rid of Hypoxia in a Warming World Daniel Conley Professor of Biogeochemistry Lund University, Sweden A number of synthesis efforts have documented the world-wide increase in hypoxia across the land-ocean continuum driven by nutrient inputs and warming. The Baltic Sea provides an interesting case study to examine changes in oxygen dynamics because of the […]

Harrington Forum Lecture Series

Dr. Robert Cox After Paris: The Communication Challenges of “well below 2ºC” of Climate Warming Presented by the Harrington School of Communication and Media The historic Paris Agreement of December 12, 2015 committed 195 nations in the coming decades to hold the increase in global average temperature “to well below 2ºC above pre-industrial levels” and, […]

The Nature Conservancy Global Marine Initiative University of Rhode Island Student Research Award Program 2016

The Nature Conservancy at the University of Rhode Island announces a small grants program to support scholarly research by graduate students in collaboration with URI faculty sponsors in ocean and estuarine science and policy.  Applicants may request two years of funding (a maximum of $12,000 per year); however, approval for a second year is contingent […]

Announcing the Class of 2017 Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship

Rhode Island Sea Grant College Program We invite qualified individuals to submit applications to the Rhode Island Sea Grant College Program for the Dean John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship. Approximately thirty individuals are selected nationally for this prestigious Fellowship to spend a year in Washington, D.C., working in Congress or the Executive Branch on […]

Position Available – Specialist, Coastal Institute

Position Available – Specialist, Coastal Institute

The University of Rhode Island. Specialist, Coastal Institute. Coordinate the administration and management of outreach programs and grant research initiatives of the University of Rhode Island’s Coastal Institute. Responsible for leading a cohesive communication effort that integrates social media into these programs and for developing systems to streamline and manage the program’s fiscal and administrative […]

RI Natural History Survey Forum on Ecological Restoration

RI Natural History Survey Forum on Ecological Restoration

Tuesday, April 14, 7 p.m. (dessert and fellowship from 6 p.m.) Weaver Auditorium, Coastal Institute Kingston An open discussion featuring: Richard Enser, RIDEM natural heritage biologist (retired) Dr. Laura Meyerson, restoration ecologist at URI, Dept. of Nat. Resources Sci. Moderator: David Gregg, Executive Director, RINHS PROGRAM BEGINS WITH RINHS 2015 ANNUAL MEETING; Brief summary of […]

Mount Rushmore Ethnographic Overview and Assessment, Letter of Research Interest (LOI).

Mount Rushmore Ethnographic Overview and Assessment, Letter of Research Interest (LOI).

The NPS Midwest Region Cultural Anthropology program seeks a partner that will be tasked with completing an ethnographic study that will document the historic relationship and contemporary values and beliefs the identified groups have with Mount Rushmore National Memorial. The deadline for responding to this letter of interest is Monday, April 20, 2015. Click here […]

CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER – “Small Fisheries Management in Indonesia”

CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER – “Small Fisheries Management in Indonesia”

Lecture by Dr. Luky Adrianto Wednesday, March 4 @ 4pm (reception to follow) Weaver Auditorium, Coastal Institute Kingston

CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER – “Ecosystem Restoration in Indonesia”

CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER – “Ecosystem Restoration in Indonesia”

Lecture by Dr. Luky Adrianto, Thursday, March 5 @ 7pm (reception beforehand), Doody Auditorium, Swan Hall

Land and Water Conservation Summit

Land and Water Conservation Summit

Saturday, March 14, URI Memorial Union (registration required)

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