Peter August

Peter August is a Professor Emeritus of the URI College of the Environment and Life Sciences, Dr. August’s research and outreach focuses on using Geographic Information System (GIS) technology on the analysis and conservation of natural resources in coastal environments. He is particularly interested in using GIS to model and map lands most important for conservation. The first CI Director, he now leads the Climate Response Demonstration Site at Napatree Point in Watch Hill, RI, an effort focused on stewardship of a natural area ecosystem and the application of science-informed outreach for preservation of such sites. He has also served the CI as a voluntary member of the CI advisory group.