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5th Annual Scott W. Nixon Lecture: A 21st century look at the global ocean conveyor belt

Date:  Thursday, April 13th at 3:30 PM-5:00PM Location:  Coastal Institute Auditorium, URI Narragansett Bay Campus Reception to follow at 5:00PM in Studio Blue. Guest Speaker Dr. Susan Lozier
Ronie-Richele Garcia-Johnson Professor, Earth and Ocean Sciences Nicholas School of the Environment Duke University You may watch a live webcast of the lecture at:  https://www.youtube.com/user/CoastURI For further information […]

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Book Discussion: Rhode Island’s Shellfish Heritage: an Ecological History

Join the author Sarah Schumann and Warwick Quahogger John Harvey for a discussion of Rhode Island’s Shellfish Heritage: an Ecological History February 8 7 p.m. Warwick Public Library 600 Sandy Lane Warwick, RI Through historical accounts and contemporary interviews, Sarah Schumann offers a glimpse into shellfisheries of years past through today. She brings to light the […]

The Nature Conservancy Global Marine Initiative  University of Rhode Island  Student Research Award Program 2017

The Nature Conservancy Global Marine Initiative University of Rhode Island Student Research Award Program 2017

The Nature Conservancy (TNC) and the University of Rhode Island (URI) 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 […]

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Upcoming lecture

Illustrating Science with David Macaulay October 27th 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Talk followed by reception in Studio Blue of the Coastal Institute Building with light refreshments and book signing. Talk will be held at Narragansett Bay Campus, Corless Auditorium Directions:  http://www.gso.uri.edu/about/visitor-information/ RSVP Required:  https://form.jotform.com/coastalinstitute/david-macaulay-talk-rsvp Illustrator and author David Macaulay will speak at the Coastal Institute […]

Woven in Time: The Narragansett Salt Pond Preserve

Woven in Time: The Narragansett Salt Pond Preserve

Join Us for a Special Screening Woven in Time: The Narragansett Salt Pond Preserve Followed by discussion with filmmaker Marc Leavitt Thursday, May 26th 5:30pm-7:00pm fruit & cookies served prior to screening URI Graduate School of Oceanography, Bay Campus Coastal Institute Auditorium Woven in Time: The Narragansett Salt Pond Preserve is a 57-minute documentary film about a […]

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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 […]

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