Welcome to the online
version of 41°N, a publication of Rhode Island Sea Grant and the University of Rhode Island Coastal Institute. 41°N is Rhode Island's Ocean and Coastal magazine, and examines topics such as climate change, marine commerce and recreation, ecology and habitats, ocean planning, history, and more.
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Volume 7, Issue 2: This issue features pieces on shellfishing and coastal erosion, as well as articles on cooking local seafood, how climate change impacts septic systems in vulnerable coastal areas, and how fish ladders are restoring river ecosystems in Rhode Island.
Volume 7, Issue 1: This issue looks at the science and outreach efforts at the heart of ocean planning in Rhode Island and around the world.
Volume 6, Issue 2: This issue focuses on seafood, and includes perspectives from industry, scientists, and chefs, as well as author interviews and recipes.
Volume 6, Issue 1: This special anniversary issue celebrates 50 years of the URI Graduate School of Oceanography and 40 years of Rhode Island Sea Grant. It includes an essay, "Beaches," by Ann Hood.
Volume 5, Issue 2: This issue examines the codfish as a symbol of that which we take for granted at our own peril.
Volume 5, Issue 1: This issue focuses on global climate change.
Volume 4, Issue 2: This issue examines aquaculture in the Ocean State. Special Section: The Rhode Island Aquaculture Initiative.
Volume 4, Issue 1: This issue features Narragansett Bay mapping efforts. Special Section: The MapCoast Partnership.
Volume 3, Issue 2: Working waterfronts, greenways, water quality, and hurricane threats have special meaning for urban coasts.
Volume 3, Issue 1: This issue looks at Narragansett Bay monitoring efforts. Special Section: The Bay Window Program.
2, Issue 2: This issue features a look at the challenges facing
2, Issue 1: This issue explores Rhode Island's biotechnology future
and exciting initiatives taking place at URI.
1, Issue 3: This issue looks at wastewater management to improve
water quality, vessel safety, fisheries, and aquaculture ... and a look
back at the discovery of the earliest settlement in southern New England.
1, Issue 2: This issue addresses land-use planning and development,
recreational fishing, and eelgrass restoration.
1, Issue 1: This issue deals with resource use and scarcity, along
with restoration efforts.
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Sea Grant, URI Bay Campus, Narragansett, RI 02882, or email 41N@gso.uri.edu.