Bay Informed: Drilling into the Past to Predict our Future

The history of the oceans is recorded in the rocks and sediments of the ocean basins and margins. These remnants...

Researchers Assess Community Support for Shellfish Aquaculture in Rhode Island

Over the past 20 years, the amount of submerged land used for aquaculture in Rhode Island has been growing steadily,...

Bay Informed: The Carbon Cycle and Climate

The Bay Informed Discussion Series is sponsored in part by Rhode Island Sea Grant in partnership with URI’s Graduate School...

Recreation and Climate in Coastal Salt Ponds

Rhode Island can expect to see some changes to its coastal recreation landscape and economy as temperatures rise rapidly with...

Aquaculture and Recreation in Coastal Salt Ponds

Resources managers seek to strike a balance between competing uses of Rhode Island's salt ponds. This research looks at people's attitudes towards aquaculture, current uses of the ponds, and what impacts climate change will have.

Current Drifters Don’t Match Belief N.Bay Flows Counterclockwise

In support on the Rhode Island Shellfish Management Plan (SMP), Rhode Island Sea Grant has dedicated its 2014-2016 research efforts in...

Taking Stock of Currents and Quahogs

RESEARCHERS SEEK BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF CLAM DISPERSAL IN NARRAGANSETT BAY by  ZoeGentes Over 39 million clams were harvested from Narragansett Bay in...

Rhode Island Nitrogen Cycle Differs in Bay and Sound

Rhode Island Sea Grant-funded researcher Jeremy Rich from Brown University is highlighted for his work revealing the lack of a...

The Economics of Climate Change

How much are we willing to pay to live on the coast? To any economist things are typically broken down...

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