Three Marine Affairs professors talk about hurricanes Irma, Jose and Maria
The Caribbean is still reeling from the repeat rounds of Category 5 hurricanes whipped through in the last few months. The last one, Maria, left much of Puerto Rico with smashed houses and almost no electricity. URI CELS has ongoing research in various parts of the Caribbean archipelago.
“Renewable Energy: Progress and Power in Rhode Island” is the theme of the annual energy lecture sponsored by the University of Rhode Island Cooperative Extension’s Energy Fellows Program and the URI Department of Environmental and Natural Resource Economics. The event will be held Wednesday, Nov. 1 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the URI Pharmacy […]
For Elise Torello, monitoring Potter Pond in South Kingstown, Rhode Island is a tradition. “I go out every two weeks in my kayak with my clipboard and cooler at 6:15 a.m.,” says Torello…[Read more]
One of the most exciting discoveries that paleontologists can make is finding the causal relationship between the extinction of ancient creatures…[Read more]
Carpenter bees are among the largest bees in the Northeast, and since they burrow into wood – including houses – they have a bad reputation. But University of Rhode Island junior Becky Gumbrewicz …[Read more]
Senior uses microscopic glass beads to track the path of storm water runoff—sediment and grime—that washes off roads and can damage the environment…[Read more]
Karen Hyun, director of water and coastal policy at the National Audubon Society, will discuss “Audubon’s Coast Strategy: …[Read more]