KINGSTON, R.I. – July 16, 2014 – A University of Rhode Island researcher analyzed Internet search trends and weather patterns and has concluded that people across the United States seek information about climate change when they experience unusual or severe weather events in their area. But findings differed based on political ideology and education levels.(…)
CELS Natural Resource Economist shows that wind turbines in R.I. have little effect on property values
story by: Todd McLeish A study conducted by a University of Rhode Island economist has concluded that the planning, construction and operation of wind turbines in Rhode Island does not depress nearby property values. Corey Lang, URI assistant professor of natural resource economics, analyzed the sale prices of 48,000 homes in Rhode Island over the last(…)
We are delighted to welcome Dr. Todd Guilfoos, who will be joining the ENRE faculty from Fall 2013. His current research focuses on groundwater economics and uses Agent-based Modeling methods to construct aquifers and groundwater flows to evaluate the effectiveness of various groundwater management policies.. He is interested in many different topics within economics such(…)
KINGSTON, R.I. – August 9, 2013 – Researchers from the University of Rhode Island are creating a network of high-tech sensors that they hope will better protect and preserve the Ocean State’s watersheds. “Rhode Island is already facing drought, and we’re already facing increased storm activity. This project aims to accelerate society’s response to these(…)
We are very proud to announce that our very own Professor Emi Uchida wins the 2013 College of the Environment and Life Sciences’ Research Scientist Excellence Award! Congratulations! Well deserved!
R.I. Ag Day Offers Good News, Big Numbers Monday, April 30, 2012 at 4:59PM ecoRI News By DAVE FISHER/ecoRI News staff PROVIDENCE — “Every day is agriculture day in Rhode Island” is how state Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit kicked off the annual event April 26 at the Statehouse. But Agriculture Day 2012(…)
Economic impact of climate change on aquaculture: ENRE major Mallory Frank coauthors with ENRE graduate student and faculty!
ENRE undergraduate major Mallory Frank coauthors with Kyle Montanio (Ph.D. Candidate, ENRE) and Tom Sproul (Assistant Professor) on what climate change risks mean to aquaculture farmers in RI. http://www.nbep.org/admin/NBJ/NBJ26/Eonomic-Impacts-Aquaculture.pdf
Our graduate student Pratheesh Omana Sudhakaran has been selected for Honorary mention of 2010 IAAEM MS Thesis award for his masters thesis “Improved Inventory Techiques in Commercial Catfish ponds” done at University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.
Kingston, Oct.5, 2012 – Eight years ago, Mark Scialla was a 10th grade dropout hanging out with drug dealers and other teenagers whose idea of a good time was drinking on school nights. Now he’s an aspiring foreign correspondent, thanks to an internship last summer in Washington with Al Jazeera, the international news network that(…)
Our staff Judy Palmer wins the 2012 College of the Environment and Life Sciences’ Staff Excellence Award! Congratulations!