URI GSO scientists are creating a series of computer models of the food web of Narragansett Bay to predict how fish abundance will change as water temperatures rise, nutrient inputs vary, and fishing pressure fluctuates.Continue reading "URI scientists create model to simulate changing food web in Narragansett Bay"
Journalist Ian Urbina will share many of his stories of lawlessness at sea at this year’s Charles and Marie Fish Lecture, hosted by the URI Graduate School of Oceanography.Continue reading "Fish Lecture 2020: Ian Urbina and The Outlaw Ocean"
GSO Graduate Shannon McCarthy talks about her work at GSO and her job as a NOAA fisheries observer.Continue reading "GSO Profiles-GSO Graduate Shannon G. McCarthy"
A conversation with Dr. George V. Lauder, the 2019 Graduate School of Oceanography Fish Lecture featured speaker who studies the ways in which fish swim.Continue reading "Learning from fish to spark innovation in ocean exploration"
URI’s Coastal Resources Center is leading a statewide initiative to document Rhode Islan’s robust “Blue Economy’’ – the vast array of businesses, industries and institutions tied to the state’s waters.Continue reading "URI’s Coastal Resources Center leads major statewide initiative on Rhode Island’s ‘blue economy’"
Bottom trawl fishing occurs on just 14 percent of the seafloor along continental shelves and slopes according to a new global analysis resulting from research by nearly five dozen scientists including GSO professor Jeremy Collie.Continue reading "New analysis reveals ocean trawling’s global footprint smaller than earlier estimates"
URI’s Graduate School of Oceanography hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony on September 27 in Narragansett for the Greenfins Aquaculture Facility.Continue reading "University of Rhode Island opens tuna research facility"
NOAA Sea Grant and the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) announced that Joe Langan, a student at URI’s Graduate School of Oceanography, was selected as one of seven 2018 NMFS-Sea Grant Joint Fellowship recipients.Continue reading "GSO Student Receives NMFS-Sea Grant Joint Fellowship"
Single largest grant in URI history Posted on April 23, 2018 at URI Today NARRAGANSETT, R.I., — April 23, 2018—The Philippines is one of the largest fish producing nations in the world, employing millions and feeding the planet. Yet the industry is in peril, largely due to destructive fishing practices, typhoons and coastal degradation. The […]Continue reading "URI leads new coastal fisheries program in the Philippines with $25 million federal grant"
Providence Business News – URI Coastal Resources Center’s Elin Torell to lead new program. Other news outlets that ran the Associated Press story today include: The Messenger The Courier Ravalli Republic Paradise Post Argus-Press Auburn Citizen Santa Maria Times Sun Cities Independent Beckley Register Herald Cache Valley Daily Lancaster Farming Rapid City Journal Decatur Daily Valdosta […]Continue reading "URI Philippine fisheries project receives $25M grant, largest in school’s history"