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News and events
- RI homeowners already suffering due to sea-level rise, Sen. Whitehouse says - Some Rhode Island properties especially those along the coast, may be underwater within 30 years according to Rhode Island’s STORMTOOLS website, which is hosted by URI's Environmental Data Center.
- Parts of Barrington will be underwater by 2035, sea-level data shows - URI's Environmental Data Center manages an ArcGIS Server that is getting a lot of use as people concerned about climate impacts in Rhode Island explore STORMTOOLS. STORMTOOLS helps Rhode Islanders assess their risk from coastal inundation.
- Statewide search is on for one of RI’s rarest turtles - NRS graduate student, Chloe Johnson, is surveying the state to identify local populations of one of the rarest turtles in RI--the wood turtle--and the habitats they use.