Rhode Island Environmental Monitoring Collaborative


RIEMC is developing a new website to be launched in early 2018. When complete, it will be your one-stop for information on environmental monitoring efforts in Narragansett Bay and its watershed. Until then, please see RIEMC announcements below. Questions? Contact Nicole Rohr at nrohr@uri.edu>.

Thank you for joining us at our workshop: Toward Comprehensive Monitoring of Narragansett Bay

Thanks to all the attendees who joined us on October 19, for a great day of discussion on current monitoring efforts in Narragansett Bay, prioritizing gaps that need to be filled to achieve comprehensive monitoring, and identifying opportunities for new data collection or novel synthesis approaches.

We are currently developing the workshop proceedings. While this effort is underway, the agenda, presentations, and other materials provided to participants are available below.

  1. Agenda
  2. Status of RIEMC Coastal Monitoring Programs/Indicators — October 2017
  3. Data gaps/research needs as identified by the NBEP State of Narragansett Bay and its Watershed Technical Report
  4. EPA Report: Implementing the Biological Condition Gradient Frameowrk for Management of Estuaries and Coasts
  5. Workshop Presentations
  6. Short summaries of current monitoring efforts provided by workshop invitees

This workshop was sponsored by an Environmental Protection Agency Southeast New England Program Grant to the RI Department of Environmental Management with subaward to the Coastal Institute at URI, and it was hosted by the Coastal Institute at URI. The workshop also served as an official RIEMC meeting.

Workshop planning committee:

Nicole Rohr, Coastal Institute at URI and RI Environmental Monitoring Collaborative

Sue Kiernan, RI Department of Environmental Management

Tom Borden, Narragansett Bay Estuary Program

Amber Neville, Coastal Institute at URI

Judith Swift, Coastal Institute at URI

For questions, please contact Nicole Rohr at nrohr@uri.edu

Coastal Institute RI DEM US EPA RI EMC
Narragansett Bay Estuary Program
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