Research Staff

The Environmental Data Center is a group of professional research staff, as well as both graduate and undergraduate student research assistants. ¬†All research associate positions are considered “soft money,” funded by contracts for professional services and competitively awarded grants.

Charles LaBash, MS, GISP
Director EDC, Research Assoc. IV

Focus: GIS, Remote Sensing & GPS Technologies
Office: 028 Coastal Institute Kingston
Phone: 401-874-2198
Email: labash@uri.edu


Greg Bonynge, MS, GISP
RI Geospatial Extension Special, Research Assoc. IV

Focus: Geospatial Data Mgt, & Application Development
Office: 028 Coastal Institute Kingston
Phone: 401-874-2180
Email: greg@edc.uri.edu

Chris Damon, MS, GISP
Research Assoc. IV

Focus: International Applications Specialist
Office: 022 Coastal Institute Kingston
Phone: 401-874-2930
Email: cdamon@edc.uri.edu

Aimee Mandeville, MS, GISP
Research Assoc. IV

Focus: Geospatial Training and Online Application Development Specialist
Office: 022 Coastal Institute Kingston
Phone: 401-874-2930
Email: amandevi@edc.uri.edu

Peter V. August, Ph.D
Professor Emeritus Landscape Ecology

Focus: Landscape Ecology, GIS
Office: 025 Coastal Institute Kingston
Phone: 401-874-5054
Email: Pete@edc.uri.edu

Mike Bradley, MS, GISP
Research Assoc. IV

Focus: NPS Applications, Eelgrass & Subaqueous Soil Mapping
Office: 025 Coastal Institute Kingston
Phone: 401-874-5054
Email: Mike@edc.uri.edu

Roland Duhaime, MS, GISP
Northeast Region NPS Field Technical Support Center Coordinator, Research Associate IV

Focus: GIS, Python, web technology & 3D data
Office: 028 Coastal Institute Kingston
Phone: 401-874-5054
Email: roland@edc.uri.edu