Research Staff

The Environmental Data Center is a group of geospatial analyst 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 grant

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

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

Greg Bonygne, MS, GISP
RI Geospatial Extension Specialist, 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

Mike Bradley, MS
Research Assoc. IV

Focus: Field applications, coastal habitat mapping, modeling and monitoring
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: 401-874-5406
Email: roland@edc.uri.edu