Category Archives: EDC News

RI Attorney General $4.1 million in grants from Volkswagen Settlement

On December 28, 2018, Posted by , In EDC News, With Comments Off on RI Attorney General $4.1 million in grants from Volkswagen Settlement

As a result of a previously announced settlement with Volkswagen for violating Rhode Island state laws prohibiting the sale and leasing of diesel vehicles equipped with illegal and undisclosed emissions control defeat device software, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced $4.1 million in funding for a variety of environmentally beneficial…

Submerged Aquatic Vegetation Mapping

On October 30, 2017, Posted by , In EDC News, By , With Comments Off on Submerged Aquatic Vegetation Mapping

Mike Bradley and Scott Rasmussen are collecting eelgrass distributions in Long Island Sound.  Check out their video!

2017 ESRI: Honorable Mention

On August 18, 2017, Posted by , In EDC News, With Comments Off on 2017 ESRI: Honorable Mention

2017 Esri Storytelling with Maps Contest Honorable mention: Science, Technology and Education Using UAVs to Aid Policy and Decision-Making in Western Ghana Learn about how UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) are revolutionizing policy-making for the Ghana Sustainable Fisheries project. UAVs assess flooding and erosion using LIDAR, remotely sense mangrove forests, and…

Poster Presented at 2016 ESRI UC Map Gallery

On September 26, 2016, Posted by , In EDC News, By , , With Comments Off on Poster Presented at 2016 ESRI UC Map Gallery

Staff from the URI EDC presented a poster highlighting their work on a National Park Service (NPS) project at the 2016 ESRI User Conference in San Diego, California. The map gallery at the ESRI UC is a showcase of maps and mapping products from around the world. 2016 winners of the…

30 Years of GIS

On March 31, 2016, Posted by , In EDC News, With No Comments

30th anniversary of URI’s Environmental Data Center proves ‘place matters’

Peter August Honored by URI Foundation

On February 12, 2014, Posted by , In EDC News, With No Comments

The Environmental Data Center’s own Peter August was recently awarded with the URI Foundation’s 2013 Scholarly Excellence Award.  More information is available in this URI College of the Environment and Life Sciences news article.  Congratulations!