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Scenes from the Watershed Hydrology Laboratory


Mailing Address
University of Rhode Island
Department of Natural Resources Science
102 Coastal Institute in Kingston
1 Greenhouse Road
Kingston, RI 02881
Fax: 401-874-4561

Current Lab Personnel:

Dr. Art Gold

Art Gold

Kelly Addy
Research Associate IV
Lab Manager of the WHL since 1998

Kelly Addy Lowder

Mason Garfield
Civil Engineering
Class of 2017


Nicole Stevens-Murphy
Chemical Engineering
class of 2017


Ian Armitstead
MESM Student


Josh Sargent
MESM Student



Past Laboratory Personnel

Dr. Q Kellogg
Research Associate IV

Molly Welsh
B.S., 2013
Sr. Honors project on "Exploring greenhouse gas emissions from beaver ponds in southern Rhode Island"

Currently working on her Master of Science at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She recently received a graduate research fellowship from the National Science Foundation.

photo of Molly Welsh

Julia Lazar
PhD, 2013
"Biogeochemical Hotspots in Fluvial Systems: Woody Debris and Beaver Ponds"

Currently working with Goodyear on climate change research

Julia Hyman

Alisa Morrison
PhD, 2013
"Sustaining Environmental Flows in Southern New England Rivers: Effects of Watreshed Factors and Land Use"

Currently working with US EPA on Low Impact Development (LID) practices

Alisa Morrison

Peg Pelletier
PhD, 2012
"Assessment of estuarine impairment in the Virginian province: Benthic indicators and watershed inclusion"

Currently working with US EPA on habitat effects.

photo of Peg


Our Research Partners

Dr. Peter Groffman
Microbial Ecologist
Institute of Ecosystem Studies
845-677-7600 Ext. 128 |

Peter Groffman

Dr. Mark Stolt
URI Dept. of Natural Resources Science


Mark Stolt

Dr. Peter August
Landscape Ecologist
URI Dept. of Natural Resources Science


Peter August

Chet Arnold
NEMO Co-Founder
CLEAR Co-Director
Univ. of Connecticut


photo of Chet Arnold