clips were filmed, directed, edited by Mary
Healey Jamiel, Assistant Professor at the
University of Rhode Island, serving jointly in Film Media and Communication Studies.
Dr. Candace Oviatt, Professor of Biological Oceanography, discusses the impact of climate change on Narragansett Bay biota. She has worked at the Graduate School of Oceanography (GSO) in many aspects of coastal ecology and is currently studying low oxygen events in Narragansett Bay with a large research team. Candace is also an Associate Director of the Coastal Institute and a member of the team leading the Integrated Graduate Education and Research Training (IGERT) NSF program for graduate students to facilitate communication between scientists and environmental managers. Candace has a cooperative program with Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management, Division of Water Resources to maintain a fixed and buoy site network to monitor Narragansett Bay for water quality during the summer months. For more information on her program see www.gso.uri.edu/merl/merl.html and at the GSO web site look for her faculty profile under Faculty.