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. Peter Paton, Professor of Natural Resources Science, discusses impacts of climate on biodiversity, with a focus on migratory shorebird use of critical stopover habitat. Dr. Paton's research focuses on the conservation of vertebrate populations, with an emphasis on birds and amphibians. He is particularly interested in the impact of urbanization on vertebrates in New England. To learn more about his current research, go to http://nrs.uri.edu/people/faculty/paton.html.