Department of Natural Resources Science, University of Rhode Island
Data Center Description
The Natural Resources Science (NRS) Department was established in 1983 through the merger of the University?s Forest and Wildlife Management Department and the Soil Science Section of the Plant and Soil Science Department. Office and laboratory facilities are located in the Coastal Institute building on the Kingston Campus. NRS teaching and research are conducted at a wide variety of sites throughout the State, including several State and Federal wildlife management areas and refuges, as well as at the Kingston Wildlife Research Station, where avian migration is monitored during the fall.
The Department is home to URI?s Cooperative Extension programs in Natural Resources and Environmental Management. These include the Water Quality Program and the Renewable Resources Program and provide the citizens of Rhode Island with scientific information to better assess and manage their land and water resources.
The Department has first-rate computing resources, including high-speed Internet access in all Departmental facilities. We have state-of-the-art spatial analysis and graphics capabilities in the Environmental Data Center and in the Laboratory for Terrestrial Remote Sensing.