The first of this three event series will feature a Researcher from the University of Rhode Island’s Graduate School of Oceanography (GSO), Heather Stoffel. Working out of GSO’s Marine Ecosystems Research Laboratory, Heather’s main focus is hypoxia and eutrophication issues within Narragansett Bay and the Northeast region. Heather’s talk will discuss the status and trends of water quality issues related to oxygen levels needed to support aquatic health within Narragansett Bay. Covering environmental and management changes over the past decade to address water
quality issues within Narragansett Bay, she will touch upon her SNEP funded research addressing changes within Mt. Hope Bay.