Nearly $3M awarded for URI research expedition to Arctic’s Northwest Passage

THE UNIVERSITY of Rhode Island’s School of Oceanography was awarded $2.99 million by the National Science Foundation to embark on a research expedition aboard the SSV Oliver Hazard Perry to Canada’s Arctic’s Northwest Passage to document environmental changes in that region. / COURTESY ONNE VAN DER WAL
THE UNIVERSITY of Rhode Island’s School of Oceanography was awarded $2.99 million by the National Science Foundation to embark on a research expedition aboard the SSV Oliver Hazard Perry to Canada’s Arctic’s Northwest Passage to document environmental changes in that region. / COURTESY ONNE VAN DER WAL
SOUTH KINGSTOWN – University of Rhode Island’s School of Oceanography was awarded $2.99 million by the National Science Foundation to embark on a research expedition next August aboard Newport-based SSV Oliver Hazard Perry to Canada’s Arctic’s Northwest Passage to document the changing environment in that region. The lead organization in the expedition will be URI’s…

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