Rhode Island Science and Technology Advisory Council (STAC)

Making Innovation Central to Rhode Island's Future Gina M. Raimondo, Governor

Alternative nitrogen management strategies and nitrous oxide emissions from coastal watersheds and marshes


  • Vinka Oyanedel-Craver, University of Rhode Island
  • Jose Amador, University of Rhode Island
  • Rebecca Brown, University of Rhode Island
  • James McCaughey, Narragansett Bay Commission
  • Caitlin Chaffee, Coastal Resource Management Council

About This Project

This project combines expertise in the biological sciences, engineering, and policy to measure nitrous oxide from a waste water treatment plant (Field's Point) and on-site wastewater treatment systems in the Narragansett Bay watershed to identify sources and evaluate alternative nitrogen management strategies, including removal and recovery methods, for coastal communities.

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RI Science & Technology Council
315 Iron Horse Way, Suite 101
Providence, RI 02908

Phone: (401) 278-9100
Fax: (401) 273-8270

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