Publications from the Department of Marine Affairs faculty at the University of Rhode Island.

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Submissions from 2019

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The Leadership Void for Climate Adaptation Planning: Case Study of the Port of Providence (Rhode Island, United States), Austin Becker and Eric Kretsch

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Institutional and Conceptual Barriers to Climate Change Adaptation for Coastal Cultural Heritage, Alanna Casey and Austin Becker

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Interpreting the law of the sea ‘regime of islands’: An opportunity for productive US leadership, Elizabeth Mendenhall

Submissions from 2018

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Oceans of Plastic: A Research Agenda to Propel Policy Development, Elizabeth Mendenhall

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Treating Outer Space Like a Place: A Case for Rejecting Other Domain Analogies, Elizabeth Mendenhall

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Climate change impacts on critical international transportation assets of Caribbean Small Island Developing States (SIDS): the case of Jamaica and Saint Lucia, Isavela N. Monioudi, Regina Asariotis, Austin Becker, Cassandra Bhat, Danielle Dowding-Gooden, Miguel Esteban, Luc Feyen, Lorenzo Mentaschi, Antigoni Nikolaou, Leonard Nurse, Willard Phillips, David A-Y Smith, Mizushi Satoh, Ulric O'Donnell Trotz, Adonis F. Velegrakis, Evangelos Voukouvalas, Michalis I. Vousdoukas, and Robert Witkop

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Selling Anthropocene space: situated adventures in sustainable tourism, Amelia Moore

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Port Decision Maker Perceptions on the Effectiveness of Climate Adaptation Actions, Adolf K.Y. Ng, Huiying Zhang, Mawuli Afenyo, Austin Becker, Stephen Cahoon, Shu-ling Chen, Miguel Esteban, Claudio Ferrari, Yui-yip Lau, Paul Tae-Woo Lee, Jason Monios, Alessio Tei, Zaili Yang, and Michele Acciaro

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The Social Dynamics of Turbine Tourism and Recreation: Introducing a mixed-method approach to the study of the First U.S. Offshore Wind Farm, Hollie Smith, Tiffany Smythe, Amelia Moore, David Bidwell, and Jennifter McCann

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Real-Time Chronological Hazard Impact Modeling, Peter Stempel, Isaac Ginis, David S. Ullman, Austin Becker, and Robert Witkop

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Perceptions of Commercial and Recreational Fishers on the Potential Ecological Impacts of the Block Island Wind Farm (US), Talya S. ten Brink and Tracey Dalton

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Feeding island dreams: exploring the relationship between food security and agritourism in the Caribbean, Adelle Thomas, Amelia Moore, and Michael Edwards

Submissions from 2017

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Using Boundary Objects to Stimulate Transformational Thinking: Storm Resilience for the Port of Providence, Rhode Island (USA), Austin Becker

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Cost and Materials Required to Retrofit US Seaports in Response to Sea Level Rise: A Thought Exercise for Climate Response, Austin Becker, Ariel Hippe, and Elizabeth L. Mclean

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Implications of climate change for shipping: Ports and supply chains, Austin Becker, Adolf K. Y. Ng, Darryn McEvoy, and Jane Mullett

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How to Carry Out Bathymetric and Elevation Surveys on a Tight Budget: Basic Surveying Techniques for Sustainabilty Scientists, Miguel Esteban, Hiroshi Takagi, Takahito Mikami, Lama Bahbouh, Austin Becker, Leonard Nurse, Tomoya Shibayama, and Mohammad Nagdee

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Seaport Climate Vulnerability Assessment at the Multi-Port Scale: A Review of Approaches, R. Duncan McIntosh and Austin Becker

Submissions from 2016

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A Method to Estimate Climate-Critical Construction Materials Applied to Seaport Protection, Austin Becker, Nathan Chase, Martin Fischer, Ben Schwegler, and Keith Mosher

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The Effects of Information on Public Attitudes Toward Renewable Energy, David Bidwell

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Anthropocene Anthropology: Reconceptualizing Contemporary Global Change, Amelia Moore

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Missing the tide? Workplace cultural differences as a barrier to seafarer mobility in the U.S. workboat and sail training sectors, Eric Romelczyk and Austin Becker

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A major increase in winter snowfall during the middle Holocene on western Greenland caused by reduced sea ice in Baffin Bay and the Labrador Sea, Elizabeth K. Thomas, Jason P. Briner, John J. Ryan-Henry, and Yongsong Huang

Submissions from 2015

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Stakeholder Perceptions of Seaport Resilience Strategies: A Case Study of Gulfport (Mississippi) and Providence (Rhode Island), Austin Becker and Margaret R. Caldwell

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Islands of Difference: Design, Urbanism, and Sustainable Tourism in the Anthropocene Caribbean, Amelia Moore

Submissions from 2014

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Toward Seaport Resilience for Climate Change Adaptation: Stakeholder Perceptions of Hurricane Impacts in Gulfport (MS) and Providence (RI), Austin Becker, Pam Matson, Martin Fischer, and Mike Mastrandrea

Submissions from 2013

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A Note on Climate Change Adaptation for Seaports: A Challenge for Global Ports, a Challenge for Global Society, Austin Becker, Michele Acciaro, Regina Asariotis, Edgard Cabrera, Laurence Cretegny, Philippe Crist, Miguel Esteban, Andrew Mather, Steve Messner, Susumu Naruse, Adolf K. Y. Ng, Stefan Rahmstorf, Michael Savonis, Dong-Wook Song, Vladimir Stenek, and Adonis F. Velegrakis

Submissions from 2012

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Climate Change Impacts on International Seaports: Knowledge, Perceptions, and Planning Efforts Among Port Administrators, Austin Becker, Satoshi Inoue, Martin Fischer, and Ben Schwegler

Submissions from 2010

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Marine reserves as linked social–ecological systems, Richard Pollnac, Patrick Christie, Joshua E. Cinner, Tracey Dalton, Tim M. Daw, Graham E. Forrester, Nicholas A. J. Graham, and Timothy R. McClanahan