One example of our research conducted at Narragansett is a collaboration with Martha’s Vineyard, MA to help prepare the communities for rising sea levels and increased storm frequency. EPA researchers are also testing options for creating “living shorelines”, which use plants, sand, and rock to provide natural shoreline protection to reduce coastal erosion.You may need Adobe Reader to view files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.
Narragansett, RI Lab--Office of Research and Development (PDF)(2 pp, 801 K,
EPA research activities in Narragansett, RI