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The Coastal Resources Center (CRC) at the Graduate School of Oceanography, University of Rhode Island is dedicated to advancing coastal management worldwide. In addition to assisting in the development and implementation of coastal management programs in Rhode Island and the United States, the Center is active in countries throughout the world promoting the sustainable use of coastal resources for the benefit of all. Implementing coastal management projects in the field, building capacity through education and training, and sharing lessons learned and information throughout the coastal community are the foundation of CRC’s work.

CRC works both globally and locally on a broad range of issues affecting coastal and marine health. Learn more about what we do and the resources we offer:

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