Stalled for more than a year, the collaborative research effort known as the DUring Nearshore Event Experiment, or DUNEX, is set to continue its study of coastal processes, including during extreme storms, at locations on the Outer Banks this fall and winter.
A recent study is the first worldwide elevation model using satellite Light Detection and Ranging, or LiDAR, data to evaluate what parts of the world are most vulnerable to sea level rise.
Long before sharks became a fearsome focus for filmmakers and TV programmers, scientists with the UNC Institute of Marine Sciencea’ shark survey began what is now considered a rare archive of consistent, long-term research.
Instead of trekking on foot, a Duke University team used drones to count large seabird colonies on a small island chain off the Falkland Islands.
A new report from Duke University and NC State estimates economic losses associated with the decline of submerged aquatic vegetation in the Albemarle-Pamlico estuary could total $8.6 million in 10 years.
Dr. Rachel Noble’s lab at UNC-IMS is set to expand sampling of the state’s wastewater for signs of the virus that causes COVID-19.
Managing stormwater helps reduce the amount of pollution that ends up in the watershed, a recent study found.
A recent study suggests that students can encourage adults to be more concerned about marine debris and support policies to address the issue.
Lauren Olinger, a researcher at UNC Wilmington, has discovered that a certain type of sponge in the Caribbean absorbs organohalides, which include some pollutants.
Seagrasses, a foundation of coastal habitat, are in peril and restoration efforts have a two-thirds failure rate, but a multispecies approach could improve success.
A Duke University-led team studied 35 years of satellite images of the state’s Albemarle-Pamlico Peninsula.
Small policy changes can put in motion affordable and cleaner electricity generation options, according to a recent report on the North Carolina Power Sector.
A recent study found that a 20% shift from consumption of small plastic bottles to larger plastic bottles could decrease U.S. plastic waste by 10,000 tons a year.
A recent study shows a net loss of at least 5,686 acres of seagrass meadows between 2006 and 2013 in North Carolina’s Albemarle-Pamlico estuary.
The King Tides Project asks the public to use smartphone cameras and social media to document for science extreme water levels from tides, winds and storms.
The recently released U.S. Sea-Level Report Cards from William & Mary’s Virginia Institute of Marine Sciences show that not only are seas rising faster, the acceleration rate is increasing.