Marine geologist Dr. Stan Riggs, who recently received the North Carolina Award, the state’s highest civilian honor, writes that society must adopt a more humble approach to live with changing coastal dynamics.
Students at the UNC Institute for the Environment’s Outer Banks Field Site, who have been studying changes in vegetation in the Buxton Woods Reserve over the last 34 years, are set to present their research methods and findings Dec. 5 at the Dare County Fessenden Center Annex.
Vesta North Carolina has applied for permits to place about 20,000 cubic yards of ground olivine 1,500 feet from the Outer Banks town’s shoreline.
The recently published study using 10 years of data finds no significant difference in fish communities before and after storms, but habitat integrity may be key.
Researchers in California have found that blue whales may be consuming 10 million pieces of microplastics per day, humpback whales may be consuming 200,000 pieces per day
The web meeting is set for 1:30 p.m. Nov. 7 and is open to the public.
The University of North Carolina Wilmington to become first in the Southeast to own an unoccupied aerial system observatory to map coastal areas.
The N.C. Coastal Reserve Undergraduate Internship Award seeks to provide the opportunity for students from traditionally underserved and underrepresented populations to gain experience in coastal and estuarine science.
Marine geologist Dr. Stan Riggs is among the six to be awarded the state’s highest civilian honor, the North Carolina Award.
Cape Fear Museum of History and Science is hosting a rain-or-shine event for International Observe the Moon Night Saturday.
Nearly 90% of the 25,000 marine species studied will be at high or critical risk by 2100 in the worst-case scenario for greenhouse gas emissions, according to the study out this week.
Allie Best, a graduate student at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, is one of two recently named recipients of the North Carolina Space Grant and North Carolina Sea Grant, a fellowship awarded to students whose research explores challenging coastal problems.
The Dynamics of Extreme Events, People and Places project is a collaboration of social and environmental scientists and engineers working to understand how flooding disasters disrupt people’s lives in coastal North Carolina and how communities respond and rebuild.
Artist Max Dowdle and numerous assistants are in the process of creating a three-story mural on the UNC Institute of Marine Sciences building in Morehead City, a university project to communicate the significance of the research and researchers here.
Catharina Alves-de-Souza is part of a team studying how to best produce biogenic limestone, which could be used to significantly cut carbon dioxide emissions generated in the cement-making process.
The finding could increase the understanding of what’s going on in the sediment below and around seagrass root systems and improve seagrass conservation approaches.