The CRC Science Panel provides the Coastal Resources Commission with scientific data and recommendations pertaining to coastal topics.
sea level rise
Sea level rise in NC focus of next lunch program
The Feb. 8 virtual talk will be on sea level rise and its effects on rural northeastern North Carolina.
Surrendering to sweet black water: Exploring the Roanoke
UNC student Molly Herring shares her experiences and observations from a university trip up the North Carolina portion of the Roanoke River.
NC’s watery world a mostly unwritten chapter of history
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.
Science panel to conduct its yearly sea level studies review
The web meeting is set for 1:30 p.m. Nov. 7 and is open to the public.
Rising sea levels will cause more high tide flooding: Report
NOAA’s latest outlook for the U.S. predicts that by 2050, high tide flooding on a national scale is expected to happen between 45 and 70 days per year on average.
New Hanover discusses future of Cape Fear’s west bank
County commissioners during last week’s work session continued examining proposed development on riverfront property across from downtown Wilmington, currently being considered by nearby Leland for annexation.
Frustrations mount over imperiled Outer Banks houses
Few options are available to deal with the problem of oceanfront houses at risk of collapse on the Cape Hatteras National Seashore, except to try and clean up the debris once they fall.
Meeting set to discuss threatened oceanfront houses
The meeting is at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Rodanthe-Waves-Salvo Community Building in Rodanthe.
New report projects sea levels to rise a foot in 30 years
UNC sea level rise researcher Rick Luettich says the report is notable for the certainty of its predictions.
CRC to hear annual updates on sea level rise data
The Coastal Resources Commission last week adopted a new directive instructing its science panel to provide annual reports on sea level rise research rather than five-year updates.
CRC may change how it receives sea level rise updates
The Coastal Resources Commission on Thursday may consider moving from being updated every five years on sea level rise research to annually.
CRC asks science panel to review new sea level rise data
The Coastal Resources Commission Science Panel will meet Thursday to discuss the commission’s request to review any new sea level rise literature and studies.
Groups renew fight against mid-Currituck bridge project
The Southern Environmental Law Center, on behalf of the N.C. Wildlife Federation and the group, No Mid-Currituck Bridge, has appealed a federal judge’s ruling in December that found state and federal agencies had complied with the law in their environmental and costs analysis.
Groups: New Hanover development request ‘sheer folly’
Approval of the requested development ordinance text amendment could clear the way for construction of high-rise condominiums on a flood-prone 8-acre parcel near the Battleship North Carolina that a coalition of six organizations says would destroy habitat and areas of historic and cultural significance.
Topsail Island towns begin work on new resiliency effort
North Topsail Beach, Surf City and Topsail Beach held their first public meeting Wednesday to begin the process of identifying a coastal resilience project using nature-based solutions and state funding to benefit all three towns.