- July 23, 2015
NC Sea Grant Seeks Science Writer/Editor
North Carolina Sea Grant is looking for a new member for its award-winning communications team. The science writer/editor will use a variety of media to share information developed through Sea Grant’s research and outreach on myriad topics related to North Carolina’s coastal ecosystems and economies. Duties include, but are not limited to, writing for Coastwatch magazine and www.ncseagrant.org.
Contact: Katie Mosher, 919-515-9069, firstname.lastname@example.org
- July 20, 2015
NCSG/APNEP Joint Fellow Announced
North Carolina Sea Grant and the Albemarle-Pamlico National Estuary Partnership, or APNEP, have awarded the 2015 Graduate Fellowship in Estuarine Research to Liz Brown-Pickren. The fellowship provides funding for graduate students based in North Carolina and Virginia with an opportunity to conduct applied research within the North Carolina portion of the APNEP management boundary.
- July 20, 2015
Rip Current Research, NC State Parks, and Coastal North Carolina Featured in Coastwatch
North Carolina Sea Grant’s Summer 2015 issue of Coastwatch is now available. In this issue, read about: rip current research, North Carolina State Parks, underwater soundscapes, NC alligator population and more.
Contact: E-Ching Lee, 919-515-9098, email@example.com
- June 16, 2015
New Publication Covers Tools, Risks Related to
Coastal Hazards and Social Vulnerability
The North Carolina Coastal Resources, Law, Planning and Policy Center is offering a publication for local government officials whose communities are dealing with extreme weather events and increased flooding.
The paper, titled “Mapping Coastal Risks and Social Vulnerability: Current Tools and Legal Risks,” outlines the available data sets for social vulnerability, their current and potential use, and the associated legal risks in using that information for adaptation planning. It is part of a project that was funded jointly by North Carolina and Virginia Sea Grant programs.
Contact: Lisa Schiavinato, 919-513-1895, firstname.lastname@example.org
- June 12, 2015
Hydrilla Outreach Earns Honors
Recent state and national awards recognize efforts to raise local awareness about the invasive aquatic plant Hydrilla verticillata, led by Gloria Putnam of North Carolina Sea Grant.
Contact: Katie Mosher, 919-515-9069, email@example.com