Coastwatch Currents

Picture This: Developing Storm Surge Visualization

Rosemary Cyriac discusses a North Carolina Sea Grant-funded research project to improve hurricane and storm surge guidance to emergency managers of the coastal counties in the state, particularly in visualizing geographic data.

North Carolina’s Stake in Shaping Energy Policy

What will fuel the global demand for energy in the future: oil, gas, coal, nuclear, biomass, solar, wind? Pam Smith goes looking for the answer at a Coastal Energy Summit in Wilmington.

2014 Outer Banks Seafood Festival

Catch a glimpse of NC Sea Grant’s mock seafood market at the 2014 Outer Banks Seafood Festival.


Sara Mirabilio wants more frankenfish in North Carolina — but it’s not what you think!

Rogers Offers Coastal Construction 101

Spencer Rogers, North Carolina Sea Grant’s coastal construction and erosion specialist, has good advice for anyone living — or considering living — on the coast: Remember, there is no such thing as a hurricane-proof building on a barrier island. Read on to find out what else Pam Smith found out at a recent N.C. Coastal Federation event in Wrightsville Beach.