Coastwatch Currents

Student Voices Ring In Autumn 2015 Coastwatch

Intern writer Janna Sasser gives a recap of student contributions in the Autumn 2015 issue of Coastwatch.

Phragmites: Always a foe, or sometimes a friend?

Seth Theuerkauf discusses his work studying the effects of the common reed — Phragmites australis — on the marshes at Kitty Hawk Woods and Currituck Banks reserves.

Keeping a Watchful Eye on Erika

Casey Dietrich discusses his work providing guidance for hurricane waves and coastal flooding, including for Tropical Storm Erika.

Looking Deeper into a State Reserve

Jill Arriola, 2015 North Carolina Sea Grant/N.C. Coastal Reserve and National Estuarine Research Reserve Program fellow, describes the challenges of her field work. She is studying the effects of sea-level rise on the Emily and Richardson Preyer Buckridge Reserve.

Fraud Hurts North Carolina Commercial Fishermen, Their Families

Barry Nash, North Carolina Sea Grant seafood marketing and technology specialist, continues his discussion — started through his interview on North Carolina Public Radio — about labeling seafood.