Sea Level Rise and Climate Change

As the global climate heats up and sea levels rise, an epic battle takes shape in our coastal watersheds, where incremental changes have enormous impacts.

What does research reveal? What does climate change mean for our state? And how can we adapt and prepare for it?

 

Capturing the Culprit: Carbon Sequestration and the Battle Against Climate Change
in the Spring 2020 issue

Mercury on the Rise
in the Spring 2020 issue

A Brief History of Sea Level Rise in North Carolina
in the Winter 2019 issue

Migrating Marshes Reveal Sea Level Rise and Human Activity
in the Autumn 2019 issue

Land Versus Sea
in the Summer 2019 issue

Rising Stars: New Fellows Fuel Scientific Discovery
in the Summer 2019 issue

Which Wetlands Will Survive?
in the Summer 2019 issue

From the Courthouse Steps to Climate Change: How Lumbee History Can Inform New Social and Environmental Dialogue
in the Spring 2019 issue

Hiding in Plain Sight
in the Spring 2019 issue

The Ghost Hunters
in the Winter 2019 issue

Adapting to Climate Change
in the Autumn 2018 issue

Advancing Community Collaborations
in the Summer 2018 issue

The Long View
in the Summer 2018 issue

RISING: Perspectives of Change on the North Carolina Coast
in the Summer 2018 issue

Research Responds to Key Challenges
in the Summer 2018 issue

Collaborative Research on the Outer Banks
in the Winter 2017 issue

Peek into Coastal North Carolina Research
in the Winter 2017 issue

Unraveling Mysteries of Ghost Forests
in the Holiday 2017 issue

Researchers Reach Into Communities
in the Summer 2016 issue

Climate Change Communication Challenges: Including Kids in Solutions
in the Holiday 2016 issue

Rewarding Innovation: Jones Awards
in the Spring 2015 issue

Coastal Science Serves North Carolina: Sea Grant Funds New Research Projects
in the Spring 2014 issue

NC Scholars Begin Appointments
in the Holiday 2014 issue

Plymouth Prepares for the Future: Flooding Threats in a Changing Climate
in the Spring 2012 issue

Awarding North Carolina Innovation
in the Autumn 2012 issue

Masonboro Island: Measuring Shifting Sands
in the Autumn 2011 issue

Changing Seas: Teachers Explore Ocean/Climate Change Connection
in the Autumn 2010 issue

Research Grows Future Scientists
in the Winter 2009 issue

Studying North Carolina’s Coast
in the Autumn 2006 issue

Blowin’ in the Wind: Solar Center Studies Potential Energy Source
in the Spring 2005 issue

Geologist Paints Vivid Picture of North Carolina’s Dynamic Shorelines
in the High Season 2004 issue

Sea Grant in North Africa
in the Autumn 2004 issue

Researchers Find New Use For Ozone
in the Early Summer 2002 issue

Sea-Level Rise May Put Nature and Growth on Collision Course
in the High Season 2002 issue

Rhythms Of The Sea: Griffith Chronicles Coastal Change
in the Early Summer 2000 issue

 

lead photo: courtesy of USGS