On May 10, several Hurricane Hunter aircraft flew into Raleigh-Durham International Airport for a public event raising awareness about preparedness as the 2017 hurricane season approaches.
Seth Theuerkauf, the 2015 coastal research fellow, explains how he assessed three marsh ecosystem services — carbon storage, shoreline stabilization and plant diversity — in areas with low, medium and high abundance of the invasive seagrass Phragmites australis.
Justin Hart is collecting data about the water that people use for recreation and to harvest seafood for his North Carolina Sea Grant-funded study. He wants to learn how contaminants washed in these waters might affect human health.
When an uncle brings her a gift of freshly caught bluefish, Vanda Lewis remembers how excess fresh fish were shared among family and neighbors when I was growing up on Harkers Island.
The North Carolina Aquatic Data Hub is seeking input from volunteers monitoring water quality and aquatic habitats to inform the creation of this statewide network.