Summer 2021 Hypoxia Forecast: Fish Kills Less Likely Than Usual in the Neuse River Estuary

June 17, 2021 | Dave Shaw

The summer 2021 hypoxia forecast for the Neuse River Estuary calls for dissolved oxygen levels higher than the long-term average. Forecasted oxygen levels also are higher than the hypoxia threshold, which indicates a lower potential for fish kills during midsummer.

NOAA Predicts Another Active Atlantic Hurricane Season

June 1, 2021 | Lauren Pharr

Forecasters predict a 60% chance of an above-normal season, a 30% chance of a near-normal season, and a 10% chance of a below-normal season. However, experts do not anticipate reaching 2020’s historic level of storm activity in 2021.

Property in Eastern North Carolina flooded by the Cape Fear River in Hurricane Florence's aftermath

How Sea Grant Fueled My Passion for Environmental Engineering

May 26, 2021 | Julie Leibach

An internship entailing outreach in eastern North Carolina offers an NC State University student perspective on her field.

National Parks in NC Go Digital

May 21, 2021 | Lauren Pharr

Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, and Wright Brothers National Memorial have announced several new ways for visitors to digitally connect with their national park sites.

Front Street in Beaufort, North Carolina, during a particularly high tide known as a king tide.

Balancing Green and Gray Infrastructure Solutions to Mitigate Coastal Flooding

May 18, 2021 | Julie Leibach

Above: Front Street in Beaufort, North Carolina, during a particularly high tide known as a king tide. Nuisance flooding causes such public inconveniences as frequent road closures, overwhelmed storm drains and compromised infrastructure. Photo by…

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