Learn more about Building Resilience by Innovating through Diverse Group Engagement — also known as the BRIDGE project — in Robeson County. Researchers funded by North Carolina Sea Grant are gathering voices to identify diverse experiences from Hurricanes Matthew and Florence, and the ongoing recovery. The team includes members of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina and other community partners.
Homes with natural shorelines actually had less hurricane damage than homes with bulkhead shorelines.
Marshes face both natural and human stressors on seaward and landward edges.
How do Atlantic killifish respond to multiple stressors?
During storms, strong waves and currents can erode beaches and dunes and create low-lying areas vulnerable to flooding. We use field surveys and a computer model called XBeach to predict this erosion, as well as to understand its interactions with storm-driven flooding of larger regions.