Neuse Oxygen Levels Could Bring Summer Fish Kills

June 10, 2022 | Dave Shaw

The 2022 summer hypoxia forecast for the Neuse River estuary calls for dissolved oxygen concentrations slightly below the long-term average and below the “hypoxia threshold.” Oxygen levels below this threshold often are associated with fish kills.

NC’s ‘State-of-the-Art’ Warning System Strengthens Flood Planning

June 7, 2022 | Dave Shaw

This hurricane season, the N.C. Department of Transportation (DOT) will rely on an advanced flood-warning system that includes 400 river and stream gauges — and the new system is informing resilience planning.

Creating Solutions for the Global Blue Economy

April 26, 2022 | Dave Shaw

The “Creating Solutions for the Global Blue Economy” workshop provided a forum for NC State undergraduate and graduate students to learn about the challenges facing development of resilient and sustainable coastal economies.

New “Tangled in Trash” App Relies on Grassroots Reporting

December 1, 2021 | Dave Shaw

The first reporting tool designed to document when and where marine debris harms animals in the Carolinas and Georgia is now available. The “Tangled in Trash” app relies on information from anyone who finds wildlife entangled or injured in marine debris and trash.

Walnut Creek Wetland Community Partnership Supports Southeast Raleigh Communities

November 19, 2021 | Dave Shaw

The Walnut Creek Wetland Community Partnership was born out of the desire of community members and organizations to address environmental concerns for a critical stream in Southeast Raleigh.