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.

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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Mariculture Careers Come Into Focus

January 10, 2019 | Julie Leibach

A new North Carolina Sea Grant video highlights a variety of careers in marine aquaculture.

Drones Deliver Data on Oyster Reef Health

September 25, 2018 | Julie Leibach

Using aerial imagery from unoccupied aircraft systems, researchers can efficiently assess the condition of oyster reefs.

Blue Bloods Spawn New Research Partnership

August 9, 2018 | Julie Leibach

Horseshoe crab blood is a valuable medical resource. With support from Sea Grant, one company is exploring how to improve blood harvesting while conserving the species.