Writing About Science

January 29, 2015 | Rebecca Nagy

Read an excerpt from Terri Kirby Hathaway’s guest blog for the N.C. Aquarium at Fort Fisher’s Sea Turtle Exploration website.

Lights, Camera, Tidal Creeks

November 12, 2014 | Rebecca Nagy

In late October, Gloria Putnam, coastal resources and communities specialist at North Carolina Sea Grant, spent a day in Wilmington with Frank Graff of UNC-TV. They taped a story for NC Science Now featuring the important…

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Picture This: Developing Storm Surge Visualization

October 29, 2014 | Rebecca Nagy

Rosemary Cyriac discusses a North Carolina Sea Grant-funded research project to improve hurricane and storm surge guidance to emergency managers of the coastal counties in the state, particularly in visualizing geographic data.

North Carolina’s Stake in Shaping Energy Policy

October 27, 2014 | Rebecca Nagy

What will fuel the global demand for energy in the future: oil, gas, coal, nuclear, biomass, solar, wind? Pam Smith goes looking for the answer at a Coastal Energy Summit in Wilmington.

Rip Currents: Data and Deployments

July 25, 2014 | Rebecca Nagy

Rebecca Nagy explains how data-logging drifters monitor rip currents — and shares footage that UNCW graduate student Cobi Christiansen shot while getting these loggers into the water.