From Floyd to Matthew: Vulnerable Populations Respond to Flooding in Eastern N.C.

January 15, 2019 | Dave Shaw

We chose to work with people of low socioeconomic status and the elderly, because evidence indicates that these populations are more vulnerable before, during and after a disaster event.

Mariculture Careers Come Into Focus

January 10, 2019 | Julie Leibach

By JANE HARRISON A new North Carolina Sea Grant video highlights a variety of careers in marine aquaculture. Also known as mariculture, the industry focuses on the cultivation of plants and animals that live in…

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How Stable Is the Oystercatcher Population?

January 10, 2019 | Dave Shaw

For a monogamous bird like the oystercatcher, the number of available male-female pairs is critical to the stability of its population.

Parasites: Partners in Coastal Restoration

January 3, 2019 | Dave Shaw

Parasites have an image problem. They’re actually quite helpful.

Hurricane Flooding Affects Lumbee River Basin

December 6, 2018 | Dave Shaw

Because flooding from Hurricane Matthew was so much larger than anything the Lumbee River had experienced in the observational record, the flood had unknown implications for the river’s nitrogen cycle.