Hurricane Preparation and Recovery Information

August 20, 2019 | Katelyn Vause

With the heart of hurricane season approaching, North Carolina Sea Grant shares the following links to resources and information about disaster recovery and resilience.

An Underwater Soundscape Is Worth a Thousand Pictures

August 18, 2019 | Dave Shaw

What can we learn by eavesdropping on underwater conversations?

Sea Turtles Nest on NC Beaches in Record Numbers

August 16, 2019 | Katelyn Vause

Volunteers and researchers recorded over 2,200 loggerhead nests along the coast by mid-August, breaking the 2016 record of 1,622 nests.

NC Flood Insurance Policyholders Saved Over $1.2 Million in 2018

August 14, 2019 | Dave Shaw

Wind-borne standards in the North Carolina Residential Building Code saved flood insurance policyholders in nine coastal communities over $1.2 million during the past year.

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Wave Tanks Show Effects of Storm Surge on Beaches

August 12, 2019 | Katelyn Vause

Visitors to Jennette’s Pier Aquarium in Nags Head and MarineQuest at the University of North Carolina Wilmington are seeing storm surge impacts — on demand and on a small scale.