As summer officially starts this week, scientists at North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are forecasting higher levels of dissolved oxygen for the Neuse River Estuary. Compared to last summer, the predictive model indicates a smaller likelihood of stresses to the ecosystem, including fish kills. North Carolina Sea Grant funded the research.
On Thursday, April 11, the Coastal Science Cafe will return to the Bistro Diner’s Club in Morehead City for “If You Serve It, Will They Come?”
From seafood to the latest science, the Spring issue of Coastwatch, North Carolina Sea Grant’s flagship publication, brings readers another full menu of stories.
RISING is a multi-media collection of artistic and oral history accounts that present how the North Carolina coastal region has transformed over time. North Carolina Sea Grant originally funded the project through the Community Collaborative Research Grant Program, a partnership with NC State’s William R. Kenan Jr. Institute for Engineering, Technology and Science.
Lisa Levin, Distinguished Professor at the Center for Marine Biodiversity and Conservation and Integrative Oceanography Division at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, will present “The Final Frontier: Deep-Ocean Discoveries and 21st- Century Challenges” at North Carolina State University on Thursday, March 28, at 3:30 p.m.