North Carolina Sea Grant Opens Minigrant Applications

July 24, 2019 | Katelyn Vause

North Carolina Sea Grant has renewed its minigrant program that often allows researchers to pilot test new lines of inquiry. Researchers can now propose projects with budgets less than $10,000.

Four N.C. Graduate Students Named 2020 Knauss Fellowship Finalists

July 24, 2019 | Katelyn Vause

The National Sea Grant Office announced the 2020 Knauss Fellowship finalists this week. Four graduate students nominated by North Carolina Sea Grant are among the group of 69 finalists.

North Carolina Tropical Cyclone-driven Coastal Flooding is Worsening with Climate Change, Population Growth

July 23, 2019 | Katelyn Vause

A historic 120-year-old data set is allowing researchers to confirm what data modeling systems have been predicting about climate change: Climate change is increasing precipitation events like hurricanes, tropical storms and floods. North Carolina Sea Grant and the Water Resources Research Institute have supported this research.

Rip Currents: Know Your Options

July 3, 2019 | Katelyn Vause

In this holiday week, many people will visit North Carolina’s coast for days of surf and sand. Beach-goers always should keep rip current safety in mind. Check out these tips.

Parents Respond to Kids’ Climate Education

May 6, 2019 | Katelyn Vause

A new study from North Carolina State University shows that educating children about climate change affects parents as well.