Coastal Expert to Discuss Hurricane Resistant Construction and Effects from Changes to the National Flood Insurance Program

September 18, 2014 | Katie Mosher

Spencer Rogers, coastal construction and erosion specialist with North Carolina Sea Grant, will speak at the N.C. Coastal Federation’s Fred and Alice Stanback Education Center in Wrightsville Beach on October 8 from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. As an expert on coastal dynamics, Rogers will share N.C. Sea Grant’s recommendations for hurricane-resistant construction methods, and he will provide an update on the potential effects from changes to the National Flood Insurance Program on coastal residents’ premiums.

Contact: Ben Brink, 910-509-2838,

Philippe Cousteau’s EarthEcho International Taps Educators Nationwide for Strategic Learning and Advisory Panel

September 11, 2014 | Katie Mosher

North Carolina Sea Grant marine education specialist Terri Kirby Hathaway is a member of the EarchEcho Learning, Education, and Advisory Panel.

Contact: Katie Mosher, 919-515-9069,

Coastal Law Center Names New Co-Director

September 2, 2014 | Katie Mosher

Victor Flatt is the new co-director of the North Carolina Coastal Resources Law, Planning and Policy Center.

Katie Mosher, 919-515-9069,
Lisa Schiavinato, 919-515-1895,

Panel Reviewing NC Sea Grant Seeks Comments

August 7, 2014 | Katie Mosher

In mid September, North Carolina Sea Grant will host a federal Site Review Team in Raleigh, convened by Leon Cammen, director of the National Sea Grant College Program.

Contact: Katie Mosher, 919-515-9069,

NC Sea Grant, Partners Explore Rip Currents

July 22, 2014 | Katie Mosher

A team of researchers, based at the North Carolina Sea Grant office at the University of North Carolina Wilmington Center for Marine Science, is deploying data-logging drifters to document the velocity, circulation and ejection frequency of rip currents.

Katie Mosher, North Carolina Sea Grant, 919-270-4962,
Spencer Rogers, North Carolina Sea Grant, 910-962-2491,