The dead trees don’t contribute as much as soils, but they should still be accounted for, researchers say.
Clavelina oblonga, an invasive marine fouling species, not only reduces diversity in communities it invades, it also interferes in their recovery following natural disasters — a process known as “succession.” New research has had funding from NC Sea Grant.
North Carolina Sea Grant is accepting applications for the 2021-22 NC STEM Policy Fellowship until 5 p.m. on March 23. Graduate students will be placed into high-level state government offices focusing on policy topics related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Spencer Rogers, North Carolina Sea Grant’s coastal construction and erosion specialist, has been tracking news and National Weather Service reports of the damage from the recent deadly tornado in Brunswick County. Rogers’s key message: Before starting a roofing project, ask your insurance agent if you qualify for insurance incentives.
The recognition comes as Hathaway retires from 35 years working for the state as a marine educator.