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.

Registration Opens for NC Coastal Conference

July 11, 2019 | Katie Mosher

The 2019 North Carolina Coastal Conference will be Nov. 19 and 20 in Wilmington. Abstract proposal submissions are due Aug. 16 by 5 p.m. Sponsorship opportunities also available.

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.

Researchers Forecast Healthier Neuse River Oxygen Levels

June 17, 2019 | Dave Shaw

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.