Hurricane Hazel, SciREN, Rip Current Data Featured in Coastwatch

September 11, 2014 | Sandra Harris

In the Autumn 2014 issue of Coastwatch magazine, travel back in time with several North Carolina residents who lived through Hurricane Hazel; find how where past North Carolina Knauss Marine Policy Fellows are now; learn how local researchers and educators are joining forces to boost K-12 Stem education; get the latest on rip current research and more.

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,

NC Scholars Embark on Coastal Management Fellowships

August 28, 2014 | Rhett Register

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Rhett Register, 919/515-1092, Posted Wednesday, August 27, 2014 Kim Hernandez and Amanda Santoni recently began two-year positions as National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Coastal Management Fellows. Managed by the NOAA…

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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.

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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,