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, kmosher@ncsu.edu

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.

Contacts:
Katie Mosher, North Carolina Sea Grant, 919-270-4962, katie_mosher@ncsu.edu
Spencer Rogers, North Carolina Sea Grant, 910-962-2491, rogerssp@uncw.edu

New NC Sea Grant Funding Opportunity

July 18, 2014 | Katie Mosher

North Carolina Sea Grant has a new research funding opportunity to extend topics discussed at the program’s 2014 Research Symposium: Investments and Opportunities in April. Applications are due by 4 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.

Contact: Katie Mosher, 919-515-9069, katie_mosher@ncsu.edu

NC, Ga Sea Grants Facilitate Discussion in Hyde County

July 16, 2014 | Rhett Register

Representatives from North Carolina Sea Grant and Georgia Sea Grant recently met with mainland Hyde County stakeholders to discuss coastal climate hazards unique to their communities and work towards crafting a Coastal Resiliency Plan for the mainland portion of the county.

Contact:
Sarah Johnson, 252-542-0842, sarah.johnson@hydecountync.gov
Rhett Register, 919-515-1092, rregister@ncsu.edu

Workboats, Ocean Literacy, Water Quality, Rip Current Safety Featured in Coastwatch

July 14, 2014 | Sandra Harris

In the Summer 2014 issue of Coastwatch, read about Core Sound workboats, take a tour of a new Marine Science Academy at a Wilmington high school, learn about a new technique for monitoring water quality, get tips on rip current safety and more.

Contact: E-Ching Lee, 919-515-9098, eching_lee@ncsu.edu