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.
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.
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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.
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.
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North Carolina Sea Grant and the N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF) are accepting applications for a fellowship opportunity for students nearing completion of an advanced degree program in natural resources or marine sciences. Applications must be received no later than 5 p.m., Aug. 22, 2014.