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Mar 1, 2022

NC Sea Grant Announces Winners of the Coastal Resilience Team Competition

Students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have been selected to receive funding in North Carolina Sea Grant’s first Coastal Resilience Team Competition. The team will collaborate on the project: Incorporating Ecosystem Services into Flood-Resilience Planning in New Bern, North Carolina.

Mar 24, 2021

Science, Magic, and More Fill the Spring 2021 Issue of Coastwatch

The latest edition of North Carolina Sea Grant’s award-winning publication takes a behind-the-scenes look at the seafood processing industry, explores the experiences of Black marine scientists, reveals the role that luck played in the latest breakthrough on farmed striped bass — and more.

A view of the Neuse River from N.C. Highway 581 in Goldsboro, after heavy rains.

Jul 20, 2020

NC Sea Grant Offers Research-Based Strategies for Coastal River Flood Mitigation

Riverine flooding from major storms has exposed glaring vulnerabilities in the transportation network of many N.C. Coastal Plain communities. A new North Carolina Sea Grant informational web page offers strategies and resources for improving flood mitigation and transportation resilience. The team also has a new journal publication with research results.

Jun 22, 2020

Summer Coastwatch Looks at Climate Change Predictions for NC

The award-winning Coastwatch magazine has just released its Summer 2020 issue. The latest edition of the flagship publication from North Carolina Sea Grant covers a broad range of content, including a look at climate predictions for the state, as well as new longterm strategies for adapting eastern N.C roads and bridges in the face of increased flooding.

Apr 20, 2020

Regional Flood-Resilience Research Considers Communities and Infrastructure

North Carolina coastal scientists and local officials are key partners for a Sea Grant research project in which experts from four South Atlantic states not only will quantify the impacts of flooding on access to infrastructure, but also will consider associated economic costs to coastal communities.