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23915
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In the summer of 2014, researchers deployed data-logging drifters to track the direction of rip currents on the North Carolina coast. The study had two objectives: discover a way to better predict rip currents and determine whether swimmers caught in rip currents should swim or float.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 3, Summer 2015, p6-13, il, por Periodical Website
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24053
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Typically, North Carolina beaches only report one or two shark bites per year. 2015 has been an unusual year with eight beachgoers receiving shark bites in the months of June and July. Shark researchers at UNC Chapel Hill and East Carolina University describe their findings regarding changes in shark breeding and feeding patterns, while also discussing how this relates to the sharp increase in bites.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 4, Autumn 2015, p18-23, il, por Periodical Website
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25094
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Lawrence S. Early is the author of The Workboats of Core Sound. He talks about why he picked this topic and what he hopes people see when they read it. He still visits those people he interviewed for his book and talks about the reunions.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 3, Summer 2014, p12-13, il, por Periodical Website
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25114
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The North Carolina Sea Grant offers the Knauss fellowship to deserving graduate students. Three different former fellows are interviewed to find out where they are now and what they’re doing.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 4, Autumn 2014, p18-25, il, por Periodical Website
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25118
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North Carolina Sea Grant research has paid off with a new device to record data on rip currents. So far the devices have worked well.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 4, Autumn 2014, p36-37, il, por Periodical Website
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22655
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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) presents the Walter B. Jones Awards for Coastal and Ocean Resource Management. This year, six recipients are from North Carolina ranging in topics such as construction and erosion, water protection and restoration, sustainable coastal zone use, fisheries and wildlife conservation, science communications, and local government initiatives.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 2, Spring 2015, p12-17, por Periodical Website
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25121
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The second article in the series, this installment of “Capital Careers Knauss Fellows: Where are They Now?” offers insight into three more recipients of the Knauss fellowship and what they have done since the fellowship.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 5, Holiday 2014, p22-29, il, por Periodical Website