Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for Coastwatch Vol. Issue , Early Summer 2002
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A recent study by scientists at the North Carolina State University Seafood Laboratory in Morehead City has discovered a new way to treat raw fish and processing equipment to reduce the amount of bacteria that could spoil the seafood. The treatment uses ozone. Green examines how this new approach could benefit seafood processing plants.
The Coastal Society, an international organization, is marking its 25th anniversary in 2002. The purpose of the society is \"to address emergency marine and coastal issues.\" Smith discusses the society's influence on North Carolina.
Rip currents cause around 100 fatalities along the nation's coastlines each year. In 2000, ten individuals died from them in North Carolina waters. Mosher discusses a North Carolina Sea Grant project that raises rip current awareness in beach communities and the rip current research going on in Florida.
Some homes survive the powerful winds and water of a hurricane; others do not. Green discusses how homes can be improved through building techniques, including new designs for plywood shutters and strong rooms.