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3326
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The state has taken a proactive approach toward a possible zebra mussel infestation through creation of a risk-assessment map. Factors influencing mussel growth were compared to waterway conditions and the results plotted.
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3325
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As forests were exhausted in the North, logging companies moved South. Between 1885 and 1925, Buffalo City, located in the Great Alligator Swamp in Dare and Tyrrell Counties, was one of the state's busiest sawmill towns.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , May/June 1997, p19-21, il Periodical Website
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3343
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Sand dune destruction is common during hurricanes. Mark Kane, a professor at the University of Florida, is researching the genetic code of sea oats to determine which plants will grow best in what areas, to stabilize dunes and combat erosion.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , May/June 1997, p10-14, il Periodical Website
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3345
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Pfiesteria, found in coastal waters, is toxic, elusive, and responsible for many fish kills. Parke Rublee, professor of biology an UNC-G, is developing a gene probe to locate the organism wherever it hides in the environment.
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3344
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Research by Clemson University biologist A.P. Wheeler into how oysters use proteins has been applied by industries in the creation of less harmful products, including biodegradable diapers and environmentally friendly detergents.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , May/June 1997, p15-18, il Periodical Website