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25095
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The Marine Science Academy in Wilmington offers a variety of unique experiences that are beneficial to any high schooler interested in majoring in marine science. The courses are rigorous and some students have had to transfer over several counties to attend, but to them it is worth it.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 3, Summer 2014, p14-19, por Periodical Website
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25096
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Francois Birgand has developed a new technique using UV-Vis spectrometers that are made to detect water quality. This new method will hopefully help Birgand get a more accurate representation of nutrient fluxes in marshes.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 3, Summer 2014, p20-24, il, por Periodical Website
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25093
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Fishing and work boats all have a history. This may be reflected in the name or in an oral history of the vessel. As years go by, the boats themselves, like the fishermen, have had to adapt to new changes.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 3, Summer 2014, p6-11, il, por Periodical Website
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25097
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North Carolina graduate students are making an effort to enter short films on marine science into the Beneath the Waves Film Festival. They are hoping that by doing this, more people will learn about marine science without having to read the scientific journals.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 3, Summer 2014, p25-26, 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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25099
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A new series of trails is in the process of development along the Outer Banks National Scenic Byway. Each trail will have a different theme and will follow a variety of areas along the Byway. In addition, preparations for the annual Mountains to the Sea ride. This is a weeklong biking expedition that will stop in a variety of towns from Edenton to Manteo.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 3, Summer 2014, p28-29, il, por Periodical Website
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25098
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Frank Sherman, a fourth grade science teacher, talks about the experience he and his students had at the Beneath the Waves Film Festival and how it has impacted the student’s learning.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 3, Summer 2014, p27, por Periodical Website
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25110
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New research on genes that influence the quality of eggs in fish could help scientists develop answers and possible treatments for infertility in humans. More experiments are needed but scientists are optimistic.
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25111
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New efforts are being made to educate the public on the dangers of rip currents and what to do if caught in one. In addition, other beach hazards are outlined and what to do if you or someone else is caught in a rip current.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 3, Summer 2014, p32, il, por Periodical Website
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