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17010
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Although several coastal states have created inventories of their bays, North Carolina is only beginning a preliminary inventory of primary characteristics for classifying depression wetlands as bays using cartographic modeling and geographic information systems. Such systems allows for effective study of the region.
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North Carolina Geographer (NoCar F 254.8 N67), Vol. 17 Issue , 2009, p5-16, bibl, f
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17014
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Tourism is a major economic driver for North Carolina. Despite its fundamental influence on tourism, there is limited understanding of the relationship of climate and weather patterns with day-to-day business operations or long-term economic and environmental sustainability. This article presents a climate-tourism index to measure and evaluate climate as a resource for tourism businesses in North Carolina.
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North Carolina Geographer (NoCar F 254.8 N67), Vol. 17 Issue , 2009, p38-53, bibl, f
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17013
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Increasing population and land use change in rural areas are of significant importance to residents of western North Carolina. Previous studies have shown rapid growth in rural areas is associated with declines in environmental quality as well as increased home prices. This article provides an analysis of spatial density surfaces derived from land parcel data to measure ex-urban growth.
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North Carolina Geographer (NoCar F 254.8 N67), Vol. 17 Issue , 2009, p26-37, map, bibl, f
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17011
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Roanoke Inlet closed between 1792 and 1798, thus depriving the northeastern North Carolina port towns of an outlet to the Atlantic. In 1820, Hamilton Fulton, civil engineer to the State of North Carolina, devised a plan for reopening the inlet. The project was never undertaken; however, reports of the area provided a detailed account of the dramatic geographic changes that took place in after the Roanoke Inlet closed.
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North Carolina Geographer (NoCar F 254.8 N67), Vol. 17 Issue , 2009, p17-25, map, f
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17015
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This article examines errors made in maps of the Carolinas as they concern Native Americans in the area.
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North Carolina Geographer (NoCar F 254.8 N67), Vol. 17 Issue , 2009, p54-59, map, bibl
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19354
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The 2010 Educator of the Year Award recipient was Professor Ronald Mitchelson of East Carolina University. In his 30 years as a professor, Dr. Mitchelson advised 166 graduate students and 56 undergraduates. Throughout his career he taught at The Ohio State University, University of Georgia, Morehead state university, and finally East Carolina University (1999-2009).
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19353
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The article discusses addressing climate change with more emphasis on narrowing the global perspective to a more local topic. North Carolina's history of coastal climate change, recent trends, and how to add the subject to curriculum are topics included in this piece.
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North Carolina Geographer (NoCar F 254.8 N67), Vol. 17 Issue , 2009, p60-70
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