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32203
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North Carolina’s oyster farming industry is expanding and gaining an excellent reputation among seafood consumers. Scientists from the University of North Carolina Wilmington and Carteret Community College have partnered with commercial oyster farms to identify native strains of oysters best suited for farming and aquaculture.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 1, Winter 2018, p6-11, il, por Periodical Website
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34794
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After twenty years working for North Carolina Sea Grant, Jack Thigpen has retired from the position of extension director. During his career, Thigpen served on multiple committees nationwide, founded the N.C. Birding Trail, and was awarded the Old North State Award by the governor for his service to the state.
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28441
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Preparing coastal communities for varied hazards continues to be a priority for North Carolina Sea Grant. This involves planning for and responding to a variety of economic and environmental challenges.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 2, Spring 2017, p6-9, il Periodical Website
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29523
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With funding from NASA, North Carolina Space Grant sponsored a series of special events across the state for viewing the banding of the solar eclipse. Events included a scientific investigation by a high-altitude ballooning team from Lenoir-Rhyne University.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 4, Autumn 2017, p6-7, por Periodical Website
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28564
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In wake of Hurricane Matthew’s devastation in North Carolina, state and local officials are looking for creative suggestions from university faculty and students. One option for long-term recovery is Community Scale Assisted Migration, a program that helps move residents out of the floodplain by keeps them near their community.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 1, Winter 2017, p28-30, il, por Periodical Website
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28790
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The partnership between oyster fishermen and scientists is a unique one. The Sandbar Oyster Company and the Institute of Marine Sciences of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill work together with local knowledge with scientific knowledge and data to harvest and study North Carolina’s oysters. Their partnership is good for business, education, and research.
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28792
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Last year, more than 4,3000 lost or abandoned crab pots were removed from state waters. The crab pots pose many problems to wildlife and humans. The problem and the task of recovering the pots is detailed.
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34455
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Due to an increase in partnerships across the United States, Space Grant has been able to expand their outreach programs for current students and teachers. Workshops, training, and internships are among the few programs offered to enable students and teachers to learn about the future careers and research that can be done in the space industry.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 5, Holiday 2017, p14-19, il, por Periodical Website
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25522
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This issue of COASTWATCH introduces new North Carolina Sea Grant research projects that include: algal blooms, storm surge, environmental education, southern flounder stocks, coastal communities, public health, and aquaculture for finfish and shellfish. The core projects include researchers at East Carolina University, North Carolina State University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, UNC Wilmington, and Duke University. Some projects also include community partners.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 2, Spring 2016, p6-11, il, por, map Periodical Website
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27628
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Hurricane Matthew’s outer bands hit Eastern North Carolina on October 8th, but the damage from that storm will take months and even years to recover from. The Cape Fear, Lumber, Neuse, and Tar Rivers saw record-breaking flood levels and coastal communities experienced immense storm surges. Many people were displaced, but fortunately FEMA funds will assist with the efforts to find homes for those affected.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 5, Holiday 2016, p18-23, il, por Periodical Website
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30931
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Four newly funded projects cover a host of coastal topics for various community-based collaborations. Projects range from studying marsh changes in the Currituck Sound, supplying cape shark to schools for lunch, educating about restored estuarine habitats, and an oral history of the 1997 Fisheries Reform Act.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 3, Summer 2016, p14-19, il, por Periodical Website
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22587
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Although a Raleigh native, John Fear's youth in New Bern put him on the path to being a coastal scientist. Fear fueled his coastal curiosity through academia, field research, resource management, research administration and now as the Deputy Director of North Carolina Sea Grant and the Water Resources Research Institute of the University of North Carolina System.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 1, Winter 2015, p6-11, por Periodical Website
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22654
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Through unique culture and ecosystems, North Carolina's coastal communities offer varied assets, but these assets also create unique challenges. Population growth and decrease are happening in coastal counties, as well as changes to job composition and commuting. Therefore, there are also changing coastal transportation needs, giving priority to coastal highways, bridges, and ferries.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 2, Spring 2015, p6-11, por Periodical Website
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21909
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The NC Sea Grant supports research that covers a wide range of coastal issues. Mosher gives an overview of research projects Sea Grant is funding from 2014 to 2015.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 2, Spr 2014, p6-9, il Periodical Website
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21910
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Mosher examines a new report issued by the NC Sea Grant and the NC Coastal Resources Law Planning and Policy Center that considers the needs of the state's extensive inner coast and estuarine shoreline management strategies.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 2, Spr 2014, p11-14, il Periodical Website
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