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North Carolina Sea Grant geologists are searching the bottomlands off the coast for reef structures that hold a wealth of natural resources.
Geologist Stan Riggs, a professor at East Carolina University, has given nearly 100 lectures about his growing concerns about the coast. In addition, he urges people to do what they can to help.
East Carolina professor of Geology, Stan Riggs, examines the formation of the North Carolina coastline, exposing patterns that are rewriting geologic history.
The East Carolina University Geology Department has landed a huge project—to decipher 10,000 years of coastal North Carolina evolution. In conjunction with state and federal researchers, ECU geologists are attempting to better understand short and long term drivers of coastal change.
The crowds that flock to the North Carolina Outer Banks each summer were met with something new this June: a newly formed island off Cape Point, Hatteras Island. Dubbed Shelly Island, the new spit of land is a testament to the complex and dynamic nature of the state's coastal geomorphology.