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Not only did people lose homes and property during Hurricane Floyd, many were separated from their pets. Over 1,200 rescued animals were scattered in shelters around the state. Many never were reunited with their owners. In 2003, the State Animal Response Team (SART) partnered with other organizations to provide micro-chips to identify pets. To date, only 56,000 of the state's estimated 2.6 million companion animals have been equipped in this manner.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Autumn 2009, p10-12, il Periodical Website
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12404
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When a hurricane approaches the coast, communicating fast, accurate information to affected citizens can mean the difference between life and death. East Carolina University researchers Catherine Smith, Donna Kain, and Ken Wilson are working with coastal officials to examine the ways that people attend to, interpret, and use official and unofficial information to make decisions regarding severe weather.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Autumn 2009, p8-9, il Periodical Website
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12408
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Hurricane Floyd and Hurricane Dennis affected some 300 miles of state shoreline with flooding, overwash, erosion and wave damage. Spencer Rogers, Sea Grant's coastal construction and erosion specialist, compared damages within the limits of three projects designed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers with areas outside the projects to determine how well the dune and beach nourishment projects performed.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Autumn 2009, p20-21, il Periodical Website
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12406
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Hurricane Floyd affected the lives of tens of thousands of North Carolinians. Mcready describes how flooding following the storm destroyed her relatives' farm in Duplin County and separated the family for many days.
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12407
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What has been called a 500-year flood devastated Eastern North Carolina in the wake of Hurricane Floyd. Entire communities were wiped out in Princeville, Greenville, and Kinston. Allegood describes recovery and rebuilding efforts in these areas.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Autumn 2009, p14-19, il Periodical Website
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12402
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Ten years ago everyone in the state was watching Hurricane Floyd as the storm that was supposed to hit Florida took an unexpected turn toward North Carolina. Smith summarizes Floyd's approach, the aftermath, and some lessons learned.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Autumn 2009, p4-5, il Periodical Website
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12403
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North Carolina's barrier islands, like Oak Island, were in the path of powerful Hurricane Floyd. Residents share their memories of the event and how they recovered.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Autumn 2009, p6-7, il Periodical Website
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12411
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Now an assistant administrator at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Diane Furgione was the warning coordination meteorologist at the National Weather Service office in Morehead City/Newport when Hurricanes Dennis and Floyd struck. She recounts her experiences and lessons learned.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Autumn 2009, p28-29, il, por Periodical Website
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12409
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Weinke describes a revolutionary flood forecasting project set in the Tar-Pamlico and Neuse river basins.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Autumn 2009, p22-24, il Periodical Website
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12410
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Wienke discusses the effect flooding from Hurricane Floyd had on blue crab, oysters, bay scallop fisheries and the fisherman who harvest them.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Autumn 2009, p25-27, il Periodical Website