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New research by North Carolina Sea Grant and Duke University’s Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions links economic development with ocean and coastal resources. The largest sector of North Carolina’s ocean economy is tourism and recreation.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 2, Spring 2017, p10-11, por Periodical Website
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North Carolina Sea Grant has helped many coastal food businesses meet growing consumer demand for seafood requiring little or no in-home preparation. Sea Grant aids companies in developing, manufacturing and marketing new products for retail and wholesale.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 2, Spring 2017, p11-12, il, por Periodical Website
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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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North Carolina Sea Grant is conducting a survey of licensed recreational anglers. The survey asks anglers their opinions and interests on boating and angling practices, conservation and habitat enhancement, and fisheries management.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 2, Spring 2017, p14-15, il, por Periodical Website
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Liani Yirka is the accessibility and inclusion coordinator at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. Yirka helped introduce technologies and programs enabling fully independent navigation for people of varying abilities. All exhibit content is available regardless of visual impairments or hearing loss.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 2, Spring 2017, p20-23, il, por Periodical Website
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When used properly, the term “100-year flood” means there is a 1-in-100, or 1 percent, chance of a flood occurring in a certain area in any given year. This is the flood standard scientists use to predict floods. The North Carolina Floodplain Mapping Program provides online tools for viewing flood-hazard areas, and to help communities be prepared.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 2, Spring 2017, p28-31, il, por, map Periodical Website
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Oyster farming is a rapidly expanding sector of the marine aquaculture industry in North Carolina. Current research is investigating different treatments to control fouling on oyster culture cages, and in turn, increase production efficiency and profitability for southern oysters.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 2, Spring 2017, p17-18, il, por Periodical Website
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Researchers from East Carolina University, Old Dominion University, and Saint Louis University are conducting a study to examine the link between flooding and public health infrastructure in Morehead City, North Carolina and Charleston, South Carolina. The goal is to help decision-makers determine appropriate actions based on the severity of flooding.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 2, Spring 2017, p15-16, il, por Periodical Website
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Venues across coastal North Carolina are enhancing visitors’ travel experiences. More than four-hundred accessible attractions are offered in ACCESS North Carolina, a vacation and travel guide for people with accessibility needs.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 2, Spring 2017, p24-27, il, por Periodical Website
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Ecologists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Institute of Marine Sciences are gathering new information about the effectiveness and outlook of restored wetlands in Wilson Bay. They are also measuring surface elevation and water quality in the marshes.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 2, Spring 2017, p32-35, il, por Periodical Website
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