Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for Coastwatch Vol. Issue 2, Summer 2020
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The authors consider possible factors indicating a warming trend in North Carolina. The past 30 years have seen some of the warmest years on record.
Riley Mulhern has developed a model for calculating the characteristics for locations with a greater chance of lead contaminants in drinking water. Mulhern;'s team has found a marked association between high levels of lead in children and low income and African American neighborhoods in Wake County.
A large scale study initiated through the North Carolina Sea Grant, NCDOT and other state and local government entities has determined that thoughtful planning and targeted route improvements or "resilient routes" for highways are key to dealing with eastern north Carolina's flooding issues after significant storms.
Students at Cape Hatteras Secondary School of Coastal Studies conducted a study called "Student Perspectives on Coastal Change". A survey taken noted students believe climate change has affected increased storm activity among a number of questions asked.
The authors discuss techniques for finfish, shellfish, shrimp, picked crabmeat and offer new recipes.