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Jones tours several Civil War-era forts located along the banks of the Cape Fear River, Pamlico Sound, and Atlantic Ocean. They are Fort Macon, considered one of the best preserved 19th century fortifications in the nation; Fort Fisher; and Fort Caswell.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 5, Holiday 2012, p24-27, il Periodical Website
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A problem facing shrimpers when the nets are pulled in is bycatch, or unintended catch. Once the shrimp are brought onboard, shrimpers have to sort through them, and having bycatch, which has to be returned to the ocean, slows down the process. Lee reports on the research of John Broome, a Wilmington-based shrimpers, to create new gear that would allow shrimp to be culled faster and return bycatch to the water faster.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 5, Holiday 2012, p13-16, il Periodical Website
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Lee reports on the research findings of a new turtle excluder device for the state's summer flounder offshore fishery. There are many protected turtles in the area and trawlers want to avoid interaction with them.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 5, Holiday 2012, p16-17, il Periodical Website
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There are several groups of hurricane scientists. One group studies hurricanes that are forming and where they might strike. Another group, the paleotempestologists, is concerned with estimating the frequency and strength of ancient hurricanes over thousands of years. Settlage explores the science of searching for ancient storms.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 5, Holiday 2012, p28-30, il Periodical Website
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18261
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About half the fish consumed worldwide is produced by aquaculture. Production includes rainbow trout, oysters, hybrid striped bass, prawns, and flounder. Smith visits some of the innovative growers around the state.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 5, Holiday 2012, p6-13, il Periodical Website
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18264
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Michael Voiland, executive director of the North Carolina Sea Grant and the Water Research Institute of the University of North Carolina, is retiring. Mosher gives a summary of his tenure.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 5, Holiday 2012, p18-23, il, por Periodical Website
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