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Five different projects have been awarded grants from the N.C. Community Collaborative Research Grant program. These diverse projects highlight research into climate-change, locally sourcing seafood, invasive species, sustainable workforce planning, and marine aquaculture studies. All projects focus on community outreach and collaboration.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 5, Holiday 2017, p5-17, il Periodical Website
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In the rural-eastern side of North Carolina, the amount of saltwater intrusion and retreating forests has led to a phenomenon called Ghost Forests. Using LIDAR data and satellite imagery, researchers are working to map the change in the forests for future use in climate change adaption strategies.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 5, Holiday 2017, p17-18, il, map Periodical Website
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Due to an increase in partnerships across the United States, Space Grant has been able to expand their outreach programs for current students and teachers. Workshops, training, and internships are among the few programs offered to enable students and teachers to learn about the future careers and research that can be done in the space industry.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 5, Holiday 2017, p14-19, il, por Periodical Website
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Oyster reef revitalization efforts are being addressed by North Carolina’s Sea Grant and Space Grant. While the goal is to rebuild healthy oyster reefs, a sustainable population can also help the ecosystem by filtering water to create better water quality, and healthier fish populations and aquatic plant life. Using geospatial analysis, researchers hope to help guide decision-making processes to ensure that the reefs are restored correctly and with the maximum impact.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 5, Holiday 2017, p18-19, il, map Periodical Website
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A team of researchers supported by Sea Grant and N.C. State University are investigating way to prevent massive flooding in the wake of Hurricane Matthew and Tropical Storm Julia. The goal is to provide preventative flooding plans for towns by evaluating roads and bridges, land-use change, and upland water storage.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 5, Holiday 2017, p22-23, il Periodical Website
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34460
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An avid outdoorswoman shares her experiences on the eastern shore of North Carolina. Paddleboarding, canoeing, and kayaking all offer a new way to see the state’s natural resources and seashores, especially around Beaufort.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 5, Holiday 2017, p30-33, il Periodical Website
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The National Weather Service conducts service assessments after every large weather event. This article pertains to the three assessments conducted after Hurricane Harvey by Sea Grant and other operations, and how National Weather Service professionals and emergency management personnel work together to ensure the safety of the communities they serve.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 5, Holiday 2017, p23-24, il, map Periodical Website