Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for Journal of the North Carolina Academy of Science Vol. 127 Issue 4, Winter 2011
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Shellbond is a patented material derived from high temperature treatment of calcareous materials, including oyster shells, yielding a unique form of calcium hydroxide. Researchers at the University of North Carolina Wilmington investigated the Shellbond effects on phytoplankton growth. Results suggest that Shellbond may have promise for algal bloom remediation.
This article is an attempt to correct many of the misconceptions that prevail concerning the early attempts to discover oil in North Carolina by discussing early efforts to locate oil. The author also examines what was learned at a relatively early period about the potential for extracting petroleum from rock formations of the Piedmont region.
Butterfly rays (Family Gymnuridae) are flattened benthic species that frequent ocean bottoms and enter estuaries and rivers. Butterfly rays infrequently occur in the western Atlantic Ocean, but were observed in Onslow Bay, North Carolina.