Graduating master’s student Jonathan Lucas traded his military fatigues and boots for wetsuits and waders to return to school and earn a graduate degree in marine sciences at UNC. During his time here, he worked on oyster reefs and coastline … Continued
When it comes to helping in the fight against climate change, reducing your carbon footprint is a regularly suggested tactic. By burying carbon deposits into the sediment of a saltmarsh created by researchers, a project at the UNC Institute for Marine … Continued
North Carolina is one of just eight states that is funneling its wastewater data to the federal government to track coronavirus. Leading the charge for N.C. is UNC marine scientist Rachel Noble, who launched a wastewater surveillance system last year to help public officials detect and understand COVID-19 in their communities.
A new project led by Carolina Population Center Director Elizabeth Frankenberg has received a $3.5 million Growing Convergent Research Award from the National Science Foundation to develop adaptation and mitigation strategies for North Carolinians as they face future storms and flooding.