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Changes to GEOL 395/691H/692H

October 24, 2018

In the past we have used the paper Learning Contracts for all students enrolled in 395/691/692. However, we are now switching to an online system. Please note the deadlines listed below: Spring 2019 OLCM Dates · October 22, 2019 =OLCM … Read more

Dr Leuttich Discusses Hurricane Michael for the NYT

October 9, 2018

Here’s the link to Dr Luettich’s latest New York Times interview on hurricane Michael titled “Powerful Hurricane Approaches Florida Preparing for Hurricane Michael in Panama City Beach, Fla., on Tuesday.” Credit…Eric Thayer for The New York Times. By The New … Read more

Rachel Noble on Vibrio

October 9, 2018

Rachel Noble shares information about Vibrio, a bacteria which thrives in aquatic environments such as floodwaters. 

Dr Luettich on Using ADCIRC in Michael Coverage

October 8, 2018

a podcast with Dr Luettich with the team from The Guardian Visuals, they used ADCIRC extensively in their Florence coverage and plan to for Michael.  

Brett Froelich Discusses Bacteria in Hurricane Florence Floodwaters

October 1, 2018

Institute of Marine Sciences research assistant professor Brett Froelich talks about his research testing Hurricane Florence floodwaters for the bacteria vibrio. Marine sciences professor Rachel Noble shares the number of confirmed vibrio cases (and related deaths) after Hurricane Katrina. 

Dr Noble Talks About Water Contamination after Florence

October 1, 2018

Department of environmental sciences professor Rachel Noble talks to NPR member station KJZZ and the Daily Tar Heel about water contamination after Hurricane Florence.

Dr Noble on Marine Life After Storms

September 27, 2018

IMS professor Rachel Noble talks about what happens to marine life after storms.

Dr Noble Speaks on Safety of NC Beaches after Florence

September 26, 2018

Department of environmental sciences and engineering and department of marine sciences professor Rachel Noble talks about the safety of North Carolina’s beaches this weekend after Hurricane Florence.

Dr Paerl on Damage Caused by Hurricane Florence

September 19, 2018

In this week’s podcast, water-quality expert Hans Paerl discusses the damage caused by Hurricane Florence and the dangers left behind by hurricanes: pollutants in the watershed that could poison people and kill fish. 

Dr Luettich on Hurricane Florence

September 13, 2018

Institute of Marine Sciences director and professor Rick Luettich discusses Hurricane Florence before it hit last week with WUNC, PBSNewsHour, FiveThirtyEight, CNN, Nature, Carolina Coast Online and Capitol Tonight. Read the article here.