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IMS Takeover of

July 23, 2018

We have staged a takeover of the website apparently 🙂 Front and center is a feature on Protecting Our Coasts. It includes featured videos on: – shark survey (Martin & Emory) – living shorelines (Carter) – drones & sharks … Read more

PhD Student Lewis Nasibett-Jones Talks about His Eel Studies

July 20, 2018

UNC Biology PhD student Lewis Nasibett-Jones has been spending the summer with us here at IMS to conduct his eel studies. Lewis chatted with WITN about his research. Great work, Lewis.

Fodrie Lab Student Shelby Ziegler on Marsh Sampling

July 17, 2018

Here’s a link to the story that came from the morning show live coverage of Fodrie lab PhD student Shelby Ziegler’s marsh sampling. Thanks again to the entire crew of Andrew, Marianna, and Lily for helping to make this story … Read more

Student Martìn Benavides on UNC Shark Survey

July 14, 2018

Fodrie lab PhD student Martìn Benavides is featured in a special Public Radio East report on the UNC shark survey, as well in an interview with the Wilmington Star News ( & shared by other GateHouse media like the Jacksonville … Read more

Dr Gittman on Living Shorelines for Climate Central

July 14, 2018

Fantastic article on living shorelines in Climate Central today featuring IMS alumna & adjunct faculty Dr Rachel Gittman. It also references research out of the institute lead by Peterson lab PhD candidate Carter Smith.

Hypoxia in the Neuse River

July 11, 2018

Dr Paerl spoke with Coastal Review Online about hypoxia in the Neuse:

Dr Noble on Source of Recent E. coli Outbreak

July 9, 2018

Dr Noble spoke with The New Rebublic about new information about the source of contamination that caused the recent E. coli outbreak.

Dr Paerl on Toxic Algal Blooms

July 9, 2018

Dr Paerl spoke with Grist about toxic algal blooms and connections with climate change.

NAS Committee, served on by Dr. Laura Moore, releases report

July 6, 2018

A National Academy of Sciences Committee, served on by Department of Geological Sciences associate professor Dr. Laura Moore, releases report on the Future of the U.S. Gulf Coast.  Read details here (link:

Dr Paerl on the Chowan River Algal Bloom

July 5, 2018

Dr Paerl was on NPR yesterday talking about the algal bloom in the Chowan River.