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Dr. Noble featured on NPR podcast “Fresh Air”

July 31, 2020

UNC Institute of Marine Sciences own Dr. Rachel Noble is featured on the NPR podcast “Fresh Air” discussing her research that may change the way Covid-19 infection rates are measured. Her lab’s work on SARS-CoV-2 & waste water is highlighted. To … Read more

Dr. Leuttich discusses ADCIRC model for tracking storms on WITN

July 31, 2020

Dr. Leuttich featured on WITN discussing ADCIRC computer model’s importance for predicting how the ocean is going to respond to storms and what a storm surge will look like. To read more about this, follow the link  

Dr. Fodrie interviewed by WCTI on possible shark bite in Neuse

July 24, 2020

Institute of Marine Sciences Associate Professor Joel Fodrie interviewed regarding a man bitten by an unknown creature in Neuse. Fodrie speculates it is very possible animal was a shark. Read more at

Dr. Noble and Tom Clerkin featured on WCTI for Water Quality research

July 22, 2020

Dr. Noble and Tom Clerkin are featured on WCTI for Water Quality research. Noble reports promising findings regarding the conditions of Eastern North Carolina’s shores. To find out more about Noble’s research, follow the link

Dr Noble’s SARS-CoV-2 research featured in WRAL

July 21, 2020

Institute of Marine Science’s very own Dr. Noble was featured on WRAL for her research in wastewater. Noble states that wastewater allows you to measure the frequency of the virus using the concentration value. To read more about Noble’s research towards … Read more

Dr. Rachel Noble discusses water quality amidst pandemic

July 20, 2020

Dr. Rachel Noble is featured in a publication discussing her work with water quality in Carteret County. Noble suggests ocean water is effective at inactivating COVID and more. To read more about Noble’s work follow the link

Dr. Rachel Noble on Water Quality issues in Rural Communities

July 20, 2020

Dr. Noble (MASC, ESE, IE, IMS) was on WITN discussing water quality issues that face rural communities such as the Town of Beaufort. To learn more about Noble’s findings follow the link

Jonathan Lucas interviewed by WITN on his oyster research in the New River

July 14, 2020

Graduate student Jonathan Lucas interviewed by WITN on his research on oysters in the New River. His work involves monitoring oyster beds as they are an integral part of an estuary. To read more about this follow the link to

Molly Bost speaks with WITN on rip currents

July 13, 2020

PhD candidate Molly Bost spoke with WITN about rip currents after two men died in Emerald Isle. To see the news clip, follow the link