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Shark Week is year-round for IMS faculty

August 8, 2020

IMS faculty Dr Fodrie (MASC, IE), PhD student Jeff Plumlee (Fodrie lab, MASC), and masters student Savannah Ryburn (Bruno, MASC) are featured in Carteret County News-Time’s article about their continual research on sharks. To read more about their work follow … Read more

Dr. Paerl on climate change and tropical storms

August 7, 2020

Coastal Review Online writes about research from the Institute of Marine Sciences Professor Hans Paerl and colleagues that found a connection between climate change and tropical storm and hurricane flooding.  Study: Climate Change Key in Cycle of Floods

The Longest Running Shark Survey in the U.S.

August 7, 2020

The Well presents an article on the longest running shark survey which takes place on a 48-foot research vessel off the coast of Shackleford Banks in Carteret County. Several IMS, E3P, and MASC faculty are featured in the article. To read … Read more

Dr. Antonio Rodriguez talk’s rip current risk post Isais on WITN

August 5, 2020

Dr. Antonio Rodriguez speaks about increased rip current risk and hazardous surf conditions in Emerald Isle following Hurricane Isais. To watch Rodriguez on WITN follow

Welcoming New Faculty: Dr. Eric Kirby

August 5, 2020

The Department of Geological Sciences welcomes Dr. Eric Kirby. Dr. Kirby is interested in tectonic evolution of orogenic systems and will be joining the department from Oregon State University.

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