Ph.D. student Aliyah Griffith (Castillo Lab) gave a presentation in December for the Black Women in Ecology, Evolution, & Marine Sciences ‘’Science Share” lectures. She discussed the impacts of hurricane Irma on coral growth. To watch the presentation, click here … Read more
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Dr. Janet Nye was featured on WITN talking about her research and how climate change affects fish migration. Trends in temperature may mean fisherman need to adapt their businesses. To read the full article, click here. To learn more about … Read more
The team for the Sunny Day Flood Project including Dr. Miyuki Hino (City and Regional Planning), and IMS Engineers Tony Whipple, and Ryan Neve were recognized on the Wilmington Star News. Their sensor information is helping to track chronic … Read more
Dr. Luettich was featured on the News and Observer with his comments on the NOAA report with climate data. To read the full article, click here. For more on Dr. Luettich’s research, click here.
Ph.D. candidate Mollie Yacano (Piehler Lab) was featured on Coastal Review Online with her research on phragmites in salt marshes. To read the full article, click here. To learn more about Yacano’s research, click here.
EMES Graduate student, Melanie Cohn, studying Marine Microbiology and Carbon Cycling is leading a research seminar scheduled for Oct 25 from 1:30-2:30 pm in the Murray 3rd floor conference room. It will also be streamed on Zoom: https://unc.zoom.us/s/99205016603 Description of … Read more
“Merger of three units will strengthen interdisciplinary research, expand curricular offerings, and promote experiential learning opportunities for Carolina students.” The departments of geological sciences and marine sciences, together with the UNC Institute of Marine Sciences, will merge into a single … Read more
Paerl lab Ph.D. student Haley Plaas spoke with both the Carteret County News-Times and the Coastal Review Online about connecting local researchers with K-12 educators through the upcoming SciREN Coast event. To learn more about the SciREN Coast event, click … Read more
Researchers at the UNC Institute of Marine Sciences are reducing Carolina’s carbon footprint with a blue carbon habitat, which collects and stores carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. This project is headed by Professor Antonio Rodriguez, who is working with IMS … Read more