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Using drones to study sharks

September 20, 2016

PhD candidate, Martin Benavides spotlighted on Endeavors for using drones to study sharks. “In collaboration with David Johnston, director of the the Duke Marine Lab Unoccupied Systems Facility, Benavides wants to figure out how much and what kind of information can be collected … Continued

Utilizing living shorelines prevent coastal erosion

September 12, 2016

Carter Smith, a researcher at UNC Institute of Marine Sciences spoke to WNCT about how utilizing living shorelines prevent coastal erosion. On May 17th, 2016 WNCT’s Pierce Legeion spoke with Carter Smith about how recent research indicates that installation of living habitats along … Continued

Seminar: John Bane, MASC UNC-CH

September 7, 2016

UNC Marine Sciences’ hosts a seminar presented by Rising Professor Emeritus John Bane, Ph.D. Seminar Title: Alternative Energy from Ocean Currents Presenter Affiliation: UNC-CH Department of Marine Sciences Summary: The kinetic energy in ocean currents, or marine hydrokinetic (MHK)energy, is a renewable … Continued