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  • Coastal Studies Institute Hosts 2nd Annual KidWind Challenge

    On Saturday, February 3, 2018, the Coastal Studies Institute (CSI), in partnership with KidWind, Jennette’s Pier and Appalachian State University, hosted the 2nd Annual North Carolina KidWind Challenge at the CSI campus site in Wanchese, NorthCarolina. During the event, teams from eastern North Carolina showcased and tested the performance of their handcrafted wind turbines, and …Read More

  • Scientists Study Current Interactions at Cape Hatteras

    By Meghan Savona The waters off North Carolina’s Outer Banks are an extremely dynamic area. With colliding currents of varying origin, temperature, and salinity, the coast of Cape Hatteras is a hotspot for studying the way that different currents interact. “North Carolina is kind of like the Mason-Dixon line of physical oceanography,” researcher Mike Muglia …Read More

  • Coastal Studies Institute to Host Open House on January 20, 2018

    The Coastal Studies Institute (CSI) is hosting an Open House from 1-4pm on January 20, 2018, at the campus location in Wanchese, North Carolina. The public is welcomed and encouraged to attend this free event. Attendees will be able to tour the campus and facilities, learn about current research and education programs, take part in …Read More

  • Video – Identifying the Pappy’s Lane Shipwreck

    Join Dr. Nathan Richards and graduate students from the ECU Program in Maritime Studies as they uncover the identity of the Pappy’s Lane Shipwreck!  

  • Outer Banks Field Site Students Present Capstone Research Project on December 14, 2017

    The students of the UNC Institute for the Environment’s Outer Banks Field Site (OBXFS) will present their Capstone research findings at 2 pm on December 14, 2017 in room 262 at the UNC Coastal Studies Institute located at 850 Hwy 345 in Wanchese, NC. This presentation will highlight the natural and social science research undertaken by the students on …Read More

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