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Written by Lauren Colonair.As I reflect on the last four months spent at the Coastal Studies Institute with UNC-Chapel Hill’s Outer Banks Field Site, I have realized that this experience feels as if it should encompass a lifetime. Even as I look over the first story I...
It is no doubt that Dr. Lindsay Dubbs has been an integral part of the Coastal Studies Institute since joining the team in 2012. She is now the Co-director of the UNC Institute for the Environment’s Outer Banks Field Site (OBXFS) hosted by CSI, and the Associate...
Written by Lauren Colonair.Physics...but in the Ocean Dr. Mike Muglia has worked at CSI since it was established in 2003. The journey leading him to the institute has been full of many twists and turns since he began studying marine sciences as an undergraduate at the...
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The Coastal Studies Institute is one facet of ECU’s Integrated Coastal Programs (ICP). This college-level academic unit is the umbrella organization for coastal and marine sciences at ECU. ICP brings together scientists and researchers across ECU’s campuses and integrates the fields of engineering, health, natural, and social sciences. ECU’s Integrated Coastal Programs are dedicated to transdisciplinary research, high-quality academic programs, and meaningful community engagement. The program uses an interdisciplinary approach and scientific advances to provide effective solutions to complex problems while helping coastal communities, ecosystems, and economies thrive.