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Beach replenishment is the practice of rebuilding and restoring the eroded beach back to some previous elevation and extent, has become one of the most popular solutions for coastal communities who face the growing problem of chronic beach erosion. . Sandy beaches...
Known nationally as Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15- October 15 has been set aside each year to celebrate diverse Latin cultures and backgrounds, as well as the contributions of the Latinx community to American and global societies. More recently and popularly...
Featured photo: Al-Attabi and his colleagues used Doppler spectrum data from two HF radar systems located at the north coast of Cornwall, UK, as well as data from a directional wave buoy deployed off the north coast of Cornwall. The system has measured surface...
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A Bigger Vision
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.