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The Atlantic Council's Veterans Advanced Energy Project recently announced the 2021-2022 cohort of Veteran Advanced Energy Fellows, and CSI is thrilled to share that George Bonner, Director of the North Carolina Renewable Ocean Energy Program at the Coastal Studies...
Welcome ECU to the Fall 2021 semester! It’s an exciting time to be a Pirate! As the semester really ramps up, sometimes we need a little lift, a spring in our step, a quick break…well, let us help! Check out some of the exciting happenings and how you can get...
For those who live on the Outer Banks, the words soundside flooding can carry heavy weight. As large storm events threaten coastal North Carolina, storm surge, and even high tides, can have a significant impact, particularly along the shores of the eight sounds of the...
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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.