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Digging beneath the impacts of Beach Nourishment with CSI’s Marine Geochemistry and Coastal Dynamics Lab
Written and photographed by Emmy Trivette, OBXFS student and CSI photojournalism intern.Residents of the Outer Banks are not strangers to the idea of pumping sand from offshore dredge sites onto local beaches, a process known as beach nourishment. While these...
The Coastal Studies Institute will host the next Science on the Sound lecture on November 17, 2022. This monthly, in-person, lecture series brings perspectives from all over the state and highlights coastal topics in northeastern North Carolina.Dr. Mike Muglia, a...
Can an observer on the coast hear a vessel approaching even when it cannot be seen? One might assume the answer is yes, especially as the vessel approaches, but an ongoing study, funded by the Office of Naval Research (ONR), conducted by Dr. Teresa Ryan and the...
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