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Spring 2021 Newsletter Available Now

Spring 2021 Newsletter Available Now

We are proud to announce the Spring 2021 issue of the ECU Integrated Coastal Programs Newsletter, CoastLines.  Stay up to date on the research, education, and outreach programs of ECU ICP and the Coastal Studies Institute.

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CSI Summer Camp Registration Now Open!

CSI Summer Camp Registration Now Open!

We at the Coastal Studies Institute are excited to announce that we will be able to offer in-person Summer Camps for 10-15-year-old students for the Summer of 2021! We will have four weeks of camps beginning July 12 and running through August 6.  Two camp themes will...

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Virtual Blue Heron Bowl A Big Success

Virtual Blue Heron Bowl A Big Success

After almost a year of virtual events, it’s almost become second nature to stream events online and to use video-conferencing platforms for various meetings throughout the day. But when it comes to organizing a large, virtual, trivia-style competition for high school...

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An Update From the Blakeslee Lab

An Update From the Blakeslee Lab

Each species on earth fills an ecological niche. In other words, every single species has its own role and native range which allow it to contribute to the balance of the ecosystem in which it is found. But what happens when a particular species is found outside its...

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The CSI Virtual Tour Experience is Now Here!

The CSI Virtual Tour Experience is Now Here!

Over the past nine months, the Public Engagement and Outreach team at the Coastal Studies Institute has been working to bring the experiences of CSI to the virtual realm. In addition to the virtual content produced in 2020, such as the Kitchen Science, Summer Science...

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The Midpoint:  Moment, Memories, and More

The Midpoint: Moment, Memories, and More

Written by Lauren Colonair.Recently, my classmates and I have reached the midpoint of our semester at UNC’s Outer Banks Field Site. This year, due to COVID-19, the final half of the semester came earlier than we expected. It has been a strange experience with August...

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Coming Soon: CSI Virtual Tour!

Coming Soon: CSI Virtual Tour!

Written by Lauren Colonair. Over the past few months, the Public Engagement and Outreach team at the Coastal Studies Institute has been working to bring the experiences of CSI to the virtual realm. Before the era of social distancing, CSI provided many programs and...

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Tom Murphy, Education Champion and CSI Advocate

Tom Murphy, Education Champion and CSI Advocate

The faculty and staff of the Coastal Studies Institute (CSI) were saddened by the recent announcement of the loss of a local icon and long-time supporter of CSI, Rev. A. Tom Murphy Jr.  Tom’s dedication to our community was evident in his 15-year ministry at Roanoke...

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Led by East Carolina University (ECU), The Coastal Studies Institute is a multi-institutional research and educational partnership of the UNC System including North Carolina State University, UNC-Chapel Hill, UNC Wilmington, and Elizabeth City State University.

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Based at the Coastal Studies Institute (CSI), the North Carolina Renewable Ocean Energy Program (NCROEP) advances inter-disciplinary marine energy solutions across UNC System partner colleges of engineering at NC State University, UNC Charlotte, and NC A&T University.

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ECU’s Integrated Coastal Programs (ECU ICP) is a leader in coastal and marine research, education, and engagement.   ECU ICP includes the Coastal Studies Institute, ECU’s Department of Coastal Studies, and ECU Diving and Water Safety.

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The faculty and staff at the Coastal Studies Institute come from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines, as well as departments and organizations including ECU Department of Biology, ECU Department of Coastal Studies, NC Sea Grant, the North Carolina Renewable Energy Program, and the UNC Institute for the Environment.

MEET THE TEAM

Tour the ECU Outer Banks Campus and learn about the research, education, and engagement projects of CSI and ECU Integrated Coastal Programs through our 360 virtual tour.

VIRTUAL TOUR

The ECU Outer Banks campus is home to the Coastal Studies Institute.
Located on Roanoke Island along the banks of the second largest estuary
in the United States, this coastal campus spans 213 acres of marshes, scrub wetlands, forested wetlands, and estuarine ecosystems.

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The Coastal Studies Institute
850 NC 345
Wanchese, NC 27981

252-475-5400

info@coastalstudiesinstitute.com

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