Using drones to study sharks

September 20, 2016

PhD candidate, Martin Benavides spotlighted on Endeavors for using drones to study sharks. “In collaboration with David Johnston, director of the the Duke Marine Lab Unoccupied Systems Facility, Benavides wants to figure out how much and what kind of information can be collected … Continued

Maximizing microbiome knowledge

September 20, 2016

 UNC Marine Sciences faculty member Adrian Marchetti comments on the new National Microbiome Initiative recently enacted by The White House office of Science and Technology (OSTP). “We need to mine the wealth of knowledge and depth of experience already present … Continued

Utilizing living shorelines prevent coastal erosion

September 12, 2016

Carter Smith, a researcher at UNC Institute of Marine Sciences spoke to WNCT about how utilizing living shorelines prevent coastal erosion. On May 17th, 2016 WNCT’s Pierce Legeion spoke with Carter Smith about how recent research indicates that installation of living habitats along … Continued