Interdisciplinary Seminar: Greg Sorg

December 5, 2016

An interdisciplinary seminar presented by UNC IMS Graduate Student, Greg Sorg. Seminar Title: Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost: Use of Chemical and Acoustic Cues to Navigate Estuarine Environments Abstract: The estuarine environment provides primary habitats, nurseries, and/or foraging grounds for … Continued

Marine Science student Adam Rok’s Gulf Research Cruise

November 9, 2016

Understanding the Gulf Environment: Adam Rok’s Research Expedition This fall I participated in a gulf research cruise as part of the ECOGIG Gulf Ecosystem Research Project. This Mooring and Lander cruise was conducted in the Gulf of Mexico, approximately 130 – 150 miles … Continued

Interdisciplinary Seminar: Charlie Deaton

November 7, 2016

An interdisciplinary seminar presented by UNC IMS Graduate Student, Charlie Deaton. Seminar Title: Bistability and resilience in coupled bio-geomorphic coastal systems Abstract: Many coastal ecosystems, such as dunes, salt marshes, and seagrass beds, exist due to biological-geologic feedbacks that result in highly dynamic, … Continued

Interdisciplinary Seminar: Rob Lampe

October 10, 2016

An interdisciplinary seminar presented by Univertisy of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Marine Sciences Graduate Student, Rob Lampe on Phytoplankton Thin Layers.

MS Thesis Defense: Kathleen Onorevole

October 3, 2016

Restoration of estuarine habitats supports changes in N cycling and removal over time Habitat restoration is a valuable way to curtail environmental degradation.  In estuarine systems in North Carolina, oyster reefs and salt marshes are frequently restored together as living … Continued

Research Seminar: JP Rippe

September 26, 2016

A research seminar presented by UNC MASC Graduate Student, JP Rippe. Title: Assessing Historical Growth and Connectivity of Coral Reefs at Multiple Scales Throughout the Caribbean Basin Abstract: Over the past three decades, coral reefs in the Caribbean Sea have experienced severe … Continued

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