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

Update from Andreas Teske’s Research/Study Leave – March

March 29, 2016

Update from Andreas Teske’s Research/Study Leave – March My research leave at the Hanse Institute for Advanced Studies in Northern Germany is strengthening the long-standing collaborative ties of my lab to our colleagues working in marine microbiology and geochemistry at … Continued

Francesca Peay featured on Endeavors

February 17, 2016

(Originally posted on Endeavors.)   Junior Francesca Peay is an undergraduate researcher majoring in environmental studies with a minor in marine sciences. She works in the Coastal Environmental Change Lab, and her research looks at how dune height affects beachfront … Continued

Clear Waters Ahead for Oyster Restoration

February 11, 2016

By KATHLEEN ONOREVOLE Kathleen Onorevole is a master’s student in Michael Piehler’s lab at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Institute of Marine Sciences in Morehead City. She studies the impact of ecological restoration on nutrient cycling. There are two … Continued