Honoring Dr. Conrad Neumann

From the Margins to the Deep: A Tribute to the Science and Art of A. Conrad Neumann Cosponsored by GSA Sedimentary Geology Division; GSA Marine and Coastal Geosciences Division; GSA Quaternary Geology and Geomorphology Division; Eastern Section–SEPM (Society for Sedimentary … Continued

Photo of MASC faculty, students and alumni at the 2020 ocean Sciences Meeting

UNC Reunion of Alumni and Current Faculty & Students during Ocean Sciences.

During this year’s Ocean Sciences Meeting current faculty and students were able to have a reunion with alumni of UNC’s Marine Science department. Thank you to everyone that participated in this year’s conference and to everyone that came out to … Continued

UNC MASC will have 19 presentations at the 2020 Ocean Sciences Meeting

Next week UNC-Chapel Hill’s Marine Science Department will participate in the 2020 Ocean Sciences Meeting in San Diego, CA. There will be 19 presentations associated with faculty, post-docs, students, and alumni. Below is the schedule for UNC affiliated presentations:   … Continued

The First Drone Workshop at UNC

Over winter break, UNC faculty and students completed a drone workshop ­— the first of its kind at the university — developing aeronautic expertise to apply to their research. This workshop on drones was lead by Jimmy Burch, a US … Continued

UNC Marine Sciences faculty member, Associate Professor F. Joel Fodrie

Dr. Joel Fodrie from IMS featured on WRAL

On January 30th, Dr. Joel Fodrie, an Assistant Professor from the Institute of Marine Sciences, was featured in a WRAL segment about which shark species are appearing off the North Carolina Coast. He said that there are 20 to 30 … Continued

Zena Cardman NASA astronaut candidate profile picture

UNC Alumna Zena Cardman could be the first woman to walk on the Moon

WRAL writes about how alumna Zena Cardman could be the first woman to walk on the Moon. She was selected out of 18,000 applicants by NASA to join the 2017 astronaut class. Cardman is in the Artemis program with 12 … Continued

Marine Microbiologist Andreas Teske PhD Marine Sciences faculty member with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on his 2016 research expedition to Guaymas Basin in the Gulf of California

UNC Professor Andreas Teske leads Guaymas Basin expedition

This past fall Dr. Andreas Teske led IODP expedition 385 to the Guaymas Basin as a co-chief scientist. The aim of this expedition was to explore a spreading center in the Gulf of California, the Guaymas Basin, by drilling a … Continued

Dr Fodrie and PhD Student Amy Yarnall Interviewed for UNC-TV Feature

Dr Joel Fodrie and his PhD student Amy Yarnall talk about scallops and sea grass in this UNC-TV feature of their NSF-Bio supported science. Interestingly this clip is from a NY public broadcast station, I’ve not seen it air in … Continued