Science

  • Institute Teams With ASU to Track COVID-19

    Appalachian State University is collaborating with Rachel Noble and her team of researchers at the UNC Institute of Marine Sciences to set up a coronavirus tracking system at the Boone campus.

  • Fish Study Finds Stock Estimates May Be Off

    A new study finds that, for several species of oceanic sport fish, individual fish that are caught, released and caught again are more likely to be reeled in again than anticipated.

  • Study to Look Closer at Red Wolf Ancestry

    Two weeks after a federal court ordered a recovery plan update for the endangered red wolf population in northeastern North Carolina, a new report lays out plans to further study the species’ genetics.

  • Ocean May Be Key to Feeding World: Study

    A recent study projects that the amount of food produced from the ocean could increase by as much as 74% by 2050, but the researchers point to big obstacles, namely policy and regulation.

  • Gauges Added to Improve Flood Prediction

    The Albemarle-Pamlico National Estuary Partnership recently funded three new gauges for the state Flood Inundation Mapping and Alert Network to help better predict flooding in the low-lying northeast region.

  • UNC Institute Shows Off Renovated Lab

    Coastal researchers and UNC officials recently gave invited guests an up-close look at the newly refurbished wet labs at the university’s Institute of Marine Sciences in Morehead City.

  • Research Helps Survival of Released Fish

    Researchers at N.C. State’s Center for Marine Science and Technology have been studying caught and released fish to better estimate death rates and improve their odds for survival.

  • Currituck Marsh Focus for Resilience Project

    A recently announced project at Pine Island aims to study, protect and restore Currituck Sound marshes, a globally significant habitat that has been degraded by pollution and effects of climate change.