NC Sea Grant/WRRI Seek Research Proposals

April 28, 2014

North Carolina Sea Grant, in partnership with the Water Resources Research Institute of the University of North Carolina System, is seeking proposals for projects in three focus areas: Impacts of drought on North Carolina waters, communities, ecosystems and economies; Eutrophication … Continued

The Future of Environmental Finance public forum on May 5

April 28, 2014

On May 5 from 1:30-4:30 PM, the UNC Environmental Finance Center will host “The Future of Environmental Finance,” a public forum to share promising strategies for financing current and future environmental challenges. This public forum will feature engaging presentations from … Continued

New RENCI project looks to improve coastal evacuation plans

April 24, 2014

RENCI (Renaissance Computing Institute) has recently launched a National Science Foundation-funded research effort that will utilize physical models for coastal storm surge, terrestrial precipitation and water routing, and mesoscale meteorology to calculate probable impacts of tropical cyclones and how these … Continued

Research double-time

April 21, 2014

A recent UNC Homepage spotlight story on Olivia Eskew, a graduating senior whose research on water quality in the Galápagos Islands, in addition to studying chronic pain issues, was highlighted at Carolina’s Celebration of Undergraduate Research on April 14. For … Continued