Data sharing made easy

October 20, 2014

Funded by the National Science Foundation and produced by RENCI (Renaissance Computing Institute), HydroShare is a web-based collaborative environment that allows hydrologists and other scientists studying water-related issues to easily upload data from their research projects, add metadata about the … Continued

Scientist: Careful management of stormwater runoff needed

October 20, 2014

In a recent speech at the Duke Marine Lab, Dr. Michael Piehler, an Associate Professor of Marine Sciences and Environmental Scienes & Engineering at UNC’s Institute for Marine Sciences in Morehead City, commented that scientists, regulators, developers and environmentalists need … Continued

The Tropical Reefs of North Carolina?

October 20, 2014

A North Carolina Coastal Federation feature story on Avery Paxton, a graduate student at UNC’s Institute for Marine Sciences in Morehead City, North Carolina, and her research related to identifying the most important fish habitats within one of the three … Continued

2014 Water and Health Conference Final Products

October 20, 2014

From October 13-17, 2014, 530 participants from 31 countries gathered in Chapel Hill to consider drinking water supply, sanitation, and hygiene, and water resources in both the developing and developed worlds. Final products of the conference, including video recordings of … Continued

Meet a (water) researcher

October 10, 2014

An interview with Edema Ojomo, a doctoral student in Environmental Sciences and Engineering at UNC, who will be among the many others presenting research at the 2014 Water and Health Conference beginning on October 13: http://bit.ly/1ECTcN9. For more information on the … Continued

FoodCon 2014 Conference on November 21

October 8, 2014

UNC Kenan-Flagler’s Net Impact Chapter and Duke University’s Fuqua Food Forum proudly present FoodCon 2014, a day-long conference centered on the food industry and sustainability. Expect to explore relevant and thought-provoking topics such as: Creative Food Advertising/Branding Perfecting your Pitch … Continued

NC Water Resources Congress Annual Meeting on October 30

October 7, 2014

The annual meeting of the North Carolina Water Resources Congress will be held on October 30 at the Jane S. McKimmon Center in Raleigh, North Carolina. This year’s event will feature a discussion of threats to water resources by environmental … Continued