UNC Coastal Studies Institute To Host Open House
The UNC Coastal Studies Institute (UNC CSI) is hosting an Open House from 1 to 4pm on Saturday, November 19, 2016 at their campus location in Wanchese, North Carolina. The public is welcomed and encouraged to attend this free event.
Attendees will be able to tour the campus and facilities, learn about current research and education programs and interact with UNC CSI faculty and staff. The UNC CSI Campus is located at 850 NC 345 Highway, approximately one mile from the highway 64 and NC 345 intersection.
The UNC Coastal Studies Institute is a multi-institutional coastal and marine sciences research and education institute focusing on placed-based research in five main program areas. Research programs include:
· Coastal Engineering and Renewable Ocean Energy
· Coastal Processes
· Estuarine Ecology & Human Health
· Maritime Heritage
· Public Policy & Coastal Sustainability
In partnership with East Carolina University, UNC Chapel Hill, North Carolina State University, UNC Wilmington and Elizabeth City State University, the UNC Coastal Studies Institute serves as a true demonstration of innovation in research and education.
The LEED Gold certified campus is located on Roanoke Island in North Carolina’s Outer Banks with a unique multi-campus partnership to fulfill the institute’s mission to undertake research, offer educational opportunities, provide community outreach programs, and enhance communication among those concerned with the unique history, culture, and environment of the maritime counties of North Carolina.
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