Posts Tagged: UNC CSI

An aerial view of the research team recording the shipwreck site. 

UNC CSI Researchers Rediscover Forgotten Gunboat Near Rodanthe

A team of East Carolina University (ECU) graduate students led by Dr. Nathan Richards, head of the UNC Coastal Studies Institute’s (UNC CSI) Maritime Heritage Program and Associate Professor in the Program in Maritime...

The Manteo Boat Building Corporation produced air-sea rescue boats (pictured here), as well as army launches, navy landing craft, sailing dinghies and balsa wood life floats for the service in WWII.

UNC CSI Hosting NC Splinter Fleet Lecture

The UNC Coastal Studies Institute (UNC CSI) is hosting a lecture on North Carolina’s role in World War II shipbuilding as part of its  “Science on the Sound” lecture series this month.  This series,...

The Outer Banks Women's Club provided scholarships for Manteo High School students to visit the UNC CSI (Coastal Studies Institute).

Outer Banks Woman’s Club Provides Scholarships for UNC CSI Visit

The Outer Banks Woman’s Club continues to support UNC CSI Education Programs through generous donations that provide scholarships for local students to visit UNC CSI.  Funding from the club covers transportation expenses and program...

A tagged juvenile loggerhead sea turtle swims freely among the sargassum. (photo: John McCord, UNC Coastal Studies Institute)

UNC CSI Releases Turtles In Gulf Stream As Part Of Tracking Initiative

Researchers at the UNC Coastal Studies Institute (UNC CSI) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration recently released juvenile and adult sea turtles into the Gulf Stream in partnership with the North Carolina Aquarium...

Dr. Nancy White

UNC CSI Executive Director Honored With Women Of Distinction Award

Dr. Nancy White, the Executive Director of the UNC Coastal Studies Institute, was recently recognized by the Chancellor’s Committee on the Status of Women at East Carolina University (ECU) with the Women of Distinction...

Mike Muglia prepares to deploy an ADCP along the continental shelf off Cape Hatteras.

UNC CSI To Host Gulf Stream And Continental Shelf Water Exchange Lecture

The UNC Coastal Studies Institute (UNC CSI) is hosting a lecture on the Gulf Stream and the exchange of continental shelf water into the deep ocean part of its  “Science on the Sound” lecture...

An adult Green Heron looks for prey. (photo: Jeff Lewis)

UNC CSI To Host Outer Banks Birding Lecture

The UNC Coastal Studies Institute (UNC CSI) is hosting a lecture on North Carolina’s Outer Banks birding as part of its  “Science on the Sound” lecture series.  This series, held monthly, highlights information on...

Natural and man-made treasures found after an Outer Banks hurricane.

UNC CSI Hosting Lecture on Beach Combing Biology

The UNC Coastal Studies Institute (UNC CSI) is hosting a lecture on North Carolina’s beachcombing as part of its  “Science on the Sound” lecture series.  This series, held monthly, highlights information on coastal topics...

UNC CSI to Host Lecture on NC’s Changing Coastline

The UNC Coastal Studies Institute (UNC CSI) is hosting a lecture on North Carolina’s changing coastline as part of its  “Science on the Sound” lecture series.  This series, held monthly, highlights research on coastal...

UNC CSI Hosting Lecture on Pharmaceuticals in Coastal Waters

The UNC Coastal Studies Institute (UNC CSI) is hosting a lecture this month on pharmaceuticals and personal care products in coastal waters as part of its “Science on the Sound” lecture series.  This series,...

The students, faculty, and staff of the 2016 UNC Outer Banks Field Site.

UNC Outer Banks Field Site Students To Present Research Project

The eleven UNC-Chapel Hill students who have been studying and conducting research at the Outer Banks Field Site (OBXFS) since August and will present their findings at a public Capstone presentation at 2pm on...

Dr. Michael Piehler obtaining samples from a North Carolina oyster reef.

UNC CSI to Host Oyster Reef Research Lecture

The UNC Coastal Studies Institute (UNC CSI) is hosting a lecture on oyster reef function research as part of its  “Science on the Sound” lecture series.  This series, held monthly, highlights research on coastal...

A northeast view of the research and education building located on the UNC CSI campus site in Wanchese.

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...

UNC CSI Instructor Autumn Reaghard and campers tested for indicator bacteria levels present in local waterways.  (photo by Jay Clark, ECU News Services)

Woman’s Club Provides UNC CSI Summer Camp Scholarships

Each summer the UNC Coastal Studies Institute (UNC CSI) offers fun, educational experiences for middle and high school students through weeklong day camps hosted at the UNC CSI Research and Education Campus in Wanchese,...

UNC CSI To Host Science Lecture On Sustainable Coastal Gardening

 The UNC Coastal Studies Institute (UNC CSI) is hosting a lecture on sustainable coastal gardening and as part of its  “Science on the Sound” lecture series this month.  This series, held monthly, highlights research...

UNC CSI To Host ‘Mathews Men’ Author Book Signing

The UNC Coastal Studies Institute (UNC CSI), in conjunction with Duck’s Cottage Books, is hosting a lecture and book signing as part of its  “Science on the Sound” lecture series.  This series, held monthly,...

UNC CSI To Host Lecture On Sea Level Rise

The UNC Coastal Studies Institute (UNC CSI) is hosting a lecture on sea level rise as part of its  “Science on the Sound” lecture series.  This series, held monthly, highlights research on coastal topics...

Downy Woodpeckers can be spotted in the winter months. (photo: Jeff Lewis)

UNC CSI Hosting Winter Gardening And Birdwatching Lecture

The UNC Coastal Studies Institute (UNC CSI) is hosting a lecture on sustainable winter gardening and birdwatching as part of its  “Science on the Sound” lecture series.  This series, held monthly, highlights research on...

Underwater archaeology researchers on the site of the São José slave ship wreck near the Cape of Good Hope in South Africa. Photo courtesy Iziko Museums.

UNC CSI to Host Slave Wrecks Project Archaeology Presentation

The UNC Coastal Studies Institute is hosting a maritime heritage themed lecture entitled “The Slave Wrecks Project”, as part of the ongoing “Science on the Sound” lecture series.  The lecture will be held at...

UNC CSI To Host ‘Our Underwater Heritage’ Lecture

The UNC Coastal Studies Institute will host the ninth presentation in the “Our Underwater Heritage” Lecture series on December 3, at 6pm at the UNC CSI campus site on Roanoke Island.   The lecture...

Graduate Students in the Program in Maritime Studies map and document the remains of the “Corolla Wreck”. (photo by John McCord)

UNC CSI Presents ‘Our Underwater Heritage’ Lecture Series

The UNC Coastal Studies Institute will host the eighth presentation in the “Our Underwater Heritage” Lecture series on November 4, at 6pmat the UNC CSI campus site on Roanoke Island.   The lecture series,...