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APR
2017

Research Spotlight: Winter Climate Change and Coastal Wetlands: Mangroves vs. Salt Marshes

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Coastal wetlands in the southeastern United States provide many benefits to society. In addition to supporting fish and wildlife habitat, these productive and abundant ecosystems protect coastlines, improve water quality, sequester carbon, subsidize coastal fisheries, and provide...
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30
MAR
2017

Research Spotlight: Got Uncertainty? How to Deal with Uncertainty When Making Conservation Decisions

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Consider the following example of how we deal with uncertainty in our everyday lives: It’s 6:00 am. You look, bleary-eyed, out the window to see a calm sky with some clouds in the distance. You get up, get dressed, and prepare for the day. You pack your bag, grab your coffee, and...
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08
MAR
2017

Research Spotlight: Cape Romain Partnership for Coastal Protection

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Coastal regions of the southeastern US are experiencing dramatic changes affecting critical habitat for wildlife as well as threatening the safety and livelihoods of millions of residents living near the coast. Increased flooding results in habitat loss and pollution runoff that...
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09
FEB
2017

Budgeting for Climate Change

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This post was written by Brittany Sweeney, College of Natural Resources, NC State University, for CNR News, 3 Feb 17. In a time of budget cuts, aging historic sites, and climate change, who decides what projects receive updates and restorations and which ones don’t? Dr. Erin...
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21
DEC
2016

Researcher Spotlight – Karly Bitsura-Meszaros and Paul Taillie

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2016 Global Change Fellows This research highlight was authored by Brittany Sweeney in NCSU College of Natural Resources. Ever wondered about the effects of climate change or what you can do about it? Masters and Ph.D. students at NC State are tackling the most pressing issues...
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17
MAR
2016

Researcher Spotlight- Rachel Atkins

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2015 Global Change Fellow Graduate Student, Department of Marine, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Advisor: Dr. Karen McNeal Every year the SE Climate Science Center funds a cohort of Global Change Fellows. They represent numerous disciplines across NC State University. Here is an...
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12
FEB
2015

Researcher Spotlight – Michael Just

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2014 Global Change Fellow PhD Student, Department of Plant and Microbial Biology Advisor: Dr. William Hoffman, Department of Plant and Microbial Biology Every year the SE Climate Science Center funds a cohort of Global Change Fellows. They represent numerous disciplines across NC...
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28
SEP
2013

Researcher Spotlight – Adrienne Wootten

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2012 Global Change Fellow PhD student, Department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences Graduate Research Assistant , State Climate Office of North Carolina Advisor: Ryan Boyles, Department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences Questions What are you currently working...
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24
JUN
2013

Researcher Spotlight – Steven Grodsky

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Global Change Fellow (2012 and 2013) PhD student, Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources Program: Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology Advisor: Chris Moorman, Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources My research is generally applied and focused on...
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