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    ECU, UNC CSI and Partners Win Award for Costa Rica Field Project

    At the January 2017 Society for Historical Archaeology (SHA) conference, Dr. Lynn Harris (Maritime Studies/East Carolina University), Dr. Nathan Richards (Maritime Studies/ECU & UNC-Coastal Studies Institute), and Dr. Maria Suarez Toro (Centro De Buceo Embajadores y Embajadoras del Mar) were awarded second place in the Gender and Minority Affairs Committee’s “Diversity Field School Awards” for …Read More

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    Video Archive of OBXFS Capstone Research Presentation

    The Outer Banks Field Site (OBXFS) is a collaborative program between the UNC Chapel Hill Institute for the Environment and the UNC Coastal Studies Institute.  The program is an undergraduate semester-long program focused on coastal environmental decision making. The curriculum offers coursework and real-world experiences in several disciplines, including environmental economics, coastal ecology, coastal law …Read More

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    Outer Banks Field Sites Students Present Capstone Research Project on December 15, 2016

    The students and faculty of the 2016 UNC-Chapel Hill Outer Banks Field Site, hosted by the UNC Coastal Studies Institute, invite you to attend their annual presentation of Capstone research. Eleven UNC-Chapel Hill students have been studying and conducting research at the Outer Banks Field Site (OBXFS) since August of 2016.  The students will present …Read More

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    Science on the Sound Lecture on Oyster Reef Research Archive Video

    On December 12, 2016, The UNC Coastal Studies Institute (UNC CSI) hosted 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 topics and issues in northeast North Carolina. This month, the program featured Dr. Michael Piehler, UNC CSI Estuarine …Read More

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    Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Andy Keeler, Public Policy & Coastal Sustainability Program Head

    Story By Victoria Morian, OBXFS Field Site Student. Dr. Andrew Keeler, the program head for Public Policy and Coastal Sustainability, sees the role of economics at the UNC Coastal Studies Institute as one of many valuable approaches to research being done at the center. “If you want to understand people’s motivations, almost everybody is motivated …Read More

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