Nancy White, MLA, PhD
Director, UNC Coastal Studies Institute
Room No. 340
850 NC 345, Wanchese, NC 27981
Nancy White began as director of the Coastal Studies Institute in July of 2003. Prior to this, she served as Director of Research, Extension and Sponsored Programs and Research Associate Professor at North Carolina State University ‘s College of Design , where she published over 20 peer-reviewed scientific papers. She lectures on designing for water quality nationally and internationally.
Nancy serves on a wide array of committees, boards and review panels, including the DENR Division of Land Quality’s Technical Advisory Committee, WRRI Technical Advisory Committee, APNEP Advisory Board-Co Chair, Marine Sciences Advisory Council, the Kitty Hawk Town Planning Board, The Outer Banks Hotline Board of Directors.
Principal Investigator – Monitoring and TMDL modeling techniques to assess bacterial loading in estuarine environments and to improve shellfish management programs, 2001-2008. Phase 1 Funded by USDA-CSREES Integrated Water Quality Research and Education Program, $306,000, Phase 2, $550,000.
Patchanee, Prapas, Bayleyegn Molla Zewde, Nancy White, Daniel E Line, Wondwossen Gebreyes. 2010. Tracking Salmonella contamination in various watersheds with phenotypic and genotypic diversity. To be published in Food borne Pathogens and Disease, MS # FPD-2010-05728.~1
Line D.E, NM White, W.W. Kirby Smith and JD Potts. 2008. Fecal coliform export from four coastal North Carolina areas. JAWRA, 44 (3): 606-617..
Line, D.E. and N.M. White. 2006. Effects of Development on Runoff and Pollutant Export. /Water Environment Research/ 79(2):185-190.
Kirby-Smith William and NM White. 2005. Bacterial Contamination Associated with Estuarine Shoreline Development. Journal of Applied Microbiology. JAM-2005-0127.R1
Berke, Philip R., Joe McDonald, Nancy M. White, Dan Line, Michael Holmes, Kat Oury, Rhonda Ryznar. 2003.
“Greening Development to Protect Watersheds: Is New Urbanism the Answer?” Journal of American Planning Association, V69, #4, pps 397-413.
Line, D. E., NM White, DL Osmond, Gregory Jennings and Carolyn Mojonnier. 2002. Pollutant Export from Various Land Uses in the Upper Neuse River Basin, Water Environment Research, V74, #1.
White, Nancy. 2002. Protecting estuarine water quality through design. Pub #: UNC–SG–01-13
Hunt, William F. and Nancy White. 2001. Designing rain gardens (bio-retention areas). Series Title: Urban waterways; AG (Series); 588-3.
Cherry, Diane; Leon Danielson, Steve Smutko, Tom Vukina, and Nancy White. 1998. Framework and methodologies for estimating the benefits from erosion and sedimentation pollution control. Report to NC Sedimentation and Pollution Control Commission. June, 1998.