Dr. Mike Burchell in the field

Wetland Chemical Composition Changes Hourly

September 12, 2019 | Lee Cannon

By Katelyn Vause Nitrate levels in wetlands fluctuate throughout the day, according to a new study from WRRI-supported researchers at NC State University. The findings have implications for how to measure and account for nitrate,...

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WRRI-Funded Researcher Hunts Contamination Through Seeps

August 19, 2019 | Lee Cannon

As North Carolina’s population grows and communities expand, questions of how to provide clean water and to carry off wastewater continuously challenge town and city planners. Septic systems are a common solution for builders constructing...

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WRRI’s Nicole McIntosh and Others Honored by NC State Office of Research and Innovation

May 20, 2019 | Lee Cannon

From left to right: Vice Chancellor Mladen Vouk; Laura Kroeger (ORI); Jobi Cook (Associate Director, NC Space Grant); Sasha Campbell (Digital Communications Manager, Office of Research Commercialization); Derek Gatlin (Grant Proposal Developer, PDU); Nicole McIntosh...

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New WRRI and NC Sea Grant Graduate Fellows Focus on Diversity

April 30, 2019 | Lee Cannon

By Katelyn Vause Six graduate students across North Carolina will soon begin new coastal and water resource research projects. Four of those projects will be funded jointly through fellowships with the Water Resources Research Institute...

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Record Crowd for 2019 NC WRRI Conference

April 12, 2019 | Lee Cannon

By Katelyn Vause and Summer Walls   Nearly 400 attendees gathered March 21-22 to explore research, network with professionals and engage in timely discussions about one of the world’s most valuable resources — all at...

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WRRI to Host 2019 Annual Conference for Water Resource Industry and Academe

March 11, 2019 | Lee Cannon

By Summer Walls North Carolina’s Water Resources Research Institute will host its 21st Annual Conference on Thursday, March 21 from 8:15 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday, March 22 from 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m....

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From Floyd to Matthew: Vulnerable Populations Respond to Flooding in Eastern N.C.

January 22, 2019 | Lee Cannon

Guest post by Jasmine Hayes I am a recent Master of Public Health graduate from East Carolina University. I was born and raised in the small rural town of Elizabeth City, North Carolina. My career...

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WRRI Partner PEJ Hosts Celebration at Walnut Creek Wetlands

September 19, 2018 | Lee Cannon

On Saturday, Partners for Environmental Justice (PEJ) and the Water Resources Research Institute (WRRI) will host a celebration of the renaming of Southeast Raleigh’s Walnut Creek Wetland Center as the Norman & Betty Camp Education...

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NC WRRI and Sea Grant Open Graduate Research Applications

September 11, 2018 | Lee Cannon

North Carolina’s Water Resources Research Institute and Sea Grant programs are seeking applications for graduate student research projects in the areas of contaminants, aquaculture and watershed management. Up to five $10,000 fellowships are available. The...

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Lee Cannon Joins WRRI, NC Space Grant and NC Sea Grant Teams

August 29, 2018 | Anna Martin

Lee Cannon has joined Water Resource Research Institute of the UNC System (WRRI) as the new communications specialist in charge of crafting messaging and sharing outcomes of the program research, education and outreach to audiences...

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