Fellow Mulhern testing water samples

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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lake scene, painted by Rachel Tartamella of South Granville High, 2016 art contest winner

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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CUAHSI free workshop March 22 at 2:20 p.m.

WRRI Annual Conference Sponsor To Offer Free Data Workshop

March 1, 2019 | Lee Cannon

The Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science, Inc. (CUAHSI), a sponsor of the 2019 WRRI Annual Conference, will host a workshop on managing data entitled Managing and Sharing Water Data Using Community...

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Hurricane Florence from space

Researchers’ Predictions of Neuse River Oxygen Levels Prove Correct

January 23, 2019 | Lee Cannon

Last June, a team of researchers used an experimental model to forecast that hypoxia — low levels of dissolved oxygen — would be more severe than average in the Neuse River Estuary during midsummer 2018....

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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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Justine Neville on a mountainside

WRRI Graduate Fellow Finds Opportunity in Setback

November 29, 2018 | Lee Cannon

Story by Justine Neville, 2018 North Carolina Sea Grant – WRRI Graduate Research Fellow, NC State University Throughout this post, I refer to the river as “Lumbee” in observance of the 2009 Lumbee Tribal Government...

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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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WRRI Partners with NC Sea Grant to Expand Community Funding Statewide

September 5, 2018 | Lee Cannon

WRRI is teaming up with North Carolina Sea Grant this year for the fourth annual Community Collaborative Research Grant program (CCRG). The program is accepting proposals now through Nov. 20, 2018 and brings together university...

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Why and How to Better Understand Nonresidential Water Customers

October 21, 2016 | Melanie Beckman

This is a summary of the WRRI Report #454 by Jeff Hughes, of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (full report here). The research was jointly funded by the Environmental Finance Center at...

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