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Tag: Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences

Stephen Leatherman holds a spiny lobster.

Oct 17, 2017

The Coast Is Clear

Geosciences alumnus Stephen Leatherman shares the story behind his celebrated rankings of American beaches. 

Aug 3, 2017

From Planetary to Microscopic: Winners of the 2017 NC State Research Image Contest

Researchers from the Department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences were among the winners in the second NC State Research Image Contest. 

Dec 16, 2016

Listening for Lava

Del Bohnenstiehl of MEAS listens to underwater volcanic eruptions to confirm the presence of lava. 

Nov 28, 2016

Toxic ‘Marine Snow’ Can Sink Quickly, Persist at Ocean Depths

A specific neurotoxin can persist, accumulate and reach significant depths quickly in “marine snow” formed an algae that could impact shellfish and the humans who consume them. 

Nov 10, 2016

Researchers Develop Novel Approach for Quantifying Nitrate Discharge from Groundwater to Streams

Researchers have developed a new way to determine the rate at which nitrate pollution will make its way from groundwater into streams. 


Apr 15, 2016

East Coast Should Expect Active Hurricane Season, NC State Researchers Say

The 2016 Atlantic hurricane season will be significantly more active than the overall averages, according to NC State researchers. 

Bald Head Island marsh

Mar 17, 2016

The Nature of an Island

A new Bald Head Island weather station holds great potential for researchers studying weather and climate. 

Night storm

Mar 17, 2016

The Night Watch

NC State meteorologists prowl the prairie states to unravel the mysteries of nighttime thunderstorms. 

Feb 18, 2016

NC State Offers New Climate Adaptation Graduate Certificate

NC State has added a new graduate certificate in climate adaptation. 

Boats on shore of Lake Victoria in Africa

Mar 26, 2015

Preparing East Africa for a Population Surge

Dr. Fred Semazzi leads an international effort to pair climate research with real economic-development planning in the Lake Victoria region.