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Cobi Christiansen, current MMS student

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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Researchers study rip currents at Carolina Beach

By 
Kate.Queram@StarNewsOnline

star-news story, july 23 2014Spencer Rogers, coastal specialist with North Carolina Sea Grant (from left); Cobi Christiansen, University of North Carolina Wilmington graduate student; and Rob Brander, coastal geomorphologist and associate professor from the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, prepare to launch buoys into the surf that will collect rip current data at Carolina Beach.
[Photo by Mike Spencer]

> click here to read entire story in the Wilmington Star-News Online

Related stories:
Raleigh News Observer: Rip current research hopes to provide answers about a coastal killer
Jacksonville Daily News: Researchers study rip currents at Carolina Beach

The State: Surviving a rip current: Scientists study ways to predict, escape them



Andrew Whitley, current student

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October 2nd, 2012
Managing SPURS Data


 

Kelly Jo Stull and Yossi Shirazi, Summer 2011 graduates

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Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Researchers take samples to measure ecological changes
Getting ready in case oil reaches state's coastline

By Julian March julian.march@starnewsonline.com

UNCW graduate student Kelly Stull (from left) Dr. Amanda Kerr, and graduate students Yossi Shirazi and Meg Young collect water samples and sediment core samples at Wrightsville Beach on June 22.

UNCW graduate student Kelly Stull (from left), Dr. Amanda Kahn, and
graduate students Yossi Shirazi and Meg Young collect water samples
and sediment core samples at Wrightsville Beach on June 22.
[Photo by Matt Born]

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the Wilmington Star-News Online


Joshua Slater, December 2004 Graduate

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June 2010

Meet Some of the People of NOAA's Spill Response Team

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LTJG Joshua ("Josh") Slater recently served as NOAA's incident
operations coordinator for the BP oil spill crisis, where he
managed ERD's Seattle "war room."
[Photo courtesy of NOAA]

> click here to read entire NOAA profile


Michelle Gomperts, December 2002 Graduate

Thursday, May 17, 2007

Biotech in Brunswick
BCC's new degree program could affect local job market

By Ana Ribeiro ana.ribeiro@starnewsonline.com

Michelle Gomperts, science instructor and future biotech program director,
photographed in a lab at Brunswick Community College, Friday, May 11, 2007.
[Photo by Briana Brough]

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The Wilmington Star-News Online


Susie Holst, Summer 2003 Graduate

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Thursday, October 21, 2004

Reef cleanup reveals wreck clues
Divers removing nets from a Hawaiian atoll
find what might be ships sunk circa 1822

By Diana Leone dleone@starbulletin.com


COURTESY NATIONAL MARINE FISHERIES SERVICE
Susanna Holst, a diver with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, examines the remains of a shipwreck found at
the Pearl and Hermes atoll.

COURTESY NATIONAL MARINE FISHERIES SERVICE
Holst measures an anchor at a whaling shipwreck site. Fragments were initially spotted in July, with the wrecks located after several weeks of marine debris survey swims and tows.


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