UNCW professor John M. Morrison is leading a team of scientists from UNCW; Cloudland Instruments of Santa Barbara, CA; Clyde Space of Glasgow, UK; NASA Goddard Space Flight Center; and Hawk Institute for Space Sciences who have received a two-year grant for $1,675,000 from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation as a “proof of concept to demonstrate capability to constuct low-cost autonomous nanosatellites to provide sustained, high spatial resolution and temporal resolution information about the surface ocean processes.”
First-of-its-Kind Model Forecasted Recent Underwater Volcanic Eruptions
In September 2014, Scott Nooner, assistant professor at UNCW, and
Bill Chadwick, adjunct professor at Oregon State University, forecasted underwater volcano Axial Seamount would erupt in 2015. Located about 300 miles off the coast of Oregon and Washington, it now appears to be doing just that.
ARNOVA Conference Honors Dr. Jeff Brudney
In mid-September 2015, public and international affairs professor Jeffrey Brudney journeyed to Ghana, Africa as a member of a small team of scholars selected by the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA).
UNCW Researchers in the news
Another danger of climate change: Giant flying boulders?
Additional coverage: Chicago Tribune
How Will The Stars Look As Time Goes By
The National Enquirer
UNCW Researcher Earns National Award
Coastal Review Online
Additional coverage: WWAY
Overfishing Aids Sponges, Hurts Corals on Caribbean Reefs
Alert Diver Online
Sponges akin to redwoods of the sea crowding out corals on Florida reefs
Additional coverage: StarNews
Giant barrel sponges are hijacking Florida’s coral reefs
Lifeguards seeing rise in jellyfish, stingray stings
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