Center for Marine Science

CMS Research :: Lower Cape Fear River Program

The Lower Cape Fear River Program is a large-scale water quality and environmental assessment program covering the Cape Fear River Estuary and a large portion of the lower Cape Fear River watershed. Program objectives are to develop an understanding of the fundamental scientific processes shaping and controlling the ecology of the Cape Fear River system and provide a mechanism for information exchange and public education.

Program Contacts

General Questions
Dr. James Merritt
Director Emeritus, Center for Marine Science

Technical Questions

Mr. Matthew McIver
LCFRP Research Technician and Webmaster