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Center For Marine Science

UNCW Studying Frying Pan Shoals as Possible Offshore Sand Source

Dr. Joe Long, director of UNC Wilmington's Coastal Engineering program, and UNCW researchers will take dozens of trips to Frying Pan Shoals to collect oceanographic measurements, biological samples and geological surveys that will help the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management understand the shoal ecology.

Impact Like No Other: UNCW Celebrates Its Research Leaders

The achievements, scholarly productivity and creative works of UNCW’s research leaders were formally applauded at the 16th annual research celebration on Sept. 28.

Hogfish Can “See” Using More Than Their Eyes 

A research breakthrough at UNCW and the Center for Marine Science suggests that some color-changing fish species may be able to "see" with their skin. Attracting global media attention within the scientific community, Assistant Professor of Biology and Marine Biology Lorian Schweikert's findings were published in a new paper in Nature Communications on Aug. 22. 

A World of Marine Science

Interested in marine science? You’ve come to the right place. UNCW offers many degrees focusing on our oceans and coast. Even if your major isn’t in the sciences, you can choose studies that let you get your feet wet.

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