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Center For Marine Science

UNCW Students Receive Prestigious NSF and Hollings Awards

Five UNCW Seahawks are recipients of prestigious fellowships and scholarships that will allow them to delve deeper into their research and potential careers.

Research team discovers lost Nile River branch  

A team led by Eman Ghoneim, University of North Carolina Wilmington earth and ocean sciences professor, has discovered the pyramids in Egypt were built along a now abandoned branch of the Nile River, highlighting the importance of the river as a cultural artery and demonstrating how humans have historically been impacted by environmental change.  

Hawkes Team Receives $750,000

National Science Foundation powers multi-institutional research on seismic activity and tsunami hazards on the west coast.

UNCW Among Universities Receiving Instruments for PFAS Research

UNC Wilmington faculty have been equipped with a cutting-edge instrument from the North Carolina Collaboratory and Thermo Fisher Scientific to advance research on the impact of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) contamination on the environment and public health.

CSB Professor, Alum Makes UN Pool of Experts

Dr. Peter Schuhmann has been appointed by the United Nations as a member of the Pool of Experts of the United Nations Regular Process for Global Reporting and Assessment of the State of the Marine Environment.

Excavating Evidence of Early Agricultural Engineering

Within the depths of the lower Cape Fear and Brunswick rivers lie remnants of the region's history of rice cultivation and the enslaved West Africans and their descendants, the Gullah Geechee, who worked the fields. A team of researchers is attempting to document that history.

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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