Environment

Tracing the Coastline

Before you can know what coastline is lost to hurricanes and sea level rise, you need to know what land is there. Researchers have finished the most complete mapping of the NC coast including oceanside, bayside, and all of the estuaries. Now they can track what happens next.

The Great Migration

About 45,000 tundra swans, snow geese, and dozens of other bird species travel from Alaska and parts of Canada to spend the winter on North Carolina’s coast. This great migration gives scientists an opportunity to monitor the health of the population and how it is adapting to environmental changes.

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