Maritime/Coastal Archives

Oct 20, 2022
  • Jules Norwood

Doctoral project models fisheries, food insecurity

Samantha Farquhar, a doctoral student in East Carolina University’s Integrated Coastal Sciences program, will travel to northern Quebec next year to study and model how fisheries relate to food systems...

The U.S. Coast Guard assisted Dr. Dan Dickerson’s Summer Ventures class in deploying buoys that would monitor and map ocean currents.
Oct 05, 2022
  • Kristen Martin


Students who participated in this year’s Summer Ventures program were able to contribute to climate change research on ocean currents. East Carolina University College of Education Associate Dean Dr. Dan...

Debris is cleaned up on campus following Hurricane Florence in 2018. An ECU professor is part of a team of researchers that received a $16 million National Science Foundation grant to address the equity, economic prosperity and resiliency of communities affected by hurricanes.
Sep 27, 2022
  • Kim Tilghman


An East Carolina University professor is part of a team of researchers that has received a National Science Foundation Coastlines and People grant totaling more than $16 million to study...

Aug 02, 2022
  • Lacey L. Gray


Researchers in East Carolina University’s Program in Maritime Studies have received a $707,000 grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Office of Ocean Exploration and Research to explore...

A pair of Task Force Dagger Foundation veterans excavate a unit. East Carolina University researchers and Task Force Dagger continue to search for and recover missing aircraft and WWII personnel off the coast of Saipan.
Jul 06, 2022
  • Lacey L. Gray


East Carolina University researchers continue to search for and recover missing aircraft and WWII personnel off the coast of Saipan through a project led by Thomas Harriot College of Arts...

Christine Chan posing in front of a building.
Jun 06, 2022
  • Hannah Eccleston

Student: Christine Chan

Christine Chan wants to explore North Carolina’s biodiversity to turn her passion for the environment and animals into a career and continue to advocate for climate change awareness. As an...

Ravian Jordan, left, and Kayin Fails turn their tassels at commencement.
May 06, 2022
  • ECU News Services


East Carolina University celebrated the Class of 2022 in Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium in its first full-scale spring commencement ceremony since 2019. The ceremony recognized the accomplishments of more than 4,600 spring...

May 02, 2022
  • ECU News Services


Pirate success comes in many forms. For some, inspiration arises when they first set foot on campus, or experience one of East Carolina University’s unique programs like Semester at the...

May 02, 2022
  • Ken Buday


STATISTICS Name: Marco Agostini College: Engineering and Technology Major: Computer science, minor in coastal and marine studies Age: 22 Classification/Year: Senior Hometown: Wilson, North Carolina Hobbies/interests: Blacksmithing, woodworking and tennis...

The Mark Zero device is deployed from Jennette’s Pier during the Waves to Water Prize DRINK Finale.
Apr 13, 2022
  • Parker Kellam Murphy


All four devices entered in the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Waves to Water Prize DRINK Finale, hosted by East Carolina University’s Coastal Studies Institute, were successfully and safely deployed...