Maritime/Coastal Archives

Nov 25, 2019
  • Crystal Baity

MARICULTURE TOURISM

In stuffing, soup or simply steamed, oysters are a part of many holiday food traditions. And making it easier for consumers to find oysters in other months – not just...

Oct 31, 2019
  • ECU News Services

Pirates can now spend a semester at the Outer Banks

The beach isn’t just for spring break anymore. Up to 20 students will have the opportunity to spend the spring 2020 semester at East Carolina University’s Outer Banks Campus in...

Sep 30, 2019
  • Ken Buday

MYSTERIES OF THE DEEP

Maybe more than most, students and faculty in the East Carolina University Program for Maritime Studies live a Pirate’s life, diving deep into the robust maritime history of coastal North...

ECU Assistant Professor David Lagomasino, center, travels on a boat with students and research colleagues in West Africa. Lagomasino visited the region in August to study the coastal ecosystem which resembles North Carolina’s coast.
Sep 24, 2019
  • Matt Smith

EYE IN THE SKY

What does West Africa’s coastline have in common with eastern North Carolina’s Outer Banks? A lot more than you might think, says East Carolina University assistant professor David Lagomasino. Lagomasino,...

Sep 09, 2019
  • Matt Smith

BACK TO SAIPAN

More than 24 hours of air travel, the International Date Line and thousands of miles of open ocean separate Greenville from Saipan, but next summer a pair of East Carolina...

Aug 28, 2019
  • Ken Buday

RISING TIDE OF RESEARCH

A nearly $300,000 grant will allow a team of researchers from East Carolina University to look at sea level rise and its impact on coastal communities. The $299,454, two-year grant...

Jul 31, 2019
  • Jules Norwood
  • Natalie Sayewich

FINS TO THE LEFT

When 17-year-old Paige Winter was attacked by a shark in Atlantic Beach in early June, quick action by her father, followed by expert care from Brody School of Medicine surgeons...

Jul 16, 2019
  • Matt Smith

PACIFIC TRAVELER

Most oceanographers would rather find themselves studying sardines instead of being packed like one, but East Carolina University assistant professor Rebecca Asch squeezed into the research vessel Kilo Moana last...

Jul 11, 2019
  • ECU News Services

Bonner named director of Renewable Ocean Energy Program

East Carolina University’s Integrated Coastal Programs and the Coastal Studies Institute have announced that George Bonner has been named director of the North Carolina Renewable Ocean Energy Program (NCROEP). The...

Jul 10, 2019
  • Ken Buday

PIRATE PROJECT

East Carolina University engineering students faced a daunting task. They had to come up with a way to flip a 1,600-pound piece of wood. But this was no ordinary piece...