Search
× Search

North Carolina Sea Grant Study Finds Spreading Ghost Forests on NC Coast may Contribute to Climate Change

Hallee Meltzer 0 1524 Article rating: 5.0

A new study, funded in part by North Carolina Sea Grant, has found the spread of ghost forests across a coastal region of North Carolina may have implications for global warming. Ghost forests are areas where rising seas have killed off freshwater-dependent trees, leaving dead or dying white snags standing in marsh.

Connect virtually with Sea Grant at Restore America’s Estuaries’/Coastal States Organization’s 2020 Summit

Hallee Meltzer 0 479 Article rating: No rating

Network with Sea Grant colleagues and learn the latest in coastal restoration and management during Restore America’s Estuaries’/Coastal States Organization’s National Coastal & Estuarine Summit, held virtually September 29 – October 1, 2020.

California Sea Grant-funded research finds warmer waters threaten red abalone recovery

Hallee Meltzer 0 609 Article rating: No rating

While red abalone were once abundant throughout California, they have long been in decline due to overfishing and environmental changes. California Sea Grant-funded researchers identified conditions that promote consistent recruitment, but also found that prolonged heat stress can cause red abalone recruitment to fail, in a new study published in the Journal of Shellfish Research last month.

New research from Michigan Sea Grant finds climate warming increases Asian carp threat to Lake Michigan by offsetting quagga mussel ‘ecological barrier’

Hallee Meltzer 0 1510 Article rating: No rating

The ongoing warming of Lake Michigan increases its susceptibility to Asian carp, in part by reducing the capacity of quagga mussels to act as an ecological barrier against the voracious algae-eating fish, according to a new study supported by Michigan Sea Grant.

Eight Sea Grant Programs Awarded Funds from Sea Grant-Marine Debris Special Projects Competition

Alicia Cheripka 0 2398 Article rating: No rating

Marine debris is a pervasive global problem that touches every corner of our ocean and Great Lakes. Sea Grant, in collaboration with the NOAA Marine Debris Program, recently awarded $350,000 to eight Sea Grant programs for projects that will research, prevent and remove marine debris in US waters.

RSS

Science Serving America's Coasts

National Sea Grant College Program
1315 East-West Highway | Silver Spring, MD 20910 | 301.734.1066
Contact Us

 

DOCSeal-white
DOCSeal-white