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Dec 15, 2020

Semester at CMAST Covid-19 Regulations

CMAST is following COVID-19 regulations based on the NC State University guidelines that are designed to keep you safe and concentrated on your marine science experience at the coast! Your first stop for information should be on the NC State website, as CMAST is a part of the university and follows its rules for dealing with Covid-19.… 

Aug 12, 2020

Faculty Focus: Buckel Inducted into Research Leadership Academy

CMAST's Jeff Buckel studies populations of economically and ecologically important fishes. Recently he was recognized by the NC State ORI for his excellent research and mentorship. 

Apr 17, 2020

Marine Science Students Continue Studies Amid Outbreak

While marine science students’ fieldwork has been put on hold due to the coronavirus outbreak, their learning continues 

Jun 27, 2017

WhaleScale Hits Apple App Store

WhaleScale – an app for estimating the weight of stranded cetaceans (dolphins and whales) from their length in order to inform decision-making during management of stranding events – is now available for free download to iPhones through the App Store. WhaleScale was developed by Craig Harms (NC State), and Kerry Wischusen and Leslie Hart (College of… 

May 19, 2017

Spotlight on Jacob Krause

CMAST is excited to launch a new feature in our newsletter where we will be highlighting our graduate students and residents working at CMAST. This month we interview Jacob Krause. Describe the path that led you here. I have always been fascinated with water. That fascination lead me to work at a bait shop on a… 

Feb 27, 2017

Invasive and Native Marsh Grasses May Provide Similar Benefits to Protected Wetlands

Photo above: From left to right, Katelyn Theuerkauf (NC State), Samantha Godwin (NC Coastal Reserve) and Brandon Puckett (NC Coastal Reserve) deploy stakes to monitor marsh erosion at Currituck Banks Reserve. Photo: Seth Theuerkauf (Reprinted from NC State website, (, by Tracey Peake An invasive species of marsh grass that spreads, kudzu-like, throughout North American wetlands, may provide similar…