Marine Science Students Continue Studies Amid Outbreak

April 17, 2020 | CMAST

By Mike Shutak, originally published in the Carteret County News-Times. While marine science students’ fieldwork has been put on hold due to the coronavirus outbreak, their learning continues....

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CMAST Partners With Surf City’s Sea Turtle Hospital

May 30, 2019 | April Norris

At the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center, Dr. Craig Harms is making the rounds before his patients get discharged from the hospital....

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CMAST and NOAA Study Leatherback Sea Turtle for Protected Species Program

May 29, 2019 | April Norris

The Marine Health Program at NC State Center for Marine Sciences and Technology (CMAST) recently took part in 10 days of field work off the North Carolina coast to study leatherback sea turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) migratory patterns, movements, and health status....

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Spotlight on our Students

August 30, 2017 | CMAST

Graduate students and CVM residents are a big part of CMAST. In this article, we highlight a few of our rising stars....

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Second Annual “Semester at CMAST” a Success

August 30, 2017 | CMAST

CMAST was pleased to welcome our second annual Semester at CMAST students for the 2017 spring semester. Semester at CMAST is the first-of-its-kind NC State commitment for a semester-long, academic coastal and marine program for...

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WhaleScale Hits Apple App Store

June 27, 2017 | CMAST

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...

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Spotlight on Jacob Krause

May 19, 2017 | CMAST

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...

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CMAST Coastal Quarters Opens

May 19, 2017 | CMAST

CMAST’s new residential facility, CMAST Coastal Quarters, officially opened this spring with the second class of the annual Semester @ CMAST program. The need for housing to support visiting faculty, undergraduates, and staff was part...

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Simulated sedation of "Calvin."

Stranding Network Conducts Training on “Calvin”

April 3, 2017 | CMAST

(pictured, Simulated sedation of “Calvin”,. the 22′ inflatable whale used for training) Members of the NC Marine Mammal Stranding Network from NC State CMAST, NC Division of Marine Fisheries, the NC Aquariums, the NC Maritime...

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

February 27, 2017 | CMAST

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...

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