CMAST Director Dr. David Eggleston Receives Distinguished Alumni Award

March 10, 2015 | CMAST

(MAR 11, 2015) CMAST Director Dr. David Eggleston has been selected to receive the NC State Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Award for 2014-2015. This award recognizes service as an outstanding teacher at NC State. Only…

NC State CMAST Scientists Involved in Humane Response and Postmortem Examination of Stranded 700lb Leatherback Sea Turtle

March 8, 2015 | CMAST

[MARCH 10, 2015] (March 10, 2015) On Friday morning March 6th, a leatherback sea turtle was found near Rodanthe, barely alive and half buried in sand. A team from Cape Hatteras National Seashore headed by…

CMAST’s 2015 Summer Fellows Program Accepting Applications

February 17, 2015 | CMAST

(Feb 17, 2015) Applications are now being accepted for CMAST’s 2015 Summer Fellows Program. NC State University’s Center for Marine Sciences and Technology in Morehead City, NC enthusiastically supports undergraduate research – providing students with…

CMAST’s Paul Rudershausen Recognized for Excellence by NOAA

January 23, 2015 | CMAST

(JAN 23, 2015) Paul Rudershausen, a doctoral candidate working with Jeff Buckel and Joe Hightower in the Fisheries, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology program, received the 2014 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Walter B. Jones Sr.…

Making a Difference in Food Safety Training

December 10, 2014 | CMAST

Members of a project team, led by Dr. David Green (CMAST, Seafood Laboratory), are making their mark nationally in an effort to establish an integrated food safety system for the US Food and Drug Administration.…

Can Fish Shape Predict Optimal Mesh Size in Traps

December 10, 2014 | CMAST

Minimum fish size limits have increased several times over the history of the commercial trap fishery for black sea bass in ocean waters off the US South Atlantic states. However, minimum trap mesh size limits…

AAAS Finds CMAST Occupies Unique Niche

December 10, 2014 | CMAST

(DEC 10, 2014) The American Association for the Advancement of Science Research Competitiveness Program (AAAS) recently found that CMAST, along with other UNC System marine science programs, occupied a unique niche and served a distinct…

The Science House @ CMAST: Outreach Takes a Leap Forward!

December 10, 2014 | CMAST

Education outreach is alive, well, and moving forward at CMAST this year. CMAST now houses an outreach office of NC State’s College of Sciences, The Science House @ CMAST, headed up by Dr. Pat Curley.…

CMAST’s Magnetic Resonance Imaging Facility: Our Newest Attraction

December 10, 2014 | CMAST

CMAST’s new Marine Magnetic Resonance Facility (MMRF) went online in July 2014, allowing marine scientists to study marine life on a whole new level. According to the project director, Dr. Michael Stoskopf, “The applications for…

CMAST Explores the Deepest of the Deep

December 8, 2014 | CMAST

Scientists plunged more than 6,500 feet in the submarine Alvin to investigate the underwater communities that thrive among methane gas bubbles and seeping hydrogen sulfide in the Gulf of Mexico. Activated floodlights revealed the mysterious…