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The Department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences (MEAS) at North Carolina State University is one of the largest interdisciplinary geoscience departments in the nation. MEAS offers graduate and undergraduate degrees in Atmospheric Science/Meteorology, Geology, and Marine Science.

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HEADLINES...
>>Is there color in fossil feathers? Alison Moyer, MEAS Ph.D. candidate, raises questions regarding bacteria and pigment in flying dinosaur feathers

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NOAA's Beaufort-NC Marine Research Lab is on the White House chopping block - NCSU's Dr. Eggleston has responded with a letter, praising the lab's contributions to forecasting algal blooms and studying invasive lionfish.

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Dr. Lian Xie
is honored for his work as a Chinese-born NC State professor furthering ties between North Carolina and his native land

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Dr. Jim Hibbard
and his co-authors were awarded the 2013 Outstanding Publication Award by the Structural Geology and Tectonics Division of the Geological Society of America for their Lithotectonic Map of the Appalachian Orogen (Hibbard, van Staal, Rankin, Williams, 2006). The authors were honored in late October at the GSA national meeting in Denver. Congratulations, Dr. Hibbard!

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A new species of dinosaur
has been discovered in the U.S. by Dr. Lindsay Zanno, (NCSU paleontologist with a joint appointment at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences and an associate with MEAS) and her colleague, Peter Makovicky (Chicago's Field Museum of Natural History)

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Ashlee Lillis, Ph.D. Student
and the sounds that oysters rely on (NPR article)

>>We are now part of the College of Sciences!!

>>2014 International Symposium to be held Apr. 7-11, 2014 in Raleigh, North Carolina on "Evapotranspiration: Challenges in Measurement and Modeling from Leaf to the Landscape Scale and Beyond."

>>Video Highlights Need for Geoscientists - http://beageo.com/

>>Oceanic Surveys? There's an App for That...

>>Professional Science Master's Degree Program (PSM) in Climate Change & Society

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