>>2 undersea robots, the "Salty Dog" and "Salacia" will explore the edges of the Gulf Stream, Fall 2013. Dr. Renato Castelao (Univ. of Ga.) and Dr. Roy He (NCSU-MEAS) will analyze data collected by the torpedo-shaped devices.
>>Summer Parking & Construction begins May 13 until August 16, 2013. Any further updates on construction will be provided here. Printable Map (showing impacted areas and alternate "C" parking).
>>Red & White for Life Q&A interview with Gary Lackmann - 2013 Faculty Awards.
>>Fossil evidence of tiny birds - Dr. Dan Ksepka' abstract mentioned in Science Now mag
>>An Active 2013 Hurricane Season has been predicted by MEAS' Dr. Lian Xie.
>>An NCSU/CICS and NOAA study has found that a warming world will intensify extreme precipitation events.
>>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." Call for Technical Abstract Proposals pdf
>>MEAS’ Dr. Gary Lackmann won the 2013 Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award (College of PAMS). Congratulations! Dr. Lackmann will be honored at an Awards Luncheon and Ceremony at the McKimmon Center on April 11, 2013.
>>MBCOI Press Release - a new Senior Director, Royston E. Carter, Ph.D., has been selected for Marine Bio-Technologies Development. Roy has a very impressive background, especially in technology evaluation, and he will cover the Northeastern region of North Carolina from the MBCOI office in Morehead City.
>>New MEAS Spring 2013 Newsletter - see what we've been up to...
>>Dinosaur plumage debate continues per our Ph.D. student Alison Moyer and backed by our Dr. Mary Schweitzer - from The Economist
>>Dr. Mary Schweitzer sees more evidence of the preservation of ancient dinosaur proteins - NCSU News Release
>>Dr. Del Bohnenstiehl and predicting volcanic behavior...
>>Edwin Cadena, MEAS doctoral student, has discovered an ancient giant turtle fossil, Carbonemys cofrinii (meaning “coal turtle”). It is part of a group of side-necked turtles known as pelomedusoides.
>>Joseph Taylor, a junior in MEAS, was chosen to receive a certificate in recognition of superior achievements in scientific research from Sigma Xi – the Scientific Research Society that honors excellence in scientific investigation in all fields of science and engineering. Taylor presented a poster on his research of predicting observed soil moisture using statistical modeling. The purpose of his study was to evaluate the accuracy of a soil moisture estimation technique to assist with quality control of ECONet data, as well as the prediction of missing data.
>>New Video Highlights Need for Geoscientists - http://beageo.com/
>>Hear Dan Ksepka's BBC video interview on the recent complete reconstruction of Kairuku, a large Prehistoric penguin
>>Oceanic Surveys? There's an App for That...
>>Professional Science Master's Degree Program (PSM) in Climate Change & Society