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The goal of the Institute is to enhance understanding of the complex interactions between human behavior and the marine environment and its resources, and to draw on this understanding to develop sound public policy.

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East Carolina University

Greenville, NC 27858-4353



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Dave Kimmel is the recipient of ECU’s FiveYear Achievement Award for Excellence in Research and Creative Activity.  His presentation will be March 6, 4:00pm at the East Carolina Heart Institute Auditorium.  Read more about Dave’s research here.

Follow the recent adventures, including spectacular photos of the research team led by Reide Corbett here from the Antarctic Continent.  His team is already there and he will join them on Feb. 10.  They will blog through March.

Read about Dave Kimmel’s research linking oyster abundance and climate variability.  Article here.

Chuck Bangley, CRM student, has two articles in the current issue of Coastwatch, the publication of N.C. Sea Grant.  Read them here and here.

Read about some of the research from Roger Rulifson’s lab, which has been in existence for over 30 years!  Link to article here.

Congratulations to Roger Rulifson, who served 20 years on the Partnership for the Sounds Board of Directors.  Learn more about the Partnership here.