The RENCI Engagement Center at ECU operated from 2007-2013. This website is an archive of the research and engagement activity over those years. Several of our projects continue at ECU. For instance, see the NC Coastal Atlas ( for current news and information. This site is no longer being updated. Parties interested in these projects and ongoing related activities may contact Dr. Tom Allen, past Director of RENCI@ECU at


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Welcome to RENCI East Carolina Regional Engagement Center. Our mission is to support research and outreach that improves understanding of the interaction between physical, biological, and human processes in North Carolina's coastal region, especially as the processes relate to coastal disasters.>>Learn more

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