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“As climate change fuels bigger hurricanes, is North Carolina prepared?”

August 30, 2020
The News & Observer
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Spring 2020 – The Greatest Show on the East Coast
The Outer Albemarle Peninsula offers some of the darkest skies on the U.S. Atlantic seaboard and a nightscape full of wildlife. 
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Winter 2019 – A Brief History of Sea Level Rise in North Carolina
It begins with the birth of the Atlantic — millions of years before the recent acceleration of sea level rise from human causes — and it includes a long record of how people have responded to an encroaching ocean.
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Evolutionary History, Present Crisis, and Vision for the Future

By Stanley R. RiggsDorothea von der Porten AmesStephen J. CulverDavid J. Mallinson

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