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Gulf spill harmed small fish, studies indicate | Environment | Science News

Gulf spill harmed small fish, studies indicate | Environment | Science News | Research from the NC Agricultural Research Service | Scoop.it

Ecologist, Dr. Damian Shea, finds that weather oil is less toxic, as new chemical analyses show that weather reducing oil's propensity to shed polyaromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) into water ...

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Ecologist, Dr. Susan White is New Director of NC Sea Grant & Water Resources Research Institute

Ecologist, Dr. Susan White is New Director of NC Sea Grant & Water Resources Research Institute | Research from the NC Agricultural Research Service | Scoop.it

Through dynamic research, education and outreach programs, North Carolina Sea Grant links university researchers to the people, businesses and governments that manage, use and enjoy coastal and marine resources.

 

"Ecologist Susan N. White, currently director of the Hollings Marine Laboratory in Charleston, S.C., will be the new executive director for North Carolina Sea Grant and the Water Resources Research Institute of the University of North Carolina upon the retirement of Michael P. Voiland in December.

 

"Susan brings a strong science background, as well as leadership working with a mix of partners and stakeholders," notes Vice Chancellor Terri L. Lomax of North Carolina State University, where the two state/federal partnership programs are headquartered.

 

"She will be a great leader for Sea Grant and WRRI programs here that have strong traditions of assisting and guiding communities, businesses, organizations and the public," Lomax adds. Sea Grant focuses on the ecosystems and economies of the coastal region, while WRRI supports research and training related to freshwater topics statewide."

 

NC Sea Grant web site

http://www.ncseagrant.org/

 

Water Resources Research Institute (WRRI), of the University of North Carolina System, at NC State web site

http://www.ncsu.edu/wrri/

 

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