Orrin Pilkey, Director Emeritus
Robert S. Young, Director
Andrew S. Coburn, Associate Director
Katie M. Peek, Coastal Research Scientist
Blair Tormey, Coastal Research Scientist
Holli Thompson, Program Manager
Kathryn Allen, Research Assistant
Recent News and Media
“FEMA Flood Maps Ignore Climate Change”
Hurricane Michael High Water Mark Elevations
Side by Side Comparison of Cape San Blas
Storm Tide Analysis Post-Hurricane Michael.
Video Footage of Mexico Beach Post-Michael
PSDS Post-Michael Hurricane Damage Assessment
How much is too much? Review costly of beach preservation efforts.
Hurricane Florence and the Vulnerability of Cape Lookout National Seashore
Sand Pumping May Produce Rip Currents
Western Carolina University Geology Students Take On Yellowstone National Park
Seasonal North Carolina Cliffs Impact Sea Turtles and Beach Tourists
Polar Vortex Changing Climate of the Southeastern U.S.
South Carolina Land Tract Purchased to Preserve Habitats
PSDS featured in Outer Banks, NC Study of Rising Shorelines
Running out of sand, or running out of time?
Memories of Superstorm Sandy Fade as Beachfront Construction Continues in New Jersey.
Nourishment Projects at Bathtub Reef Commence
Living in the Wasteland: An Expose of Disaster Prone Cape Coral, Florida
Red Tape: The Balance Between Nature and Accomodating Humanity
Hurricane Costs Soar for Areas Outside of Irma’s Path.
Threat to Vilano Beach Brings Forth Unregulated Seawall Construction.
A Review on Climate Change
Pathways of Destruction
Coastal scientists draw a line in the sand after new Shore Protection Act passes House
Should scientists be activists?
Newburyport, MA program on Storm Surges
Rob Young on environmental policy in North Carolina
Interesting news on the Shore Protection Act
Surf’s Up! Surf enthusiasts speak out on climate change.
Atlantic oil pumping new pressures on East Coast
Outer Banks, NC Beach Nourishment
Stabilization of Hunting Island, SC
If that’s moving up, then I’m moving out.
Who’s job is it anyway? Taking responsibility for the mishaps on Montauk Beach.
Through the Hour Glass: Sand is slipping through our fingers.
Surviving Another Hurricane Sandy
Outer Banks, NC: New Island Formation
Dr. Rob Young on Extreme Weather Prediction
Projects & Research
Ground Penetrating Radar
NPS Coastal Engineering Inventory
River Cane Studies
SC Sea Level Rise
Hurricane Sandy: 9 months later
May 27, 2014