Resource Library

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A repository of data, publications, tools, and other products from project teams, Science Collaborative program, and partners.
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Data | April 2021

This resource includes two related databases that include a range of water quality parameters measured at stormwater outfalls in Beaufort, NC.

K-12 | February 2021

This series of field and classroom-based experiments allows middle school students explore the problem of microplastics.

K-12 | February 2021

This curriculum resource book, developed by Duke University Maine Lab, describes a series of water quality activities for high school classes, including background material and worksheet handouts.

Multimedia | February 2021
Thesis or Dissertation | February 2021

This is a Senior Honors Thesis written by Allison Kline, an advisee of Rachel Noble. This study was conducted as part of a 2016 - 2020 collaborative research project about stormwater impacts in Beaufort, North Carolina.

Journal Article | December 2020

This article, which appeared in Science of The Total Environment, describes a study assessing the extent and causes of potential fecal contamination in the frequently-visited Rachel Carson Reserve, NC.

Data | November 2020

These datasets are from an intensive field sampling in and adjacent to aquaculture operations in North Carolina, concentrating on wild shellfish resources and the physical and chemical environment, to assess ecosystem services and potential impacts of the oyster farms.

Multimedia | October 2020

This slide deck summarizes findings from a collaborative research that looked at the ecological impacts and ecosystem service benefits of oyster farms in North Carolina.

K-12 | May 2019

This document contains three lesson plans developed as part of a 2016 Collaborative Research project. The lesson plans help students explore the causes and impacts of stormwater discharges.

Thesis or Dissertation | April 2019

This is a Senior Honors Thesis written by Kinsey Fischer, an advisee of Rachel Noble. This study was conducted as part of a 2016 - 2020 collaborative research project about stormwater impacts in Beaufort, North Carolina.

Website | January 2019

This website was developed by a 2017 Science Transfer project team to provide stakeholders along the Mississippi-Alabama coast with up-to-date data on how human wastewater affects water quality and tangible recommendations for improving it. 

Tool | January 2019

This "edutainment" packet, developed by a 2016 Science Transfer team, is an outreach tool that describes threats to water quality along the Mississippi-Alabama coastline and helps end users understand how they can they can take actionable steps to improve local water quality.

Report | December 2018

This guide, developed as part of a 2013 Collaborative Research project, includes simple projects that homeowners can undertake to reduce pollution from their yards. 

Project Overview | December 2018

This project overview describes a 2013 Collaborative Research project in which a diverse team collaborated to reduce the volume of polluted stormwater runoff in southeast coastal North Carolina.

Project Overview | December 2018

This project overview describes a 2010 Collaborative Research project that studied the legacy effects of land use change on water quality in Grand Bay, Mississippi. 

Project Overview | December 2018

This project overview describes a 2017 Science Transfer project that developed products and tools that help end users on the Mississippi-Alabama coast learn how to minimize their impact on water quality.

Project Overview | October 2018

This project overview describes a 2016-2020 Collaborative Research project that conducted a comprehensive, collaboratively-designed assessment of stormwater impacts on the Rachel Carson component of the North Carolina National Estuarine Research Reserve. 

Project Overview | October 2018

This factsheet describes a 2017 Science Transfer project that is developing tools and materials to educate the public and decision-makers about the ways that man-made land use changes affect water quality, fisheries, and human health in the region around Grand Bay, Mississippi.

Thesis or Dissertation | August 2017

This thesis, written as part of a 2016 Collaborative Research project, describes a quantitative microbial assessment of stormwater in Beaufort, North Carolina.