Category Archives: North Carolina

Cape Hatteras Doggin’

After most of a semester in the office, I finally managed to get out on the water this past weekend.  I traveled down to Hatteras with Andrea to help out with the latest piece of his project tracking different life … Continue reading

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Science Online 2012 – The Aftermath

I’ve officially survived my first Science Online, and returned mostly intact.   This gathering of scientists, journalists, bloggers, and others came together in Raleigh from Wednesday to Saturday, and created one of the most unique conference experiences I’ve had so … Continue reading

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Three Fisheries Management Stories

Usually I leave short commentary and links to interesting news on Twitter, but three recent stories piqued my interest and warrant more discussion here.  And no, none of them are about whale trading, which has been covered far better by … Continue reading

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Dogfish on Tour: Upcoming Travel Plans

Hope everyone’s holiday break is going well.  There are a couple sciencey-type events coming up that I’m planning on attending in the new year.  Both have the added benefit of taking place in North Carolina, which simplifies travel plans nicely.  … Continue reading

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In Which the Author Reveals What’s Kept Him So Busy Lately

In exactly one week, this is happening.  It’s had a lot to do with the scarcity of posts here lately. If you’re in the ECU area and want to come show your support, feel free.  Keep in mind that it … Continue reading

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Duke Grad Student Mini-Symposium Recap

This past weekend I headed down to beautiful sunny Beaufort, North Carolina for the semi-biannual (is that even a word?) Duke Grad Student Mini-Symposium.  This event is open to all North Carolina-based universities willing to send grad students to check … Continue reading

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Dogfish on Tour: Dooooook!

A little bit of shameless self-promotion for your Tuesday evening.  This weekend I’ll be speaking at the Graduate Student Mini-Symposium at the Duke Marine Lab in Beaufort.  This should be a nice, low-key event and a good opportunity to hang … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Irene

Most of the east coast is now digging its way out from under whatever Hurricane Irene dumped on them, and can say with some certainty that Irene was nothing like Earl.  Eastern North Carolina got whacked early on, where new … Continue reading

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Hello, Irene

Here she comes… We’re getting the first rains from Hurricane Irene in Greenville right now, though the storm doesn’t truly make landfall until around 8 a.m. tomorrow.  Though she’s been downgraded to a Category 2, she still has the potential … Continue reading

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Eventful Day

Today was my first day of classes as I embark on my journey to PhDdom (while finishing off my Masters thesis… yeesh…) but that was far from the most exciting thing that happened today.  North Carolina is likely about to … Continue reading

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