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Ghost forest on N.C. coast.

Oct 8, 2020

North Carolina’s Ghost Forests May Contribute to Climate Change

A new study found the spread of ghost forests across a coastal region of North Carolina may have implications for global warming. 

Aspen trees in the Colorado mountains.

Sep 25, 2020

Colorado’s Famous Aspens Expected to Decline Due to Climate Change

NC State researchers predict quaking aspen trees, known for their brilliant foliage in fall, will visibly decline along three scenic drives in Colorado. 

Researchers test drones to detect resistant ash trees.

Sep 24, 2020

Scientists Pilot Drones in Effort to Save Trees From Invasive Beetle

NC State researchers are using drones to try to find ash trees with natural resistance to the emerald ash borer invasive pest. 

burning wildfire

Sep 14, 2020

Wildfire Smoke Causes Unhealthy Air Quality Across the West

Wildfires in the western United States are causing unprecedented levels of air pollution, posing a serious health risk to both nearby residents and those hundreds of miles away. 

Will Reckling pilots a drone custom-equipped to sample water

Aug 13, 2020

Taking Research with Drones to New Heights

NC State alum and current doctoral student Will Reckling is putting drones to work in new and unique ways to monitor the environment––from finding rare plants on the tops of mountains to mapping harmful algal blooms and even collecting water samples. 

Aug 10, 2020

Magnitude 5.1 Earthquake Hits NC, Most Powerful Quake State Has Seen in Over 100 years

Del Bohnenstiehl, professor of Marine, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, and other seismologists are researching how the recent earthquake occurred in Sparta, NC. 

A sandy field of soybeans

Jun 29, 2020

Using Leaf Fungi to Improve Crop Resilience

An interdisciplinary team of researchers, including Josh Gray, a researcher in the Center for Geospatial Analytics in the College of Natural Resources, is identifying beneficial fungi found in five key crops. 

wolf statues

Apr 23, 2020

College of Natural Resources Recognizes Outstanding Faculty and Staff

As the end of the 2019-20 academic year draws near, we honor College of Natural Resources faculty and staff who have gone the extra mile. 

Shannon Ricci

Feb 4, 2020

Remote Sensing and the Science of Sound

As part of her dissertation research, Geospatial Analytics Ph.D. student Shannon Ricci is developing new techniques to understand the impacts of boat traffic on natural sound beneath the sea. 

Christmas Tree Farm

Dec 18, 2019

UAVs and Christmas Trees: New Research to Help NC Growers Benefit From Drone Technology

A new partnership between NC State’s Christmas Tree Extension Team and Center for Geospatial Analytics will test how unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs, or drones) can help NC Christmas tree growers more efficiently monitor tree size and health.