UNC Coastal Studies Institute, Dare County, NC

Formed in 2003, the UNC Coastal Studies Institute (UNC-CSI) is an inter-university research institute located on Roanoke Island. It is the mission of the UNC Coastal Studies Institute to undertake research, offer educational opportunities, provide community outreach programs, and enhance communication among those concerned with the unique history, culture and environment of the maritime counties of North Carolina.

Research and education programs of the UNC Coastal Studies Institute address pressing coastal issues and topics of concern to northeastern North Carolina. Place-based research with real world application to this region allows UNC-CSI to remain nimble as it provides unbiased scientific information to decision makers, resource managers and the public.

UNC Coastal Studies Institute