Research

Research and monitoring of wetlands is conducted across the North and South Carolina by universities, state, federal and local agencies, and non-profit organizations.

 

  • Leave it to beavers: evaluating the potential for incised stream restoration using natural and analog beaver dams
  • Coastal Biomass Loss from Sea Level Rise Quantified with Repeat Lidar Surveys
  • Modeling the Relative Contributions of Sea Level Rise and Land-use Change to Forest Carbon Decline
  • Socio-spatial factors drive landowners’ willingness to enroll in sea level rise adaptation programs
  • Developing and Testing Wetland Hydrology Performance Criteria for Restoration Sites
  • Improving performance and examining expansion of constructed wetlands for tertiary treatment of nitrogen from domestic and municipal wastewater
  • Restored wetlands to improve water quality in agricultural watersheds – a pilot-scale study
  • Field Testing of Mesocosm-Scale Derived Nitrate Removal Models to Verify Water Quality Improvement Potential of Restored Coastal Forested Wetlands
  • Efficacy of linear wetlands to treat agricultural drainage water in the Little River watershed
  • In-stream wetlands as part of the Little River watershed restoration project
  • Comprehensive Wetland Monitoring Network and Spatial Database for North Carolina’s Coastal Plain and Piedmont Regions
  • Peatland carbon farming in the Southeastern USA: A New ACR approved protocol based on long-term C sequestration and GHG flux measurements in coastal Pocosins.
  • The Plant–microbe Symbioses Preserves Carbon in Peatlands Along a Latitudinal Gradient from Minnesota to Peru
  • Can Natural Channel Design and Anabranching Restore Functional Uplift and Ecosystem Services on the Landscape?

Submit Your Research

The purpose of this survey is to compile information about current or recently completed (past 2 years) wetland research conducted in North and South Carolina.  

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