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?