Institute for Coastal and Marine
ICMR is concerned with identifying
and solving problems related to the human and natural
resources located in the coastal/marine environment
of North Carolina. Most of the institute's research
is centered in shallow water and estuarine locations.
Research interests include estuarine ecology, hydrography,
coastal geomorphology, marine geology, marine biology,
resources planning and management, and water-oriented
recreation. ICMR administers programs in research,
public education, and service.