Located on Roanoke Island, the institute's research focuses on: estuarine ecology and human health; coastal engineering and ocean energy; public policy and coastal sustainability; and maritime heritage.
"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." ·
"Located on the Atlantic Ocean near the town of Duck, North Carolina, the FRF is an internationally-recognized coastal observatory. Instruments at the facility constantly record the changing waves, winds, tides, and currents. Central to the facility is a 1840 foot long pier and specialized vehicles." ·
Die Bundesanstalt für Agrarwirtschaft ist ein sozioökonomisches Forschungsinstitut des Bundesministeriums für Land- und Forstwirtschaft, Umwelt und Wasserwirtschaft (Lebensministerium). ·