A New Way to Get Involved (November 9, 2017)

The NCKT website has recently added a new page detailing our newest project: Citizen Science Water-Level Monitoring! This effort will enlist the help of trained citizen scientists to collect water level data all across the North Carolina coastal region. Water … Continued

Hurricanes: Present and Future (September 21, 2017)

Hurricane season has already seen landfall of two major hurricanes in the U.S., with another gaining strength in the Atlantic. Here we take a closer look at Harvey and Irma, and look at the future of hurricanes with respect to … Continued

Rising Sea Levels Effects on Communities (July 21, 2017)

Sea level rise is a serious issue that is already happening and will only continue to do so in the coming decades. While sea level rise has many environmental and economic impacts, one of the major effects of rising seas … Continued

Thermal Expansion and Sea-level Rise (July 13, 2017)

Sea levels are rising at alarming rates due to green house gas emissions that have increased atmospheric temperatures. When most people think of sea-level rise the first thing that comes to mind is melting glaciers and icebergs, however, one the … Continued

NOAA’s Sea Level Rise Viewer (May 12, 2017)

NOAA has introduced a new beta version of their Sea Level Rise Viewer that allows you to view local scenarios and vulnerabilities. This map tool helps to visualize community-level impacts from coastal flooding and/or sea-level rise. There is data on … Continued

What’s Your Water Level? (April 24, 2017)

We have a new way for you to upload your photos! “What’s your water level?” is a new web-based app from NOAA that has been developed to assist in collecting and displaying photographic water level contributions from citizen scientists in … Continued

Outreach Update (April 19, 2017)

Spring 2017 brought many opportunities for outreach in the local community, with a strong focus on integrating the King Tides Project into the classroom. On February 16th, King Tides North Carolina (KTNC) kicked off its season of outreach with the annual … Continued