Duck Beach is Sinking Fast and Deep, NC

Duck beach pier, North Carolina. Photo source: ©© Larry and Laura


The beach at Duck is sinking faster than the ocean is rising. The phenomenon, called vertical land movement, is a lesser-known part of the debate over sea-level rise…

Read Full Article, PilotOnline

We Need to Retreat From the Beach, An Op Ed by Orrin H. Pilkey

North Carolina Should Move With Nature on Coast, News Observer (01-05-2015)

Sea Level Rise Accelerating In U.S. Atlantic Coast, USGS (06-25-2012)

Watching The Rising Tides Along North Carolina’s Coast, (11-15-2013)
Professor Robert Young, director of the Program for the Study of Developed Shorelines and a professor of coastal geology at Western Carolina University, with North Carolina Public Radio host Frank Stasio, discussing the consequences of climate change and how rising sea levels have a strong effect on the beaches of North Carolina…