A unique combination of natural resources, physical infrastructure, and workforce development initiatives has helped North Carolina create one of the largest and most diverse marine science clusters in the United States. Please explore this site and its interactive map to uncover a few of the reasons marine science businesses and researchers are flocking to North Carolina.

Research Report

East Carolina University’s office of Economic Development has prepared a report outlining the economic impact of the coastal and marine sciences industry in North Carolina.

The report, available in pdf format, will be ready for download in the Fall of 2009.