Wilmington, NC – Steve Srkabal studies chemistry of the oceans and coastal environments looking specifically at heavy metals in the environment. We start our conversation talking about where he goes to collect data on heavy metals in the area.
With its centuries of burials, Oakdale Cemetery is the final resting place for much of Wilmington's history, and a gallery of intriguing memorials. In honor of the Halloween season, WHQR's Megan Williams took a tour with the Cemetery's superintendent, Eric Kozen.
By Megan V. Williams
A Tour of Oakdale's Funereal Arts
Oct. 28, 2005, Wilmington, NC – Eric Cozen is the Superintendent of Oakdale Cemetery.
Wilmington, NC – Brooks Avery looks at what happens when salt water moves up bodies of fresh water such as the Cape Fear River. We start our conversation talking about the breakdown of soils in wetland environments and what causes it.
Wilmington, NC – Fred Scharf monitors fish in their first few years of life,looking for factors and patterns that determine their survival. By identifying the challenges Scharf can get a better handle on populations information used to protect a variety of species that live in the water around us.
Wilmington, NC – Joan Willey studies the chemistry of rainwater, specifically acid rain in Wilmington and what can be found in hurricane rain. Her research started 20 years ago when one of her students asked a seemly simple question.
Wilmington, NC – Returning troops are not only welcomed home by friends and family, but many are also reunited with the pets they left behind. Finding a place for their pets is not always an easy task. But as WHQR's Gwenyfar Rholer finds there are people in the region who are making it their life's work to help find a safe home for the pets of departing troops.