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Burroughs & Chapin Center for Marine and Wetland Studies
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Division of Ocean & Climate Processes

The Burroughs & Chapin Center for Marine & Wetland Studies research scientists are mainly interested in understanding the atmospheric and oceanographic processes near the coastal water of South Carolina as well as other regions that can affect the climate system. Current efforts emphasize wind energy observation, three-dimensional atmosphere and ocean circulation modeling, air-sea interaction, coastal inundation and sea level rising, as well as coastal hydrodynamics and sediment transport. Ongoing collaborative efforts with government agencies and other universities strengthen BCCMWS's research capabilities, and provide Coastal students with opportunities for involvement in applied studies of immense value in shaping their future careers.

Project Title: Project Description:
Wind Energy Initiatives Realizing the growing power and economic needs of the coastal communities in South Carolina, the South Carolina General Assembly passed South Carolina Act 318 in 2008 which formed an official...
Palmetto Wind Research Project The Palmetto Wind Research Project is designed to physically measure and refine the modeling of the spatial variation of the wind field within Long Bay. Particular focus will be on resolving the...
MRI-R2: Acquisition of a Small Computing Cluster for Geophysical Research This award is funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-5). This award supports acquisition of a 24-node computing cluster system. The system will be housed in...
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