04/16/2015: 2015 Atlantic Hurricane Outlook released.

04/15/2014: 2014 Atlantic Hurricane Outlook released.

03/21/2014: M.S. graduate student defenses of Xia Sun and Sofia Montalvo.

02/14/2014: Dr. Xie was honored for his work as a Chinese-born NC State professor furthering ties between North Carolina and his native land.

11/25/2013: Dr. Stuart Banks from Charles Darwin Foundation and Dr. John Morrison from UNC-Wilmington visited CFDL.

11/01/2013: Manuscript by Zhao et al. published on Acta Oceanologica Sinica.

10/03/2013: A visiting Ph.D. student, Ms. Linhui Wang joined our group.

07/18/2013: Dr. Xie attended the GWEX HyVIC Planning Workshop.

06/20/2013: Ms. Dianna Francisco joined our group to pursue her Ph.D. study.

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The Coastal Fluid Dynamics Lab (CFDL) is a research facility of Department of Marine, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (MEAS), North Carolina State University (NCSU). It is located at 1142 Jordan Hall on NCSU's Central Campus.

Scientists and graduate students at CFDL conduct basic and applied research on coastal atmospheric and oceanic systems including: air-sea coupling; estuary circulation and plumes; impact of hurricanes on coastal ocean; storm surge, waves and tides; Gulf Stream and shelf fronts; data assimilation; trajectory and dispersion modelling; landfalling hurricanes; El Nino and impact on coastal region; high-performance computing and scientific visualization.

Funding for the research activities of CFDL are provided by the National Science Foundation; Office of Naval Research; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; Department of Energy; Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation; IBM Environmental Research Program; and NCSU International Programs.

For more information, please refer to our previous website1 and/or website2.