FerryMon surveys the health of coastal waters
New Bern, NC – INTRO - The state's ferry system takes you where the road doesn't go to Ocracoke Island, perhaps, or from there to Cape Hatteras. The state ferry system is also the primary vehicle to provide scientists with information about the same waters the ferries ply. George Olsen has more.
After a series of hurricanes in 1999 and 2000, information about their effects on coastal waters was in demand and scarce.