Meredith Faculty Member Helps Discover New Barrier Islands
New research that found the Earth has 657 more barrier islands than previously known has a Meredith College connection.
Matthew Stutz, Meredith College assistant professor of geosciences, conducted this global survey with Orrin H. Pilkey, Duke University James B. Duke professor. The research was part of Stutzís dissertation at Duke University.
Stutz joined Meredithís faculty in 2007.
The research has gained media coverage in news outlets around the world, including The Christian Science Monitor and MSNBC.com.
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