Saturday, August 23, 2014
MIT Sea Grant Researchers Hope to Mitigate Coastal Flooding Problems with New Model

MIT Sea Grant Researchers Hope to Mitigate Coastal Flooding Problems with New Model

High Fidelity Numerical Model to Mitigate Coastal Flooding Problems

Posted: Tuesday, August 12, 2014

MIT Sea Grant Assistant Director for Research Stefano Brizzolara and visiting PhD student Riccardo Angelini Rota are working on a new numerical model to simulate the complex physics...


Tighter Rules Could Increase Yield and Revenues From Blue Crab Fishery, Study Finds

Tighter Rules Could Increase Yield and Revenues From Blue Crab Fishery, Study Finds

Posted: Monday, August 11, 2014

The Chesapeake Bay’s renowned blue crab fishery could support a larger harvest and higher revenues for fishermen if regulators extended protections for mature female crabs, a...


Announcing the 2014 class of NOAA Fisheries/Sea Grant Fellows

Announcing the 2014 class of NOAA Fisheries/Sea Grant Fellows

The NOAA Fisheries/Sea Grant Fellowship Program selected 12 new fellows in 2014 from 8...

Posted: Thursday, August 07, 2014

The NOAA Fisheries/Sea Grant Fellowship Program selected 12 new fellows in 2014 from 8 universities around the country.  This is the largest combined class of fellows selected...


Harvesters’ Perspectives on Alewives, Blueback Herring, and American Eels in Downeast Maine

Harvesters’ Perspectives on Alewives, Blueback Herring, and American Eels in Downeast Maine

Posted: Monday, August 04, 2014

Maine Sea Grant and NOAA Fisheries collaborated to document and showcase the local knowledge of fishermen and women who harvest of alewives, blueback herring, and American eels in...


Extension Exchange Offers Insights into Storm Recovery

Extension Exchange Offers Insights into Storm Recovery

Louisiana Sea Grant lends a helping hand to New York and New Jersey Sea Grant

Posted: Friday, July 18, 2014

Louisiana Sea Grant passes along lessons learned from Hurricane Katrina to those impacted by the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. 


Urban Stormwater Management Research and Outreach

Urban Stormwater Management Research and Outreach

Lake Champlain studies green stormwater infrastructure

Posted: Friday, July 18, 2014

Lake Champlain Sea Grant is funding research to determine the best treatment to reduce stormwater runoff pollution by comparing water quality across different soil media,...


Anchors Aweigh in Superior!

Anchors Aweigh in Superior!

New geocaching project highlights Great Lakes maritime history

Posted: Thursday, July 17, 2014

Six new geocaches are now located in Superior. Geocaching is a high-tech version of orienteering that relies on a hand-held Global Position System unit instead of a compass. These...


Chicago suburbs save water and money curbing outdoor water use

Chicago suburbs save water and money curbing outdoor water use

Inefficient outdoor water use is a strain on a water supply already pushed to the brink

Posted: Monday, July 14, 2014

Water conservation has moved center stage in the Chicago suburbs. Summer shortages are a major concern here, and communities are looking to tackle the problem at its source:...


Former Vice President Al Gore Headlines Sustainability Conference

Former Vice President Al Gore Headlines Sustainability Conference

University of Hawaii Sea Grant host Gore to discuss climate and sustainability

Posted: Monday, July 07, 2014

Former Vice President Al Gore gave a rousing seminar to discuss climate change science and sustainability at University of Hawaii Sea Grant.


Words of Wisdom from the Great Lakes

Words of Wisdom from the Great Lakes

Sunset Career Awards at the 2014 Great Lakes Regional Sea Grant Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Sea Grant greats were honored with Sunset Career Awards at the Great Lakes Regional Sea Grant Meeting in Erie, PA June 16-18, 2014.  They all plan to retire before the next...


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