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Ohio Sea Grant achieved college status in 1988 and is based at Ohio State University's Columbus campus. They work with the Lake Erie community to solve the region’s most important environmental and economic issues.

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Ohio Sea Grant By the Numbers (pdf)

 

SEA GRANT WORK IN OHIO RESULTED IN*

$40.3M

ECONOMIC IMPACT

1100

JOBS

2700

ACRES OF COASTAL HABITAT PROTECTED OR RESTORED

37000

K-12 STUDENTS REACHED

 
 
 

*Metrics reported in July 2017 for work conducted February 1, 2016 to January 31, 2017. Economic impact = market and non-market value of Sea Grant's work; value of jobs and businesses. Jobs = jobs created or sustained as a result of Sea Grant efforts. K-12 students reached through Sea Grant education efforts.

Ohio Sea Grant Featured Impacts

Ohio Stories and News

Ohio Sea Grant researchers move one step closer to sediment pollution cleanup in Lake Erie

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Ohio Sea Grant researchers move one step closer to sediment pollution cleanup in Lake Erie

Removal of polluted sediment from lake and river bottoms can be costly and time consuming. Ohio Sea Grant researchers are developing a new method using ultrasound and chemical agents, potentially making pollutant clean up faster and less costly.

Knauss Fellowship: Ohio Sea Grant Knauss Fellow Champions Ocean Education

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Knauss Fellowship: Ohio Sea Grant Knauss Fellow Champions Ocean Education

2012 Knauss Fellow Erin Sams Cooper talks about her experience in DC

Erin Sams Cooper, Ohio Sea Grant's 2012 Knauss Fellow, discusses her time with NOAA's Office of Education and her current work with the nonprofit Teens4Oceans, based in Colorado. 

Severe Storm Preparedness Week: The Calm after the Storm

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Severe Storm Preparedness Week: The Calm after the Storm

Ohio Sea Grant educators help prepare Great Lakes marinas for severe storm impacts

Ohio Sea Grant is administering 10 grant projects from the NOAA Coastal Storms Program, including one led by two of its extension educators that will develop a tool for marina owners to help them prepare for severe weather. 

Ohio Sea Grant Leads Charge Against Harmful Algal Blooms

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Ohio Sea Grant Leads Charge Against Harmful Algal Blooms

Harmful algal blooms in Lake Erie impact drinking water, wildlife, and tourism. Ohio Sea Grant and Ohio State's Stone Lab are working with a wide range of partners to protect the health and well-being of lakeshore residents and the ecosystem.

Harmful algal blooms in Lake Erie impact drinking water, wildlife, and tourism. Ohio Sea Grant and Ohio State's Stone Lab are working with a wide range of partners to protect the health and well-being of lakeshore residents and the ecosystem. 

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