The National Marine Fisheries Service-Sea Grant Joint Fellowship program supports students pursuing doctoral degrees in population and ecosystem dynamics as well as marine resource economics. The program is a focused workforce development effort to train highly qualified professionals in areas of critical need for NOAA’s science-based approach to fisheries management.
To fill a knowledge gap about the shallow seafloor right off Rhode Island's coast, Rhode Island Sea Grant invested in the development of BayMap, a collection of marine habitat maps for Narragansett Bay and surrounding coastal ponds for use by resource managers and scientists.
America’s first offshore wind farm will begin producing electricity in November. Sea Grant’s local leadership to guide the planning and community engagement process was vital to the project’s success.
Programs helps make coastal residences in Rhode Island more FORTIFIED against storm damage
Rhode Island Sea Grant is helping to bring the FORTIFIED program to Rhode Island in order to construct resilient buildings.
The late John A. Knauss leaves a long legacy of service to the nation and its oceans
Dr. John A. Knauss passed away in 2015. He was the founding Dean of the Graduate School of Oceanography at the University of Rhode Island, an Administrator of NOAA, and a Founding Father of the National Sea Grant College Program.