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North Carolina Sea Grant Study Finds Spreading Ghost Forests on NC Coast may Contribute to Climate...

North Carolina Sea Grant Study Finds Spreading Ghost Forests on NC Coast may Contribute to Climate...

A new study, funded in part by North Carolina Sea Grant, has found the spread of ghost forests across a coastal region of North Carolina may...
North Carolina Sea Grant Study Finds Spreading Ghost Forests on NC Coast may Contribute to Climate...
Connect virtually with Sea Grant at Restore America’s Estuaries’/Coastal States Organization’s 2020...

Connect virtually with Sea Grant at Restore America’s Estuaries’/Coastal States Organization’s 2020...

Network with Sea Grant colleagues and learn the latest in coastal restoration and management during Restore America’s Estuaries’/Coastal...
Connect virtually with Sea Grant at Restore America’s Estuaries’/Coastal States Organization’s 2020...
Celebrating American Lobster Initiative successes on National Lobster Day

Celebrating American Lobster Initiative successes on National Lobster Day

The Sea Grant American Lobster Initiative, created in 2019, works to understand ecosystem changes affecting American lobster and share findings with...
Celebrating American Lobster Initiative successes on National Lobster Day
Get to Know Great Lakes' Fish, Fish Farmers and Aquaculture at the Sea Grant Great Lakes Aquaculture...

Get to Know Great Lakes' Fish, Fish Farmers and Aquaculture at the Sea Grant Great Lakes Aquaculture...

The Sea Grant Great Lakes Aquaculture Collaborative is hosting the first annual Sea Grant Great Lakes Aquaculture Day on October 10,...
Get to Know Great Lakes' Fish, Fish Farmers and Aquaculture at the Sea Grant Great Lakes Aquaculture...
California Sea Grant-funded research finds warmer waters threaten red abalone recovery

California Sea Grant-funded research finds warmer waters threaten red abalone recovery

While red abalone were once abundant throughout California, they have long been in decline due to overfishing and environmental changes....
California Sea Grant-funded research finds warmer waters threaten red abalone recovery
Sea Grant responds to COVID-19-related challenges across the country

Sea Grant responds to COVID-19-related challenges across the country

As the country adapts to changes necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic, coastal and Great Lakes communities, too, are rethinking how to resume what...
Sea Grant responds to COVID-19-related challenges across the country
Sea Grant announces $2 million in support of 2020 American Lobster Initiative projects

Sea Grant announces $2 million in support of 2020 American Lobster Initiative projects

Sea Grant announces $2 million in support of the Sea Grant American Lobster Initiative to address scientific and stakeholder needs associated with...
Sea Grant announces $2 million in support of 2020 American Lobster Initiative projects
Sea Grant and NOAA Fisheries Announce 2020 Joint Fellowship Program Awardees

Sea Grant and NOAA Fisheries Announce 2020 Joint Fellowship Program Awardees

Sea Grant and the National Marine Fisheries Service (Fisheries) are pleased to announce the 2020 Fisheries-Sea Grant Joint Fellowship recipients. Nine...
Sea Grant and NOAA Fisheries Announce 2020 Joint Fellowship Program Awardees
10 Ways to Enjoy Oysters in Celebration of National Oyster Day

10 Ways to Enjoy Oysters in Celebration of National Oyster Day

Oysters play an important role in coastal communities. Celebrate the small but mighty oyster this National Oyster Day, Sea Grant-style, with one...
10 Ways to Enjoy Oysters in Celebration of National Oyster Day
Pathways to marine policy: Knauss Fellows build on past experiences with NOAA

Pathways to marine policy: Knauss Fellows build on past experiences with NOAA

In February 2021, the 42nd class of the John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship will begin fellowships across NOAA and other federal...
Pathways to marine policy: Knauss Fellows build on past experiences with NOAA
Sea Grant Announces 2021 Finalists for the John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship Program

Sea Grant Announces 2021 Finalists for the John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship Program

The 74 finalists in the 2021 class represent 27 of the 34 Sea Grant programs. This year’s class includes early career professionals who have...
Sea Grant Announces 2021 Finalists for the John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship Program
New research from Michigan Sea Grant finds climate warming increases Asian carp threat to Lake...

New research from Michigan Sea Grant finds climate warming increases Asian carp threat to Lake...

The ongoing warming of Lake Michigan increases its susceptibility to Asian carp, in part by reducing the capacity of quagga mussels to act as an...
New research from Michigan Sea Grant finds climate warming increases Asian carp threat to Lake...
12 weeks, thousands of kids: How NOAA Live! connected students to science at home

12 weeks, thousands of kids: How NOAA Live! connected students to science at home

When Nicole Bartlett with NOAA’s Regional Collaboration network reached out to Grace Simpkins, an educator with Woods Hole Sea...
12 weeks, thousands of kids: How NOAA Live! connected students to science at home
Ten Weeks for a Formative Experience: Wisconsin Sea Grant offers adapted summer undergraduate...

Ten Weeks for a Formative Experience: Wisconsin Sea Grant offers adapted summer undergraduate...

Ten weeks can be fleeting. Even though the days may pass quickly, they can be momentous ones. At Wisconsin Sea Grant this summer, the hope is that for...
Ten Weeks for a Formative Experience: Wisconsin Sea Grant offers adapted summer undergraduate...
Seafood direct marketing: Sea Grant experts contribute to UN report

Seafood direct marketing: Sea Grant experts contribute to UN report

In a new report published by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), California Sea Grant and Alaska Sea Grant contributed a case study to...
Seafood direct marketing: Sea Grant experts contribute to UN report
Safety First: Tips for a Safe Summer from Sea Grant

Safety First: Tips for a Safe Summer from Sea Grant

It’s almost time for summer fun outdoors and on the water, and that means it’s time to remember, safety first! Sea Grant programs across...
Safety First: Tips for a Safe Summer from Sea Grant
Citizen science in shifting sands

Citizen science in shifting sands

In a changing climate, sea-level rise, storm surge and erosion all threaten our coasts’ sandy beaches. Teams of volunteer citizen...
Citizen science in shifting sands
Eight Sea Grant Programs Awarded Funds from Sea Grant-Marine Debris Special Projects Competition

Eight Sea Grant Programs Awarded Funds from Sea Grant-Marine Debris Special Projects Competition

Marine debris is a pervasive global problem that touches every corner of our ocean and Great Lakes. Sea Grant, in collaboration with the NOAA...
Eight Sea Grant Programs Awarded Funds from Sea Grant-Marine Debris Special Projects Competition
Sea Grant addresses water issues nationally

Sea Grant addresses water issues nationally

Freshwater is a precious resource that requires conservation and protection. From water quality to water availability, Sea Grant is addressing...
Sea Grant addresses water issues nationally
California Sea Grant publishes new research on microplastics in San Diego estuary fish

California Sea Grant publishes new research on microplastics in San Diego estuary fish

In a study led by California Sea Grant Extension Specialist Theresa Talley, researchers found that nearly a quarter of fish sampled from a creek that...
California Sea Grant publishes new research on microplastics in San Diego estuary fish

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Santa Barbara Area Coastal Ecosystem Vulnerability Assessment for Coastal Communities

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The Santa Barbara Area Coastal Ecosystem Vulnerability Assessment for Local Communities (SBA CEVALC) is aimed at assisting the Cities of Santa Barbara, Carpinteria, and Goleta and the County of Santa Barbara in planning for adaptation to climate change. Three of the state's leading ecological and climatological research programs including: the UCSB Coastal Long-Term Ecological Research Project, the Scripps Institution of Oceanography and USGS, are accomplishing the project in close collaboration with the three cities and County. Community input is integral to the project with staff from relevant city/county departments participating through workshops and review.

Community-based Sea Level-Rise Projections

Washington Sea Grant

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Washington Sea Grant partnered with the Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe and Adaptation International to develop a set of local sea level rise projections, and sea level scenario maps for the Jamestown S'Klallam community. The assessments are being used to identify priority adaptation actions, tribal areas or resources that are particularly vulnerable to sea level rise, and have also been integrated into community long-term planning. Additionally, Washington Sea Grant is partnering with North Olympic Peninsula Resource Conservation District and Adaptation International on a multi-sector climate change vulnerability assessment and adaptation plan, including sea level rise and coastal flooding projections for coastal communities in Clallam and Jefferson Counties.

Olympic National Marine Sanctuary Climate Change Assessment

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Washington Sea Grant led the development of the Olympic National Marine Sanctuary (OCNMS) Climate Change Assessment, which examined the vulnerability of sanctuary resources to climate change. The report, intended for OCNMS staff, the OCNMS advisory committee, and the Intergovernmental Policy Council, is being used as a springboard for climate change adaptation activities in the sanctuary, and adjacent (mostly tribal) communities.

Monitoring Sediment Supply

Washington Sea Grant

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Dam removal on the Elwha delta has led to a massive flux of sediment to the coastal zone, leading to what is in effect the largest beach nourishment experiment ever in Washington State. Washington Sea Grant, in collaboration with the US Geological Survey, the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe and others, is investigating the fate of that sediment and particularly how it acts to re-nourish eroding beaches. The results can be applied to problems associated with beach erosion due to climate change and sea level rise.

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