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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
Georgia Sea Grant to coordinate studies on climate-induced population shifts

Georgia Sea Grant to coordinate studies on climate-induced population shifts

Georgia Sea Grant, in partnership with 12 other Sea Grant programs, was awarded a $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to study human...
Georgia Sea Grant to coordinate studies on climate-induced population shifts
Sea Grant Makes Waves at Ocean Sciences 2020

Sea Grant Makes Waves at Ocean Sciences 2020

Sea Grant is excited to share its research, education and extension work from across the nation at the Ocean Sciences Meeting 2020. The gathering...
Sea Grant Makes Waves at Ocean Sciences 2020
Sea Grant to Participate in Aquaculture America 2020

Sea Grant to Participate in Aquaculture America 2020

Aloha! On February 9-12, Sea Grant aquaculture professionals will join thousands of other aquaculture researchers, practitioners, regulators,...
Sea Grant to Participate in Aquaculture America 2020
From Knauss Fellowship to center stage: One Knauss Alum’s unique career move from the fellowship to...

From Knauss Fellowship to center stage: One Knauss Alum’s unique career move from the fellowship to...

Knauss Fellowship alumni use the experiences they gain during the fellowship to pursue a variety of careers, from NOAA Chief of Staff to professors or...
From Knauss Fellowship to center stage: One Knauss Alum’s unique career move from the fellowship to...

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Coastal Community Resilience Index’s success inspires development of additional tools

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Due to the incredible sucess of the Coastal Resilience Index, Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant is working with several partners to pilot test the Fisheries Resilience Index and the Tourism Resilience Index. The Fisheries Index focuses on indicators important to commercial and recreational fishermen, seafood processors and marina owners. The Tourism Index addresses 10 categories, including communications, marketing, disaster operations and workforce issues.

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

High Fidelity Numerical Model to Mitigate Coastal Flooding Problems

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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 that happen in the near-shore region to waves. Due to climate change, they explain, the level of the ocean will rise significantly in the next fifty to one hundred years. Their goal is to simulate the risks of flooding in different areas of the Northeast region in advance in order to be prepared and react with mitigation or adaptation strategies. The model is based on a Smoothed Particles Hydrodynamic (SPH) solver, which helps them reproduce the hydrodynamic phenomena in coastal areas, specifically in the surf region. Brizzolara and Rota plan to reproduce problems like over-topping in a sea wall or in a sea structure and the run up of waves. They explain that the reason this new model is so unique is because many of the models that currently exist are able to arrive quite close to the coast but not in the particular region where the non-linear phenomena they want to record occur. With this new numerical method, the researchers seek to extend the predictions of the current numerical models to the areas more affected by inundations and flooding.

Hurricane Preparedness Week: Spotlight on Kodi Monroe

Weather and Climate Extension Agent at the NOAA-funded Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies

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Kodi Monroe is a Weather and Climate Extension Agent at the NOAA-funded Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies (CIMMS) and is affiliated with the National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL) in Norman, Oklahoma.

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