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NOAA’s Sea Grant and Disaster Preparedness Programs help address disaster impacts and recovery with...

NOAA’s Sea Grant and Disaster Preparedness Programs help address disaster impacts and recovery with...

Hurricanes. Flood events. Oil spills. When disaster strikes, communities come together to respond. NOAA Sea Grant and NOAA’s Disaster...
NOAA’s Sea Grant and Disaster Preparedness Programs help address disaster impacts and recovery with...
Sea Grant-supported application guide for the 2022 Sea Level Rise Technical Report now available

Sea Grant-supported application guide for the 2022 Sea Level Rise Technical Report now available

Community planners and decision makers now have an application guide to help them plan for the significant sea level rise the United States is...
Sea Grant-supported application guide for the 2022 Sea Level Rise Technical Report now available
Sea Grant, DOE, NOAA Fisheries fund six projects for the coexistence of offshore energy with...

Sea Grant, DOE, NOAA Fisheries fund six projects for the coexistence of offshore energy with...

The Northeast Sea Grant Consortium—in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Wind Energy Technologies Office and Water Power...
Sea Grant, DOE, NOAA Fisheries fund six projects for the coexistence of offshore energy with...
Catch Sea Grant at the Gulf of Mexico Conference (GoMCon) 2022

Catch Sea Grant at the Gulf of Mexico Conference (GoMCon) 2022

The Gulf of Mexico Conference (GoMCon) merges the Gulf of Mexico Alliance (GOMA) All Hands Meeting, the annual Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystems...
Catch Sea Grant at the Gulf of Mexico Conference (GoMCon) 2022
Increasing local resilience to climate effects with Renee Collini

Increasing local resilience to climate effects with Renee Collini

In honor of Women’s History Month, get to know one of the many Women of Sea Grant, Renee Collini. Renee is a Coastal Climate Resilience...
Increasing local resilience to climate effects with Renee Collini
National Sea Grant College Program Seeks Input on its 2024-2027 Strategic Plan

National Sea Grant College Program Seeks Input on its 2024-2027 Strategic Plan

Sea Grant is developing its 2024-2027 national strategic plan. The national office is hosting a series of web-based listening sessions ahead of...
National Sea Grant College Program Seeks Input on its 2024-2027 Strategic Plan
Downriver and Out to Sea

Downriver and Out to Sea

Sea run fish – fish that migrate between fresh and saltwater – hold meaning to many New England communities as food, as income, as...
Downriver and Out to Sea
Wisconsin Sea Grant-supported research finds Great Lakes tributary rivers play important role in...

Wisconsin Sea Grant-supported research finds Great Lakes tributary rivers play important role in...

The world’s largest source of fresh water, the Great Lakes, provides drinking water to more than 40 million people in the U.S. and Canada. In...
Wisconsin Sea Grant-supported research finds Great Lakes tributary rivers play important role in...
Connecticut Sea Grant partners with Rhode Island Sea Grant Legal Program to help local leaders...

Connecticut Sea Grant partners with Rhode Island Sea Grant Legal Program to help local leaders...

Questions poured in by the dozen after the morning session of the 2015 Adapt CT legal workshop—six pages worth, in fact. The workshop was...
Connecticut Sea Grant partners with Rhode Island Sea Grant Legal Program to help local leaders...
Collaborative network for recirculating aquaculture moves into next phase

Collaborative network for recirculating aquaculture moves into next phase

The National Sea Grant Office announced funding for the Recirculating Aquaculture Salmon Network (RAS-N) in 2019. While that three-year grant is...
Collaborative network for recirculating aquaculture moves into next phase
Sea Grant announces $2 million in support of 2021 American Lobster Initiative efforts

Sea Grant announces $2 million in support of 2021 American Lobster Initiative efforts

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 2021 American Lobster Initiative efforts
NOAA Sea Grant and Ocean Acidification Program projects to examine impacts of stressors on shellfish...

NOAA Sea Grant and Ocean Acidification Program projects to examine impacts of stressors on shellfish...

NOAA Sea Grant and the Ocean Acidification Program awarded more than $2.4 million to support projects that will address the impacts of multiple...
NOAA Sea Grant and Ocean Acidification Program projects to examine impacts of stressors on shellfish...
Celebrate NOAA Aquaculture Week by learning about the AquaFort

Celebrate NOAA Aquaculture Week by learning about the AquaFort

Just offshore of New Castle, New Hampshire, Sea Grant researchers are teaming up with local fishermen and farmers to create a new model for...
Celebrate NOAA Aquaculture Week by learning about the AquaFort
To Reef or Not Reef? Newly Funded Research Will Inform Decisions on the Fate of Gulf Oil Rigs

To Reef or Not Reef? Newly Funded Research Will Inform Decisions on the Fate of Gulf Oil Rigs

The National Sea Grant College Program and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement have awarded over $795 thousand to Texas Sea Grant and a...
To Reef or Not Reef? Newly Funded Research Will Inform Decisions on the Fate of Gulf Oil Rigs
Bareford named national Sea Grant Water Resources Lead

Bareford named national Sea Grant Water Resources Lead

The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium has announced a new two-year project that will develop a roadmap for Sea Grant water resources...
Bareford named national Sea Grant Water Resources Lead
Multistate Sea Grant extension team awarded $2.4 million to share, inform reef fish science

Multistate Sea Grant extension team awarded $2.4 million to share, inform reef fish science

The National Sea Grant College Program has announced that a regional collaborative of Sea Grant fisheries extension specialists, university scientists...
Multistate Sea Grant extension team awarded $2.4 million to share, inform reef fish science
Sea Grant announces three initiatives to protect freshwater resources and improve Great Lakes...

Sea Grant announces three initiatives to protect freshwater resources and improve Great Lakes...

Sea Grant announced three initiatives today, all of which focus on freshwater systems and management. Projects include examining contaminants of...
Sea Grant announces three initiatives to protect freshwater resources and improve Great Lakes...
Sea Grant Selects “Food from the Sea” Career Program Development Projects

Sea Grant Selects “Food from the Sea” Career Program Development Projects

NOAA’s National Sea Grant College Program and Office of Sustainable Fisheries awarded approximately $900,000 of FY21 federal funds to support...
Sea Grant Selects “Food from the Sea” Career Program Development Projects
NOAA Sea Grant Liaisons address critical research areas across federal agencies

NOAA Sea Grant Liaisons address critical research areas across federal agencies

NOAA Sea Grant, in collaboration with U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Fish and...
NOAA Sea Grant Liaisons address critical research areas across federal agencies
NOAA Sea Grant awards $3.5 million to improve sustainable aquaculture, strengthen seafood resources

NOAA Sea Grant awards $3.5 million to improve sustainable aquaculture, strengthen seafood resources

NOAA Sea Grant today announced $3.5 million in federal funding to support two efforts aiding sustainable growth of U.S. seafood, one focused on...
NOAA Sea Grant awards $3.5 million to improve sustainable aquaculture, strengthen seafood resources

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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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