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Maryland Sea Grant and partners discuss aquaculture, diversity in marine sciences with NOAA...

Maryland Sea Grant and partners discuss aquaculture, diversity in marine sciences with NOAA...

Acting NOAA Administrator RDML Timothy Gallaudet visited Maryland Sea Grant and IMET in May 2018 for a discussion focused on aquaculture research and...
Maryland Sea Grant and partners discuss aquaculture, diversity in marine sciences with NOAA...
Sea Grant shares lessons learned from coastal storms to help communities

Sea Grant shares lessons learned from coastal storms to help communities

Sea Grant works with coastal communities across the U.S., Puerto Rico and Guam to improve community resilience to coastal storms. Sea Grant engages in...
Sea Grant shares lessons learned from coastal storms to help communities
Lake Champlain Sea Grant Achieves Sea Grant Institute Status

Lake Champlain Sea Grant Achieves Sea Grant Institute Status

Lake Champlain Sea Grant earned the honor as an Institutional Program for demonstrating excellence in research, education and public service dedicated...
Lake Champlain Sea Grant Achieves Sea Grant Institute Status
Washington Sea Grant Director Penny Dalton Retires After 12 Years of Service

Washington Sea Grant Director Penny Dalton Retires After 12 Years of Service

With an extensive background in a wide range of environmental, scientific and marine policy issues, Penny Dalton has served as Washington Sea...
Washington Sea Grant Director Penny Dalton Retires After 12 Years of Service
Florida Sea Grant Helped Save Keys Lobster Industry Nearly $4 Million After Hurricane Irma

Florida Sea Grant Helped Save Keys Lobster Industry Nearly $4 Million After Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma displaced more than 150,000 spiny lobster traps in the Florida Keys last year, sometimes miles away from their original locations. But...
Florida Sea Grant Helped Save Keys Lobster Industry Nearly $4 Million After Hurricane Irma
North Carolina Sea Grant Extension Director Honored

North Carolina Sea Grant Extension Director Honored

When the national Sea Grant office asks the network of 33 programs for examples of outstanding community outreach and collaboration, one name is...
North Carolina Sea Grant Extension Director Honored
Plastic Microfibers Found in the Food Web of Three Lake Michigan Rivers

Plastic Microfibers Found in the Food Web of Three Lake Michigan Rivers

Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant-funded research finds plastic microfibers in the water, sediment and fish of three major rivers that...
Plastic Microfibers Found in the Food Web of Three Lake Michigan Rivers
Resources for Aquaculture Farmers in Alabama

Resources for Aquaculture Farmers in Alabama

Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium in partnership with several entities now provide web-base resources for aquaculture farmers in Alabama.
Resources for Aquaculture Farmers in Alabama
Ocean Acidification Research Fellowship available to students in Mid-Atlantic

Ocean Acidification Research Fellowship available to students in Mid-Atlantic

The Mid-Atlantic Sea Grant Programs (MASGP), in partnership with the NOAA Ocean Acidification Program (OAP), are pleased to announce the availability...
Ocean Acidification Research Fellowship available to students in Mid-Atlantic
Getting Students Hooked on Science

Getting Students Hooked on Science

Maryland Sea Grant is working to increase environmental literacy by partnering with teachers to bring aquaculture into the classroom.
Getting Students Hooked on Science
Alaska Sea Grant hosts 7th Alaska Young Fishermen's Summit

Alaska Sea Grant hosts 7th Alaska Young Fishermen's Summit

The event, organized by Alaska Sea Grant and partners, aims to train the next generation of commercial fishermen to help turn the tide on...
Alaska Sea Grant hosts 7th Alaska Young Fishermen's Summit
USC Sea Grant publishes lessons learned from community engagement efforts

USC Sea Grant publishes lessons learned from community engagement efforts

USC Sea Grant has worked with communities in southern California for over six years on climate adaptation planning. They analyzed their efforts and...
USC Sea Grant publishes lessons learned from community engagement efforts
Gathering builds bridges between kelp farmers, federal and state regulators in Connecticut

Gathering builds bridges between kelp farmers, federal and state regulators in Connecticut

Gathering builds bridges between kelp farmers, federal and state regulators in Connecticut
Sea Grant Evaluation Shows National Weather Service Forecast is Assisting Farmers in Protecting...

Sea Grant Evaluation Shows National Weather Service Forecast is Assisting Farmers in Protecting...

Knowledge, Spread Wisely: Sea Grant Evaluation Shows National Weather Service Forecast is Assisting Farmers in Protecting Wisconsin Waters
Sea Grant Evaluation Shows National Weather Service Forecast is Assisting Farmers in Protecting...
Worms on Oysters Harvested from Reefs are a Natural Occurrence

Worms on Oysters Harvested from Reefs are a Natural Occurrence

“There’s a worm on my oyster!”  Louisiana Sea Grant explains why this happens and why it's not necessarily a bad...
Worms on Oysters Harvested from Reefs are a Natural Occurrence
Counting the Fish in the Sea

Counting the Fish in the Sea

Atlantic menhaden have been called the most important fish in the sea, with good reason.
Counting the Fish in the Sea
Sea Grant Helps Communities Navigate the Program for Public Information Process, Potential Discounts...

Sea Grant Helps Communities Navigate the Program for Public Information Process, Potential Discounts...

Sea Grant programs in the Gulf of Mexico and Georgia help communities better understand how to create a Program for Public Information (PPI) and...
Sea Grant Helps Communities Navigate the Program for Public Information Process, Potential Discounts...
Scientific Team Selected for Independent Abundance Estimate of Red Snapper in the Gulf of Mexico

Scientific Team Selected for Independent Abundance Estimate of Red Snapper in the Gulf of Mexico

A team of university and government scientists, selected by an expert review panel convened by the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium, will...
Scientific Team Selected for Independent Abundance Estimate of Red Snapper in the Gulf of Mexico
UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant Prepare Communities for Hurricanes

UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant Prepare Communities for Hurricanes

University of Georgia Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant is working with researchers from the National Center for Atmospheric Research to better...
UGA Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant Prepare Communities for Hurricanes
Clear Lakes Disguise Impaired Water Quality

Clear Lakes Disguise Impaired Water Quality

New Minnesota Sea Grant study suggests that using water clarity as an indicator of water quality may not necessarily work in all regions.
Clear Lakes Disguise Impaired Water Quality

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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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