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Maryland Sea Grant achieved college status in 1982 and is statewide program based at the University of Maryland. Their mission is to combine scientific research, education, and public outreach to develop sound ideas and practices that can enhance the Chesapeake Bay's ecology as well as the businesses and jobs that depend on it.

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Maryland Sea Grant by the Numbers

2017 (pdf)

2016 (pdf)

 

SEA GRANT WORK IN MARYLAND RESULTED IN*

$6.4M

ECONOMIC IMPACT

511

SEAFOOD INDUSTRY PERSONNEL ENGAGED IN SUSTAINABLE PRACTICES

72

BUSINESSES

4482

ATTENDEES AT PUBLIC OR PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS

 
 
 

*Metrics are direct results of Sea Grant work between February 1, 2019 and January 31, 2020 as reported by Sea Grant programs in Summer 2020. Economic impact = market and non-market value of Sea Grant's work; value of jobs and businesses. Seafood industry personnel refers to the number of fishermen, seafood processing or aquaculture industry personnel who modify their practices using knowledge gained in fisheries sustainability and seafood safety as a result of Sea Grant activities. Businesses = the number of businesses created or sustained as a result of Sea Grant efforts.

Maryland Sea Grant Featured Impacts

Maryland Stories and News

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

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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 improving coordination for marine aquaculture development and another that addresses COVID-19 impacts to seafood resources.  

ECO Magazine's Rising Seas issue features Sea Grant's work in resilience

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ECO Magazine's Rising Seas issue features Sea Grant's work in resilience

ECO Magazine's Rising Seas explores sea level rise, its related challenges, and the solutions currently underway. In this special, digital publication, learn about NOAA’s efforts to help the country adapt to rising sea levels and see Sea Grant's work in coastal resilience.

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

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

Acting NOAA Administrator RDML Timothy Gallaudet visited Maryland Sea Grant and IMET in May 2018 for a discussion focused on aquaculture research and how the partners are advancing diversity in the marine sciences. 

Ocean Acidification Research Fellowship available to students in Mid-Atlantic

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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 of Ocean Acidification (OA) Graduate Research Fellowships for the two-year period covering the 2018 and 2019 academic years.

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