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Academia to Government

Sea Grant Announces the 2024 Class of the John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Sea Grant College Program (Sea Grant) is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2024 class of the John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship program. The 85 early-career professionals selected will be placed in federal government offices throughout Washington, D.C., and join the over 1,600 individuals who have participated in the program since its inception in 1979.

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On My Coast

Episode 3: Let’s Talk TLEK

In this episode of On My Coast, we connect with a Traditional Knowledge holder who shares their experiences and discusses how they share their knowledge.

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50th Anniversary

Coastal Tourism: Shop the Dock in Oregon

Sponsored and run by Oregon Sea Grant, “Shop the Dock” is entering its third summer of offering free, guided educational tours of Newport’s commercial fishing docks. Shoppers learn a bit about the fisheries, meet the people who catch the fish, and have an opportunity to buy the freshest salmon, tuna, halibut and crab, usually at prices lower than they’d find at their local supermarkets.

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Biophysical research
Climate and Hazard Adaptation

Biophysical Research

We support an array of interdisciplinary research in the biological sciences, including topics such as coastal geomorphology mapping and assessments on the cumulative effects of sea level rise and increased wave heights.

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Social science research

Social Science Research

Oregon Sea Grant has a number of social scientists among our faculty and staff skilled in conducting surveys, interviews, and other forms of social science research, including vulnerability analyses.

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Collaborative Network Building

Collaborative Network Building

Oregon Sea Grant is planning a workshop for December that will bring together a network of coastal resilience researchers and practitioners to begin developing a broader statewide collaborative network of those interested in and working on coastal resilience issues.

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Decision support networks

Decision Support Networks

Oregon Sea Grant offers facilitation services that guide dialogue in the process of making important decisions about coastal planning and we serve as a bridge between university resources and local end users.

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Shelby Walker
Environmental Literacy and Workforce Development

Knauss Fellowship: A life-changing experience

For Shelby Walker, a 2002 Knauss Fellowship seemed like a chance to take a break from the lab and consider her future. It wound up being a life-changing experience, one that would put her at the heart of groundbreaking ocean observation efforts and national ocean priority-setting, a key role in the federal response to the Deepwater Horizon oil disaster – and in 2014, at the helm of Oregon Sea Grant.

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Oregon Leads National Survey That Reveals Coastal Concerns over Climate Change

New survey led by Oregon Sea Grant across eight coastal states found that that while the American public may be divided about whether climate change is happening, coastal managers and elected officials are not.  Three quarters of coastal professionals surveyed – and 70% of all participants – said they believe that the climate in their area is changing.

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