Here's the latest news on current marine research, education, and outreach activities conducted by the University of Delaware Sea Grant College Program. If you are a reporter, publisher, or film producer seeking information, footage, photos, or research experts, contact the office at (302) 831-8083 or MarineCom@udel.edu.
For many visitors to the Mid-Atlantic coast, eating crab cakes is a must-do. But who makes the best crab cakes in Delaware? Delaware Sea Grant wants blue crab aficionados to help judge final...more
From coastal flooding apps to sophisticated satellite mapping, the University of Delaware’s Hugh R. Sharp Campus in Lewes is awash in technological advances. U.S. Sen. Tom Carper visited the...more
Beach safety study: UD researchers and partners assess wave processes, injury occurrence along Delaware coast
Have you ever turned your back to the ocean “just for a second” while standing at the water’s edge, only to be thrust into the sand by an oncoming wave?
The force of those breaking waves...more
Changing shipping routes: Altering shipping routes for offshore wind development could save billions
Vivid underwater images of diving penguins and deep-sea tubeworms capture the dynamic nature of the world’s oceans in a new exhibit open to the public at the University of Delaware’s Hugh R. Sharp...more
During the 1800s, the southern Delaware community of Laurel exemplified small-town life in America: The economy centered around grain and lumber mills along the river running through town, and the...more
Watersheds — areas where streams, rivers and groundwater all flow to the same end location — are covered in Delaware’s middle school science classes. Science teachers are constantly looking for...more