Economy

#WhySeaGrant - Would you pay more for local oysters?

 
Oyster production in the Delaware Bay has decreased by about 90% compared to historic population levels due to disease and overfishing. The loss hurts local businesses, oyster famers and even...Read more

Jame McCray, Social Science/Coastal Economist

Email: jmccray@udel.edu
Phone: 302-645-4250

Delaware Sea Grant Marine Advisory Service
700 Pilottown Road
Lewes, DE 19958-1298

 

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Delaware Sea Grant’s Annual Report Informs Community About Latest Efforts

Science fuels innovation, and innovation fuels the economy. Recognizing this fundamental connection, Delaware Sea Grant (DESG) has promoted the wise use, conservation and management of coastal and ocean resources since 1976 by supporting scientific research with real-world benefits. DESG uses...Read more

2017 Annual Report | Volume 36

Mohsen BadieyI am pleased to share with you Delaware Sea Grant’s annual report, which highlights the ways the...Read more

Coastal Delaware Resiliency Report—Response, recovery and adaptation by the tourism industry to natural hazards and climate change

A warming climate, fluctuations in weather patterns and rising sea levels may change the way businesses operate in coastal Delaware. It also will have an impact on how quickly businesses recover and get back online after a natural hazard.

Eight million tourists visit coastal Delaware...Read more

Coastal Delaware Resiliency Report-Response, recovery and adaptation by the tourism industry to natural hazards and climate change

The Delaware Tourism Resiliency report outlines ways the tourism industry can prepare for flooding and other associated effects of climate change. The 29-page document, is a collaborative effort between DESG and UD’s Sustainable Coastal Community Initiative. The report, available in a...Read more

2016 Delaware Sea Grant Annual Report

The Delaware Sea Grant College Program’s 2016 edition of the Reporter newsletter highlights the many ways that Sea Grant scientists are serving the Delaware coast.  Published annually, Reporter encourages readers to become informed, get involved and stay connected through the...Read more

Annual report highlights Delaware Sea Grant’s 40th anniversary

In 1966, President Lyndon Johnson signed the National Sea Grant College and Program Act into law, establishing the Sea Grant program and signaling an era of increased interest in the ocean as an important national priority. Now, 50 years later, 33 Sea Grant programs across the U.S. “put science...Read more

15 Second Science

Learn something new in a flash by watching our 15 Second Science video series. The playlists below are organized by episode category. You can watch them all on this page, or visit our YouTube...Read more

Team Laurel Honor

Jules Bruck, associate professor of landscape architecture in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, and Ed Lewandowski, acting director of Delaware Sea Grant’s Marine Advisory Service in the College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment, received the Outstanding Downtown Community Partner...Read more

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