Growth

Inaugural Resilient and Sustainable Communities Summit Attracts 22 Delaware Communities

More than 250 stakeholders from Delaware agencies, academic institutions, non-profits and, critically, 22 local Delaware communities turned out Nov. 27 for the inaugural Delaware Resilient and Sustainable Communities Summit.

The event was sponsored by Delaware Sea Grant (DESG), the...Read more

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

Sea Talk Video - Bald Eagle Population Rebound

This is Sea Talk: Ocean News from the University of Delaware.

The bald eagle was chosen as a national symbol for the United States in 1782 for its strength, beauty, and long life, but this native raptor has faced several challenges since then. Their numbers went into serious decline last...Read more

2016 Annual Report | Volume 35

Welcome to the Delaware Sea Grant (DESG) annual report for FY ’16. Let’s begin with a little history. In 1966 the...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

Delaware Sea Grant, collaborators adapt popular Rain Garden app for Mid-Atlantic

Rain gardens are beautiful and important tools for protecting Delaware’s waterways. 

As development and industrialization continue to grow, impervious surfaces like driveways and roofs cover ground and prevent water from...Read more

Climate change study

An increasing majority of Delawareans are convinced that climate change and sea level rise are happening, and want immediate action to reduce their impacts, according to a 2014 survey conducted by Responsive Management, an independent public opinion firm.

The survey, co-funded by...Read more

Climate Change and Sea Level Rise Infographic

A climate change perception study conducted in 2011 found that an increasing majority of Delawareans are convinced that climate change and sea level rise are happening.  This infographic depicts key findings of the study. The study was supported by Delaware Sea Grant and the Delaware Department...Read more

Pages