Quality of life

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

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

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

Resilient Communities and Economies

At its core, Delaware is a coastal state, with no part of the state situated more than eight miles from tidal waters. Economic development that balances the health of the economy with that of the natural world is critical to maintaining vibrant communities. We...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

Bay to Bay: A multidisciplinary watershed investigation across the Delmarva Peninsula

Already teaching watersheds in your curriculum? Interested in teaching about watersheds?

In 2014 and 2016, Delaware Sea Grant conducted the "Bay-to-Bay" teacher professional development workshops. Beginning in at the Virden Conference Center on the University of Delaware's Hugh R. Sharp...Read more

Sea Talk Video - Electric Vehicle-to-Grid Technology

This is SeaTalk: Ocean News from the University of Delaware.

Between gas, maintenance, and repairs, you probably spend a lot on your vehicle. Wouldn’t it be nice if your car paid you back? It could happen in the near future thanks to technology being developed at the University of...Read more

Sea Talk Video - Ocean Acidification

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

Is air pollution threatening the sea? Carbon dioxide is a natural part of the air and seawater, but too much causes problems.

Cars and factories release carbon dioxide pollution into the air. Over the past 150 years, the...Read more

Delaware Sea Grant helping communities prepare for natural hazards with Jan. 29 workshop

Delaware Sea Grant is offering a free workshop to help communities statewide plan for hurricanes, flooding and other hazards.

The Delaware Community Resiliency and Adaptation Workshop will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 29, from 8:30 a....Read more