Rip currents

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

2015 Delaware Sea Grant Annual Report

The Delaware Sea Grant College Program’s 2015 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

International rip current expert focuses on effective beach safety education

Australia’s Rob Brander has built a career around a common coastal catastrophe — the rip current.
In fact, the lifeguard-turned-professor is better known as Dr. Rip for his work in conducting...Read more

Emergency department visits from beach injuries are common, study finds

Injuries to people swimming at the beach are more common and severe than previously documented, according to a recent study by the Delaware Sea Grant College Program and Beebe Medical Center.

A total of 1,121 injuries requiring...Read more


As a public service in conjunction with more than 70 area radio stations, Delaware Sea Grant produces SeaTalk, a bimonthly series of 30- and 60-second radio announcements on subjects ranging from sharks to sand dunes to current marine science research. The series has been in production...Read more