Water Quality

Sea Talk Video - Coastal Communities - Laurel project

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

The waters of Broad Creek flow through the Town of Laurel, serving as a scenic focal point in the heart of town. A project aimed at improving water quality in the creek and the wider Chesapeake Bay watershed led Delaware Sea...Read more

Water Quality Monitoring Program Cited as DNREC Volunteer of Year

The University of Delaware’s Citizen Monitoring Program, received the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) Volunteer of the Year award for research at the Delaware State Fair on July 28.

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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

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

Ship of opportunity

As families make their way down to the beach each summer day, a pleasant breeze moves up the sand to greet them. Known as the sea breeze, this gentle air current originates over the open water and is driven toward land by changes in surface heat and pressure between water and land. ...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

Healthy Coastal Ecosystems

Resource managers are faced with an array of environmental problems and issues, both natural and human-influenced. Delaware Sea Grant research informs environmental policy to help protect public health, economic stability and overall quality of life...Read more

Delaware Sea Grant helps town of Laurel balance environment, development along riverfront

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 surrounding tree-lined streets of Victorian houses provided family homes for generations.

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