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

Climate for educators

Twenty-five educators from Delaware and Maryland will head to the University of Delaware's Hugh R. Sharp Campus in Lewes on Wednesday, July 22, to study how solar and wind energy could help to address the challenges of climate change.
All are enrolled in the third...Read more

Blue crab trivia contest

Community members with a penchant for blue crabs can earn a judging position at the University of Delaware’s 26th annual Coast Day Crab C ake Cook-Off through the ...Read more

Public invited to tour UD's Hugh R. Sharp Campus in Lewes

In the Global Visualization Lab (GVL) on the University of Delaware’s Hugh R. Sharp Campus in Lewes, nine contiguous television screens display a multi-colored view of the Earth, exhibiting changing ocean temperatures worldwide. Then, with the click of a mouse, the screen zooms in on North...Read more

Sea Talk Video - Monitoring Delaware's Weather

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

Did you know that Delaware has one of the best weather monitoring networks in the country? With 51 environmental sensing stations, residents are never more than 10 miles from a data collection point.

The stations are part...Read more

Radioactive medicine being tracked through rivers

A University of Delaware oceanographer has stumbled upon an unusual aid for studying local waterways: radioactive iodine. Trace amounts of the contaminant, which is used in medical treatments, are entering waterways via wastewater treatment systems and providing a new way to track where and how...Read more

Newsletter urges readers to 'make the most of our coast'

From improving the safety of your seafood to gathering data that informs the development of offshore wind energy, Delaware Sea Grant is at the forefront of research, education, and outreach.

Learn about Delaware Sea Grant’s efforts in the new issue of its Reporter newsletter. The...Read more

University of Delaware and Gamesa commission coastal wind turbine

Culminating years of planning and study, the University of Delaware and Gamesa Technology Corporation held a ceremony June 11 to commission a 2-megawatt wind turbine at UD’s Hugh R. Sharp Campus in Lewes. Several dignitaries joined in the celebration, including Sen. Thomas Carper (D-Del.),...Read more

College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment Web Card

Handy pocket-sized reference for the web site of the University of Delaware College of Earth. Ocean, and Environment. Bulk copies are available for display purposes.Read more