climate change

Coast Day 2017

Coast Day returns Oct. 1 with ‘Discoveries on land, in the air and at sea’

Coast Day returns to University of Delaware’s Hugh R. Sharp Campus in Lewes on Sunday, Oct. 1.

The event, scheduled from 11 a.m.-5 p.m., attracts thousands of attendees from Delaware...Read more

Test Your Knowledge

Ready to test your climate change knowledge? Click the link below to open up the quiz in a new window. Each question will have a link to a hint that you can use to check your answers. Good luck!

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Delaware Sea Grant Supports Climate Change Research, Education & Outreach

The Delaware Sea Grant College Program has invested in many climate-related research and education / outreach activities that have influenced local and regional decisions. Sea Grant investments include competitive research awards, the work of professional and experienced staff, engagement and...Read more

Climate Change Information Portal

Welcome to the Delaware Sea Grant Climate Information Portal! These web pages provide information and links to the best available climate science, including Delaware-specific climate information, and best practices for communities and individuals to consider....Read more

Community Impacts: Understanding Current Hazards and Future Vulnerabilities

Delaware communities are currently susceptible to a variety of natural hazards: floods, severe thunderstorms, coastal storms, winter storms, tornadoes, wildfires and drought. These natural events can happen anywhere, whether a rural town, a large city or a coastal community on the Delaware Bay,...Read more

Adaptation Actions to Address Climate Vulnerabilities - Best Practices

There are many different types of actions a community can take to address a climate vulnerability or hazard. For example, a community vulnerable to flooding could make physical improvements to stormwater infrastructure, enhance wetlands or other natural features that manage stormwater, or make...Read more

Community Response to Climate: Adaptation Planning

Local leaders can identify means to improve community resilience through existing planning, mitigation, response and outreach mechanisms. Adaptation in the context of planning for existing and future hazards often involves adjusting existing programs and policies to minimize current impacts,...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

Delaware Climate Impacts - How Climate Affects You

Changes in temperature, rainfall, and sea levels are already being observed across the state. These changes are expected to continue and become even more serious in the coming years. Based on findings of a...Read more