Focus on the Delaware Coast: Mitigating Climate Change at the Local Level
Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 8:00am
The Delaware Sea Grant College Program will host its next “Focus on the Delaware Coast” seminar Thursday, Dec. 4, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at University of Delaware’s Virden Center, located on the Hugh R. Sharp Campus in Lewes, Del.
The half-day seminar, titled “Mitigating climate...Read more
Sea Talk Video - Delaware's 1962 Northeaster
This is SeaTalk: Ocean News from the University of Delaware.
In March of 1962, a strong northeaster struck Delaware's coast over the course of three days. The storm left a trail of devastation in its wake. Six people drowned, dozens of oceanfront properties were destroyed, and coastal...Read more
Delaware's stormy coast
Delaware's March 1962 storm caused unprecedented destruction to life and property. Unusually high wind-driven tides carried breaking waves inland, destroying buildings and structures that, ordinarily, would have been beyond the reach of the surf.
Telling the story of the storm in...Read more
Delaware's 1962 Northeaster
Delaware's March 1962 storm caused unprecedented destruction to life and property. Unusually high wind-driven tides carried breaking waves inland, destroying buildings and structures that, ordinarily, would have been beyond the reach of the surf. These photographs and the story they tell about...Read more
A bioeconomic analysis of ecosystem-based horseshoe crab fishery management (RCE-3)
Investigator: Sunny L. Jardine — University of Delaware
Current horseshoe crab management policies do not take into account the transfer of harvesting effort from one locale to another. Harvest restrictions in...Read more
Natural Hazard and Climate Change Adaptation Tool Kit for Delaware Communities
Delaware communities are susceptible to a variety of natural hazards. Additionally, communities face an increasing degree of uncertainty related to the impacts that future climatic conditions may have on their areas. This toolkit was developed to assist communities in identifying planning,...Read more
Climate Preparedness and Adaptation for Delaware Communities Training Program
Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - 9:00am
Location: Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve, St. Jones Reserve, 818 Kitts Hummock Rd., Dover, DE Delaware faces multiple challenges from climate change that impact physical, ecological, economic, and cultural aspects of the entire state. Effect in Delaware will likely...Read more
Delaware Homeowners Handbook to Prepare for Natural Hazards
More than 80 major storms have threatened Delaware’s coast over the past three decades, putting lives and property at risk. The resource guides residents on practical measures that can keep them safe and minimize damage to homes and property.
A PDF download is available. Hard copies are available upon request from the Environmental Public Education Office.Read more
Focus on the Delaware Coast: Delaware’s Coastal Economy
Friday, December 7, 2012 - 8:00am
Delaware’s Coastal Economy will be the subject of a continuing University of Delaware seminar series that focuses on coastal resource issues in Delaware. The seminar will take place Friday, Dec. 7, 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the Virden Center at UD’s Hugh R. Sharp Campus in Lewes, Del. The event is...Read more