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Delaware Sea Grant sets Dec. 4 seminar on 'Mitigating Climate Change at the Local Level'

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 the University of Delaware’s Virden Center, located on the Hugh R. Sharp Campus in Lewes.
 
The half-day seminar, titled “...Read more

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

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