Delaware coast

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

International rip current expert focuses on effective beach safety education

Australia’s Rob Brander has built a career around a common coastal catastrophe — the rip current.
 
In fact, the lifeguard-turned-professor is better known as Dr. Rip for his work in conducting...Read more

Synoptic descriptions of low-level winds and surface currents outside the Delaware Bay mouth for use in ecosystem studies and hazard response planning (R/HRCC-3)

Investigators:
Dana Veron and Bruce L. Lipphardt, Jr.—University of Delaware

As coastal development continues and the interactions between manmade and natural environments become more complex, it is important to assess their fundamental physical interactions....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

Sea Grant helps Delaware beaches reach 5-star rankings

Delaware’s beaches are among the most pristine in the country, thanks in part to University of Delaware water quality testing efforts.

The UD Citizen Monitoring Program, run by Delaware Sea Grant staff with assistance from...Read more

The '62 Storm - Delaware's Shared Response

Tuesday, March 6, 2012 - 7:00pm

Filmmaker Michael Oates, 302 Stories, Inc. will introduce a special showing of the film “The ’62 Storm – Delaware’s Shared Response.” Screening will be held in Cannon Room 104, University of Delaware Hugh R. Sharp Campus, Lewes, DE. Visit www.deseagrant...Read more