economy

Delaware Sea Grant Fact Sheet

Curious about the impact Delaware Sea Grant has on the state? This one-page (front and back) fact sheet features a brief summary of benefits to residents, tourists, students and researchers, as well as information on the economic and societal support the program provides. Download the fact sheet...Read more

Team Laurel Honor

Jules Bruck, associate professor of landscape architecture in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, and Ed Lewandowski, acting director of Delaware Sea Grant’s Marine Advisory Service in the College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment, received the Outstanding Downtown Community Partner...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

Changing shipping routes: Altering shipping routes for offshore wind development could save billions

Rerouting ships to open up areas for offshore wind development could save billions of dollars in construction and operating costs for the renewable energy source, according to new findings by the University of Delaware’s College of Earth, Ocean, and...Read more

Salt-tolerant crop shows promise as chicken bedding, helping farmers with flooded fields

Jack Gallagher grew up on a farm, but he never cared much for the squawking chickens pecking around. The Pennsylvania farm boy gravitated toward the coastline, where he built a career studying salt marsh vegetation as a marine scientist in the University of Delaware’s...Read more

Sustaining Delaware Marine Fisheries Seminar

Friday, February 21, 2014 - 8:30am

The purpose of the half day seminar is to provide an overview and economic importance of Delaware’s marine fisheries and discuss issues, opportunities, and challenges facing our marine fisheries sector economy. The workshop is targeted to coastal community and state leaders, commercial watermen...Read more

Delaware's coastal economy is topic of UD 'Focus on the Delaware Coast' seminar on Dec. 7

Delaware’s coastal economy will be the next topic in a series of seminars that focuses on coastal resource issues in Delaware. The seminar will take place Friday, Dec. 7, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Virden Center at the University of Delaware’s Hugh R. Sharp Campus in Lewes, Del. The event...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

Coast-related economy generates $6.9 billion annually in Delaware

Economic activity along Delaware’s coast generates $6.9 billion annually according to a new report commissioned by the Delaware Sea Grant College Program (DESG). Beach communities and surrounding areas support 59,000 jobs and $711 million in tax revenue, ranking the coast-related economy on par...Read more