Surf Zone Safety

Enjoy your day in the water by taking safety precautions and understanding the power of the ocean.Read more

2017 Delaware Sea Grant Annual Report

Delaware Sea Grant's annual report for 2017 features stories and infographics on work the program does in each of its four focus areas: healthy coastal ecosystems, resilient communities and economies, sustainable fisheries and aquaculture, and environmental literacy and workforce development....Read more

2016 Delaware Sea Grant Annual Report

The Delaware Sea Grant College Program’s 2016 edition of the Reporter newsletter highlights the many ways that Sea Grant scientists are serving the Delaware coast.  Published annually, Reporter encourages readers to become informed, get involved and stay connected through the...Read more

2016 Annual Report | Volume 35

Welcome to the Delaware Sea Grant (DESG) annual report for FY ’16. Let’s begin with a little history. In 1966 the...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

Annual report highlights Sea Grant’s efforts for Delawareans

The Delaware Sea Grant College Program (DESG) is constantly checking in on the state’s coast to help maintain a healthy environment. The newest edition of the program’s Reporter newsletter highlights the many ways that Sea Grant scientists and educators are serving the people of The First State.Read more

Delaware Sea Grant Research Publications 2003-2012

This document lists peer-reviewed research publications produced with the support of Delaware Sea Grant since 2003. It is updated four times annually.Read more

The Contribution of the Coastal Economy to the State of Delaware

Economic activity along Delaware’s coast generates $6.9 billion annually, supporting 59,000 jobs and $711 million in tax revenue. The coastal economy provides more than 10 percent of the state’s total employment, taxes, and business production. As the area's population continues to grow, this report serves as a baseline to monitor coastal development over time as economic conditions change.Read more

Damage-Resistant Practices for Designing Septic Systems in Coastal High Hazard Areas

Septic systems along sections of the Delaware shoreline can leach wastewater into coastal waters if they’re not properly located, constructed, and maintained.

Failed septic systems can lead to pollution and public health concerns through the release of untreated waste into adjacent coastal and marine environments, resulting in contaminated bay water, bottom sediments, shellfish beds, and beaches.

Special design criteria must be used to protect septic systems in areas vulnerable to high-velocity flooding, wave action, erosion, and storm damage.Read more

Step into spring with desktop calendar wallpapers

Bring the beauty of springtime in Delaware right to your computer screen by downloading the 2010 Delaware Sea Grant and College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment (CEOE) online calendar wallpapers. In addition to a scenic wallpaper for each month, you...Read more