Resilient communities

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

Development of a high water mark database and display system for coastal flooding events in Delaware (RCE-5)

Investigators:   John A. Callahan — Delaware Geological Survey Kevin R. Brinson and Daniel J. Leathers — Delaware...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

Extending models of surface hydrodynamics in complex natural and modified tidal marsh environments (RCE-2)

Investigators:  James Kirby and Fengyan Shi — University of Delaware

Delaware Sea Grant researchers are developing cutting-edge computer simulations models of coastal marshes to describe and predict water and...Read more

Delaware Community Resiliency and Adaptation Workshop

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 - 8:30am

This workshop has been developed as a joint partnership to provide Delaware communities with the resources they need to be well prepared for natural hazards and a changing climate. The course is targeted for a broad cross-section of professionals including local government officials, emergency...Read more