Sea Grant

Happy Holidays!

As 2015 draws to a close and we look to the new year, we want to thank you for your support in the successes that we celebrated in 2015. More than ever, the planet needs talented problem-solvers--students, scientists, policy specialists, and others--and it is through your collective support that...Read more

Coast Day 2015 scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 4

The Robotic Discovery Laboratory and TEACH FLEET model ships will be two of many exciting and educational exhibits at the 39th annual...Read more

Delaware Sea Grant appointment

Jim Falk has been appointed acting director of Delaware Sea Grant (DESG) effective April 1, as current DESG Director Nancy Targett prepares to lead the University of Delaware as interim president...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

Oct. 5: Coast Day 2014

The 38th annual Coast Day returns on Sunday, Oct. 5, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., rain or shine, at the University of Delaware’s Hugh R. Sharp Campus in Lewes.

This year’s Coast Day theme, “Weather and Climate: On Our Radar,” sheds light on the environmental and human forces that play a role...Read more

Public asked to share thoughts on future direction of Delaware Sea Grant

How should science serve Delaware’s coast?

The Delaware Sea Grant College Program is asking for public feedback as part of a new cycle of strategic planning. Delaware Sea Grant, just one of 32 university-based programs in the nation, contributes to the wise use, management, and...Read more

Educator training Delaware’s teachers in marine science

Ten years ago, Chris Petrone was studying fiddler crab larvae in Lewes as part of his graduate research at the University of Delaware. He left after earning his master’s degree to become an educator in Virginia, but he returned earlier this year to share his passion for marine science with...Read more

Fellowships available through Delaware Sea Grant

Several excellent fellowship opportunities are now available for students. The John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship allows students interested in marine, ocean, and Great Lakes resources and in the national policy decisions affecting those resources to spend a year in Washington, D.C.,...Read more

Delaware Sea Grant program commended for research, education, outreach

For the past 35 years, the Delaware Sea Grant College Program (DESG) has supported marine and coastal research, graduate education and public outreach in areas ranging from aquaculture and water quality to rip currents and coastal storm effects.

Now, a national review panel has confirmed...Read more