The Delaware Sea Grant College Program conducts research, education, and outreach projects to help people from all walks of life wisely use, manage, and conserve Delaware's ocean and coastal resources. The program is a partnership involving the National Sea Grant College Program in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), U.S. Department of Commerce; the State of Delaware; and the University of Delaware. You can search the entire Sea Grant network here. Delaware Sea Grant’s current strategic plan establishes the program’s top priorities in marine research, education, and public outreach for 2014-2017. The plan aligns with the following focus areas identified in the National Sea Grant College Program’s 2014 national strategic action plan:
- Healthy Coastal Ecosystems
- Resilient Communities and Economies
- Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture
- Environmental Literacy and Workforce Development
The full text of the 2014–2017 Delaware Sea Grant plan can be found here. Investigators wishing to participate in the next round of funding of targeted research must submit pre-proposals, according to the guidelines here. For additional information, please also see our latest annual report.