Research: Funding applied coastal science across four essential focus areas.

We believe that high-quality science can pave the way towards sustainable coastal communities and thriving natural ecosystems

Delaware Sea Grant actively funds scientific researchers to better understand our natural marine environment, local coastal economies, and the issues that develop at their intersection. Our network of researchers enables us to face emerging environmental challenges with science-based solutions that offer positive outcomes for both coastal ecosystems and Delaware communities.

Our Focus Areas

Healthy Coastal Ecosystems


Resilient Communities & Economies

Sustainable Fisheries & Aquaculture


Environmental literacy & Workforce development

Research in Action