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New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium achieved college status in 1989 and is an affiliation of New Jersey colleges, universities, and other groups dedicated to promoting the wise use of New Jersey’s marine and coastal resources through research, education, and outreach.

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New Jersey Sea Grant by the Numbers

2017 (pdf)

2016 (pdf)

 

SEA GRANT WORK IN NEW JERSEY RESULTED IN*

10000

WORKSHOP AND CONFERENCE PARTICIPANTS

4900

VOLUNTEER HOURS COMPLETED

70

 STUDENTS SUPPORTED

25000

K-12 STUDENTS REACHED

 
 
 

*Metrics reported in July 2018 for work conducted February 1, 2017 to January 31, 2018. "Students supported" includes new and continuing students receiving financial support to pursue an undergraduate or graduate degree. K-12 students reached through Sea Grant education efforts.

New Jersey Sea Grant Featured Impacts

New Jersey Stories and News

Sea Grant Fellow Publishes Research on Impacts of Temperature Change on Global Fisheries

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Sea Grant Fellow Publishes Research on Impacts of Temperature Change on Global Fisheries

NMFS-Sea Grant Population and Ecosystem Dynamics Fellow Chris Free and colleagues published a study in the March 2019 edition of Science that "used historical ocean temperature and fisheries data to determine how ocean warming affects the amount of fish that can be harvested sustainably from wild-populations." Free’s dissertation adviser, Olaf Jensen, says that the NMFS-Sea Grant Fellowship was instrumental in allowing Free to pursue this groundbreaking work. “This fellowship gave him the freedom to really devote himself to this research rather than [teaching] or applying for small grants,” said Jensen.

Sea Grant shares lessons learned from coastal storms to help communities

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Sea Grant shares lessons learned from coastal storms to help communities

Sea Grant works with coastal communities across the U.S., Puerto Rico and Guam to improve community resilience to coastal storms. Sea Grant engages in vulnerability assessments, resilience planning and social science initiatives to learn from previous storms and better prepare for future storms.

Ocean Acidification Research Fellowship available to students in Mid-Atlantic

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Ocean Acidification Research Fellowship available to students in Mid-Atlantic

The Mid-Atlantic Sea Grant Programs (MASGP), in partnership with the NOAA Ocean Acidification Program (OAP), are pleased to announce the availability of Ocean Acidification (OA) Graduate Research Fellowships for the two-year period covering the 2018 and 2019 academic years.

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