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Sea Grant supports the work of thousands of scientists and researchers in a wide variety of disciplines from hundreds of institutions. When urgent new questions arise, Sea Grant can call on this network of scientists for information and science‐based solutions. Sea Grant researchers support cutting-edge research in the areas of coastal processes, hazards, energy sources, climate change, storm water management and tourism. Communities seek Sea Grant expertise to support and sustain diverse and vibrant coastal economies.

 

464

PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

1172

GRADUATE STUDENTS SUPPORTED

1471

RESEARCHERS 

283

GRADUATE DEGREES AWARDED

Metrics reported in July 2017 for work conducted February 1, 2016 to January 31, 2017.

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Rising above the tide

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Rising above the tide

Sea Grant helps coastal communities prepare for and adapt to sea-level rise

Recent work from Washington and Hawai'i Sea Grant programs highlights Sea Grant's role in preparing coastal communities across the country for rising sea levels.

A little water could make a big difference for endangered salmon

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A little water could make a big difference for endangered salmon

New study from California Sea Grant researchers shows that during dry periods, a small amount of water can be enough to keep young salmon alive during the hot, dry summer months.

Even small amounts of running water—less than a gallon per second—could mean the difference between life or death for juvenile coho salmon in coastal California streams, according to a new study published in the journal Transactions of the American Fisheries Society.

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.

Lake Champlain Sea Grant Achieves Sea Grant Institute Status

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Lake Champlain Sea Grant Achieves Sea Grant Institute Status

Lake Champlain Sea Grant earned the honor as an Institutional Program for demonstrating excellence in research, education and public service dedicated to the environmentally responsible management and development in the Nation’s marine, coastal and Great Lakes resources. As a Sea Grant Institute, Lake Champlain Sea Grant is eligible for additional federal funding and is expected to increase the research portfolio of the program.

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