Coastal Community Adaptation Fund

December 14, 2018

Summer resilience interns assist with Arcadis projects

December 3, 2018

VASG researcher presents barrier island
model to Eastern Shore stakeholders

November 19, 2018

VASG director moderates panel at VCPC conference
As waters rise, so do opportunities

November 7, 2018

The Hampton Roads Adaptation Forum:
Keeping coastal Virginia on the frontlines of resilience

October 19, 2018

Surviving the cold:
Fellow studies northern speckled trout

October 12, 2018

Coastal Storms Fellow creates tool
to predict flooding that can block evacuation

October 5, 2018

NOAA Coastal Management Fellow Alex Kuttesch’s
app connects New York hobbyists, tourists with nature

September 28, 2018

No empty stomachs here:
VASG researcher studies eels’ dining habits in their historic habitat

September 4, 2018

Understanding the past to predict the future:
Researcher models sand movement between barrier islands

August 24, 2018

Moving Islands:
VASG researcher studies historical—and future—changes along Virginia’s barrier islands

August 17, 2018

Catfish modeling and management:
Fellow studies population dynamics

August 9, 2018

RAFT partnership fortifies towns against storm hazards
by turning ideas into action

August 2, 2018

Building neighborhoods of the future
in communities prone to flooding

August 21, 2012

Tidewatch Forecasts Go Public

VASG-funded researcher John Boon and his team have added forecasts to their tide monitoring website, giving residents of the lower Chesapeake Bay region a new tool for gauging the magnitude of coastal flooding in a given location and minimizing its potential impacts.
June 29, 2012
Melissa Keywood. ©Lou Ann Gaskell

UVA Graduate Wins Coastal and Ocean Management Award

Melissa Keywood has received a 2012 Walter B. Jones Award for Excellence in Coastal and Ocean Management. Keywood recently finished her master’s in Urban and Environmental Planning at the University of Virginia (UVA).
February 17, 2012

Focus Groups Help Communities Plan for Sea-Level Rise

February 3, 2012

Leading Learning: From the Classroom to Virginia Beach

A century from now, 18-30% of Virginia Beach’s current land area could be underwater, according to a number of studies of projected sea level rise. On a shorter timescale, many residents are already seeing increased flooding, erosion, and storm damage. These impending changes led to a partnership between a team of students and faculty from the University of Virginia and the City of Virginia Beach, the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission, and the nonprofit, Wetlands Watch, for a series of projects aimed at helping the city respond and adapt to sea level rise.
January 12, 2012
Flooding in Virginia Beach. ©Emily Kilroy

Focus on Protecting Shores and Property from Sea Level Rise

May 24, 2011
John Boon, VIMS professor Emeritus, checks a tidal gauge in Jamestown. ©VIMS

Training Emergency Managers to Forecast Floods

Flooding along Virginia’s coasts is just a fact of life, especially during hurricanes and Nor’easters. To monitor to flooding conditions, emergency managers along coastal Virginia have been turning to TideWatch, a water level monitoring system produced by Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) researchers. Recently, the VIMS researchers behind TideWatch released and, with the help of Virginia Sea Grant, trained emergency managers in a new experimental flood-forecasting system.
October 11, 2010

Climate Change Adaptation Strategies for Middle Peninsula Counties in Virginia