Communication

March 8, 2019

Bridge website redesign
puts teachers at the helm

The Bridge website provides ocean science resources for educators that incorporate accurate science in a classroom-ready format.
March 7, 2019

National report identifies regulatory barriers
to expanding shellfish aquaculture in coastal communities

A report released by the National Sea Grant Law Center and attorneys in the Virginia, California, Georgia, and Rhode Island Sea Grant programs, identifies the laws and policies impacting shellfish aquaculture operations at a local, state, and federal level.
March 1, 2019

Yesterday’s competitor, tomorrow’s volunteer
Participating in National Ocean Science Bowls across coasts

This year’s Blue Crab Bowl, the 22nd annual competition, brought together about 200 participants and volunteers.
February 26, 2019

Putting a price tag on wetlands defense
Fellow studies how wetlands decrease flood damage

During storms, wetland plants help reduce storm surge levels and protect the coast from flooding and erosion. But exactly how much protection do they provide? Ali Rezaie and colleagues in George Mason University’s engineering department are measuring water levels, waves, erosion, and marsh density. As a Virginia Sea Grant Fellow, Rezaie will use this information to model the flood protection that marshes provide.
February 19, 2019

Knauss Fellow dives into the science
behind management decisions

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January 19, 2019

Ear stones provide evidence of Atlantic bluefin tuna recovery
Fellow’s research informs management policy

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December 21, 2018

Commonwealth fellow helps agency comment on environmental impacts

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December 14, 2018

Summer resilience interns assist with Arcadis projects

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December 3, 2018

VASG researcher presents barrier island
model to Eastern Shore stakeholders

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November 19, 2018

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

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November 7, 2018

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

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October 19, 2018

Surviving the cold:
Fellow studies northern speckled trout

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October 12, 2018

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

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October 5, 2018

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

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September 28, 2018

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

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September 4, 2018

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

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August 24, 2018

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

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August 17, 2018

Catfish modeling and management:
Fellow studies population dynamics

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August 9, 2018

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

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May 12, 2016

Sea Turtle Scientist Takes Communication to New Level in VASG Seminar

A graduate student’s science communication project crosses institutional boundaries.