Knauss Fellowship paves career path to science policy

Knauss Fellowship paves career path to science policy

Beyond a crash-course in “West Wing” references, Kraatz learned to explain science quickly for policymakers as a Knauss Fellow.

Bringing scientific research into K-12 classrooms

Bringing scientific research into K-12 classrooms

We realized that the VA SEA lesson plan project could provide a great opportunity to create a lesson plan for K-12 students and teachers around the globe based on our current research.

Alaskan rockfish regrouping would better support management needs, research finds

Alaskan rockfish regrouping would better support management needs, research finds

The 33 types of rockfish in the Gulf of Alaska are caught as bycatch in several types of fishing gear. Instead of monitoring and managing each species individually, researchers group some of them into complexes.

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The human side of technology: Knauss Fellow coordinates outreach for ocean energy

The human side of technology: Knauss fellow coordinates outreach for ocean renewable energy Behind ribbon cuttings and million-dollar funding announcements for ocean energy, there are years of planning — a process that Knauss Marine Policy Fellow Shaelyn Patzer likens to planning for the Olympic Games. “The majority of what I did during my fellowship year

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Events

Working group channels regional whelk knowledge

Working group channels regional whelk knowledge Channeled whelk can be found from Massachusetts all the way to Florida, but Virginia supports one of the largest channeled whelk fishing industries of the East Coast. In Virginia, they are typically caught in pots along the Eastern Shore of Virginia and off the coast of Virginia Beach. But

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Announcements

VASG announces $1 million collaborative research challenge

VASG announces $1 million collaborative research challenge Virginia Sea Grant (VASG) announces the availability of $1M for collaborative research on water adaptation and resilience-enhancing innovations. Leveraging funding from GO Virginia and VASG’s federal funding from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), we anticipate making approximately five awards. Statements of Interest & Qualifications are due

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Coastal & Ocean Literacy

Oysters at your doorstep: How the pandemic changed aquaculture sales

For many oyster farmers, wholesale distributors are an essential link between individual companies who harvest seafood and the public, who consume the majority of their seafood in restaurants. In March and April of 2020, aquaculture growers reported that the vast majority of their sales to processors, restaurants, and distributors were drastically reduced.

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