January 18, 2011

Mapping Terrapin Habitat

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January 18, 2011

Impacts of Clam Aquaculture

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November 12, 2010

Fall 2010: Friends Don’t Let Friends Marry Climate Scientists

In his varied career, Joe Bouchard has served as the Commanding Officer of Naval Station Norfolk and represented the 83rd District in Virginia Beach in the Virginia House of Delegates. He discussed the challenges of adaptation planning and policy development and the role of research in informing policy.
November 1, 2010

Q&A with Thomas Murray, director of the marine extension program at Virginia Sea Grant

Soundings Trade Only Today November 1, 2010 Thomas Murray, a resource economist, is the director of the marine extension program at Virginia Sea Grant, which is based at the Graduate School of Marine Science at the College of William and Mary.
October 11, 2010

Climate Change Adaptation Strategies for Middle Peninsula Counties in Virginia

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October 1, 2010

Scientists in the Classroom

The PERFECT Program is taking marine science graduate students out of their labs and into K-12 classrooms. Last year, nine VIMS students taught in local schools and developed their science communication skills in the process. This fall, a new cohort of scientists-in-training is poised to enter the program.
October 1, 2010

Planning Underwater

More and more communities in Virginia and across the nation are using marine spatial planning to resolve conflicts over ocean and coastal resources and ensure that they are used sustainably.
October 1, 2010

Blue Crab Bowl

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October 1, 2010

Spadefish Aquaculture

VIMS and Virginia Sea Grant researchers have reared this popular sportfish through the entire life cycle in captivity, opening the way to farming the species for food, for the aquarium trade, or for stock enhancement.
October 1, 2010

Collaborative Fisheries Fellows 2010

Five graduate students have been named Collaborative Fisheries Research Graduate Fellows for the 2010–2011 school year. This new fellowship provides an academic year of funding for research projects that involve members of the fishing industry and aim to develop new fishing gear or conservation equipment.
September 30, 2010

2010 Summer Interns

This summer, Virginia Sea Grant welcomed one communications intern, Gabriella March, and two policy interns, Jennifer Reichle and Jessica Eckerlin.
September 5, 2010
Virginia Shellfish Aquaculture Situation and Outlook Report, by Thomas J. Murray and Michael J. Oesterling.

Report Details Shellfish Aquaculture Industry

Sales of Virginia-grown shellfish showed a mixed response to the slowing economy, according to the Virginia Shellfish Aquaculture Situation and Outlook Report for 2009, released this June.
August 13, 2010

Training City of Poquoson Managers to Monitor Tides with New Tool

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August 13, 2010

Creating Understanding and Awareness of Coastal Flooding Issues in Virginia Beach

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August 13, 2010

Right Conditions, Wrong Algae: Water Quality Indicators and HABs

Researchers aim to predict critical amount of light and nutrient concentrations needed to produce harmful algal blooms (HABs).
August 13, 2010

Parasite a Cause of Blue Crab Troubles?

Researchers investigate to what extent a parasite is affecting juvenile Chesapeake Bay blue crab.
August 13, 2010

Safe and Scrumptious: Developing Methods for Safe Seafood Cooking

Researchers study thermal inactivation rates of foodborne diseases in order to develop time and temperature cooking profiles for seafood to obtain the best cooking parameters for “doneness” and quality.
May 17, 2010

Spring 2010: Marine Spatial Planning–What is it? Why do it?

Is "marine spatial planning" just a new buzzword, or can it really help improve ocean health? Morgan Gopnik is an independent consultant with more than 20 years of experience advising government, industry, and NGOs in ocean and marine issues. In this visiting scholar seminar, Gopnik discusses the history, status, and potential of marine spatial planning.
March 22, 2010
Anne Khademian

Spring 2010: The Scientific, the Political, and the Local

Professor Anne M. Khademian is the Alexandria Program Director for the Center for Public Administration and Policy at Virginia Tech. Anne's expertise in organizational culture and leadership has been applied to a range of public policy settings, including homeland security, financial regulation, and climate governance. Her seminar focuses on collaborative leadership in governance networks.
February 25, 2010

2010 Knauss Fellow Translates Science to Policy

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