Hannah Aichelman will study how coral found off Virginia’s coast responds to climate change.
Fellowships & Internships
- Virginia Sea Grant Graduate Research Fellowships
- NMFS-Sea Grant Population and Ecosystem Dynamics Ph.D. Fellowship
- NMFS-Sea Grant Marine Resource Economics Ph.D. Fellowship
- NOAA Coastal Management Fellowship
- Sea Grant Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship
- Collaborative Fisheries Research Graduate Fellowship
- Science Communication Internships
- Photography Internship
- Coastal and Marine Law and Policy Internship
Stories about or by Students
Are present-day oysters more tolerant to their notorious Dermo parasite? Lauren Huey looks to the past to find out.
Joey Matt is trying to figure out why “sterile” oysters at commercial farms died en masse.
Nadya Mamoozadeh will use genetic tools to determine the how many white marlin populations are in the Atlantic Ocean.
Miguel Semedo will study how antibiotics fed to livestock affect microbes.
Yongqian Yang used computer modeling to help raise living shorelines engineers’ confidence in plants.
Zoe Jakovenko gained new photography skills as a Virginia Sea Grant intern.
Cindy Marin Martinez of Virginia Institute of Marine Science discusses environmental factors that might affect larval fish survival in Chesapeake Bay.
Graduate Research Fellow Joey Matt discusses how mass mortality events at Virginian oyster farms may be attributable to the accidental reproductive capabilities of supposedly sterile oysters.
Zoemma Warshafsky discusses how parasitic nematodes are affecting American eels in the Chesapeake Bay.
The NOAA Office for Coastal Management is recruiting candidates for three Digital Coast Fellowship opportunities in 2016.
Melissa Karp discusses the role of restored oyster reefs as habitats in Chesapeake Bay.
Graduate Research Fellow Joe Schmitt discusses the eating habits of non-native blue catfish and flathead catfish in Chesapeake Bay.
Josh Stone discusses how changing populations of jellyfish might affect the carbon that reaches the Bay floor.
Katheryn Patterson will spend her Knauss Fellowship serving in NOAA Fisheries’ Office of Law Enforcement.
Yongqian Yang discusses how vegetation in living shorelines reduces wave energy hitting the shore—better than some rocky sills.
Elizabeth Lewis will spend her Knauss Fellowship as the Special Assistant to Craig McLean, Assistant Administrator of the OAR.
Larry Redd, Jr. will spend his Knauss Fellowship in NOAA’s Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Management Division.
Alex Renaud will spend his Knauss Fellowship with the U.S. Army Engineering Research and Development Center.
Knauss Fellow Monique Baskin will be an ocean acidification specialist in the Arctic Research Program of NOAA’s Climate Program Office.