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The Coral Collection Chronicles

The Coral Collection Chronicles

A graduate research fellow’s adventures in acquiring coral for a climate change study.

Virginia Sea Grant Seeking Applications for 2017 Summer Science Writing Internship

Virginia Sea Grant Seeking Applications for 2017 Summer Science Writing Internship

Virginia Sea Grant is pleased to announce a paid summer internship in coastal and marine science writing.

On the Road

On the Road

Virginia Sea Grant is hosting information sessions about Sea Grant fellowships at all seven partner institutions.

Scientist at the Pier

Scientist at the Pier

A fellow spends the wee hours of the morning sampling larval fish.

A Fellow Goes Fishing (VIDEO)

A Fellow Goes Fishing (VIDEO)

Sometimes being a scientist means going fishing on Cape Cod.

The Dance of the Mud Particles

The Dance of the Mud Particles

Virginia Tech’s Rae Kuprenas will sample, measure, and model mud clumps to improve the general understanding of how sediment moves in Chesapeake Bay.

Commonwealth Coastal & Marine Policy Fellowship

Commonwealth Coastal & Marine Policy Fellowship

Virginia Sea Grant is now soliciting applications for the inaugural 2017 Commonwealth Coastal & Marine Policy Fellowship.

Graduate Research Fellowships Available

Graduate Research Fellowships Available

Virginia Sea Grant is pleased to announce the availability of graduate research fellowships for the 2017-2019 academic years. The fellowship is open to full-time graduate students at any Virginia academic institution who are engaged in coastal and marine research relevant to Virginia, and the Virginia Sea Grant strategic plan. In addition to supporting the student’s […]

Meet Virginia’s 2017 Knauss Fellows

Meet Virginia’s 2017 Knauss Fellows

Six graduate students from Virginian universities will serve as Knauss fellows in 2017.

Crab-Shaped Robot Lends a Claw to Clean up Bay

Crab-Shaped Robot Lends a Claw to Clean up Bay

A fellow pairs bacteria and a robot shaped like a crab to remove toxic PCBs from Chesapeake Bay.

Crowdsourcing Coastal Planning Data

Crowdsourcing Coastal Planning Data

As a NOAA coastal management fellow, a VCU postgraduate will develop tech to map New York resources.

A Fellow, Her Fish, and Their Bloodsucking Parasites

A Fellow, Her Fish, and Their Bloodsucking Parasites

A fellow is trying to find out if a bloodsucking parasite is contributing to decline of American eels.

TURF—Not the Grass Kind, in Chesapeake Bay

TURF—Not the Grass Kind, in Chesapeake Bay

A fellow is tracking trends in private oyster lease use to find out what factors might be limiting oyster growers from using them in Chesapeake Bay.

VASG Spearheads Coastal Storms Program Fellowship for Mid-Atlantic Region

VASG Spearheads Coastal Storms Program Fellowship for Mid-Atlantic Region

Six students from NY, NJ, DE, and VA will spend a year working on coastal storms research.

A New View of Flooding

A New View of Flooding

Virginia Sea Grant and Clark Nexsen’s first joint coastal resiliency fellow connects communities through flooding management.

A Fellow and Her Endoscope

A Fellow and Her Endoscope

How do animals affect a salt marsh’s resilience to sea level rise?

Oyster “Skyscrapers” Make Good Homes for Your Food’s Food

Oyster “Skyscrapers” Make Good Homes for Your Food’s Food

Research Fellow Melissa Karp measured the value of restored oyster reefs as habitat in Chesapeake Bay tributaries.

Fellow to See How Corals Fare When It’s Hot Hot Hot

Fellow to See How Corals Fare When It’s Hot Hot Hot

Hannah Aichelman will study how coral found off Virginia’s coast responds to climate change.

Clues to Disease Evolution Hidden in the Oyster Archive

Clues to Disease Evolution Hidden in the Oyster Archive

Are present-day oysters more tolerant to their notorious Dermo parasite? Lauren Huey looks to the past to find out.

Forbidden Sexual Development Suspected in Unexplained Oyster Die-off

Forbidden Sexual Development Suspected in Unexplained Oyster Die-off

Joey Matt is trying to figure out why “sterile” oysters at commercial farms died en masse.

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