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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.

The Jimmy Buffett of Fish Farming

The Jimmy Buffett of Fish Farming

Mike Schwarz is farming fish to fight the shortcomings of the wild harvest of aquarium fish.

2018-2021 Draft Strategic Plan: Review & Comment

2018-2021 Draft Strategic Plan: Review & Comment

Virginia Sea Grant’s 2018-2021 draft strategic plan is open for comment.

Parks on the Rise, but the Land is Sinking

Parks on the Rise, but the Land is Sinking

Secretary Ward discloses challenges and successes of the Department of Natural Resources as they preserve the Commonwealth’s watershed By VCPC correspondent Jesse Granger The Governor of Virginia’s entire state cabinet was going to spend the night in the Shenandoah River State Park. When Molly Ward, Secretary of the Department of Natural Resources (DNR), had first […]

Amphibious Architecture in Hampton Roads?

Amphibious Architecture in Hampton Roads?

The latest adaptation forum explored how emergent technologies, like floating foundations, can be used to solve Hampton Roads’ recurrent flooding problem.

Working Today, for a Better Tomorrow

Working Today, for a Better Tomorrow

Elizabeth Andrews and Peggy Sanner spoke about sea level rise and water pollution at the second First Tuesday talk hosted by the VCPC.

On the Road

On the Road

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

From Bayside to Oceanside

From Bayside to Oceanside

Science teachers explore coastal ecosystems with VIMS educators.

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.

Where Money Meets Water

Where Money Meets Water

Tom Murray has been an economist at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science since 1999.

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.

Entirely New Coastal Ecosystem

Entirely New Coastal Ecosystem

Virginia Institute of Marine Science professor talks about the causes and effects of climate change during Virginia Coastal Policy Center speaker series.

Adaptation Forum Supplies End Users with Latest Sea Level Rise Science

Adaptation Forum Supplies End Users with Latest Sea Level Rise Science

July’s Hampton Roads Adaptation Forum sought to provide scientists, planners, engineers, emergency managers, and other end users with the latest science in sea level rise.

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 […]

James Madison University Joins Virginia Sea Grant Community

James Madison University Joins Virginia Sea Grant Community

James Madison University joins the Virginia Sea Grant community, a network of partner institutions that now runs seven strong.

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.

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