Here's the latest news on current marine research, education, and outreach activities conducted by the University of Delaware Sea Grant College Program. If you are a reporter, publisher, or film producer seeking information, footage, photos, or research experts, contact the office at (302) 831-8083 or MarineCom@udel.edu.
An often-overlooked form of manganese, an element critical to many life processes, is far more prevalent in ocean environments than previously known, according to a study led by University of...more
1:15 p.m., Aug. 9, 2013--First, the campers were divided into groups of four or five. In front of them laid PVC pipes, wires, propellers, a giant instruction manual, and of course, duct tape. The...more
2:21 p.m., Aug. 1, 2013--When power plants and cars release pollution, large amounts of carbon dioxide wind up not just in the air but also in the ocean. As more and more carbon dioxide enters the...more
Boy Scouts from around the region who flock to Cape Henlopen State Park beaches for camping can now visit the University of Delaware’s nearby Hugh R. Sharp Campus in Lewes, too, to earn a merit...more
In the more than 60 years since the University of Delaware’s marine science program was established in Lewes, it has grown from a small unit operating in a high school basement to one of the most...more
A hardy algae species is showing promise in both reducing power plant pollution and making biofuel, based on new research at the University of Delaware.
The microscopic algae ...more
Cooks who think they make the best crab cakes in Delaware can compete to prove it by submitting their recipes to the 2013 Coast Day Crab Cake Cook-Off.
Eight finalists will be chosen to...more
For the second year, the much sought-after position of judge at the annual Coast Day Crab Cake Cook-Off is up for grabs to those who achieve high scores on an online quiz.
“The blue crab...more
From securing homes for hurricanes to monitoring water quality, the Delaware Sea Grant College Program applies science to inform decisions that sustain the state’s coastal economy and environment...more