Natural disasters, like red tide events, disrupt normal daily life within communities and reduce the attractiveness of a destination for tourists. An uptick in the occurrence or severity of such hazardous and disruptive events can have very distinct and catastrophic socioeconomic impacts. From October 2017 to January 2019, a significant red tide event limited access…
Sea Grant Led Resiliency Partnership Generates Award-Winning Policy and Flood Insurance Savings for Coastal Communities in the South Atlantic Region
Communities in the South Atlantic coastal region are increasingly experiencing the effects of re-occurring flooding from sea-level rise, which compromises infrastructure critical to transportation, stormwater and emergency operations. This ‘nuisance flooding’ also impacts the quality of life for residents faced with disruption of essential services and reduced mobility. The effects of rising seas and flooding…
Applications due March 31, 2021 PLEASE SHARE WIDELY (PDF version) The University of Florida Center for Coastal Solutions (CSS) and Florida Sea Grant (FSG) are pleased to announce a new year-long (12-month) coastal policy analyst opportunity to advance the development and implementation of science-based coastal policy in Florida. The position will support the mission of Florida Sea Grant through the…
New Federal Atlantic Fishing Regulations: Descending Device Required On-Board for Snapper-Grouper Complex
Regulations affect federal waters of the Atlantic Ocean from North Carolina to Florida.
Certification shows agents know the fundamentals of climate change preparedness and planning.
Resource list focuses on coastal businesses.
FSG’s Oil Spill Research Extension Specialist answers questions.
FSG’s Scott Jackson leads project team.
In his new role, Martinelli will be steering the state’s collective response to stony coral tissue loss disease, which has plagued Florida’s 360-mile-long reef tract since 2014.
During her fellowship, Grant will help the Conservation Clinic develop programming in the area of social vulnerability to climate change.